Best Places to Live in Nebraska

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Nebraska by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Nebraska is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Nebraska has a population of 1,868,516 and a population density of 24. The capital city is Lincoln and the largest city in Nebraska is Omaha. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Woodland Hills, NEPopulation: 23385A+FA+A+A+B+C
2Papillion, NEPopulation: 19,61885A+A+A+A+BBC
3Gretna, NEPopulation: 4,80785BA+A+A+B+BC
4La Vista, NEPopulation: 16,18585AA+A+ABC+C
5Seward, NEPopulation: 6,93783AA+A+ABC+C
6Chalco, NEPopulation: 10,91683BA+A+ABC+C
7Waverly, NEPopulation: 3,33683C+A+A+A+BC+C
8Bellevue, NEPopulation: 51,29383AA+A+ABC+D+
9Blair, NEPopulation: 7,97983B+A+A+ABC+D
10Woodland Park, NEPopulation: 1,62283A+AA+A+BD+D
11Aurora, NEPopulation: 4,43582AA+A+ABCD+
12Wahoo, NEPopulation: 4,46782B+A+A+AC+C+D+
13Gering, NEPopulation: 8,43182AA+A+AC+CD
14Bennington, NEPopulation: 1,39481CA+A+ABBD
15Sidney, NEPopulation: 6,76881AA+A+AC+CD
16Kearney, NEPopulation: 30,93281A+AAAC+C+D+
17Hickman, NEPopulation: 1,68981D+A+A+ABC+C
18Ralston, NEPopulation: 6,33081A+A+BB+C+C+C
19Columbus, NEPopulation: 22,11081A+A+A+B+C+CD
20Auburn, NEPopulation: 3,45581BA+A+ACD+C
21Holdrege, NEPopulation: 5,49281AA+A+ACD+C
22O'Neill, NEPopulation: 3,68480B+A+A+B+C+D+D
23Wayne, NEPopulation: 5,63080AA+A+ACD+D
24Nenzel, NEPopulation: 3580FC+A+A+A+AD
25Ashland, NEPopulation: 2,26880CA+A+B+C+CC
26Boys Town, NEPopulation: 88180AA+A+A+FCC
27Fremont, NEPopulation: 26,28279AA+ABCCD+
28Lakeview, NEPopulation: 23579CA+A+ABC+D
29Malcolm, NEPopulation: 39879DAA+AB+C+C
30Pierce, NEPopulation: 1,86979C+A+A+AC+DD
31Fort Calhoun, NEPopulation: 66979CA+A+AC+C+D
32Nebraska City, NEPopulation: 7,28779AA+AB+CD+C
33King Lake, NEPopulation: 3279FA+A+A+BAD
34York, NEPopulation: 7,80779AA+AACD+D+
35Milford, NEPopulation: 2,33579CA+A+B+CCC
36Syracuse, NEPopulation: 1,95179CA+A+B+CCC
37Yutan, NEPopulation: 1,22079FA+A+ABCC
38Plattsmouth, NEPopulation: 6,51879BA+AAC+CD+
39West Point, NEPopulation: 3,35679B+A+A+BCDD
40Cozad, NEPopulation: 3,97579B+A+A+BCDD+
41Norfolk, NEPopulation: 24,07979A+A+B+B+CCD
42Yankee Hill, NEPopulation: 25979FA+A+AABC
43Springfield, NEPopulation: 1,39079FA+A+AC+CC
44Falls City, NEPopulation: 4,31378B+A+A+B+CFC
45Albion, NEPopulation: 1,76378C+A+A+ACDD+
46Broken Bow, NEPopulation: 3,52578AA+A+ACFD
47Wilber, NEPopulation: 1,91278CA+A+BC+D+C
48Louisville, NEPopulation: 1,23378D+A+A+ACCD+
49Shelton, NEPopulation: 1,04078CA+A+B+C+D+D+
50David City, NEPopulation: 2,87678C+A+A+B+CD+D
51Gothenburg, NEPopulation: 3,56778BA+A+B+C+DD+
52Ogallala, NEPopulation: 4,68578AA+A+B+CDD+
53Ord, NEPopulation: 2,40078C+A+A+ACDD
54Hebron, NEPopulation: 1,56478C+A+A+ACDC
55Geneva, NEPopulation: 2,29378D+A+A+ACDC
56McCook, NEPopulation: 7,68178AA+AACDC
57Cedar Creek, NEPopulation: 34878FAA+ABBC
58Hartington, NEPopulation: 1,63478C+A+A+B+CD+D
59Imperial, NEPopulation: 2,10578D+A+A+B+C+D+D+
60Murray, NEPopulation: 49678FA+A+ABCD+
61Ceresco, NEPopulation: 1,04378FA+A+B+BCC
62Chadron, NEPopulation: 5,84678AA+AAD+D+D
63Valentine, NEPopulation: 2,74777AA+BACD+D
64Central City, NEPopulation: 2,91177C+A+A+B+CDD+
65Strang, NEPopulation: 2577FA+A+A+CC+C
66Arlington, NEPopulation: 1,35177FA+A+AC+C+D+
67Lincoln, NEPopulation: 259,21877AA+D+AC+C+C
68Washington, NEPopulation: 8177FA+A+ABC+D
69Alliance, NEPopulation: 8,51677AA+A+B+CD+D
70Weeping Water, NEPopulation: 1,14977FA+A+AC+CD+
71Waterloo, NEPopulation: 85277DA+A+AC+CC
72Hallam, NEPopulation: 16777FAA+B+BBC
73Panama, NEPopulation: 29077FA+A+A+BCC
74Eagle, NEPopulation: 1,06777FA+A+B+BCC
75Roca, NEPopulation: 23377FA+A+ABC+C
76Sutton, NEPopulation: 1,70377CA+A+BC+DD+
77Kimball, NEPopulation: 2,45977BA+A+B+CFD
78Omaha, NEPopulation: 412,68977A+A+FB+C+C+C
79Lorenzo, NEPopulation: 10377FAA+A+B+BD
80Hastings, NEPopulation: 24,96077A+A+C+B+CD+D+
81Neligh, NEPopulation: 1,56877C+A+A+ACFD+
82Overland, NEPopulation: 23677FB+A+A+BBD+
83Laurel, NEPopulation: 1,19077DA+A+AC+DD
84Willow Island, NEPopulation: 3877FB+A+A+C+BD+
85Alma, NEPopulation: 1,11977CA+A+ACFC
86Offutt AFB, NEPopulation: 4,98377DA+A+A+CCD+
87Minden, NEPopulation: 2,69177B+A+BAC+DD+
88Fairbury, NEPopulation: 3,94977BA+A+BCFC
89Pender, NEPopulation: 1,23177DA+A+ABD+D
90Bennet, NEPopulation: 75777FA+A+ABC+C
91Sutherland, NEPopulation: 1,47077FA+A+ABCD
92Hershey, NEPopulation: 58776DA+A+ABCD
93Richfield, NEPopulation: 9376FA+AA+BCC
94Walton, NEPopulation: 25876FA+A+AD+B+C
95Gibbon, NEPopulation: 1,74376CA+A+C+CCD+
96Valparaiso, NEPopulation: 51176DA+A+AC+CC
97Grant, NEPopulation: 1,18976FA+A+A+C+DD+
98Kenesaw, NEPopulation: 98276DA+AABCD+
99North Bend, NEPopulation: 1,36176FA+A+B+C+DD+
100Ravenna, NEPopulation: 1,33576CA+A+BCDD+
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