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Lincoln County, Nebraska; Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska; Buffalo County, Nebraska; Platte County, Nebraska; Douglas County, Nebraska; Lancaster County, Nebraska

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Table

Lincoln County, Nebraska
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska
Buffalo County, Nebraska
Platte County, Nebraska
Douglas County, Nebraska
Lancaster County, Nebraska
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
34,133
35,745
50,339
34,241
585,008
324,514
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
34,133
35,745
50,339
34,241
585,008
324,514
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
34,676
36,084
50,084
34,296
584,526
322,608
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.6%
-0.9%
0.5%
-0.2%
0.1%
0.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 34,676 36,084 50,084 34,296 584,526 322,608
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 36,288 36,970 46,102 32,237 517,110 285,407
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
6.3%
6.1%
6.9%
6.9%
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.5%
24.8%
23.0%
26.4%
25.3%
22.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.6%
19.7%
15.8%
17.8%
13.8%
14.9%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
51.0%
49.8%
49.0%
50.3%
49.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.8%
92.3%
94.6%
93.7%
79.7%
86.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.3%
1.2%
1.3%
1.7%
11.4%
4.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.2%
3.9%
0.8%
2.1%
1.3%
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.9%
0.9%
1.4%
1.2%
4.4%
4.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
1.6%
1.7%
1.2%
3.0%
3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.8%
25.2%
9.9%
22.2%
13.5%
7.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
86.5%
70.6%
85.8%
74.6%
68.1%
80.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 2,577 2,110 2,437 1,527 28,694 14,600
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 3.0% 3.7% 4.5% 10.3% 10.0% 8.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 16,549 16,479 21,173 14,264 248,387 137,706
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 67.5% 66.7% 66.2% 71.8% 62.1% 59.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $153,200 $130,400 $185,300 $159,500 $180,000 $190,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,273 $1,250 $1,460 $1,248 $1,527 $1,438
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $539 $493 $573 $490 $637 $574
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $763 $805 $797 $742 $960 $873
Building permits, 2021 88 9 207 90 3,420 2,546
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 14,765 14,657 19,016 13,173 221,451 126,666
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.32 2.39 2.49 2.49 2.50 2.39
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 83.7% 84.8% 78.9% 88.3% 84.5% 79.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 5.4% 12.3% 8.3% 16.9% 15.4% 11.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 91.3% 87.9% 91.9% 89.2% 92.3% 94.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 85.3% 78.8% 86.7% 82.3% 87.4% 89.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 93.6% 88.7% 92.0% 90.0% 90.8% 93.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 21.6% 23.1% 33.8% 23.4% 40.2% 39.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 9.6% 9.6% 8.3% 7.0% 7.3% 7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.5%
11.5%
9.5%
10.1%
10.3%
8.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 65.5% 63.6% 71.8% 69.4% 70.5% 70.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 59.5% 58.5% 68.1% 64.4% 66.4% 66.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 92,263 72,754 154,166 54,611 1,578,397 761,138
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D 385,662 678,243 295,539 7,151,088 2,890,677
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 88,532 69,365 D 66,954 3,836,096 908,778
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 704,483 571,311 1,018,744 557,525 9,991,195 4,810,329
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $19,958 $15,793 $20,622 $16,780 $17,806 $15,325
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 14.8 13.5 16.1 13.6 19.7 19.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $59,995 $53,433 $63,513 $60,878 $66,600 $62,464
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $31,256 $28,770 $30,605 $30,822 $36,303 $33,382
Persons in poverty, percent
9.4%
12.4%
9.5%
6.6%
9.8%
9.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 1,037 1,044 1,695 1,026 16,028 8,721
Total employment, 2020 11,454 12,468 23,086 16,013 326,958 146,580
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 460,103 485,703 939,958 700,693 17,627,442 6,711,551
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.6% 2.1% 0.5% -4.7% 1.3% 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 2,205 2,522 3,940 2,428 40,069 22,493
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 921 817 1,641 944 12,407 6,896
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 486 402 847 S 6,795 3,792
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 113 102 168 112 2,163 1,014
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 38 28 30 933 369
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 708 632 1,435 S 9,861 5,644
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 35 108 45 655 367
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 689 610 1,280 S 9,814 5,489
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 13.5 48.8 51.7 50.9 1,790.8 385.2
Population per square mile, 2010 14.2 50.0 47.6 47.8 1,574.4 340.8
Land area in square miles, 2020 2,564.14 739.61 968.22 674.05 326.41 837.56
Land area in square miles, 2010 2,564.07 739.40 968.11 674.06 328.46 837.55
FIPS Code 31111 31157 31019 31141 31055 31109
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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