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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 53
Demographics 43
Economy 61
Education 57
Health 69
Housing 76
Infrastructure 61

#48. Lincoln, NE

There are those who might dismiss Lincoln as just another boring Midwestern city. Let them. It gives more Lincoln to those of us who know why it’s a Top 100 Best Place to Live. The city’s refined restaurants, trendy shopping centers and historic sites are just some of the things residents enjoy. City leaders have done a wonderful job of promoting their city to the younger set, which has companies interested in setting up shop and consistently raises the economy in Lincoln, which is anchored by manufacturing, energy and schools.

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