Lancaster County, Nebraska Population 2022

Lancaster County, Nebraska's estimated population is 326,779 with a growth rate of 0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lancaster County, Nebraska is the 3rd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 286,162 and has seen a growth of 14.19% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022326,7792,5630.79%
2021324,2162,5630.80%
2020321,6532,5630.80%
2019319,0902,5630.81%
2018316,5272,7550.88%
2017313,7723,4661.12%
2016310,3064,2101.38%
2015306,0963,4741.15%
2014302,6225,5131.86%
2013297,1093,6781.25%
2012293,4313,5171.21%
2011289,9143,7521.31%
2010286,16272,52133.95%
1990213,64120,75710.76%
1980192,88424,91214.83%
1970167,97212,7008.18%
1960155,27235,53029.67%
1950119,74219,15719.05%
1940100,5852610.26%
1930100,32414,42216.79%
192085,90212,10916.41%
191073,7938,95813.82%
190064,835-11,560-15.13%
189076,39548,305171.97%
188028,09021,016297.09%
18707,0746,9214523.53%
18601530.00%
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Lancaster County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White269,63086.10%
Asian13,1534.20%
Black or African American12,5013.99%
Two or More Races11,2383.59%
Some Other Race4,2481.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,1470.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2410.08%
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Lancaster County, Nebraska Population by Race

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2022

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Median Age

33.5


Total

32.7


Male

34.4


Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Adults

There are 241,484 adults, (42,177 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster County, Nebraska.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

155,927

49.79%

Male

157,231

50.21%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population by Age

Lancaster County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family39.8%60.2%
Female40.3%59.7%
Male46%54%
All59.8%40.2%
Married82.4%17.6%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All124,3242.4159.8
Married57,4233.1282.4
Non Family50,6021.3739.8
Female10,9723.240.3
Male5,3273.0446

3.05

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,3452.75%
9th to 12th Grade6,9373.57%
High School Graduate41,82821.53%
Some College41,05821.14%
Associates Degree22,30911.49%
Bachelors Degree48,09524.76%
Graduate Degree28,66414.76%
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Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White165,437159,37268,373
Hispanic10,2867,2332,049
Asian7,8736,2103,647
Black6,7475,8051,611
2+ Races3,2922,8671,006
Other Race2,2321,488360
Native American1,131898180
Islander17714428

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.32%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,855$46,573$34,955
Less Than 9th Grade$26,022$31,245$19,531
High School Graduate$30,781$35,268$24,272
Some College$36,820$45,115$30,857
Bachelors Degree$47,477$56,059$41,343
Graduate Degree$58,269$64,953$52,913

$40,855

Average Earnings

$46,573

Average Male

$34,955

Average Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

88.66% of Lancaster County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 11.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.17% of the population.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White244,70425,03210.23%
Hispanic20,9105,06624.23%
Black11,2362,94026.17%
Multiple10,5842,39022.58%
Asian12,4532,09016.78%
Other1,376NaN%
Native1,89639620.89%
Islander22916270.74%

12.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.53%

Male Poverty Rate

13.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska is Islander, with 70.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.59%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.10%
High School11.00%
Some College8.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.09%
Female Unemployed35.62%
Female Employed9.94%
Male Employed7.68%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,527$80,125
Families$81,121$100,561
Married Families$94,822$114,535
Non Families$36,329$47,647
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Income by Household Type

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

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15,225

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,381
First Gulf War3,174
Second Gulf War3,017
Korea1,383
World War II778

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,238
75+3,747
35 to 543,618
55 to 642,178
18 to 341,444

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14,3236.76%
Black4324.74%
Hispanic3702.73%
2+ Races1743.60%
Other Race1354.50%
Asian1241.17%
Native American372.57%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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6.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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71.6%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.61%

Born in Lancaster County, Nebraska

92.17%

Native Born

7.83%

Foreign Born

4.22%

Non Citizen

3.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.17% of Lancaster County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 66.61% having been born in Nebraska. 4.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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