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Lincoln newcomers are young, White adults with higher rates of poverty
- The influx of young people may be attributable to Lincoln’s multiple post-secondary institutions.
- Approximately 70% of newcomers to Lincoln were White non-Hispanic/Latinx.
- The proportion of White non-Hispanic/Latinx newcomers has remained steady since 2011.
Newcomers to Lincoln have twice the percentage of people living below the poverty threshold (28%) than those who have lived in Lincoln longer than one year (13%).1
1. In 2018, the poverty threshold was $25,465 for a family of four that included two related children less than 18 years of age.