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Lincoln Population

Lincoln is the capital city of Nebraska State in the U.S, Renamed the city after President Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln population in 2021 is estimated to be 294,653, covers city area of 97.59 sq mi (252.75 sq km), It is the second-most populous city in Nebraska, and the sixty-eighth largest in the United States. Lincoln became Nebraska's state capital in 1869. The city was founded in 1856 as the village of Lancaster to become Lancaster County. Until 1970, Lincoln was refugee friendly city. Lincoln city is the part of the Lincoln Metropolitan and Lincoln-Beatrice Combined Statistical Areas.

Below is the Lincoln, Nebraska population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010259,261
2011262,4661.24
2012265,6631.22
2013268,9371.23
2014273,9451.86
2015277,1781.18
2016281,2541.47
2017284,5061.16
2018287,4011.02
2019289,1020.59
2020291,0820.68
2021 *294,6531.24
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Lincoln Metropolitan

Lincoln-Beatrice is the Combined Statistical Area(CSA) with estimated popualation in 2019 is 357,887, includes two counties of Lancaster and Seward.

Lincoln City(2021)Lincoln Metropolitan(2019)
Population294,653357,887
Area97.59 sq mi (252.75 sq km)2,282.22 sq mi (5,910.95 sq km)
Rank68(US)104(CSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


Lincoln Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Lincoln population is 289,096, out of these 145,111 are male, 143,985 are female, The sex ratio of Lincoln is 101. The median age of the Lincoln population is 33.5, Lincoln population by age are, under 18 years is 63,311, 16 years and over is 231,691, 18 years and over is 225,785, 21 years and over is 205,654, 65 years and over is 49,627. 50.2% are male, 49.8% are female, Population of Lincoln by age percentwise is, 21.9% are under 18 years old, 80.1% are 16 years and over, 78.1% are 18 years and over, 71.1% are 21 years and over, 13.9% are 65 years and over. There are total 124,244 housing units, The voting population of Lincoln are 214,362, out of these 106,175 are male voters, 108,187 are female voters, 49.5% are male, 50.5% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -517,5446.1%
5 - 917,0195.9%
10 - 1419,6416.8%
15 - 1920,5097.1%
20 - 2435,63812.3%
25 - 3440,26113.9%
35 - 4437,03812.8%
45 - 5428,94510.0%
55 - 5915,6935.4%
60 - 6416,7645.8%
65 - 7423,7798.2%
75 - 8411,4334.0%
85 and over4,8321.7%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Lincoln Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Lincoln by race are:

White Population

White population in Lincoln, Nebraska are 243,477, percentage wise 84.2 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Lincoln, Nebraska are 12,702, percentage wise 4.4 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Lincoln, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Lincoln are 14,383, percentage wise 5.0 percent are asians, out of these 1,149 are Asian Indians, 2,925 are Chinese, 143 are Filipinos, 618 are Japanese, 1,046 are Korean, 6,359 are Vietnamese and 2,143 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Lincoln, Nebraska are 23,298. Percentage wise 8.1 percent are hispanics, out of these 15,829 are Mexican people, 1,605 are Puerto Ricans, 1,215 are Cubans, and 4,649 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race289,096Percent
White243,47784.2%
Black or African American12,7024.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,8281.0%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population14,3835.0%
Asian Indian1,1490.4%
Chinese2,9251.0%
Filipino1430.0%
Japanese6180.2%
Korean1,0460.4%
Vietnamese6,3592.2%
Other Asian Population2,143
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5800.2%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino23,2988.1%
Mexican15,8295.5%
Puerto Rican1,6050.6%
Cuban1,2150.4%
Other Hispanic or Latino4,649
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Lincoln native population is 264,139, out of these 195,249 born in the Nebraska state and 67,101 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 24,957, out of these 11,855 are Naturalised US citizen, 1,137 are in Europe, 5,822 in Asia, 2,007 in Africa, 2,787 in Latin America and 102 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Lincoln are 13,102, out of these 653 are from Europe, 7,420 are from Asia, 1,009 from Africa, 3,881 are from Latin America and 139 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native264,139
Born in state of residence195,249
Born in other state in the United States67,101
Northeast5,540
Midwest0
South10,370
West16,255
Born outside the United States1,789
Puerto Rico215
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,574
Foreign born
Born outside of United States24,957
Naturalized U.S. citizen11,855
Europe1,137
Asia5,822
Africa2,007
Oceania0
Latin America2,787
Northern America102
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen13,102
Europe653
Asia7,420
Africa1,009
Oceania0
Latin America3,881
Northern America139
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Lincoln Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Lincoln, Nebraska are 124,244, Occupied housing units are 117,726, Rental vacancy rate is 3. Percentage of occupancy is 95, 54.34% of houses are owner occupied and 40.42% of houses are renter occupied in Lincoln. There are 57.00 percent of one-unit detached, 6.79 percent of one-units attached, 3.23 percent of two-unit houses, 3.30 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.01 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 32.60 percent are available with one vehicle, 36.84 percent are available with two vehicles, 20.41 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 4.90 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units124,244
Occupied housing units117,726
Occupied housing units percent95
Rental vacancy rate3
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached70,823
1-unit attached8,439
2 units4,016
3 or 4 units4,101
Mobile home2,493
Boat, RV, van, etc.68
Owner-occupied67,511
Renter-occupied50,215
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Lincoln Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Lincoln, Nebraska is $189,400, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.93 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 3.24 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 11.34 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 13.06 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 15.74 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 7.05 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1.69 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.28 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,396
$50,000 to $99,9994,029
$100,000 to $149,99914,088
$150,000 to $199,99916,226
$200,000 to $299,99919,550
$300,000 to $499,9998,763
$500,000 to $999,9992,105
$1,000,000 or more354
Median (dollars)189,400
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Lincoln Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,372, 0.28 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 6.28 percent pay between $500 to $999, 14.26 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 8.04 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 3.47 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.44 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.21 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $535, 0.80 percent of homes pay less than $250, 2.93 percent pays between $250 to $399, 8.77 percent pay between $400 to $599, 4.03 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.78 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.86 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500348
$500 to $9997,807
$1,000 to $1,49917,717
$1,500 to $1,9999,992
$2,000 to $2,4994,308
$2,500 to $2,9991,794
$3,000 or more1,503
Median (dollars)1,372
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250997
$250 to $3993,638
$400 to $59910,896
$600 to $7995,007
$800 to $9992,211
$1,000 or more1,070
Median (dollars)535
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Lincoln Rental

Total number of Lincoln rental homes or apartments are 50,215, occupied by Renter, The median value of Lincoln average rental rate is $857. 6.90 percent of homes are under $500, 58.30 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 30.34 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 1.28 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 1.18 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5003,467
$500 to $99929,274
$1,000 to $1,49912,717
$1,500 to $1,9992,516
$2,000 to $2,499398
$2,500 to $2,999247
$3,000 or more594
Median (dollars)857
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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