Lincoln, NE Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 95,188 housing units in Lincoln. This represents a 20.4% growth from 79,079 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 94,981 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 207 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lincoln is about 57.9%. Lincoln's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.9%. Average household size is 2.36 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lincoln were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.60%
One Bedroom17.70%
Two Bedrooms31%
Three Bedrooms33.50%
Four Bedrooms12.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.63
Median year structure was built1969
Median Value of occupied units$104,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$125,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.99
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$469

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage9.80%
Home Equity Loan10.30%
Simple Mortgage53.40%
Debt Free26.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18%