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Seward
  • Town in Nebraska

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Seward is a town in Nebraska with a population of 7,667. Seward is in Seward County and is one of the best places to live in Nebraska. Living in Seward offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Seward and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Seward are highly rated.

About

About Seward...
Population
7,667

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$208,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$932
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Seward Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    39
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    39
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    13
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    519.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    21%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in Seward

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$76,755
National
$75,149

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