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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 $58,506 in 2018, the latest figures available. Lincoln median household income is $1,060 lower than the median Nebraska household income and $3,431 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Lincoln median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Lincoln are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lincoln Nebraska

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Nebraska $59,566 -3.04% +2.19%
Lincoln $58,506 -4.90% +2.22%

Trends in Lincoln, NE Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lincoln is $58,506. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $62,098 and is now $3,592 (5.78%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Lincoln, Nebraska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lincoln

Date US Nebraska Lincoln
2018 $61,937 $59,566 $58,506
2017 $61,807 $61,432 $61,521
2016 $60,291 $59,569 $62,098
2015 $59,116 $58,290 $57,236
2014 $56,969 $55,938 $55,259
2013 $56,415 $55,540 $56,469
2012 $56,288 $55,578 $55,518
2011 $56,507 $56,277 $55,179
2010 $57,762 $55,871 $57,814
2009 $58,921 $55,561 $56,237
2008 $60,829 $58,098 $61,479
2007 $61,601 $57,163 $59,777

Lincoln Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lincoln was $80,025 in 2018. Compared to the median Nebraska family income, Lincoln median family income is $4,035 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Lincoln will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Lincoln Nebraska

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Nebraska $75,990 -1.24% +0.92%
Lincoln $80,025 +0.28% +1.30%

Trends in Lincoln, NE Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $80,025, the median family income for Lincoln was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Lincoln, Nebraska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lincoln

Date US Nebraska Lincoln
2018 $76,401 $75,990 $80,025
2017 $75,692 $76,943 $79,803
2016 $74,360 $76,899 $80,023
2015 $72,348 $75,294 $79,000
2014 $69,978 $70,201 $74,130
2013 $69,134 $69,925 $74,053
2012 $68,512 $69,514 $73,892
2011 $68,763 $71,041 $72,973
2010 $69,953 $70,188 $73,755
2009 $71,663 $70,514 $75,465
2008 $74,083 $72,565 $79,830
2007 $74,267 $71,127 $76,741

Lincoln Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lincoln was $30,746 in 2018. Compared to the median Nebraska per capita income, Lincoln median per capita income is $1,025 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Lincoln will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lincoln Nebraska

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Nebraska $31,771 +0.32% +3.36%
Lincoln $30,746 -3.20% +1.17%

Trends in Lincoln, NE Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lincoln is $30,746. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $31,781 and is now $1,035 (3.26%) lower.

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lincoln

Date US Nebraska Lincoln
2018 $33,831 $31,771 $30,746
2017 $33,187 $31,669 $31,762
2016 $32,573 $31,298 $31,781
2015 $31,775 $30,737 $30,389
2014 $30,672 $29,140 $29,197
2013 $30,431 $29,253 $29,162
2012 $29,934 $28,757 $29,414
2011 $29,884 $29,364 $29,342
2010 $30,077 $28,559 $29,066
2009 $30,984 $28,893 $29,149
2008 $32,255 $29,523 $29,751
2007 $32,400 $29,348 $30,910