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Population in 2012: 265,404 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.7%
 

Males: 132,852  (50.1%)
Females: 132,552  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
Nebraska median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 68430, 68502, 68503, 68504, 68505, 68506, 68507, 68508, 68510, 68512, 68514, 68516, 68517, 68520, 68521, 68522, 68523, 68524, 68526, 68528, 68531.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,070 (it was $40,605 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$48,070
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,024

Lincoln city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $143,300 (it was $101,600 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$143,300
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $163,424; Detached houses: $168,130; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,570; In 2-unit structures: $123,993; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,463; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $130,370; Mobile homes: $83,830; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $156,331

Median gross rent in 2012: $683.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 68430, 68502, 68503, 68504, 68505, 68506, 68507, 68508, 68510, 68512, 68514, 68516, 68517, 68520, 68521, 68522, 68523, 68524, 68526, 68527, 68528, 68532.

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  • White alone - 219,618 (82.8%)
  • Hispanic - 17,078 (6.4%)
  • Black alone - 10,219 (3.9%)
  • Asian alone - 10,239 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6,588 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,445 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 201 (0.08%)

Races in Lincoln detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lincoln: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (33.8%), Irish (11.6%), English (8.1%), Czech (4.8%), Swedish (4.3%), United States (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/7/1869

Elevation: 1189 feet

Land area: 74.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,556 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Lincoln:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln city:

  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

16,493 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 2.0% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:  6.5%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 741 registered sex offenders living in Lincoln, Nebraska as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lincoln to the number of sex offenders is 358 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,764 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,584 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (472.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Yankee Hill, NE (2.1 miles ), Walton, NE (2.4 miles ), Denton, NE (3.2 miles) , Waverly, NE (3.2 miles ), Roca, NE (3.3 miles ), Raymond, NE (3.4 miles) , Malcolm, NE (3.5 miles ), Davey, NE (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1019 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 1156 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 1999: 1080 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1305 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2002: 1407 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2003: 1870 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2004: 1688 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2005: 1232 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 829 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2008: 539 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2009: 558 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2010: 501 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2011: 544 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2012: 704 buildings, average cost: $192,000

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Latitude: 40.81 N, Longitude: 96.68 W

Lincoln nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Hartford of the West, Steak Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,110 (+4.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 127,203 (90.3%)

Area code: 402

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Crime rates in Lincoln by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3665645644243
per 100,000 1.42.72.62.12.51.72.12.51.61.60.81.51.1
Rapes 95889894131112100113113126143166182
per 100,000 42.839.043.040.255.447.141.646.544.949.555.163.768.9
Robberies 147154179153193225162173213197182177197
per 100,000 66.368.278.565.581.594.767.471.184.777.470.167.974.6
Assaults 9561,0549928629061,0239891,033952838931619668
per 100,000 431.0466.7435.2368.8382.8430.4411.2424.7378.5329.4358.5237.5252.9
Burglaries 1,9741,9702,0141,9591,8991,8931,9221,9041,5691,6181,4641,4011,616
per 100,000 890.0872.3883.6838.2802.4796.3799.1782.8623.7635.9563.8537.4611.7
Thefts 10,47511,19411,19011,04910,82610,3889,8849,4288,2518,0958,4068,4248,244
per 100,000 4722.94956.64909.14727.44574.44370.04109.63876.03280.13181.53237.23231.53120.7
Auto thefts 511575526479435422431423348294348364311
per 100,000 230.4254.6230.8204.9183.8177.5179.2173.9138.3115.5134.0139.6117.7
Arson 2326269212042N/AN/AN/A2526
per 100,000 10.411.511.43.98.98.41.70.8N/AN/AN/A9.69.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 421.5439.2436.1402.4412.9408.8382.5380.1333.1319.6324.8306.3314.0

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Crime rate in Lincoln detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 414 (320 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Nebraska average:

1.95

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.9%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +32,173 (+16.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Construction laborers (2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Other business operations specialists (2%)

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Tornado activity:

Lincoln-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 196% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Lincoln city center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F4 tornado 18.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from Lincoln center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lancaster County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lincoln topographic map

Birthplace of: Dick Cheney - Vice President of the, Joba Chamberlain - Baseball player, Michael Bishop (author) - Novelist, Loren Eiseley - Naturalist, Joe Glenn (American football) - Football player and coach, Ernest K. Gann - Aviator, Sam Yorty - Politician, Bob Kerrey, Alex Gordon - Baseball player, Randy Shughart - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Lincoln: Charles Chris Hagemeister, Joseph R. Kerrey, Richard Eller Cowan.

Main business address for: NEBRASKA BOOK CO (WHOLESALE-MISCELLANEOUS NONDURABLE GOODS), TIERONE CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), NELNET STUDENT LOAN FUNDING LLC (ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES), ISCO INC (INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTS FOR MEASUREMENT, DISPLAY, AND CONTROL), NATIONAL RESEARCH CORP (SERVICES-COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL & BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH), NBC ACQUISITION CORP (WHOLESALE-MISCELLANEOUS NONDURABLE GOODS), LINCOLN BENEFIT LIFE CO , NELNET EDUCATION LOAN FUNDING INC (ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Lincoln:

  • CAPITAL CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 307 N 46TH ST)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF LINCOLN (Dialysis Facility, 7910 O ST.)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF LINCOLN NORTHWEST (Dialysis Facility, 4911 NORTH 26TH STREET)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF LINCOLN SOUTHWEST (Dialysis Facility, 5355 SOUTH 16TH STREET)
  • SOUTH LINCOLN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 3401 PLANTATION DRIVE SUITE 140)
  • BRYAN LGH HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 4645 NORMAL BLVD, SUITE 200)
  • ELITE PROFESSIONALS HOME CARE COMPANY (Home Health Center, 3901 FAULKNER DR)
  • FIRSTCARE HOME HEALTH OF EASTERN NEBRASKA (Home Health Center, 3901 NORMAL BLVD, SUITE 102)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 8055 O STREET, SUITE 111)
  • HEALTH LINCOLN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 2221 SOUTH 17TH STREET SUITE 405)
  • HEALTHCONNECT AT HOME (Home Health Center, 245 SOUTH 84TH STREET, SUITE 300)
  • INTERIM HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 6040 SOUTH 58TH STREET, SUITE A)
  • TABITHA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 4720 RANDOLPH STREET)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, 1600 SOUTH 70TH STREET, SUITE 201)
  • BRYAN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1600 SOUTH 48TH ST)
  • HORISUN HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 249 CHERRY HILL BLVD SUITE 1)
  • HOSPICE OF TABITHA (Hospital, 4720 RANDOLPH STREET)
  • LINCOLN REGIONAL CENTER (Hospital, "P O BOX 94949, FOLSOM & WEST PROSPECTOR")
  • LINCOLN SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1710 SOUTH 70TH ST, SUITE 200)
  • MADONNA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 5401 SOUTH ST)
  • NEBRASKA HEART HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 7500 SOUTH 91ST ST)
  • SAINT ELIZABETH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 555 SOUTH 70TH ST)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, 245 SOUTH 84TH SUITE 111)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, 15TH & 'U' STREET PO BOX 880618)
  • BRYANLGH MEDICAL CENTER WEST LTC (Nursing Home, 2300 SOUTH 16TH STREET)
  • EASTMONT TOWERS (Nursing Home, 6315 O STREET)
  • GATEWAY SENIOR LIVING (Nursing Home, 225 NORTH 56TH STREET)
  • HOLMES LAKE MANOR (Nursing Home, 6101 NORMAL BLVD)
  • HOMESTEAD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 4735 SOUTH 54TH STREET)
  • LANCASTER MANOR (Nursing Home, 1001 SOUTH STREET)
  • MADONNA PROFESSIONAL CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 2200 S 52ND ST)
  • MILDER MANOR (Nursing Home, 1750 SOUTH 20TH STREET)
  • SOUTHLAKE VILLAGE REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 9401 ANDERMATT DRIVE)
  • ST JANE DE CHANTAL LONG TERM CARE SERVICES (Nursing Home, 2200 SOUTH 52ND STREET)
  • TABITHA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 4720 RANDOLPH STREET)
  • TABITHA SUMNER HOUSE (Nursing Home, 904 SUMNER STREET)
  • THE AMBASSADOR LINCOLN (Nursing Home, 4405 NORMAL BLVD)

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Airports and heliports located in Lincoln:


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Amtrak station:

LINCOLN (201 N. 7TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.lincoln.ne.us

Colleges/Universities in Lincoln:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Full-time enrollment: 20,702; Location: 14th and R St; Public; Website: www.unl.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Southeast Community College Area (FT enrollment: 6,591; Location: 301south 68th Street Place; Public; Website: www.southeast.edu)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (FT enrollment: 1,679; Location: 5000 St Paul Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nebrwesleyan.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master (FT enrollment: 831; Location: 303 N 52nd St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.doane.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Union College (FT enrollment: 733; Location: 3800 S 48th; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ucollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus (FT enrollment: 407; Location: 1821 K St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kucampus.edu/kucampusPortal/kucampusCampuses/Nebraska/Lincoln/)
  • Josephs College of Beauty-Lincoln (FT enrollment: 353; Location: 5801 O Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.josephscollege.com)
  • BryanLGH College of Health Sciences (FT enrollment: 292; Location: 5035 Everett; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bryanlghcollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • College of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 160; Location: 304 S Eleventh St; Private, for-profit; Website: collegeofhairdesign.com)
  • College of Hair Design-East Campus (FT enrollment: 92; Location: 9000 Andermatt Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: collegeofhairdesign.com)
  • Myotherapy Institute (FT enrollment: 24; Location: 6020 S 58th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.myotherapy.edu)
  • University of Nebraska Central Administration System Office (Location: 3835 Holdrege St; Public; Website: www.nebraska.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lincoln:

  • Bellevue University (about 47 miles; Bellevue, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,237)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 47 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 49 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Creighton University (about 50 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 51 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 57 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)
  • Central Community College (about 90 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)

Public high schools in Lincoln:

Private high schools in Lincoln:

  • PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,005; Location: 6000 A ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • LINCOLN CHRISTIAN ELEM/JR-SR (Students: 565; Location: 5801 S 84TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LINCOLN LUTHERAN MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 1100 N 56TH ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • PARKVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 301; Location: 4400 N 1ST ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • COLLEGE VIEW ACADEMY (Students: 83; Location: 5240 CALVERT ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BERNIKLAU EDUCATION SOLUTIONS TEAM (Students: 16; Location: 11401 S 70TH ST; Grades: 2 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lincoln:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Lincoln:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 1940 S 77TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORTH AMERICAN MARTYRS SCHOOL (Students: 560; Location: 1101 ISAAC DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CATHEDRAL OF THE RISEN CHRIST SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 3245 S 37TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 7601 VINE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST TERESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 616 S 36TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MESSIAH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 1800 S 84TH ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 8701 ADAMS ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 540 N 31ST ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PATRICKS SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 4142 N 61ST ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 1434 K ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Lincoln, map of school districts: LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN CITY LIBRARIES (Operating income: $8,459,032; Location: 136 SO. 14TH STREET; 768,611 books; 15,884 e-books; 62,125 audio materials; 51,689 video materials; 38 local licensed databases; 8 state licensed databases; 1,813 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Radio Station KIBZ 106.3 is now 104.1 and is owned by clear channel communications.
  • College of Saint Mary - Lincoln Campus.
  • BryanLGH Hospital has two Locations: BryanLGH East (on 48th & Sumner), and BryanLGH West (16th & Normal Blvd).
  • Lincoln's elementary schools are all configured grades k-5. All middle schools are configured 6-8 and all high schools 9-12.

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Notable locations in Lincoln: Lincoln (A), Hobson (B), Havelock (C), Lancaster (D), Carling (E), West Lincoln (F), Camp-A-Way (G), Sky View Mobile Home Ranch (H), State Fair Park Campgrounds (I), AGP Grain Cooperative Elevator (J), Continental Grain Company Elevator (K), Farmland Grain Division Elevator (L), Meridian Park (M), East Park Plaza (N), Van Dorn Plaza (O), Alamo Center (P), Trade Center (Q), South Pointe Pavilions (R), North Forty Golf Complex (S), Holmes Park Golf Course (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: University Place Shopping Center (1), Gateway Mall (2), Indian Village Shopping Center (3), Sutter Place Mall (4), Edgewood Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lincoln include: Immanuel Temple Apostolic Holiness Church (A), Havelock Christian Church (B), Capitol View Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Faith Bible Church (D), New Covenant Baptist Church (E), Tibetan Buddhism (F), Celebration Evangelical Episcopal Church (G), Faith Rest Bible Church (H), First Evangelical Free Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: College View Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3), Lincoln Memorial Park (4), Mount Carmel Cemetery (5), Wyuka Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Salt Lake (A), Bowling Lake (B), Holmes Lake (C), Wedgewood Lake (D), Oak Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Oak Creek (A), Antelope Creek (B), Middle Creek (C), Stevens Creek (D), Deadmans Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lincoln include: Antelope Park (1), College View Park (2), Cooper Park (3), Eden Park (4), Ballard Park (5), Havelock Park (6), Holmes Park (7), Irvingdale Park (8), Bethany Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Great Plains Art Collection (Museums; 1155 Q Street) (1), Elephant Hall at the UNL State Museum (307 Morrill Hall) (2), Nebraska State Historical Society (Museums; 15th & P) (3), Lincoln Children's Museum (1420 P Street) (4), Kennard House Thomas P (Museums; 1627 H Street) (5), Frank H Woods Telephone Pioneer Museum (2047 M Street) (6), University of Nebraska-Lincoln - University of Nebraska State Museum- Morrill (102 Nebr Hall) (7), Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery ANE GRDN Nbrska Art A (Museums; 12th & R) (8), University of Nebraska Lincoln (Museums; State Museum) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites (4231 Industrial Ave) (1), Ramada Limited North (4433 North 27th Street) (2), Quality Inn Airport (West Cornhusker At I 80 A) (3), Town House Mini-Suites Motel (1744 M Street) (4), Hampton Inn Lincoln-Heritage Park (5922 Vandervoort Drive) (5), Days Inn South (1140 Calvert Street) (6), Ramada Limited South Lincoln (1511 Center Park Rd) (7), Econo Lodge (1140 West Cornhusker Highway) (8), Comfort Suites Lincoln (4231 Industrial Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Juvenile Court (575 South 10th Street) (1), Courts - County Court (555 South 10th Street) (2), Commerce Court Elevators (1230 O Street) (3), Lancaster County Court (575 South 10th Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Lancaster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.9. This is about average.
City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.416. This is worse than average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.416
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 22.9. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.9
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.06. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.06
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lincoln and their reported violations in the past:

LINCOLN, CITY OF (Address: 2021 NORTH 27TH STREET , Population served: 203000, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2004)
U-STOP #4 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2001)
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2000)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
WRIGHT PARK (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-1999), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-1999)
VICTORIA SPRINGS SRA - NG & PC (Population served: 281, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2000), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2000)
SUPER SAVER (Address: 233 N 48th Street , Population served: 251, Purch_groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
FIRETHORN SUBDIVISION (Population served: 241, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JAN-05-2004 and JAN-21-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and OCT-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and NOV-05-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and SEP-21-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-31-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CROOKED CREEK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 191, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between SEP-04-2004 and SEP-27-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2004)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SEWARD CO. SID #2 - TWIN OAKS UTILITIES (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2000), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-08-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2000), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-25-2000 to AUG-23-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-08-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-26-1998), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1998)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1998 and OCT-10-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-1998), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-24-1998), St Case appealed (DEC-19-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2000), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-08-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2001)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lincoln that have no violations reported:

  • SUPER SAVER #11 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.2%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lincoln, NE

People in group quarters in Lincoln in 2010:

  • 8,499 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,036 people in state prisons
  • 1,001 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 462 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 353 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 280 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 254 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 237 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 128 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 103 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 79 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 58 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 43 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lincoln in 2000:

  • 7,074 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,291 people in state prisons
  • 959 people in nursing homes
  • 419 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 365 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 104 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 104 people in religious group quarters
  • 84 people in other group homes
  • 71 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 69 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 35 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 29 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 21 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Lincoln compared to Nebraska state average:

Lincoln, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Memorial Stadium. Capacity: 81,067. Nebraska Cornhuskers football.
  • Bob Devaney Sports Center. University of Nebraska.
  • Pershing Center. Capacity: 7,500.

Banks with most branches in Lincoln (2011 data):

  • Union Bank and Trust Company: 20 branches. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $2,481.6 mil, Deposits: $2,115.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Investment, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 12 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Pinnacle Bank: 11 branches. Info updated 2010/12/10: Bank assets: $3,171.2 mil, Deposits: $2,710.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Great Western Bank: 10 branches. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Cornhusker Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $392.9 mil, Deposits: $325.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Cornhusker Growth Corporation
  • West Gate Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.2 mil, Deposits: $250.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: West Gate Banshares, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: 7 branches. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Lincoln FSB of Nebraska: Lincoln Fsb Of Nebraska, 7001 O Street Branch, 2501 S 48th Branch, Superior Street Branch, South 70th Street Branch, 3900 Old Cheney Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $331.9 mil, Deposits: $232.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices
  • 12 other banks with 30 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincoln, Nebraska:

  • Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S 13TH St, Lincoln, NE 68508 , Phone: (402) 474-7474, Fax: (402) 474-1847
  • Days Inn Airport, 2920 NW 12TH St, Lincoln, NE 68521 , Phone: (402) 475-3616, Fax: (402) 475-4356
  • Country Inn & Suites, By Carlson, Lincoln Airport, 1301 W Bond Cir, Lincoln, NE 68521 , Phone: (402) 474-2080, Fax: (402) 474-3401
  • Kings Inn Motel, 3510 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln, NE 68504 , Phone: (402) 466-2324
  • Holiday Inn Downtown, 141 N 9TH St, Lincoln, NE 68508 , Phone: (402) 475-4011, Fax: (402) 475-9011
  • Chase Suite Hotel, 200 S 68TH Pl, Lincoln, NE 68510 , Phone: (402) 483-4900, Fax: (402) 483-4464
  • Town House Extended Stay Hotel, 1744 M St, Lincoln, NE 68508 , Phone: (402) 475-3000, Fax: (402) 475-3000
  • Lincoln Comfort Inn, 2940 NW 12TH St, Lincoln, NE 68521 , Phone: (402) 475-2200, Fax: (402) 475-2200
  • 45 other hotels and motels
All 53 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincoln, Nebraska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lincoln travel time to work - commute


Lincoln mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Lincoln:

(Lincoln, Nebraska Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Lincoln city (based on Lancaster County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.38%
Here45.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents23.1%13.8%11.4%11.1%5.1%
Congregations8.6%14.1%7.6%8.1%5.6%
NameUnited Church of ChristGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of VasiloupulisSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.4%4.1%2.9%2.7%21.3%
Congregations4.0%1.0%3.5%3.0%44.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Lancaster County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lancaster County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Lancaster County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 171
Here:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lancaster County:

26.3%
State:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lancaster County:

10.6%
State:

12.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 64$337,947$63,3650$0
Other Government Administration 64$347,162$65,0937$14,307
Judicial and Legal 26$144,171$66,5401$1,689
Police Protection - Officers 298$1,567,023$63,1020$0
Police - Other 103$324,026$37,7516$8,048
Firefighters 264$1,282,431$58,2920$0
Fire - Other 22$112,310$61,2600$0
Streets and Highways 206$818,385$47,6733$1,382
Welfare 83$317,417$45,89263$89,377
Health 158$652,898$49,58752$110,538
Solid Waste Management 77$290,627$45,2931$1,122
Sewerage 37$149,775$48,5761$1,579
Parks and Recreation 213$475,315$26,778180$82,139
Housing and Community Development(Local) 25$107,678$51,6857$21,035
Natural Resources 24$93,400$46,7001$1,415
Water Supply 116$464,048$48,0055$6,613
Electric Power 454$2,599,387$68,7065$6,111
Transit 111$384,246$41,5401$664
Local Libraries 73$262,888$43,21489$82,427
Other and Unallocable 104$455,690$52,5802$841
Totals for Government 2,522$11,186,824$53,228424$429,287

Lincoln government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $50,449,000 ($190.08)
    Sewerage: $8,771,000 ($33.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,351,000 ($16.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,815,000 ($14.37)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $120,158,000 ($452.74)
    General - Other: $35,618,000 ($134.20)
    Police Protection: $28,856,000 ($108.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,831,000 ($70.95)
    Health - Other: $18,780,000 ($70.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,072,000 ($64.32)
    Regular Highways: $16,923,000 ($63.76)
    Water Utilities: $13,146,000 ($49.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,280,000 ($42.50)
    Sewerage: $10,483,000 ($39.50)
    Transit Utilities: $8,305,000 ($31.29)
    Libraries: $7,594,000 ($28.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,231,000 ($19.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,198,000 ($19.59)
    Central Staff Services: $4,338,000 ($16.34)
    Parking Facilities: $4,222,000 ($15.91)
    Financial Administration: $2,335,000 ($8.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,955,000 ($7.37)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,791,000 ($78.34)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $43,784,000 ($164.97)
    Other Investments - Other: $8,027,000 ($30.24)
    Benefit Payments: $6,946,000 ($26.17)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,468,000 ($5.53)
    Withdrawals: $588,000 ($2.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,972,000 ($26.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,095,000 ($4.13)
    Health - Other: $336,000 ($1.27)
    Central Staff Services: $159,000 ($0.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($0.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $140,290,000 ($528.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,017,000 ($11.37)

Lincoln government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,986,000 ($64.00)
    All Other: $8,681,000 ($32.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,954,000 ($26.20)
    Parking Facilities: $6,259,000 ($23.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,003,000 ($15.08)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $19,249,000 ($72.53)
    From Parent Local Government: $2,563,000 ($9.66)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,874,000 ($7.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,144,000 ($64.60)
    Transit Utilities: $1,686,000 ($6.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,314,000 ($31.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,103,000 ($19.23)
    Sale of Property: $2,607,000 ($9.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,150,000 ($8.10)
    Special Assessments: $1,401,000 ($5.28)
    Rents: $565,000 ($2.13)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $168,487,000 ($634.83)
    Water Utilities: $24,362,000 ($91.79)
    Transit Utilities: $1,294,000 ($4.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,146,000 ($128.66)
    General Local Government Support: $6,370,000 ($24.00)
    All Other: $3,532,000 ($13.31)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,279,000 ($8.59)
    Sewerage: $650,000 ($2.45)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $53,741,000 ($202.49)
    Property: $45,134,000 ($170.06)
    Other License: $15,324,000 ($57.74)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $11,966,000 ($45.09)
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,154,000 ($34.49)

Lincoln government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $824,562,000 ($3106.82)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $781,042,000 ($2942.84)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,948,000 ($289.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,428,000 ($125.95)

Lincoln government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $109,573,000 ($412.85)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $91,466,000 ($344.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $243,078,000 ($915.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,008,000 ($94.23)

6.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.31%
Nebraska average:

0.13%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Douglas County, NE  0.45% ($32,181 average AGI)
from Hall County, NE  0.18% ($28,771)
from Seward County, NE  0.18% ($30,656)


6.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.05%
Nebraska average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Douglas County, NE  0.70% ($34,286 average AGI)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.21% ($44,061)
to Gage County, NE  0.16% ($30,969)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lincoln:

  • KFOR (1240 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KLIN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLMS (1480 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lincoln:

  • KKUL (105.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRNU (90.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZUM (89.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: SUNRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBBK (107.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • K220GT (91.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KRKR (95.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCV (88.5 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSLI-FM (104.1 FM; CRETE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZKX (96.9 FM; SEWARD, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lincoln:

  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KWAZ-LP (Channel 22; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K67CV (Channel 67; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • K18CD (Channel 18; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K27GX (Channel 27; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GD (Channel 58; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Lincoln fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 210
Total length: 2,292 meters (7,520ft)
Total costs: $44,669,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,404,221
Total average daily truck traffic: 54,123

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 4
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 13
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 14
  • 1960-1969: 32
  • 1970-1979: 16
  • 1980-1989: 44
  • 1990-1999: 45
  • 2000-2009: 38
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lincoln, NE

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lincoln)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 404 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lincoln, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1179 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lincoln)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lincoln)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 210 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 39 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,497$123,3211,390$116,8085,966$129,386452$29,73490$565,694643$93,4859$77,168
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED58$119,92250$139,493365$125,79570$29,3272$10,658,87023$99,1430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED148$115,82297$93,451941$121,422293$19,8849$504,85795$81,17815$52,589
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN74$123,518113$112,173958$133,35963$38,7773$129,33353$89,7995$111,988
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$123,5718$133,228188$128,11811$58,6720$04$118,8151$103,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 52 tracts in Lincoln, NE

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED292$144,711405$149,7124$135,695
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED38$148,03680$155,1114$101,625
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$136,80149$162,2032$48,845
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$127,87511$137,4852$48,845
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$139,01311$160,0831$102,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 492
  • Hazardous Condition: 427
  • Service Call: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Lincoln


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lincoln, NE

Most common first names in Lincoln, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,03776.8 years
Mary88881.1 years
Robert79471.2 years
William78877.0 years
Helen60282.1 years
James59572.8 years
George57377.7 years
Charles51475.7 years
Ruth50481.6 years
Dorothy47779.6 years
Most common last names in Lincoln, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson40777.5 years
Smith40377.9 years
Miller33378.1 years
Anderson25678.3 years
Brown18177.5 years
Wilson18078.4 years
Williams17476.9 years
Jones17075.6 years
Thompson16778.1 years
Nelson16478.3 years
Businesses in Lincoln, NE
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Lane Furniture4
AT&T2LensCrafters2
Ace Hardware8Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale2Long John Silver's3
AmericInn2Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters2Marriott3
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets11
Applebee's4Maurices1
Arby's8McDonald's15
AutoZone2Men's Wearhouse1
Avenue1Menards2
BMW1Microtel1
Banana Republic1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins2Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works2New Balance13
Bed Bath & Beyond2New York & Co1
Best Western1Nike11
Blockbuster7Office Depot2
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax2
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy1
Burger King9Olive Garden1
CVS5Outback1
Caribou Coffee3Outback Steakhouse1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panda Express1
Catherines1Panera Bread3
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza4
Chico's1Payless4
Chipotle2Penske2
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut8
Comfort Inn1Popeyes4
Comfort Suites2Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Cricket Wireless10Quiznos1
Curves3RadioShack3
DHL4Ramada1
Dairy Queen6Red Lobster1
Days Inn3Red Robin1
Deb1Ruby Tuesday2
Decora Cabinetry1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In3
DressBarn2Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears2
Eddie Bauer1Sephora1
Express1Sleep Inn1
Famous Footwear3Slumberland1
FedEx35Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel4
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks4
GNC3Suburban1
GameStop3Subway23
Gap1Super 82
Goodwill2T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell5
H&R Block8Talbots1
Haworth1Target3
Hobby Lobby1The Limited1
Holiday Inn8Toys"R"Us3
Hollister Co.1Trader Joe's1
Home Depot2Travelodge1
Hot Topic1True Value3
IHOP1U-Haul11
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular4
Jimmy John's8UPS47
Jones New York4Vans4
Journeys2Verizon Wireless5
KFC4Victoria's Secret2
Kincaid1Village Inn5
Kohl's2Walgreens13
Kroger14Walmart3
La Quinta1Wendy's7
La-Z-Boy1Wet Seal1
Lane Bryant1YMCA7
Browse common businesses in Lincoln, NE


Lincoln on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 (68512) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Latvian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 (68522) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Arab first ancestries"
  • #21 (68505) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 (68503) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Iraqi first ancestries"
  • #47 (68430) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #49 (68503) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
  • #53 (68508) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #62 (68517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries"
  • #69 (68517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czechoslovakian first ancestries"
  • #84 (68526) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #96 (68522) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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Total of 615 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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