Individuals and households get their income from three main sources: net earnings by place of residence; dividends, interest, and rent; and transfer payments (for example, Social Security and Unemployment Compensation).
Among Lincoln residents in 2018. . .
- net earnings made up 64 percent of personal income, compared to 66 percent in 2010;
- dividends, interest and rent - income from investments - made up 12 percent of personal income, compared to 12 percent in 2010;
- transfer payments made up 20 percent of personal income, compared to 22 percent in 2010.