Lincoln County, Nebraska Population 2022

Lincoln County, Nebraska's estimated population is 34,212 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Nebraska is the 10th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 36,250 and has seen a growth of -5.62% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
1870170.00%
18803,6323,61521264.71%
189010,4416,809187.47%
190011,4169759.34%
191015,6844,26837.39%
192023,4207,73649.32%
193025,6272,2079.42%
194025,425-202-0.79%
195027,3801,9557.69%
196028,4911,1114.06%
197029,5381,0473.67%
198036,4556,91723.42%
199032,508-3,947-10.83%
201036,2503,74211.51%
201136,030-220-0.61%
201235,973-57-0.16%
201335,936-37-0.10%
201435,648-288-0.80%
201535,501-147-0.41%
201635,487-14-0.04%
201735,265-222-0.63%
201835,148-117-0.33%
201934,914-234-0.67%
202034,680-234-0.67%
202134,446-234-0.67%
202234,212-234-0.68%
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Lincoln County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,74793.45%
Black or African American5611.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native2280.65%
Asian2510.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.06%
Some Other Race2750.78%
Two or More Races9592.74%
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Lincoln County, Nebraska Population by Race

Lincoln County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Median Age

41.5


Total

40.5


Male

42.2


Female

Lincoln County, Nebraska Adults

There are 26,687 adults, (6,724 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Nebraska.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

17,776

50.73%

Male

17,266

49.27%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Population by Age

Lincoln County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All67.5%32.5%
Male61.9%38.1%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female42.1%57.9%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7652.3267.5
Married7,4902.9584.7
Male6322.7161.9
Female1,3773.1342.1
Non Family5,2661.1750.2

2.88

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6292.59%
9th to 12th Grade9283.82%
High School Graduate7,09729.18%
Some College6,72827.66%
Associates Degree3,67715.12%
Bachelors Degree3,42514.08%
Graduate Degree1,8397.56%
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Lincoln County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander181310
2+ Races38737690
White21,85920,7424,952
Asian22922048
Hispanic1,7791,377198
Native American1298914
Black33431011
Other Race1971741

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 55.56%.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,313$50,304$30,583
Less Than 9th Grade$25,121$33,632$11,989
High School Graduate$30,941$46,042$20,971
Some College$39,001$50,294$31,452
Bachelors Degree$46,895$60,320$39,493
Graduate Degree$62,207$62,111$62,288

$38,313

Average Earnings

$50,304

Average Male

$30,583

Average Female

Lincoln County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Language

94.59% of Lincoln County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Language

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,06459519.42%
Islander18316.67%
Black5277313.85%
White29,8342,5448.53%
Native201178.46%
Asian248135.24%
Other36NaN%
Multiple927434.64%

9.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.23%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 19.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 4.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.32%.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.66%
High School13.01%
Some College6.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.19%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.70%
Male Unemployed46.63%
Female Employed3.89%
Female Unemployed15.41%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,995$73,703
Families$72,653$87,157
Married Families$84,333-
Non Families$32,026$46,161
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Marital Status

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2,577

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War307
First Gulf War515
Vietnam974
Korea149
World War II108

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34222
35 to 54540
55 to 64437
65 to 74675
75+703

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5219.99%
Black276.80%
Native American1410.37%
Other Race73.37%
2+ Races81.79%
Hispanic1256.37%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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7.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Lincoln 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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72.32%

Born in Lincoln County, Nebraska

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

2.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Lincoln County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 72.32% having been born in Nebraska. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lincoln 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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