Lincoln County is located in central Nebraska. The County Seat is North Platte and the largest city is North Platte. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.lincoln.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 35,815 and the 2010 census population was 36,288. The land area is 2,564.07 square miles and there are 14.2 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 91.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $112,800, there are 15,067 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,188, the median household income is $48,158, and 11.4% of the persons in Lincoln County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,811. Retail sales (in $1000) were $634,917, and sales per capita were $17,911. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.9%.
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