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Overview
Population:259,218
Pop. Change:14%
State: Nebraska
Metro Area: Lincoln Metro Area
County: Lancaster County
City:Lincoln
Zip Code:68516, 68521, ... 18 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Lincoln's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Lincoln Metro Area

Profile: Capital city/College town  Location: Southeast Nebraska along I-80, 60 miles southwest of Omaha Elevation: 1189 Time zone: Central Standard Time

PROCON
College town amenitiesHarsh climate
Educated populationCrime rates
Stable economyOutdoor recreation

Interesting Facts about Lincoln, Nebraska

As of 2014, Lincoln's population is 259,218 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.57 percent.

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The median home cost in Lincoln is $131,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Lincoln's cost of living is 9.50% Lower than the U.S. average.

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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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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.


Ranked #8 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Mid-Size Cities)
Ranked #98 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #109 Best Green Cities
Ranked #223 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Lincoln

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Lincoln's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes