The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Lincoln, NE For 2021


We used science and data to determine which Lincoln neighborhoods have the richest people.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Lincoln.

Richest Neighborhoods In Lincoln

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you'll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren't made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Lincoln has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.7x the national median and household incomes are 2.28x the national median.

But where exactly in Lincoln do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Yankee Ridge where the median income is a cool $125,612.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Lincoln out of 45 for 2021.

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Lincoln for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Yankee Ridge looks to be the richest Lincoln neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $939,107. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time -- if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Lincoln. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Lincoln reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Lincoln and the worst neighborhoods in Lincoln. Or, for living around Lincoln, out the best Lincoln suburbs and the worst Lincoln suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Lincoln For 2021

Every city has it's best neighborhoods -- where everyone wants to live -- and the worst neighborhoods -- where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there's always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Lincoln by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Yankee Ridge, was named the richest neighborhood in Lincoln.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Pester Ridge.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Lincoln ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Lincoln For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Yankee Ridge $125,612
2 Amber Hills $107,756
3 Family Acres $102,353
4 Yankee Hill $100,341
5 Porter Ridge $95,680
6 Country Club $91,167
7 Bicentennial Estates $83,720
8 Crown Pointe $82,955
9 Maple Village-Wedgewood $76,160
10 Highlands $73,363
11 Southern Hills $72,770
12 High Ridge-Cushman $71,654
13 Bishop Park $70,833
14 Colonial Hills $68,592
15 Salt Valley View $68,313
16 Greater South $60,980
17 Capitol Beach $58,979
18 Meadowlane $58,562
19 West A $56,911
20 40th And A $56,031
21 Indian Village $53,282
22 Taylor Park $51,991
23 South 48th Street $50,415
24 Far South $50,000
25 Eastridge $49,176
26 Landons $45,889
27 East Campus $45,412
28 Antelope Park $44,446
29 Arnold Heights $44,034
30 Belmont $43,969
31 Tri-Court $41,250
32 University Place $40,963
33 Sunset Acres $38,268
34 Woods Park $37,672
35 South Salt Creek $33,252
36 Autumn Wood $32,146
37 Hartley $31,872
38 North Bottoms $29,375
39 Clinton $28,720
40 Near South $27,557
41 Everett $25,510
42 Malone $24,399
43 Downtown $20,412
44 Hitching Post Hills $0
45 Pester Ridge $0

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.