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Lancaster County, NE Public Records

District Court
575 S 10th St
Lincoln, NE 68508-2810 lancaster.ne.gov/districtcourt/in...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 402-441-7328
F: 402-441-6190
Jurisdiction: Felony, Some Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $53,000, Civil Matters
Restricted Records: No mental health or grand jury records released
Although the District Court has concurrent jurisdiction with County Court, it primarily hears all felony criminal cases, equity cases, and civil cases involving more than $53,000.
Lancaster County Court
575 S 10th St, 2nd Fl
Lincoln, NE 68508 supremecourt.nebraska.gov/cc/clerks
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 402-441-7291
F: 402-441-6056
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $53,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Juvenile, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No adoption records released

Lancaster County, NE Vital Records

Contact the Lancaster County Office of the Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Lancaster County
Register of Deeds
lancaster.ne.gov/assessor/index.htm
7:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 402-441-7463
Fax: 402-441-3023
Recorded Documents

Lancaster County Vital Certificates

Lancaster County Vital Certificates

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Lancaster County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 838.88 sq mi
Population (2009): 281,531
  • Females: 50.0%
  • White: 90.6%
  • Black/African American: 3.7%
  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 5.0%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 86.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): 31,240
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 5.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 8.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 10.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 90.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 32.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.40
Housing Units (2000): 104,217
Homeownership Rate (2000): 60.5%
Migration Flow to Lancaster County, NE from (2007-2008):

Lancaster County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $7,952,098
  • Construction: $445,684
  • Retail Trade: $492,636
  • Professional and Technical Services: $601,476
  • Healthcare: $1,041,471
  • Banking: $624,786
  • Retail Trade: $492,636
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $193,462
  • Manufacturing: $895,499
  • Farms: $18,541
  • Government: $1,759,933
Employed (2000): 139,561
Unemployed (2000): 5,257
Unemployment Rate (2009): 4.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $35,360
Local Government Employment (2007): 13,581
Local Government Revenue (2007): $764,905 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $889,501 (thou. dol.)

Lancaster County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 4,170
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.2
Deaths (2007): 1,766
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 28
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.7

Lancaster County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1,308
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 6
  • Forcible rape: 116
  • Robbery: 217
  • Aggravated Assault: 969
Property Crimes (2008): 10,855
  • Burglary: 1,690
  • Larceny-Theft: 8,805
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 360

Lancaster County Genealogy Records