Lincoln, Nebraska 

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Population

277,348

44% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$49,794

Avg. Home Price

$175,100

Best Places to Live in Lincoln, Nebraska

Capital city/College town - Southeast Nebraska along I-80, 60 miles southwest of Omaha
Pros
-College town amenities
-Educated population
-Stable economy
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Crime rates
-Outdoor recreation

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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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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Nebraska
County: Lancaster County
Metro Area: Lincoln Metro Area
City: Lincoln
Zip Codes: 68516, 68521, 68506, 68502, 68510, 68504, 68505, 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 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lincoln jobs have increased by 0.33%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lincoln's cost of living is 4.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lincoln's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lincoln's population is 277,348 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 44.47%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lincoln is $175,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.04%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Lincoln

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Reviews for Lincoln   57 Reviews
Lincoln what its like. - 7/24/2016
If your considering moving here, it's kind of like a tale of two cities. Its a nice place to visit, its pretty clean and there are opportunities. I'm a transfer and have... Read More

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A review after 15 years of residency - 5/26/2016
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 - 7/19/2015
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


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