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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).

  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%
  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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Lincoln what its like.

If your considering moving here, it's kind of like a tale of two cities. Its a nice place to visit, its pretty clean and there are opportunities. I'm a transfer and have... (Read More)



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)



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