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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    B-
  6. Jobs
    A-
  7. Weather
    A+
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    A
Lincoln County is located in Nebraska with a population of 35,433. In Lincoln County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Lincoln County and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$135,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$697
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Lincoln County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    265.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    61.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    16.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    589.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,822.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    170.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Lincoln County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,794
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Lincoln County

Lincoln County Reviews

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Whitetail creek rubs in front if of property. Pheasants, deer, geese,ducks, rabbits, muskrats,small fish, frogs cranes. Beautiful view of sunrises and sunsets.
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Union Pacific Railroad is the biggest employer
That it is trying to expand like the rest of the nation.