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Race Equity Trends:
Housing and Neighborhoods


Disparities exist in poverty and housing-related measures by race and ethnicity in Lincoln. The incidence of poverty and related measures – such as food insecurity, lack of health insurance, and housing cost burdentend to be higher for Lincoln residents of color than for White residents. Lower incomes influence where people live. On average, groups with lower incomes and higher poverty are more likely to reside in older housing and substandard rental housing. Greater incidence of poverty is also related to greater likelihood that people of color in Lincoln may experience homelessness.