In 2018, Lancaster County, NE had a population of 317k people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $57,650. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lancaster County, NE grew from 314,358 to 317,272, a 0.927% increase and its median household income declined from $59,306 to $57,650, a -2.79% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lancaster County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.7%), White (Hispanic) (4.92%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.02%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.87%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%). N/A% of the people in Lancaster County, NE speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lancaster County, NE are University of Nebraska-Lincoln (5,641 degrees awarded in 2017), Southeast Community College Area (1,600 degrees), and Doane University-Graduate and Professional Studies (567 degrees).
The median property value in Lancaster County, NE is $184,100, and the homeownership rate is 59.9%. Most people in Lancaster County, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lancaster County, NE is 2 cars per household.