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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Lincoln, Nebraska is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Lincoln, Nebraska is more expensive.

Overall, Lincoln, Nebraska cost of living is 90.50.

  COST OF LIVINGLincoln, NebraskaUnited States
  Overall  91100
  Grocery  95.2100
  Health  94100
  Housing  77100
  Utilities  107100
  Transportation  102100
  Miscellaneous  93100


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Lincoln, Nebraska
The economy here has always been good. Even during the 2008 crash, we didn't really feel it. I'm sure some people would disagree with me, but being in what USED to be... (read more)
Great Place to Live and Work
I am originally from Chicago, Illinois and currently living in Lincoln, Nebraska home of the Big Red Cornhuskers. My transition from a large metropolitan city like... (read more)
public transportation
Public transportation is really bad in Lincoln, NE. They operate from 6:30AM to 5:15PM Mon-Sat ONLY. The city of Lincoln have the notion that people that have to or... (read more)
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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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