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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 $61,539 in 2019, the latest figures available. Lincoln median household income is $1,690 lower than the median Nebraska household income and $4,173 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Lincoln median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Lincoln are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lincoln Nebraska

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Nebraska $63,229 +4.26% +4.26%
Lincoln $61,539 +3.31% -2.66%

Trends in Lincoln, NE Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lincoln is $61,539. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $63,223 and is now $1,684 (2.66%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Lincoln, Nebraska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lincoln

Date US Nebraska Lincoln
2019 $65,712 $63,229 $61,539
2018 $63,059 $60,646 $59,566
2017 $62,927 $62,545 $62,636
2016 $61,383 $60,648 $63,223
2015 $60,187 $59,347 $58,274
2014 $58,001 $56,951 $56,260
2013 $57,437 $56,546 $57,492
2012 $57,307 $56,584 $56,523
2011 $57,531 $57,297 $56,179
2010 $58,809 $56,884 $58,862
2009 $59,988 $56,567 $57,255

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Lincoln Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lincoln was $82,049 in 2019. Compared to the median Nebraska family income, Lincoln median family income is $1,987 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Lincoln will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Lincoln Nebraska

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Nebraska $80,062 +3.48% +2.26%
Lincoln $82,049 +0.70% +0.71%

Trends in Lincoln, NE Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $82,049, the median family income for Lincoln was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Lincoln, Nebraska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lincoln

Date US Nebraska Lincoln
2019 $80,944 $80,062 $82,049
2018 $77,786 $77,367 $81,475
2017 $77,064 $78,337 $81,249
2016 $75,707 $78,291 $81,473
2015 $73,660 $76,659 $80,433
2014 $71,246 $71,473 $75,473
2013 $70,386 $71,192 $75,395
2012 $69,752 $70,773 $75,229
2011 $70,009 $72,328 $74,296
2010 $71,221 $71,460 $75,092
2009 $72,962 $71,791 $76,832

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Lincoln Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lincoln was $34,273 in 2019. Compared to the median Nebraska per capita income, Lincoln median per capita income is $1,001 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Lincoln will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lincoln Nebraska

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Nebraska $33,272 +2.86% +4.42%
Lincoln $34,273 +9.49% +5.92%

Trends in Lincoln, NE Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $34,273, the per capita income for Lincoln was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lincoln

Date US Nebraska Lincoln
2019 $35,672 $33,272 $34,273
2018 $34,444 $32,347 $31,303
2017 $33,788 $32,242 $32,337
2016 $33,163 $31,865 $32,356
2015 $32,351 $31,294 $30,940
2014 $31,228 $29,668 $29,726
2013 $30,982 $29,783 $29,690
2012 $30,476 $29,278 $29,947
2011 $30,425 $29,896 $29,874
2010 $30,622 $29,077 $29,592
2009 $31,545 $29,417 $29,677

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