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Lancaster County, Nebraska Facts

Facts
State Nebraska
Land area 837.6 square miles
Population Density 340.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 297,036
Population change 4.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 23.1%
65 and over 11.7%
Females 49.9%
White 88.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.4
Asian 3.9%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 3.8%
Native American 0.9%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 94%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 36.1%
Veterans 19,683
Households and Housing
Households 115,237
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 78.3%
Median household income $51,574
The per capita income $27,141
Live below the poverty line. 15.2%
housing units 123,270
Multi-unit structures 30%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $148,600
Residents owning their homes. 60.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 24,564
Women-owned firms 27.5%
Asian-owned firms 2.4%
Hispanic-owned firms 2%
Black-owned firms 1.6%
Native American-owned firms 0.4%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,662,691
Retail sales per capita $13,351
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $2,729,850