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
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+
6Waverly, NEPopulation: 3,33681C+A+A+A+BC+C
7Seward, NEPopulation: 6,93781AA+AABC+C
8Ralston, NEPopulation: 6,33081A+A+B+B+C+C+C
9Woodland Park, NEPopulation: 1,62281A+AA+A+BD+D
10Bellevue, NEPopulation: 51,29381AA+B+ABC+D+
11Chalco, NEPopulation: 10,91681BA+B+ABC+C
12Wahoo, NEPopulation: 4,46780B+A+A+AC+C+D+
13Blair, NEPopulation: 7,97980B+A+AABC+D
14O'Neill, NEPopulation: 3,68480B+A+A+B+C+D+D
15Hickman, NEPopulation: 1,68980D+A+A+ABC+C
16Kearney, NEPopulation: 30,93280A+ABAC+C+D+
17Bennington, NEPopulation: 1,39480CA+A+ABBD
18Gering, NEPopulation: 8,43180AA+AAC+CD
19Columbus, NEPopulation: 22,11079A+A+B+B+C+CD
20Plattsmouth, NEPopulation: 6,51879BA+AAC+CD+
21West Point, NEPopulation: 3,35679B+A+A+BCDD
22Auburn, NEPopulation: 3,45579BA+AACD+C
23Nenzel, NEPopulation: 3579FC+A+A+A+AD
24Holdrege, NEPopulation: 5,49279AA+B+ACD+C
25Sidney, NEPopulation: 6,76879AA+B+AC+CD
26York, NEPopulation: 7,80779AA+AACD+D+
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
32Syracuse, NEPopulation: 1,95178CA+A+B+CCC
33Lincoln, NEPopulation: 259,21878AA+CAC+C+C
34Pierce, NEPopulation: 1,86978C+A+A+AC+DD
35King Lake, NEPopulation: 3278FA+A+A+BAD
36Omaha, NEPopulation: 412,68978A+A+DB+C+C+C
37Yutan, NEPopulation: 1,22078FA+A+ABCC
38Fremont, NEPopulation: 26,28278AA+BBCCD+
39Minden, NEPopulation: 2,69178B+A+B+AC+DD+
40Valentine, NEPopulation: 2,74777AA+BACD+D
41Springfield, NEPopulation: 1,39077FA+A+AC+CC
42North Platte, NEPopulation: 24,69577A+A+BB+CCD
43Lakeview, NEPopulation: 23577CA+B+ABC+D
44Wilber, NEPopulation: 1,91277CA+A+BC+D+C
45Gothenburg, NEPopulation: 3,56777BA+AB+C+DD+
46Hastings, NEPopulation: 24,96077A+A+C+B+CD+D+
47Louisville, NEPopulation: 1,23377D+A+A+ACCD+
48McCook, NEPopulation: 7,68177AA+BACDC
49Malcolm, NEPopulation: 39877DAB+AB+C+C
50Albion, NEPopulation: 1,76377C+A+A+ACDD+
51Fort Calhoun, NEPopulation: 66977CA+B+AC+C+D
52Cozad, NEPopulation: 3,97577B+A+ABCDD+
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
62Boys Town, NEPopulation: 88176AA+CA+FCC
63Arlington, NEPopulation: 1,35176FA+A+AC+C+D+
64Central City, NEPopulation: 2,91176C+A+AB+CDD+
65Yankee Hill, NEPopulation: 25976FA+AAABC
66Weeping Water, NEPopulation: 1,14976FA+A+AC+CD+
67Broken Bow, NEPopulation: 3,52576AA+AACFD
68Eagle, NEPopulation: 1,06776FA+A+B+BCC
69Cedar Creek, NEPopulation: 34876FAAABBC
70Chadron, NEPopulation: 5,84676AA+BAD+D+D
71Murray, NEPopulation: 49676FA+B+ABCD+
72Sutton, NEPopulation: 1,70376CA+A+BC+DD+
73Waterloo, NEPopulation: 85276DA+BAC+CC
74Overland, NEPopulation: 23675FB+A+A+BBD+
75Willow Island, NEPopulation: 3875FB+A+A+C+BD+
76Laurel, NEPopulation: 1,19075DA+A+AC+DD
77Alma, NEPopulation: 1,11975CA+A+ACFC
78Neligh, NEPopulation: 1,56875C+A+A+ACFD+
79Sutherland, NEPopulation: 1,47075FA+A+ABCD
80Pender, NEPopulation: 1,23175DA+A+ABD+D
81Alliance, NEPopulation: 8,51675AA+BB+CD+D
82Valley, NEPopulation: 1,88475CA+BB+CCD+
83Panama, NEPopulation: 29075FA+B+A+BCC
84Strang, NEPopulation: 2575FA+AA+CC+C
85Richfield, NEPopulation: 9375FA+BA+BCC
86Walton, NEPopulation: 25875FA+A+AD+B+C
87Gibbon, NEPopulation: 1,74375CA+A+C+CCD+
88Hallam, NEPopulation: 16775FAB+B+BBC
89Imperial, NEPopulation: 2,10575D+A+B+B+C+D+D+
90Roca, NEPopulation: 23375FA+B+ABC+C
91Lorenzo, NEPopulation: 10375FAB+A+B+BD
92Washington, NEPopulation: 8175FA+AABC+D
93Grant, NEPopulation: 1,18975FA+A+A+C+DD+
94Fairbury, NEPopulation: 3,94975BA+ABCFC
95Bennet, NEPopulation: 75774FA+B+ABC+C
96Valparaiso, NEPopulation: 51174DA+BAC+CC
97Ravenna, NEPopulation: 1,33574CA+A+BCDD+
98Kenesaw, NEPopulation: 98274DA+BABCD+
99North Bend, NEPopulation: 1,36174FA+A+B+C+DD+
100Hershey, NEPopulation: 58774DA+B+ABCD
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