Lincoln, Nebraska 

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Population

277,315

+9.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.6%

Median Income

$49,794

Median Home Price

$180,600

Best Places to Live in Lincoln, Nebraska

Capital city/College town - Southeast Nebraska along I-80, 60 miles southwest of Omaha. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Lincoln, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
College town amenities
Educated population
Stable economy
Cons
Harsh climate
Crime rates
Outdoor recreation
 $270,000 
3201 N 90th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2116 SqFt
 $247,000 
4675 W Mary Louise Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2336 SqFt
 $210,000 
7931 Vegas Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1864 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Nebraska
County: Lancaster County
Metro Area: Lincoln Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Lincoln
Zip Codes: 68516, 68521, 68506, 68502, 68510, 68505, 68504, 68503, 68508, 68507, 19 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1189 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lincoln is 2.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lincoln jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lincoln's cost of living is 10.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lincoln's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Lincoln, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Lancaster county voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2016. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lincoln's population is 277,315 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lincoln is $180,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lincoln public schools spend $11,196 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Lincoln. More Education



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Housing Market in Lincoln

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Reviews for Lincoln   66 Reviews
Friendly city on-par drivrs compared 2 other citys - 9/16/2020
I grew up in Lincoln. As a child I have nothing but fond memories of this city. I moved around a few times, places including Crete, and Omaha. Lincoln gives you the best... Read More

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Nice Place to Retire To - 6/8/2020
I've lived in Lincoln for 7 years and love it. Communities are safe, and if you forget to close your garage door, neighbors will call you. There are lots of trails that... Read More

DEFINITELY not for everyone... - 4/15/2020
I lived in Lincoln for 4 years and can honestly say that I never felt accepted into the community. I moved here from Wichita and thought Lincoln would be the right kind... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LINCOLN, NEBRASKA
68516, 68521, 68506, 68502, 68510, 68505, 68504, 68503, 68508, 68507, 19 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN LINCOLN
$270,000
3201 N 90th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$247,000
4675 W Mary Louise Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$210,000
7931 Vegas Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$341,950
700 N 105th St
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$169,000
639 S 32nd St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$245,050
4130 W Marti Cir
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$459,900
9620 Persimmon Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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