Lincoln, NE
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Lincoln, Nebraska Info Snack

Population
283,839
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
13.5%
Median Home
$169,800
Median Income
$57,746
Median Rent
$852

Lincoln SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Lincoln, NE Crime Report

9,123
Total Crimes
3,133.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
26.53%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lincoln
/ 100k People
Nebraska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 9,123 3,133.7 2,340.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,115 383.0 300.9 366.7
Murder 5 1.7 2.3 5.0
Robbery 166 57.0 40.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 621 213.3 192.9 250.2
Property Crime 8,008 2,750.7 2,039.3 2,109.9
Burglary 988 339.4 245.3 340.5
Larceny 6,566 2,255.4 1,536.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 454 155.9 257.7 219.9

Lincoln, NE Cost Of Living

93
Lincoln's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lincoln Nebraska National Average
Overall 93 89 100
Services 103 95 100
Groceries 97 98 100
Health 105 99 100
Housing 81 76 100
Transportation 96 95 100
Utilities 90 90 100

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Population over time in Lincoln

Year Population % Change
2019 283,839 1.1%
2018 280,849 1.3%
2017 277,315 1.6%
2016 273,018 1.2%
2015 269,726 1.5%
2014 265,811 1.3%
2013 262,365 1.2%
2012 259,218 1.2%
2011 256,189 1.2%
2010 253,035 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lincoln

White
79.6% (225,965)
African American
4.2% (11,820)
American Indian
0.5% (1,471)
Asian
4.6% (12,974)
Hawaiian
0.1% (210)
Other
0.1% (354)
Two Or More
3.3% (9,421)
Hispanic
7.6% (21,624)
Race Lincoln NE USA
White 79.6% 79.0% 60.7%
African American 4.2% 4.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 4.6% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.6% 10.9% 18.0%

Gender in Lincoln

Female
49.8% (141,250)
Male
50.2% (142,589)
Gender Lincoln NE USA
Female 49.8% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lincoln for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (8,515)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (11,353)
High School / GED
21.0% (59,606)
Some College
21.0% (59,606)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (31,222)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (70,959)
Master's Degree
10.0% (28,383)
Professional Degree
2.0% (5,676)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (8,515)
Education Lincoln NE USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lincoln, Nebraska

Less than $10,000
5.7% (1,626,279)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (1,098,101)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.2% (2,616,145)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (2,973,596)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (3,944,215)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (5,468,258)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (3,683,500)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.7% (4,172,434)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (1,526,542)
$200,000 or more
4.5% (1,274,827)
Income Lincoln NE USA
Less than $10,000 5.7% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.2% 8.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 13.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 18.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 14.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.7% 15.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.5% 4.9% 7.7%

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