The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Lincoln, NE For 2024

The richest Lincoln neighborhoods are Yankee Ridge and Crown Pointe for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Lincoln
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they 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 wealthiest neighborhoods in Lincoln out of 42 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Lincoln for 2024? 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 $992,891. 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.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Lincoln.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Lincoln For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Yankee Ridge $125,612
2 Crown Pointe $112,165
3 Amber Hills $107,756
4 Family Acres $104,415
5 Porter Ridge $101,066
6 Bishop Park $90,903
7 Eastridge $89,569
8 Highlands $88,394
9 Southern Hills $86,850
10 Country Club $86,161
11 Salt Valley View $86,125
12 Colonial Hills $83,402
13 Bicentennial Estates $80,441
14 Maple Village-Wedgewood $79,478
15 Meadowlane $75,475
16 High Ridge-Cushman $71,654
17 Taylor Park $70,764
18 West A $70,361
19 Greater South $67,737
20 Autumn Wood $64,384
21 Antelope Park $64,244
22 Indian Village $63,241
23 Far South $59,330
24 Capitol Beach $58,870
25 40th And A $56,031
26 East Campus $53,784
27 Arnold Heights $53,282
28 Belmont $52,129
29 South 48th Street $50,911
30 University Place $48,097
31 Tri-Court $47,886
32 South Salt Creek $44,516
33 Landons $42,917
34 Near South $42,556
35 Woods Park $38,838
36 Hartley $38,687
37 Sunset Acres $38,413
38 Everett $35,902
39 Clinton $35,363
40 Malone $32,164
41 North Bottoms $31,203
42 Downtown $29,614

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Lincoln For 2024

Every city has its 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 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 Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Lincoln.

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 wealthiest neighborhood in Lincoln.

The richest neighborhoods in Lincoln are Yankee Ridge, Crown Pointe, Amber Hills, Family Acres, Porter Ridge, Bishop Park, Eastridge, Highlands, Southern Hills, and Country Club.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Downtown.

The poorest neighborhoods in Lincoln are Downtown, North Bottoms, Malone, Clinton, and Everett.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Lincoln.

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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.

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