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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B+
Central City is a town in Nebraska with a population of 2,903. Central City is in Merrick County. Living in Central City offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Central City and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Central City are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$76,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$547
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Central City 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
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    34.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    68.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    34.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    274.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    34.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Central City

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,929
National
$55,322

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