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Poverty and Race – Number

The number of persons in poverty decreased or stayed the same among most racial/ethnic groups in Lincoln from 2018 to 2019
  • The number of persons in poverty decreased in the past year among Asian and White non-Latino/a/Hispanic groups.
  • The number of Latino/a/Hispanic people in poverty stayed about the same from 2018 (4,305 persons) to 2019 (4,373 persons).
  • Despite the lowest rate of poverty among racial/ethnic groups, most individuals in poverty in Lincoln are White non-Latino/a/Hispanic (21,680 persons in 2019).
  • No estimates were provided for the 2019 number or percent of Black or African Americans in poverty in Lincoln.