Lincoln, NE
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Lincoln, Nebraska Info Snack

Population
286,388
Unemployment
3.5%
Poverty
12.8%
Median Home
$180,400
Median Income
$60,063
Median Rent
$871

Lincoln SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Lincoln, NE Crime Report

9,123
Total Crimes
3,133.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
33.57%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lincoln
/ 100k People
Nebraska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 9,123 3,133.7 2,243.2 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,115 383.0 334.1 387.8
Murder 5 1.7 3.6 6.5
Robbery 166 57.0 41.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 621 213.3 229.3 279.7
Property Crime 8,008 2,750.7 1,909.2 1,958.2
Burglary 988 339.4 229.9 314.2
Larceny 6,566 2,255.4 1,418.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 454 155.9 260.5 246.0

Lincoln, NE Cost Of Living

95
Lincoln's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lincoln Nebraska National Average
Overall 95 89 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 97 97 100
Health 109 101 100
Housing 82 78 100
Transportation 103 98 100
Utilities 88 91 100

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Population over time in Lincoln

Year Population % Change
2020 286,388 2.0%
2019 280,849 1.3%
2018 277,315 1.6%
2017 273,018 1.2%
2016 269,726 1.5%
2015 265,811 1.3%
2014 262,365 1.2%
2013 259,218 1.2%
2012 256,189 1.2%
2011 253,035 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lincoln

White
79.0% (226,243)
African American
4.1% (11,853)
American Indian
0.5% (1,350)
Asian
4.6% (13,238)
Hawaiian
0.1% (196)
Other
0.2% (591)
Two Or More
3.7% (10,596)
Hispanic
7.8% (22,321)
Race Lincoln NE USA
White 79.0% 78.3% 60.1%
African American 4.1% 4.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.5% 0.7% 0.6%
Asian 4.6% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.7% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 7.8% 11.2% 18.2%

Gender in Lincoln

Female
49.8% (142,657)
Male
50.2% (143,731)
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% (8,591)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (11,455)
High School / GED
21.0% (60,141)
Some College
21.0% (60,141)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (31,502)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (71,597)
Master's Degree
10.0% (28,638)
Professional Degree
2.0% (5,727)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (8,591)
Education Lincoln NE USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
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% 9.0%
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
5.4% (1,556,816)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (1,032,607)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (2,380,184)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (3,027,417)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.4% (3,833,493)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (5,720,595)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (3,724,550)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.1% (4,332,998)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (1,588,189)
$200,000 or more
5.0% (1,441,944)
Income Lincoln NE USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 3.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 8.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 9.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.4% 13.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 19.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 14.1% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.1% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 6.1% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.0% 5.2% 8.3%

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