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-College town amenities
-Educated population
-Stable economy


-Harsh climate
-Crime rates
-Outdoor recreation

What Bert Has To Say About Lincoln Metro Area

As the capital and higher education center of the state, Lincoln is a livable, small city with a diverse economy. The largest employers include state government, the University of Nebraska, Goodyear, and smaller businesses in printing, insurance, and pharmaceutical manufacturing. The university dominates the landscape and the economy, adding 22,000 students and a healthy set of college-town amenities. It is a major sports draw for the entire state and a larger region of the Midwest, particularly during football season. There are two other small private colleges.


Quick Facts About Lincoln

    The unemployment rate in Lincoln is 2.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lincoln jobs have Increased by 1.02 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lincoln's cost of living is 9.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Lincoln's population is 259,218 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.57 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Lincoln is $131,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.50 percent.
    Lincoln public schools spend $11,705 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Lincoln.

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A review after 15 years of residency
I moved to Lincoln 15 years ago after having lived in several places throughout the country due to military service including Upstate NY, Asheville, NC, Orlando, FL, El... (read more)
why all the haters
I don't know so many of teh people on here are complaining about Lincoln. I think it is biased. Just the fancy people who know how to use the interweb hate it here. ... (read more)
Honest review from a different perspective
Lincoln is a unique place as it is a college town yet still suffers from severe cultural incompetency and outright ignorance against anyone who isn't caucasian and... (read more)
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