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The 2014 Lincoln, Nebraska, population is 259,218. There are 2,909 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Lincoln, Nebraska

The median age is 31.9. The US median is 37.2. 48.35% of people in Lincoln, Nebraska, are married. 11.14% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.37 people. 34.20% of people are married, with children. 15.96% have children, but are single.

Race in Lincoln, Nebraska

87.75% of people are white, 3.98% are black, 3.99% are asian, 0.71% are native american, and 0.89% claim 'Other'.

6.21% of the people in Lincoln, Nebraska, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 93.79% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLELincoln, NebraskaUnited States
  Population  259,218309,138,711
  Population - 2010  258,379308,745,538
  Population - 2000  228,252285,036,114
  Population - 1990  194,640251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  33.18%22.69%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  13.57%8.46%
  Pop. Density  2,90988
  Land Area  89.1143,531,905.42
  Water Area  1.247264,836.79
  Median Age  31.937.2
  Female Population  49.94%50.83%
  Male Population  50.06%49.18%
  Age 0 to 4  7.13%6.51%
  Age 5 to 9  6.50%6.57%
  Age 10 to 14  5.61%6.68%
  Age 15 to 17  3.38%4.17%
  Age 18 to 20  6.62%4.45%
  Age 21 to 24  9.29%5.52%
  Age 25 to 34  15.74%13.32%
  Age 35 to 44  11.98%13.34%
  Age 45 to 54  12.40%14.44%
  Age 55 to 59  5.69%6.37%
  Age 60 to 64  4.85%5.48%
  Age 65 to 74  5.48%7.12%
  Age 75 to 84  3.64%4.25%
  Age 85 and over  1.68%1.78%
  White  87.75%74.17%
  Black  3.98%12.56%
  Asian  3.99%4.81%
  Native American  0.71%0.82%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.08%0.17%
  Other  0.89%4.79%
  Two or More Races  2.59%2.68%
  Hispanic  6.21%16.35%
  Non-Hispanic  93.79%83.65%
  Households  103,866115,226,802
  Family Households  61,84876,595,548
  Non Family Households  42,01838,631,254
  Household Size  2.372.61
  Married Population  48.35%51.40%
  Single Population  51.65%48.60%
  Now Married  47.10%49.23%
  Married but Separated  1.25%2.17%
  Never Married  36.20%31.83%
  Widowed  4.31%6.02%
  Divorced  11.14%10.75%
  Married, w/children  34.20%32.53%
  Married, no children  42.21%41.14%
  Single, w/children  15.96%16.88%
  Single, no children  7.64%9.45%


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Lack of entertainment and progression
The population stats are off. The 2010 census stated that Lincoln's population was 258,379. Anyhow, I think Lincoln is a decent place to live. It is extremely safe, is a... (read more)
I gotta get out of this place!
I moved to Lincoln 2 years ago from Oregon. I totally agree with some of the comments I read. I will leave as soon as my son finishes high school in 2013 and I am... (read more)
Lincoln - living
This is very true, there is not much to do here in Lincoln and there are way too many bars downtown(full of uppity UNL students-I used to work nights serving theses... (read more)
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A review after 15 years of residency
I moved to Lincoln 15 years ago after having lived in several places throughout the country due to military service including Upstate NY, Asheville, NC, Orlando, FL, El... (read more)
why all the haters
I don't know so many of teh people on here are complaining about Lincoln. I think it is biased. Just the fancy people who know how to use the interweb hate it here. ... (read more)
Honest review from a different perspective
Lincoln is a unique place as it is a college town yet still suffers from severe cultural incompetency and outright ignorance against anyone who isn't caucasian and... (read more)
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