Lincoln (zip 68505), Nebraska 

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Population

17,312

+14.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$50,818

Median Home Price

$166,700

Best Places to Live in Lincoln (zip 68505), Nebraska

Capital city/College town - Southeast Nebraska along I-80, 60 miles southwest of Omaha. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 68505 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
College town amenities
Educated population
Stable economy
Cons
Harsh climate
Crime rates
Outdoor recreation
 $110,000 
435 N 70th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1008 SqFt
 $160,000 
315 W Rio Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1080 SqFt
 $209,900 
2221 Ammon Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1877 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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City: Lincoln
Zip Codes: Lincoln (zip 68505)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1189 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lincoln (zip 68505) is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lincoln (zip 68505) jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lincoln (zip 68505)'s cost of living is 12.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lincoln (zip 68505)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 68505 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Lancaster county voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2016. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lincoln (zip 68505)'s population is 17,312 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 14.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lincoln (zip 68505) is $166,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lincoln (zip 68505) 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 (zip 68505). More Education



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