Lincoln is one of the Midwest's most livable cities. Its steady
economy, family-friendly neighborhoods, low crime rates, growing
diversity, world-class health care facilities, vast educational
offerings, and commitment to community all fall in line with the
Median real estate prices are below the national average, and
homes are available in all types and sizes. Rental properties also
are plentiful and affordable, and you'll never have a long commute
in heavy traffic.
More than anything, the people of Lincoln are committed to the
Midwestern values of trust, honesty and helpfulness, making it easy
to settle in, to get acquainted and to become an active and valued
member of the community.
Education is the key to economic and social success. The people
of Lincoln understand the value of education in building better
communities, and Lincoln offers access to two universities, four
private colleges, and a community college, in addition to several
conveniently located public and private schools.
The Center for Studies in College Enrollment ranked the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln as one of the "101 Best Values in
America's Colleges and Universities;" Lincoln Public Schools ranked
second in quality of education in an eight-state area of the
Midwest; and Southeast Community College is one of the top 120
community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute. Lincoln
maintains the fourth highest percentage of graduating high school
seniors in the nation.
For more detailed information about Lincoln, go to the Lincoln
Chamber of Commerce website: www.lcoc.com or the Lincoln
Convention & Visitors Bureau website: www.lincoln.org.