Latest Data (2015)
Population 277,348
Nationwide Rank 72

Quick Facts

Lincoln, Nebraska is the 72nd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Lincoln, Nebraska is a city.

Lincoln, Nebraska is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Lincoln had its largest population ever.

Lincoln, Nebraska is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 74% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lincoln, Nebraska Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
66 Cincinnati, Ohio -9.8%
67 Henderson, Nevada 59.3%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 24.8%
69 Plano, Texas 26.4%
70 Newark, New Jersey 3.4%
71 Toledo, Ohio -10.8%
72 Lincoln, Nebraska 21.8%
73 Orlando, Florida 39.1%
74 Chula Vista, California 51.3%
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 10.1%
76 Chandler, Arizona 45.2%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 2.5%
78 Buffalo, New York -11.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 277,348 72
2014 272,996 72
2013 268,738 72
2012 265,404 72
2011 262,195 71
2010 258,379 72
2009 254,001 74
2008 250,939 75
2007 247,789 74
2006 244,653 73
2005 242,009 74
2004 239,417 75
2003 237,356 75
2002 233,737 76
2001 230,400 76
2000 227,701 77
1990 192,722 82
1980 171,932 81
1970 149,518 91
1960 128,521 96
1900 40,169 91
1890 55,154 52