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
1Woodland Hills, NEPopulation: 23384A+DA+A+A+B+C
2Papillion, NEPopulation: 19,61884A+AAA+BBC
3La Vista, NEPopulation: 16,18583AA+A+ABC+C
4Gretna, NEPopulation: 4,80783BAA+A+B+BC
5Aurora, NEPopulation: 4,43582AA+A+ABCD+
6Woodland Park, NEPopulation: 1,62282A+A+A+A+BD+D
7Seward, NEPopulation: 6,93781AA+AABC+C
8Waverly, NEPopulation: 3,33681C+A+A+A+BC+C
9Ralston, NEPopulation: 6,33081A+A+B+B+C+C+C
10Bellevue, NEPopulation: 51,29381AA+B+ABC+D+
11Chalco, NEPopulation: 10,91680BA+B+ABC+C
12O'Neill, NEPopulation: 3,68480B+A+A+B+C+D+D
13Wahoo, NEPopulation: 4,46780B+A+A+AC+C+D+
14Kearney, NEPopulation: 30,93280A+A+BAC+C+D+
15Blair, NEPopulation: 7,97980B+A+AABC+D
16Gering, NEPopulation: 8,43180AA+AAC+CD
17Hickman, NEPopulation: 1,68980D+A+A+ABC+C
18Bennington, NEPopulation: 1,39479CA+A+ABBD
19York, NEPopulation: 7,80779AA+AACD+D+
20Holdrege, NEPopulation: 5,49279AA+B+ACD+C
21Columbus, NEPopulation: 22,11079A+A+B+B+C+CD
22Sidney, NEPopulation: 6,76879AA+B+AC+CD
23Auburn, NEPopulation: 3,45579BA+AACD+C
24West Point, NEPopulation: 3,35679B+A+A+BCDD
25Plattsmouth, NEPopulation: 6,51879BA+AAC+CD+
26Ashland, NEPopulation: 2,26878CA+A+B+C+CC
27Wayne, NEPopulation: 5,63078AA+B+ACD+D
28Nebraska City, NEPopulation: 7,28778AA+B+B+CD+C
29Minden, NEPopulation: 2,69178B+A+B+AC+DD+
30Milford, NEPopulation: 2,33578CA+A+B+CCC
31Norfolk, NEPopulation: 24,07978A+A+BB+CCD
32Syracuse, NEPopulation: 1,95178CA+A+B+CCC
33Lincoln, NEPopulation: 259,21877AA+CAC+C+C
34Pierce, NEPopulation: 1,86977C+A+A+AC+DD
35Valentine, NEPopulation: 2,74777AA+BACD+D
36North Platte, NEPopulation: 24,69577A+A+BB+CCD
37Fremont, NEPopulation: 26,28277AA+BBCCD+
38Omaha, NEPopulation: 412,68977A+A+DB+C+C+C
39Yutan, NEPopulation: 1,22077FA+A+ABCC
40Gothenburg, NEPopulation: 3,56777BA+AB+C+DD+
41Hastings, NEPopulation: 24,96077A+A+C+B+CD+D+
42McCook, NEPopulation: 7,68177AA+BACDC
43Albion, NEPopulation: 1,76377C+A+A+ACDD+
44Cozad, NEPopulation: 3,97577B+A+ABCDD+
45Lakeview, NEPopulation: 23577CA+B+ABC+D
46Springfield, NEPopulation: 1,39077FA+A+AC+CC
47Shelton, NEPopulation: 1,04077CA+A+B+C+D+D+
48Wilber, NEPopulation: 1,91277CA+A+BC+D+C
49Boys Town, NEPopulation: 88177AA+CA+FCC
50Hebron, NEPopulation: 1,56477C+A+A+ACDC
51Malcolm, NEPopulation: 39877DAB+AB+C+C
52Louisville, NEPopulation: 1,23377D+A+A+ACCD+
53David City, NEPopulation: 2,87677C+A+A+B+CD+D
54Geneva, NEPopulation: 2,29376D+A+A+ACDC
55Fort Calhoun, NEPopulation: 66976CA+B+AC+C+D
56Ogallala, NEPopulation: 4,68576AA+B+B+CDD+
57Ord, NEPopulation: 2,40076C+A+A+ACDD
58Falls City, NEPopulation: 4,31376B+A+AB+CFC
59Central City, NEPopulation: 2,91176C+A+AB+CDD+
60Nenzel, NEPopulation: 3576FDA+A+A+AD
61Broken Bow, NEPopulation: 3,52576AA+AACFD
62Hartington, NEPopulation: 1,63476C+A+A+B+CD+D
63Ceresco, NEPopulation: 1,04376FA+A+B+BCC
64Chadron, NEPopulation: 5,84676AA+BAD+D+D
65Sutton, NEPopulation: 1,70376CA+A+BC+DD+
66Arlington, NEPopulation: 1,35176FA+A+AC+C+D+
67Sutherland, NEPopulation: 1,47076FA+A+ABCD
68Neligh, NEPopulation: 1,56876C+A+A+ACFD+
69Alma, NEPopulation: 1,11976CA+A+ACFC
70Weeping Water, NEPopulation: 1,14976FA+A+AC+CD+
71Eagle, NEPopulation: 1,06776FA+A+B+BCC
72Strang, NEPopulation: 2575FA+AA+CC+C
73Alliance, NEPopulation: 8,51675AA+BB+CD+D
74Murray, NEPopulation: 49675FA+B+ABCD+
75Gibbon, NEPopulation: 1,74375CA+A+C+CCD+
76Yankee Hill, NEPopulation: 25975FAAAABC
77Waterloo, NEPopulation: 85275DA+BAC+CC
78Lorenzo, NEPopulation: 10375FA+B+A+B+BD
79Laurel, NEPopulation: 1,19075DA+A+AC+DD
80Pender, NEPopulation: 1,23175DA+A+ABD+D
81Panama, NEPopulation: 29075FA+B+A+BCC
82Richfield, NEPopulation: 9375FA+BA+BCC
83Valley, NEPopulation: 1,88475CA+BB+CCD+
84Kenesaw, NEPopulation: 98275DA+BABCD+
85Imperial, NEPopulation: 2,10575D+A+B+B+C+D+D+
86Ravenna, NEPopulation: 1,33575CA+A+BCDD+
87Hershey, NEPopulation: 58775DA+B+ABCD
88Cedar Creek, NEPopulation: 34875FB+AABBC
89Grant, NEPopulation: 1,18975FA+A+A+C+DD+
90Doniphan, NEPopulation: 86675DA+BB+BCD+
91Hallam, NEPopulation: 16775FAB+B+BBC
92Roca, NEPopulation: 23374FAB+ABC+C
93Fairbury, NEPopulation: 3,94974BA+ABCFC
94Grand Island, NEPopulation: 48,54874AA+CC+CCD+
95Valparaiso, NEPopulation: 51174DA+BAC+CC
96Burwell, NEPopulation: 1,36474C+A+A+ACFD
97Crete, NEPopulation: 6,98974AA+C+CCCC
98Bennet, NEPopulation: 75774FAB+ABC+C
99Atkinson, NEPopulation: 1,12674DA+A+ACDD
100Beatrice, NEPopulation: 12,38674AA+DB+CD+C
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