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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+
Cedar County is located in Nebraska with a population of 8,561. Cedar County is one of the best places to live in Nebraska. In Cedar County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Cedar County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Cedar County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$113,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$621
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Cedar County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    109.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    109.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Cedar County

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,208
National
$55,322

Cedar County Reviews

3 reviews
There is not a lot of variety of stores or shops in this area. Most people go to the larger cities to get what they need.
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There are not a lot of options to choose from and not much for variety and decent hours
there is not a lot of opportunities for young adults just starting out in the work force and even less for high school students