What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lincoln, Nebraska compared to other areas of Nebraska, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Lincoln safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Lincoln is safer than 9% of Nebraska cities, and 19% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Nebraska, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lincoln. At this time, Lincoln sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.