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The 2016 Lincoln, Nebraska, population is 277,348. There are 3,067 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Lincoln, Nebraska

The median age is 32.1. The US median is 37.4. 47.53% of people in Lincoln, Nebraska, are married. 10.85% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.37 people. 32.37% of people are married, with children. 17.33% have children, but are single.

Race in Lincoln, Nebraska

82.32% of people are white, 4.03% are black, 4.24% are asian, 0.43% are native american, and 0.05% claim 'Other'.

6.68% of the people in Lincoln, Nebraska, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 93.32% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLELincoln, NebraskaUnited States
  Population  277,348321,418,820
  Population - 2010  253,035308,745,538
  Population - 2000  225,581285,036,114
  Population - 1990  191,972251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  44.47%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  22.95%12.76%
  Pop. Density  3,06791
  Land Area  903,531,905
  Water Area  1264,837
  Median Age  32.137.4
  Female Population  50.02%50.81%
  Male Population  49.98%49.19%
  Age 0 to 4  6.99%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  6.66%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  5.84%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  3.25%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  6.55%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  9.38%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  15.35%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  12.03%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  11.73%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  5.71%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  5.19%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  6.06%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  3.54%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  1.74%1.85%
  White  82.32%62.77%
  Black  4.03%12.24%
  Asian  4.24%4.95%
  Native American  0.43%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.08%0.16%
  Other  0.05%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.18%2.13%
  Hispanic  6.68%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  93.32%83.10%
  Households  106,512116,211,000
  Family Households  62,84976,958,100
  Non Family Households  43,66339,253,000
  Household Size  2.372.63
  Married Population  47.53%50.58%
  Single Population  52.47%49.42%
  Now Married  46.28%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.25%2.17%
  Never Married  37.26%32.55%
  Widowed  4.36%5.95%
  Divorced  10.85%10.92%
  Married, w/children  32.37%31.68%
  Married, no children  43.25%41.44%
  Single, w/children  17.33%16.94%
  Single, no children  7.05%9.95%


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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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