U.S. News analyzed the 150 most populous metro areas to find the best places to live. To make the top of the list, a place had to have good value, be a desirable place to live, have a strong job market, and high quality of life. 

Lincoln's population in 2022 is estimated to be 298,126, It is the second-most populous city in Nebraska and the sixty-eight largest in the United States. Lincoln, Nebraska was ranked as the #28th best place to live in America. 

Omaha's population shows the eight-county metro Omaha population grew nearly 12% over the last decade to 967,604. Omaha is the thirty-ninth largest city in the United States. Omaha was ranked the #29th best place to live in America. 

The TOP Five Best Places to Live in America

Huntsville, Alabama topped the list, followed by Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Green Bay, Wisconsin, at second and third.

For more information on how they ranked the best places to live, read the Best Places to Live methodology.

Nebraska Realty is a full-service real estate brokerage firm with offices in Omaha and Lincoln. They understand that buying a home can be a stressful process at any time. 

Working with a realtor can make the home buying process a much more enjoyable endeavor. They can help you not only find a new home you will love but get the most out of your current home as well. 

Contact us today to work with a locally owned Nebraska Realty real estate agent.