Lincoln is one of the Midwest’s most livable cities. Our steady economy, family-friendly neighborhoods, low crime rates, growing diversity, world-class health care facilities, vast educational offerings, and commitment to community all fall in line with the Midwestern ideal.
Median real estate prices are below the national average, and homes are available in all types and sizes. Rental properties also are plentiful and affordable, and you’ll never have a long commute in heavy traffic. As for education, Lincoln is home to two universities, four private colleges, and two community colleges in addition to several conveniently located public and private schools.
More than anything, the people of Lincoln are committed to the Midwestern values of trust, honesty, and helpfulness, making it easy to settle in, to get acquainted, and to become an active and valued member of our community.
Education is the key to economic and social success. The people of Lincoln understand the value of education in building better communities, and our city offers access to plenty of public and private schools as well as universities, colleges, and technical schools.
The Center for Studies in College Enrollment ranked the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as one of the “101 Best Values in America’s Colleges and Universities,” while Lincoln Public Schools ranked 2nd in quality of education in an eight-state area of the Midwest. In fact, Lincoln maintains the fourth highest percentage of graduating high school seniors in the nation.
The Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau is a division of the Chamber of Commerce and will make your visit memorable.
Lincoln's health care costs are among the lowest in the nation and according to a study by Milliman & Robertson, Inc. and Nebraska businesses pay among the lowest in employee-paid insurance coverage.
If care is needed, Lincoln has a variety of excellent facilities to help it maintain quality health care programs for the community. Bryan Health (East and West) and Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center provide comprehensive routine, acute hospital care, as well as many specialty services. The Veterans Administration Hospital provides quality care for Lincoln area veterans, and Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital works with rehabilitation patients.
Visit the Lincoln's Specialty Care website for more information on Lincoln health care.