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Lincoln Nebraska Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Lincoln Nebraska metro area was $59,344 in 2016, the latest figures available. Lincoln median household income is $2,417 higher than the median Nebraska household income and $1,727 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Lincoln median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Lincoln are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lincoln Nebraska

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Nebraska $56,927 +2.22% +7.40%
Lincoln $59,344 +8.52% +10.12%

Trends in Lincoln, NE Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $59,344, the median household income for Lincoln was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Lincoln, Nebraska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lincoln

Date US Nebraska Lincoln
2016 $57,617 $56,927 $59,344
2015 $56,480 $55,691 $54,684
2014 $54,398 $53,414 $52,765
2013 $53,838 $53,004 $53,890
2012 $53,701 $53,024 $52,966
2011 $53,879 $53,659 $52,613
2010 $55,093 $53,289 $55,142
2009 $56,180 $52,976 $53,620
2008 $58,000 $55,396 $58,620
2007 $58,736 $54,505 $56,997
2006 $57,677 $54,133 $57,748
2005 $56,832 $53,891 $57,799

Lincoln Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lincoln was $76,474 in 2016. Compared to the median Nebraska family income, Lincoln median family income is $2,986 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Lincoln will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Lincoln Nebraska

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Nebraska $73,488 +2.16% +10.12%
Lincoln $76,474 +1.32% +8.21%

Trends in Lincoln, NE Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $76,474, the median family income for Lincoln was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Lincoln, Nebraska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lincoln

Date US Nebraska Lincoln
2016 $71,062 $73,488 $76,474
2015 $69,122 $71,936 $75,478
2014 $66,820 $67,033 $70,784
2013 $65,977 $66,732 $70,671
2012 $65,363 $66,320 $70,496
2011 $65,564 $67,737 $69,579
2010 $66,721 $66,944 $70,347
2009 $68,329 $67,233 $71,954
2008 $70,638 $69,190 $76,117
2007 $70,813 $67,819 $73,172
2006 $69,670 $67,782 $74,480
2005 $68,618 $67,685 $74,811

Lincoln Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lincoln was $30,371 in 2016. Compared to the median Nebraska per capita income, Lincoln median per capita income is $461 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Lincoln will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lincoln Nebraska

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Nebraska $29,910 +1.85% +7.14%
Lincoln $30,371 +4.60% +9.13%

Trends in Lincoln, NE Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $30,371, the per capita income for Lincoln was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Lincoln, Nebraska, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lincoln

Date US Nebraska Lincoln
2016 $31,128 $29,910 $30,371
2015 $30,358 $29,366 $29,034
2014 $29,288 $27,825 $27,880
2013 $29,041 $27,917 $27,830
2012 $28,558 $27,435 $28,063
2011 $28,494 $27,998 $27,978
2010 $28,687 $27,239 $27,722
2009 $29,542 $27,549 $27,793
2008 $30,755 $28,150 $28,367
2007 $30,894 $27,983 $29,472
2006 $30,078 $27,675 $28,396
2005 $30,768 $28,125 $29,483