Lincoln County, Nebraska Population 2021

Lincoln County, Nebraska's estimated population is 34,446 with a growth rate of -0.67% 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 -4.98% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202134,446-234-0.67%
202034,680-234-0.67%
201934,914-234-0.67%
201835,148-117-0.33%
201735,265-222-0.63%
201635,487-14-0.04%
201535,501-147-0.41%
201435,648-288-0.80%
201335,936-37-0.10%
201235,973-57-0.16%
201136,030-220-0.61%
201036,2503,74211.51%
199032,508-3,947-10.83%
198036,4556,91723.42%
197029,5381,0473.67%
196028,4911,1114.06%
195027,3801,9557.69%
194025,425-202-0.79%
193025,6272,2079.42%
192023,4207,73649.32%
191015,6844,26837.39%
190011,4169759.34%
189010,4416,809187.47%
18803,6323,61521264.71%
1870170.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.67%
County Website
Founded
1866
County Seat
2010 Population
36,250
Growth Since 2010
-4.98%
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Lincoln County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,42694.79%
Two or More Races5541.57%
Black or African American5421.54%
Asian3120.88%
Some Other Race2660.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native1510.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.03%
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Lincoln County, Nebraska Population by Race

Lincoln County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Median Age

41.1


Total

39.9


Male

41.9


Female

Lincoln County, Nebraska Adults

There are 26,909 adults, (6,661 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Nebraska.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

17,963

50.94%

Male

17,300

49.06%

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%16%
All67%33%
Male53.7%46.3%
Non Family50%50%
Female42.7%57.3%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,8562.3267
Married7,6382.9884
Non Family5,1681.1450
Female1,4022.9342.7
Male6482.6653.7

2.86

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 Grade6762.77%
9th to 12th Grade9013.70%
High School Graduate6,94428.49%
Some College6,45626.49%
Associates Degree3,73115.31%
Bachelors Degree3,48414.29%
Graduate Degree2,1828.95%
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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
White21,99420,8785,240
Hispanic1,6421,200189
Black31330132
Asian262255135
2+ Races21821854
Other Race1931672
Native American1077632
Islander10107

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 70.00%.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,603$50,762$30,263
Less Than 9th Grade$19,395$33,214$12,386
High School Graduate$30,691$44,545$18,827
Some College$37,162$50,701$31,079
Bachelors Degree$45,578$60,733$38,856
Graduate Degree$61,859$64,727$59,135

$37,603

Average Earnings

$50,762

Average Male

$30,263

Average Female

Lincoln County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Language

94.81% of Lincoln County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Language

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,1942,6308.71%
Hispanic2,91064122.03%
Black5126312.30%
Other2515120.32%
Multiple549427.65%
Asian303247.92%
Native1261915.08%
Islander10330.00%

9.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.01%

Male Poverty Rate

11.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Nebraska is Islander, with 30.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.31%.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.25%
High School16.50%
Some College5.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.17%
Female Unemployed10.60%
Male Employed4.82%
Female Employed4.15%

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$59,795$74,926
Families$74,931$87,093
Married Families$83,971-
Non Families$31,016$45,813
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

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 55-64.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Marital Status

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2,649

Number of Veterans

2,425

Male Veterans

224

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam983
First Gulf War596
Second Gulf War400
Korea156
World War II133

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74687
75+680
35 to 54661
55 to 64423
18 to 34198

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,59710.13%
Hispanic1407.30%
Black205.25%
Native American1512.93%
2+ Races103.70%
Other Race73.40%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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7.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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69.13%

Born in Lincoln County, Nebraska

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Lincoln County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 69.13% having been born in Nebraska. 1.50% 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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