Lincoln, Nebraska 

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Population

277,315

+9.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.6%

Median Income

$49,794

Median Home Price

$171,300

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

Local Listings in Lincoln, NE
 $165,000 
7101 Leighton Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1596 SqFt
 $165,000 
7101 Leighton Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1596 SqFt
 $178,900 
2430 SW 16th St
Bed 2 | Bath 3.0 | 1732 SqFt
 $144,900 
5050 Locust St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 808 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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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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 1.54%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lincoln's cost of living is 4.40% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lincoln's Cost of Living

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 9.60%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lincoln is $171,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.04%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Lincoln

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

It's a good time to buy in Lincoln. Home Appreciation is up 5.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Lincoln Real Estate or Find top agents in Lincoln

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Reviews for Lincoln   62 Reviews
Lincoln - for a few, not for most... - 5/7/2019
I grew up in this area and attended undergrad at the University of Nebraska. I moved away after college and only recently was recruited back for a position. As others... Read More

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Keep going West to Colorado!!! - 2/11/2019
I've lived here for 12 years and still struggle to fully understand the vibe here. It's somewhere between the "good 'ol boy" system and an insecure desire to be more... Read More

Don't move here if you have no connections here - 2/3/2019
I lived in Lincoln in 2018 for an internship. Overall, I wanted to like it, but ended up becoming depressed. But I'll say what I like/admire about it before going into... 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 NE
$165,000
7101 Leighton Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$178,900
2430 SW 16th St
Bed 2 | Bath 3.0 |

$144,900
5050 Locust St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$164,900
1732 Ryons St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$149,900
6401 Aylesworth Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$139,900
2754 Cable Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

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