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 1,827,306 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
1Papillion, NEPopulation: 19,61884A+A+AA+BBC
2Woodland Hills, NEPopulation: 23384A+FA+A+A+B+C
3La Vista, NEPopulation: 16,18583AA+A+ABC+C
4Gretna, NEPopulation: 4,80783BA+A+A+B+BC
5Aurora, NEPopulation: 4,43582AA+A+ABCD+
6Seward, NEPopulation: 6,93781AA+AABC+C
7Nenzel, NEPopulation: 3581FA+A+A+A+AD
8Waverly, NEPopulation: 3,33681C+A+A+A+BC+C
9Ralston, NEPopulation: 6,33081A+A+B+B+C+C+C
10Woodland Park, NEPopulation: 1,62281A+AA+A+BD+D
11Bellevue, NEPopulation: 51,29381AA+B+ABC+D+
12Chalco, NEPopulation: 10,91681BA+B+ABC+C
13Wahoo, NEPopulation: 4,46780B+A+A+AC+C+D+
14Blair, NEPopulation: 7,97980B+A+AABC+D
15O'Neill, NEPopulation: 3,68480B+A+A+B+C+D+D
16Hickman, NEPopulation: 1,68980D+A+A+ABC+C
17Kearney, NEPopulation: 30,93280A+ABAC+C+D+
18Bennington, NEPopulation: 1,39480CA+A+ABBD
19Gering, NEPopulation: 8,43180AA+AAC+CD
20Columbus, NEPopulation: 22,11079A+A+B+B+C+CD
21Plattsmouth, NEPopulation: 6,51879BA+AAC+CD+
22West Point, NEPopulation: 3,35679B+A+A+BCDD
23Auburn, NEPopulation: 3,45579BA+AACD+C
24York, NEPopulation: 7,80779AA+AACD+D+
25Holdrege, NEPopulation: 5,49279AA+B+ACD+C
26Sidney, NEPopulation: 6,76879AA+B+AC+CD
27Ashland, NEPopulation: 2,26878CA+A+B+C+CC
28Wayne, NEPopulation: 5,63078AA+B+ACD+D
29Nebraska City, NEPopulation: 7,28778AA+B+B+CD+C
30Norfolk, NEPopulation: 24,07978A+A+BB+CCD
31Milford, NEPopulation: 2,33578CA+A+B+CCC
32Pierce, NEPopulation: 1,86978C+A+A+AC+DD
33Syracuse, NEPopulation: 1,95178CA+A+B+CCC
34Lincoln, NEPopulation: 259,21878AA+CAC+C+C
35Omaha, NEPopulation: 412,68978A+A+DB+C+C+C
36Fremont, NEPopulation: 26,28278AA+BBCCD+
37Yutan, NEPopulation: 1,22078FA+A+ABCC
38Minden, NEPopulation: 2,69178B+A+B+AC+DD+
39Valentine, NEPopulation: 2,74777AA+BACD+D
40Springfield, NEPopulation: 1,39077FA+A+AC+CC
41North Platte, NEPopulation: 24,69577A+A+BB+CCD
42Lakeview, NEPopulation: 23577CDB+ABC+D
43Wilber, NEPopulation: 1,91277CA+A+BC+D+C
44Gothenburg, NEPopulation: 3,56777BA+AB+C+DD+
45Hastings, NEPopulation: 24,96077A+A+C+B+CD+D+
46McCook, NEPopulation: 7,68177AA+BACDC
47Albion, NEPopulation: 1,76377C+A+A+ACDD+
48Louisville, NEPopulation: 1,23377D+A+A+ACCD+
49Fort Calhoun, NEPopulation: 66977CA+B+AC+C+D
50Malcolm, NEPopulation: 39877DAB+AB+C+C
51Cozad, NEPopulation: 3,97577B+A+ABCDD+
52Lorenzo, NEPopulation: 10377FA+B+A+B+BD
53David City, NEPopulation: 2,87677C+A+A+B+CD+D
54Shelton, NEPopulation: 1,04077CA+A+B+C+D+D+
55Falls City, NEPopulation: 4,31377B+A+AB+CFC
56Ogallala, NEPopulation: 4,68576AA+B+B+CDD+
57Hebron, NEPopulation: 1,56476C+A+A+ACDC
58Hartington, NEPopulation: 1,63476C+A+A+B+CD+D
59Ord, NEPopulation: 2,40076C+A+A+ACDD
60Geneva, NEPopulation: 2,29376D+A+A+ACDC
61Ceresco, NEPopulation: 1,04376FA+A+B+BCC
62Arlington, NEPopulation: 1,35176FA+A+AC+C+D+
63Central City, NEPopulation: 2,91176C+A+AB+CDD+
64Yankee Hill, NEPopulation: 25976FFAAABC
65Weeping Water, NEPopulation: 1,14976FA+A+AC+CD+
66Broken Bow, NEPopulation: 3,52576AA+AACFD
67Eagle, NEPopulation: 1,06776FA+A+B+BCC
68Chadron, NEPopulation: 5,84676AA+BAD+D+D
69Murray, NEPopulation: 49676FA+B+ABCD+
70Cedar Creek, NEPopulation: 34876FAAABBC
71Sutton, NEPopulation: 1,70376CA+A+BC+DD+
72Waterloo, NEPopulation: 85276DA+BAC+CC
73Overland, NEPopulation: 23675FFA+A+BBD+
74Willow Island, NEPopulation: 3875FFA+A+C+BD+
75Laurel, NEPopulation: 1,19075DA+A+AC+DD
76Neligh, NEPopulation: 1,56875C+A+A+ACFD+
77Alma, NEPopulation: 1,11975CA+A+ACFC
78Sutherland, NEPopulation: 1,47075FA+A+ABCD
79Pender, NEPopulation: 1,23175DA+A+ABD+D
80Alliance, NEPopulation: 8,51675AA+BB+CD+D
81Valley, NEPopulation: 1,88475CA+BB+CCD+
82Panama, NEPopulation: 29075FA+B+A+BCC
83Strang, NEPopulation: 2575FA+AA+CC+C
84Walton, NEPopulation: 25875FFA+AD+B+C
85Gibbon, NEPopulation: 1,74375CA+A+C+CCD+
86Hallam, NEPopulation: 16775FAB+B+BBC
87Imperial, NEPopulation: 2,10575D+A+B+B+C+D+D+
88Roca, NEPopulation: 23375FA+B+ABC+C
89Grant, NEPopulation: 1,18975FA+A+A+C+DD+
90Fairbury, NEPopulation: 3,94975BA+ABCFC
91Bennet, NEPopulation: 75774FA+B+ABC+C
92North Bend, NEPopulation: 1,36174FA+A+B+C+DD+
93Ravenna, NEPopulation: 1,33574CA+A+BCDD+
94Valparaiso, NEPopulation: 51174DA+BAC+CC
95Kenesaw, NEPopulation: 98274DA+BABCD+
96Crete, NEPopulation: 6,98974AA+C+CCCC
97Hershey, NEPopulation: 58774DA+B+ABCD
98Beatrice, NEPopulation: 12,38674AA+DB+CD+C
99King Lake, NEPopulation: 3274FC+A+A+BAD
100Doniphan, NEPopulation: 86674DA+BB+BCD+
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