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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Lincoln is a city in Nebraska with a population of 283,839. Lincoln is in Lancaster County and is one of the best places to live in Nebraska. Living in Lincoln offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lincoln there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lincoln and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lincoln are highly rated.

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About Lincoln...
Population
283,839

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$169,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$852
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    213.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    110.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    57
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    339.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,255.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    155.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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