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Lincoln, NE

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Lincoln is often considered to be the best-kept secret in the Midwest. With more parkland per capita than any other city in the United States, 128 miles of bike paths, a flourishing live music scene and fantastic entertainment and art venues, Lincoln offers the perfect combination of big city style and rural country outdoors. The capital of Nebraska is affordable, affable, accessible and, most of all, thriving.

Apartments for Rent in Lincoln NE

$555-$825

Lionsgate Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$590-$850

Tanglewood
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$730-$910

Lenox Village Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$795-$1295

Rockledge Oaks Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$550-$610

Meadow Wood Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$735

$735 Two bedroom in Lincoln-1431 Hilltop Rd
Beds: 2
Baths: 2

Key City Stats

The average age of Lincoln, NE is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.96%
  • 7.47%
  • 6.45%
  • Female
  • 7.97%
  • 6.77%
  • 5.97%
$689
is average rent in Lincoln, NE
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.69%
  • 7.7%
  • 7.24%
46.19%
of units are available for rent in Lincoln
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 3126
  • 603
  • 1186
Getting Around in Lincoln, NE

Lincoln is easy to navigate via car. It is organized in a simple grid pattern; however, it does not include any major highways, so traffic is a problem during rush hour and University of Nebraska football games. Public transportation is run by StarTran, a city-owned mass transit operator that provides thorough bus service throughout Lincoln and Lancaster county and serves over 2 million passengers a year. Since 1994, StarTran has been slowly introducing environmentally friendly buses and, today, the entire fleet is powered by bio-diesel fuels. Aside from motor vehicles, Lincoln is home to the Great Plain Trails Network, a 128-mile network of trails that extends throughout the county. Over 82 miles of the paved or crushed limestone paths are considered “commuter trails”, providing access to the business districts within the city.

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"Somewhat Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Lincoln is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.11%
  • 6.65%
  • 0.5%

Nebraska State Capitol Building

<p>The Nebraska State Capitol Building is located in downtown Lincoln. The four hundred foot high building features beautiful mosaic ceilings and floors, paintings and sculptures. The exterior is just as impressive with its marble, bronze and gold leaf siding and white tower topped by a bronze statue. The building is still used by government officials today, but free-guided tours are available.</p>

Arts in Lincoln

<p>Lincoln hosts a variety of music, arts and theater performances throughout the year. Lied Center for Performing Arts, The Haymarket Theatre, and the UNL schools of Music, Theatre, and Film are popular places to watch these performances. The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery is another great place to listen to some of the best classical music in town. During the summer months, the city hosts many outdoor concerts and art festivals that are free and open to the public.</p>

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum

<p>Lincoln is home to a very unique and particular museum: The International Quilt Study Center &amp; Museum. The center displays the largest publicly held quilt collection in the world. More than 3,500 quilts date from the early 1700s to today and represent more than 25 countries. The center and museum are located on the east side of University of Nebraska-Lincoln's campus.</p>