Lincoln Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Lincoln is 292,648. 25.88% is under 18, while 14.59% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.74% of the population was five years old or younger, 25.88% were 18 years or younger and 25.17% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 49.48% female and 50.52% male.

Lincoln Housing

According to the US Census, Lincoln has 126,262 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Lincoln was 95.36%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $228,000

Lincoln Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Asian Alone constitute 83.42% of Lincoln's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 4.67% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 3.50% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.59%

White Alone78.66%
Asian Alone4.77%
Black Or African American Alone4.67%
Some Other Race Alone3.50%
White Black Or African American1.59%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.89%

How Educated is Lincoln

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 26.7% of Lincoln residents had a bachelor's degree, while 16.3% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 43.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Lincoln CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher93.4%
Some College Or Associates Degree45.2%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher38.6%
Bachelors Degree26.7%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency20.3%
Some College No Degree19.6%

Average Income in Lincoln

The median household income in Lincoln is $62,294. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $62,294.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $87,585 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $98,800.

A closer examination of the income groups of Lincoln households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (16.2%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (5.6%). 5.6% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$98,800
Nonfamily households$40,209