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2020 Compare Cities Economy:
Omaha, NE vs Lincoln, NE

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Highlights
- Household income in Lincoln, is 1% less than it is in Omaha and is 9% below the National Average.
- Omaha unemployment rate is 3.50%.
- Lincoln unemployment rate is 3.00%.


Economy
 Omaha, NELincoln, NEUnited States
 3.5%3.0%3.7%
 1.9%1.5%1.6%
 30.2%31.1%33.5%
 7.0%7.0%6.2%
 6.8%6.8%4.6%
     $30,222$28,839$31,177
 $53,789$53,089$57,652
 $71,087$71,756$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 Omaha, NELincoln, NEUnited States
 11.9%11.1%11.5%
 4.5%5.0%4.8%
 10.0%11.2%9.7%
 10.6%10.3%9.3%
 9.4%9.2%8.5%
 8.1%8.5%7.7%
 10.4%10.8%9.9%
 12.1%12.2%12.3%
 13.1%14.1%14.1%
 5.0%3.9%5.8%
 4.9%3.7%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 Omaha, NELincoln, NEUnited States
 15.2%14.9%15.1%
 5.9%5.9%5.6%
 2.1%2.1%1.7%
 1.2%1.3%1.1%
 5.8%8.0%6.0%
 2.0%2.1%2.0%
 6.4%5.3%5.9%
 2.4%2.4%2.4%
 1.4%1.8%2.2%
 5.9%6.3%5.8%
 3.8%3.3%3.9%
 3.7%3.7%3.7%
 25.5%24.1%23.5%
 0.3%0.3%0.7%
 7.5%7.0%8.2%
 11.0%11.5%12.2%

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Reviews for Omaha    119 Reviews
Weather is nasty and the taxes are too high - 5/26/2020
The weather is nasty. It can snow from October through April. Winter can be bitterly cold. Only time of year the weather is nice in the summer. Taxes are too high.... Read More

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Nothing that stands out or wows you - 5/25/2020
Pros: - Great place for a family with school-age kids - Relatively safe crime-wise, compared to most cities this size. - Economy is relatively stable compared to... Read More

Feels like home - 4/3/2020
I moved to Omaha in 2017 from Fayetteville,Arkansas. It has been a great choice for us. Pro- The neighborhoods. There is such a varietyneighborhoods with very distinct... Read More

Reviews for Lincoln    65 Reviews
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

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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

A good place to raise a family - 2/23/2020
I have lived in Lincoln for more than forty years. Property taxes are high, but the school system is excellent. Altogether a very livable place, and a great town to... Read More

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ZIPS IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA
68104, 68107, 68116, 68134, 68164, 68135, 68137, 68144, 68105, 68154, 28 total
ZIPS IN LINCOLN, NEBRASKA
68516, 68521, 68506, 68502, 68510, 68505, 68504, 68503, 68508, 68507, 19 total

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