Lincoln, Nebraska 

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Economy in Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln has an unemployment rate of 2.6%. The US average is 3.9%.

Lincoln has seen the job market increase by 1.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.1%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Lincoln
- The Sales Tax Rate for Lincoln is 7.2%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Lincoln is 6.8%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Lincoln
- The average income of a Lincoln resident is $26,574 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Lincoln resident is $49,794 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYLincoln, NebraskaUnited States
  2.6%3.9%
  1.5%1.6%
  31.1%33.5%
  7.2%7.3%
  6.8%4.6%
  $28,839$31,177
  $53,089$57,652
  $71,756$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.9%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  5.9%6.2%
  9.7%10.4%
  2.0%2.7%
  11.5%11.6%
  3.2%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  2.3%2.1%
  6.5%4.7%
  1.2%1.9%
  5.7%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.7%4.3%
  13.0%9.3%
  13.9%13.8%
  1.9%2.2%
  7.5%7.4%
  4.3%4.9%
  5.9%4.8%
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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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