Best Places to Live

Lincoln, NE

Population: 269,726
LIV
SCORE
620
Kevin Young

Home to the University of Nebraska, the state capital of Lincoln has appeared four times on the Best Cities to Live list. Festivals, highly rated restaurants, nightspots and a bustling downtown help to make quality of life exciting, and this Midwestern community has 125 parks, three major hospitals and is strong in economic sectors like education, finance, government, insurance, IT, railroads, telecommunications and truck transport.


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Lincoln, NE Ranking Data

Civic
61
Demographics
43
Economy
48
Education
61
Health
68
Housing
67
Infrastructure
45