Lincoln, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 284,736 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.2%
 
Males: 143,325  (50.3%)
Females: 141,411  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

32.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 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 2017: $56,160 (it was $40,605 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$56,160
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,012 (it was $20,984 in 2000)

Lincoln city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,300 (it was $101,600 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$171,300
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $193,894; detached houses: $197,531; townhouses or other attached units: $208,112; in 2-unit structures: $117,164; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,436; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,860; mobile homes: $145,425

Median gross rent in 2017: $818.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for American Indian residents, 76.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.2% for other race residents, 28.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lincoln, NE (2017)
    • 226,29779.5%White alone
    • 21,9217.7%Hispanic
    • 13,9924.9%Asian alone
    • 11,4874.0%Black alone
    • 8,9433.1%Two or more races
    • 1,7220.6%American Indian alone
    • 1980.07%Other race alone
    • 1740.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 827 registered sex offenders living in Lincoln, Nebraska as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lincoln is 339 to 1.


Crime rates in Lincoln by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(1.7)
5
(2.1)
6
(2.5)
4
(1.6)
4
(1.6)
2
(0.8)
4
(1.5)
3
(1.1)
5
(1.9)
7
(2.6)
1
(0.4)
10
(3.6)
6
(2.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
112
(47.1)
100
(41.6)
113
(46.5)
113
(44.9)
126
(49.5)
143
(55.1)
166
(63.7)
182
(68.9)
142
(53.1)
152
(56.0)
193
(69.8)
222
(79.0)
283
(98.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
225
(94.7)
162
(67.4)
173
(71.1)
213
(84.7)
197
(77.4)
182
(70.1)
177
(67.9)
197
(74.6)
212
(79.2)
205
(75.6)
214
(77.4)
191
(67.9)
162
(56.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,023
(430.4)
989
(411.2)
1,033
(424.7)
952
(378.5)
838
(329.4)
931
(358.5)
619
(237.5)
668
(252.9)
631
(235.8)
554
(204.3)
617
(223.1)
583
(207.4)
594
(205.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,893
(796.3)
1,922
(799.1)
1,904
(782.8)
1,569
(623.7)
1,618
(635.9)
1,464
(563.8)
1,401
(537.4)
1,616
(611.7)
1,423
(531.8)
1,305
(481.2)
1,328
(480.1)
1,261
(448.5)
1,182
(409.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10,388
(4,370)
9,884
(4,110)
9,428
(3,876)
8,251
(3,280)
8,095
(3,182)
8,406
(3,237)
8,424
(3,231)
8,244
(3,121)
7,625
(2,850)
7,452
(2,748)
7,344
(2,655)
7,117
(2,531)
6,694
(2,320)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
422
(177.5)
431
(179.2)
423
(173.9)
348
(138.3)
294
(115.5)
348
(134.0)
364
(139.6)
311
(117.7)
306
(114.4)
325
(119.8)
361
(130.5)
352
(125.2)
431
(149.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(8.4)
4
(1.7)
2
(0.8)
N/AN/AN/A25
(9.6)
26
(9.8)
40
(14.9)
65
(24.0)
91
(32.9)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)400.3374.5372.1326.1312.9318.0299.9307.4277.5266.7274.6274.8274.0

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City-data.com crime index in Lincoln, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 479 (344 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Lincoln, NE City Guides:

Ancestries: German (30.2%), American (7.1%), Irish (4.6%), English (4.2%), Czech (3.3%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/7/1869

Elevation: 1189 feet

Land area: 74.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,815 people per square mile   (average).

Lincoln, Nebraska map

24,243 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia, 2.1% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

8.5%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,071 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,042 (1.8%)

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)

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: +16,754 (+5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 139,589 (91.3%)

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lincoln, NE in 2017
Lincoln satellite photo by USGS

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Lincoln tourist attractions:

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: 1202 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 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: 958 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 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
  • 2013: 844 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2014: 854 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2015: 895 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2016: 928 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2017: 994 buildings, average cost: $206,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lincoln, NE residents
Average permit cost in Lincoln, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lincoln, NE
Historical housing units in Lincoln, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +32,173 (+16.6%).
Most common industries in Lincoln, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Lincoln, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (2.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (2.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)

Average climate in Lincoln, Nebraska

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Lincoln, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.319. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.319
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Lincoln-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 99% 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 slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 177.4 miles away from Lincoln center
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 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 273.6 miles away from Lincoln 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 the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from Lincoln center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lancaster County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lincoln topographic map

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 in Lincoln:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (1600 SOUTH 70TH STREET, SUITE 201)
  • BRYAN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1600 SOUTH 48TH ST)
  • HORISUN HOSPICE INC (249 CHERRY HILL BLVD SUITE 1)
  • HOSPICE OF TABITHA (4720 RANDOLPH STREET)
  • LINCOLN REGIONAL CENTER ("P O BOX 94949, FOLSOM & WEST PROSPECTOR")
  • LINCOLN SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1710 SOUTH 70TH ST, SUITE 200)
  • MADONNA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (5401 SOUTH ST)
  • NEBRASKA HEART HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 7500 SOUTH 91ST ST)
  • SAINT ELIZABETH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 555 SOUTH 70TH ST)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (245 SOUTH 84TH SUITE 111)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER (15TH & 'U' STREET PO BOX 880618)

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.

Colleges/Universities in Lincoln:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Full-time enrollment: 20,817; Location: 14th and R St; Public; Website: www.unl.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Southeast Community College Area (Full-time enrollment: 8,838; Location: 301 South 68th Street Place; Public; Website: www.southeast.edu)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (Full-time enrollment: 2,072; Location: 5000 St Paul Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nebrwesleyan.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master (Full-time enrollment: 1,452; Location: 303 N 52nd St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.doane.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus (Full-time enrollment: 904; Location: 1821 K St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kaplanuniversity.edu/lincoln-nebraska.aspx; Offers Master's degree)
  • Union College (Full-time enrollment: 845; Location: 3800 S 48th Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ucollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Bryan College of Health Sciences (Full-time enrollment: 529; Location: 5035 Everett; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bryanhealth.com/CollegeofHealthSciences; Offers Master's degree)
  • Joseph's College (Full-time enrollment: 455; Location: 5801 O Street; Private, for-profit; Website: josephscollege.edu)
  • College of Hair Design-Downtown (Full-time enrollment: 227; Location: 304 S Eleventh St; Private, for-profit; Website: collegeofhairdesign.com)
  • College of Hair Design-East Campus (Full-time enrollment: 198; Location: 9000 Andermatt Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: collegeofhairdesign.com)
  • Myotherapy Institute (Full-time enrollment: 50; Location: 4001 Pioneer Woods Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.myotherapy.edu)
  • University of Nebraska-Central Administration System Office (Location: 3835 Holdrege St; Public; Website: www.nebraska.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lincoln:

  • Bellevue University (about 47 miles; Bellevue, NE; Full-time enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 47 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 48 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Creighton University (about 50 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 51 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 56 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Central Community College (about 89 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)

Public high schools in Lincoln:

Private high schools in Lincoln:

  • PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,057, Location: 6000 A ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • LINCOLN LUTHERAN MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 398, Location: 1100 N 56TH ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • COLLEGE VIEW ACADEMY (Students: 240, Location: 5240 CALVERT ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • PARKVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 190, Location: 4400 N 1ST ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • BERNIKLAU EDUCATION SOLUTIONS TEAM (Students: 33, Location: 11401 S 70TH ST, Grades: 2-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lincoln:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Lincoln:

  • NORTH AMERICAN MARTYRS SCHOOL (Students: 590, Location: 1101 ISAAC DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PETER'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 522, Location: 4500 DUXHALL DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 511, Location: 1940 S 77TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • CATHEDRAL OF THE RISEN CHRIST SCHOOL (Students: 359, Location: 3245 S 37TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOHN SCHOOL (Students: 331, Location: 7601 VINE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST TERESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 301, Location: 616 S 36TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 267, Location: 1725 LAKE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 182, Location: 540 N 31ST ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH & SCHOOL (Students: 163, Location: 1200 N 56TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 138, Location: 8701 ADAMS ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Lincoln

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.

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Lincoln include: NEBRASKA BOOK CO (A), TIERONE CORP (B), NELNET STUDENT LOAN FUNDING LLC (C), ISCO INC (D), NATIONAL RESEARCH CORP (E), NBC ACQUISITION CORP (F), NELNET EDUCATION LOAN FUNDING INC (G). 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

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.

Lancaster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

GARLAND, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 247, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2010)
SKY RANCH ACRES (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LANCASTER CO SID 6 - VILLAGE OF EMERALD (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2010)
  • 19 other older health violations
SOUTHFORK ESTATES (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-27-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-27-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GLENHAVEN VILLAGE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2012)
COUNTRY ACRES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-28-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2010)
  • 2 other older health violations
WALKER TIRE (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUPER SAVER 2 (Population served: 25, Purch groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • LINCOLN, CITY OF (Population served: 262,672, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • CROOKED CREEK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 68, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STAGECOACH LAKE SRA - NG & PC (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAGON TRAIN LAKE SRA - NG & PC (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WRIGHT PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TONIS CORNER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln:

Marital status in Lincoln, NE
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Lincoln:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lincoln
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Lincoln:

(Lincoln, Nebraska Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lincoln, NE (based on Lancaster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant46,40279
Catholic42,60916
Evangelical Protestant38,042108
Other6,16128
Black Protestant3683
Orthodox2452
None151,580-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Lancaster County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lancaster County:

6.9%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lancaster County:

26.3%
Nebraska:

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

10.6%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.0%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Lincoln:

28.3
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lincoln:

10.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.2%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Lincoln:

55.5%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lincoln, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 484$3,422,517$84,85618$42,968
Police Protection - Officers 323$1,939,072$72,0400$0
Firefighters 270$1,939,440$86,1970$0
Streets and Highways 195$981,192$60,3810$0
Health 144$756,761$63,06334$68,727
Parks and Recreation 141$558,221$47,508205$129,868
Police - Other 140$655,606$56,1957$14,796
Transit 118$516,693$52,5452$1,568
Water Supply 105$537,892$61,4734$10,622
Solid Waste Management 67$344,093$61,6292$5,184
Welfare 65$298,258$55,06351$89,444
Other Government Administration 64$426,536$79,9769$23,633
Financial Administration 63$418,358$79,6870$0
Local Libraries 54$255,041$56,67690$145,392
Other and Unallocable 48$286,064$71,5165$9,690
Fire - Other 42$207,554$59,3016$3,120
Sewerage 35$186,779$64,0391$1,484
Judicial and Legal 32$221,721$83,1452$5,042
Housing and Community Development (Local) 27$150,027$66,6795$17,909
Natural Resources 21$99,878$57,0732$3,532
Totals for Government 2,438$14,201,703$69,902443$572,979

Lincoln government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $49,144,000 ($172.59)
    Regular Highways: $43,538,000 ($152.91)
    General - Other: $29,483,000 ($103.55)
    Water Utilities: $11,300,000 ($39.69)
    Sewerage: $8,607,000 ($30.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,300,000 ($25.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,233,000 ($14.87)
    Transit Utilities: $2,544,000 ($8.93)
    Libraries: $2,433,000 ($8.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $857,000 ($3.01)
    Police Protection: $586,000 ($2.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $374,000 ($1.31)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $213,668,000 ($750.41)
    General - Other: $42,124,000 ($147.94)
    Police Protection: $37,627,000 ($132.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,057,000 ($84.49)
    Health - Other: $23,039,000 ($80.91)
    Water Utilities: $18,279,000 ($64.20)
    Regular Highways: $14,516,000 ($50.98)
    Sewerage: $14,308,000 ($50.25)
    Transit Utilities: $11,938,000 ($41.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,057,000 ($35.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,597,000 ($30.19)
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,109,000 ($28.48)
    Central Staff Services: $6,529,000 ($22.93)
    Parking Facilities: $5,974,000 ($20.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,464,000 ($19.19)
    Financial Administration: $5,022,000 ($17.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,225,000 ($14.84)
    Libraries: $3,352,000 ($11.77)
    General Public Buildings: $1,004,000 ($3.53)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,550,000 ($89.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $33,427,000 ($117.40)
    Benefit Payments: $11,138,000 ($39.12)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,278,000 ($15.02)
    Corporate Stocks: $766,000 ($2.69)
    Withdrawals: $571,000 ($2.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,961,000 ($20.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,155,000 ($4.06)
    Water Utilities: $901,000 ($3.16)
    Police Protection: $711,000 ($2.50)
    Sewerage: $710,000 ($2.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $455,000 ($1.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000 ($0.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $112,000 ($0.39)
    Libraries: $72,000 ($0.25)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($0.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($0.01)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.01)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $131,234,000 ($460.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,712,000 ($6.01)

Lincoln government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,895,000 ($83.92)
    Other: $20,094,000 ($70.57)
    Parking Facilities: $11,849,000 ($41.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,448,000 ($22.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,212,000 ($7.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $2,604,000 ($9.15)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-5,847,000 ($-20.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $45,997,000 ($161.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,312,000 ($22.17)
    General Local Government Support: $2,189,000 ($7.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $20,600,000 ($72.35)
    Interest Earnings: $8,063,000 ($28.32)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $314,623,000 ($1104.96)
    Water Utilities: $27,419,000 ($96.30)
    Transit Utilities: $2,029,000 ($7.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,197,000 ($67.42)
    General Local Government Support: $1,910,000 ($6.71)
    Other: $504,000 ($1.77)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $72,478,000 ($254.54)
    Property: $66,657,000 ($234.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $29,200,000 ($102.55)
    Other License: $25,328,000 ($88.95)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,049,000 ($17.73)

Lincoln government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,270,232,000 ($4461.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,250,120,000 ($4390.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,442,000 ($215.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,330,000 ($145.15)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $98,650,000 ($346.46)
    Beginning: $64,500,000 ($226.53)

Lincoln government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,449,000 ($36.70)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $165,457,000 ($581.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $403,170,000 ($1415.94)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,573,000 ($5.52)

5.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($731 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.09%
Nebraska average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Douglas County, NE  0.47% ($42,092 average AGI)
from Seward County, NE  0.16% ($42,027)
from Hall County, NE  0.15% ($39,484)


5.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($327 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.04%
Nebraska average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Douglas County, NE  0.77% ($49,706 average AGI)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.22% ($67,227)
to Seward County, NE  0.15% ($42,067)
Businesses in Lincoln, NE
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Lane Bryant1
AT&T2Lane Furniture4
Ace Hardware8LensCrafters2
Advance Auto Parts4Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale2Long John Silver's3
AmericInn2Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters2Marriott3
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets11
Applebee's4Maurices1
Arby's8Mazda1
AutoZone2McDonald's15
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse1
BMW1Menards2
Banana Republic1Microtel1
Barnes & Noble2Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins2Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works2New Balance13
Bed Bath & Beyond2New York & Co1
Best Western1Nike11
Blockbuster7Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot2
Buffalo Wild Wings2OfficeMax2
Burger King9Old Navy1
CVS5Olive Garden1
Caribou Coffee3Outback1
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Catherines1Panda Express1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread3
Chevrolet2Papa John's Pizza4
Chico's1Payless4
Chipotle2Penske2
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut8
Comfort Inn1Plato's Closet1
Comfort Suites2Popeyes4
Cracker Barrel1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Cricket Wireless10Quality1
Curves3Quiznos1
DHL4RadioShack3
Dairy Queen6Ramada1
Days Inn3Red Lobster1
Deb1Red Robin1
Decora Cabinetry1Ruby Tuesday2
Domino's Pizza2SAS Shoes1
DressBarn2SONIC Drive-In3
Dressbarn2Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears2
Eddie Bauer1Sephora1
Express1Sleep Inn1
Famous Footwear3Slumberland1
FedEx35Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel4
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks4
Ford1Subaru1
GNC3Suburban1
GameStop3Subway23
Gap1Super 82
Goodwill2T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell5
H&R Block8Talbots1
Haworth1Target3
Hilton3The Limited1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn8Toys"R"Us3
Hollister Co.1Trader Joe's1
Home Depot2Travelodge1
Honda1True Value3
Hot Topic1U-Haul11
IHOP1U.S. Cellular4
JCPenney1UPS47
Jimmy John's8Vans4
Jones New York4Verizon Wireless5
Journeys2Victoria's Secret2
Justice1Village Inn5
KFC4Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Walgreens13
Kohl's2Walmart3
Kroger14Wendy's7
La Quinta1Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA7

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lincoln fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 349Number of bridges
  • 4,888ft / 1,490mTotal length
  • 4,408,513Total average daily traffic
  • 331,199Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,340,205Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lincoln, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 131930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 171950-1959
  • 541960-1969
  • 291970-1979
  • 691980-1989
  • 721990-1999
  • 592000-2009
  • 252010-2018
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: 620 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lincoln, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 177 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 128 (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: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,382 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lincoln)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lincoln)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 224 (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 in Lincoln, NE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lincoln, NE - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 347. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 666 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lincoln, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.3%), and Outside Fires (35.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lincoln, NE
    • 2,67245.3%Structure Fires
    • 2,07335.1%Outside Fires
    • 1,11718.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 360.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lincoln, NE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincoln, Nebraska:

  • Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S 13TH St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508 , Phone: (402) 474-7474, Fax: (402) 474-1847
  • Days Inn Airport, 2920 NW 12TH St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68521 , Phone: (402) 475-3616, Fax: (402) 475-4356
  • Country Inn & Suites, By Carlson, Lincoln Airport, 1301 W Bond Cir, Lincoln, Nebraska 68521 , Phone: (402) 474-2080, Fax: (402) 474-3401
  • Kings Inn Motel, 3510 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504 , Phone: (402) 466-2324
  • Cloverleaf Suites, 200 S 68th Pl, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510 , Phone: (402) 483-4900
  • Town House Extended Stay Hotel, 1744 M St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508 , Phone: (402) 475-3000, Fax: (402) 475-3000
  • Sharon Motel, 1717 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln, Nebraska 68521 , Phone: (402) 475-2691
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 5600 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln, Nebraska 68507 , Phone: (402) 464-5971, Fax: (402) 464-0631
  • 44 other hotels and motels
All 52 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincoln, Nebraska
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lincoln, NE
  • 78.3%Utility gas
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lincoln, NE
  • 52.3%Electricity
  • 44.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood


Lincoln compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lincoln on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 biggest cities in 2013"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #14 (68517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
  • #52 (68508) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #57 (68506) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #95 (68522) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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