Lincoln employment information

Income per capita$26,574$27,339$28,555
Median household income$49,794$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,040$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,232$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$31,321$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$21,809$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level16.2%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lincoln is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lincoln is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lincoln is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lincoln is 4% higher than the national average.

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Lincoln median earnings by income bracket

Lincoln employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.8%0.9%
Manufacturing sector13.6%1.4%
Financial & insurance services5.1%8.3%
Wholesale & retail services15.5%11.9%
Public administration6.1%5.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%1.5%
Education, health & social services14.2%39.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woodland Hills, NE141$130,938145%
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Yankee Hill, NE270$95,62579%
Waverly, NE3,528$82,81855%
Malcolm, NE352$72,91736%
Lincoln, NE265,811$49,7947%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Henderson, NV266,245$63,83019%
Plano, TX271,166$82,94455%
Buffalo, NY259,959$31,66841%
Jersey City, NJ255,861$58,90710%
Fort Wayne, IN255,784$43,99418%
Lincoln, NE265,811$49,7947%
Source: The Lincoln, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.