Livability Score

82
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities B

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (3) F
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Caribou Coffee
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (9) B
The World Theatre
Cinema
Museum of Nebraska Art
Museum
Cope Stadium
Stadium
Trails and Rails Museum
Museum
Hilltop 4
Cinema
Kearney Cinema 8
Cinema
Elizabeth Thomsic Hillard Memorial Labyrinth
Attraction
Kearney Area Childrens Museum
Museum
The Great Platte River Road Archway
Attraction
Food and Drink (55) A+
Qdoba
Fast Food
Cunninghams Journal Pub
Bar
Palm Garden Lounge
Bar
KFC
Fast Food
Joe's Honky-Tonk
Bar
The Chicken Coop
Bar
Fanatics Sports Bar & Grill
Bar
Paddy O'mally's
Bar
Platte Valley Brewery
Bar
Taco John's
Fast Food
Foxhole
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
The Food Truck
Fast Food
Unknown Name
Fast Food
Unknown Name
Fast Food
Domino's
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Raising Cane's
Fast Food
Unknown Name
Fast Food
The Cellar Bar & Grill
Bar
Little Caesars
Fast Food
Runza
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
Amigo's
Fast Food
Fitness (3) F
Just for Ladies
Gym
Planet Fitness
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Groceries (6) F
Apple Market
Grocery Store
Family Fresh Market
Grocery Store
Eileen's Colossal Cookies
Bakery
Andrew's Garden
Grocery Store
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (28) A+
Harmon Park
Park
Pioneer Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Inline Hockey Rink
Playground
Apollo Park
Park
Dryden Park
Park
Memorial Diamond Park
Park
Collins Park
Park
Spillway Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Centennial Park
Park
Historic Kearney Historical Marker
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Buffalo County Fairgrounds
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Fountain Hills Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Ted Baldwin Park
Park
Splashground
Playground
Ted Baldwin Park
Park
West Lincolnway Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (70) A+
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Casey's General Store
Convenience Store
Hoover's Jewelers
Fashion
Hawthorne Jewelry
Fashion
Nelson's Furniture & Flooring
Furniture
The Solid Rock
Books
Antelope Bookstore
Books
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Market @ 27th
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Jenny Nails
Beauty
The Bubble Factory
Discount Store
Replay's Barber
Hairdresser
Perfect Nails
Beauty
Viaero Wireless
Electronics
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Archway Village
Mall
Liberty Plaza
Mall
Computer Warehouse
Electronics
Pump & Pantry
Convenience Store
Ashley HomeStore
Furniture
Viaero Wireless
Electronics
Builder's
Home Improvement
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.3% take public transportation in Kearney.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.3%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Kearney is 90/100 - which is 1% higher than Nebraska.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
C
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crime B+

Kearney crime rates are 1,951 per 100k, which is 10% lower than Nebraska
Property Crime
1,609 crimes per 100k
B+
Violent Crime
342 crimes per 100k
B+
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employment B-

The median income in Kearney is $60,755 - which is 12% higher than Nebraska.
Med. Household Income
$60,755
D+
Unemployment Rate
2.0%
A-
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health A+

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (18)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Contemporary Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doctor
Mother Hull Home
Doctor
Kearney Fire Department
Fire Station
Kearney Police Department and Buffalo County Sheriffs Offices
Police
CHI Health Good Samaritan
Hospital
Kearney Clinic
Clinic
Kearney Clinic
Clinic
U-Save Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Platte Valley Foot Clinic
Doctor
Homestead of Kearney
Nursing Home
Great Plains Dental Associates
Dentist
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Richard Young Behavioral Health
Hospital
Kearney Regional Medical Center
Hospital
New West Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinic
Heartland Surgery Center
Clinic
Kearney Fire Department Station #2
Fire Station
Central Nebraska Veterans Home
Hospital
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A

Kearney home prices are $188,800 - which is 38% higher than Nebraska
Home Price
$188,800
D+
Home Appreciation Rate
16%
C+
Home Affordability
3.1x (home price to income ratio)
A-
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schools B+

The Kearney graduation rate is 93% - which is 6% higher than Nebraska
School Test Scores
57%
D+
High School Grad. Rates
93%
B
Elementary Schools (15) A+
Central Elementary School
Zion Lutheran School
Park Elementary School
Emerson Elementary School
Catholic High School Of Kearney
Kenwood Elementary School
Bryant Elementary School
Horizon Middle School
Northeast Elementary School
Faith Christian School Of Kearney
Sunrise Middle School
Windy Hills Elementary School
Meadowlark Elementary School
Buffalo Hills Elementary
Glenwood Elementary School
High Schools (3) F
Catholic High School Of Kearney
Kearney West High School
Kearney High School
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ratings A+

Kearney has an overall rating of 92% from 32 reviews.
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User Surveys (32)
From AreaVibes
A+
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B Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Kearney? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

Harmon Park
Pioneer Park
Unknown Name
Inline Hockey Rink
Apollo Park
Dryden Park
Memorial Diamond Park
Collins Park

Entertainment

The World Theatre
Museum of Nebraska Art
Cope Stadium
Trails and Rails Museum
Hilltop 4
Kearney Cinema 8
Elizabeth Thomsic Hillard Memorial Labyrinth
Kearney Area Childrens Museum

Food & Drink

Qdoba
Cunninghams Journal Pub
Palm Garden Lounge
KFC
Joe's Honky-Tonk
The Chicken Coop
Fanatics Sports Bar & Grill
Paddy O'mally's

F Commute

Is public transit available in Kearney? Of all people who commute, 0.3% take public transportation in Kearney.
Drive to Work
84%

7% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
2%

1% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Kearney a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Richard Young Behavioral Health
CHI Health Good Samaritan
Kearney Regional Medical Center

Pharmacies

Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Walgreens
U-Save Pharmacy

Doctors

Platte Valley Foot Clinic
Mother Hull Home
Contemporary Obstetrics and Gynecology

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