Best Places to Live

Lincoln, NE

Population: 269,726
LIV
SCORE
608
Photo courtesy of Downtown Lincoln

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.

Lincoln, NE Ranking Data

Civic
53
Demographics
43
Economy
61
Education
57
Health
69
Housing
76
Infrastructure
61