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2019 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 3.20%.
- Lincoln unemployment rate is 2.60%.

Economy
 Omaha, NELincoln, NEUnited States
 3.2%2.6%3.9%
 1.9%1.5%1.6%
 30.2%31.1%33.5%
 6.8%7.2%7.3%
 Income Taxes0.06840.06840.046
 $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    111 Reviews
we don't coast - 1/21/2019
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Negative stars if I could - 7/14/2018
If I could give negative stars not just for Omaha but the whole entire state of nebraska I definitely would. The only reason people are saying good things about nebraska... Read More

Omaha has been a great place to live thus far - 3/21/2018
I moved to Omaha from Southern California in November of 2017. Housing is more affordable, food is more affordable, gas is more affordable, commute to work decreased... Read More

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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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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