Newcommer Information

Newcommer Information

Welcome to the beautiful city of Lincoln Nebraska! We hope you love the combination of community, arts & entertainment, style, design and innovation Lincoln Nebraska has to offer. It’s a great city for a balanced life & work.

Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
Memorial Stadium

Things to Enjoy In Lincoln

Lincoln offers a variety of dining and entertainment options. From local “Mom & Pop” restaurants to national brands and fine dining, we have it all. We also have top notch venues for world renowned artists to perform at, as well as an accredited children’s zoo, children’s museum and all sorts of other fun child centric experiences. And if you enjoy sporting events, we’ve got it! The pride of Nebraska is our Husker Football but there is so much more to the University of Nebraska Lincoln athletic programs.

Downtown Lincoln
Lincoln Kids Newspaper
Lincoln Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Pinnacle Bank Arena
Pinewood Bowl Theatre
Lincoln Zoo
Lincoln Children's Museum
Lied Center


There is a wide variety of housing options in Lincoln. From lower income rentals to buying pre-existing homes or new construction building, apartment living or a downtown condo whatever suites your lifestyle, you can find it here.

Nebraska Realty
Performance Property Management
Lincoln Housing Authority


Lincoln is fortunate to have amazing advanced education institutions of all levels. From community colleges and trade schools, to state and private universities there is something for everyone seeking knowledge and/or degrees.

University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Nebraska Wesleyan
Doane University
Union College
Southeast Community College
Purdue Global University
Public Schools

Public Schools

Lincoln and the surrounding communities are some of the most desirable public school districts in the state. All offer general education, music and sports programs as building blocks in the development of our upcoming generations.

Lincoln Public Schools
Norris High School
District OR-1
Raymond Central Public School
School District 145 Waverly


Our local city government works to keep Lincoln beautiful with exceptional parks and walking/bike trails accessible to all. Lincoln has public transportation via StarTran Bus Service that reaches city wide. It’s the local government that keeps Lincoln running with the services and programs one would expect to be offered from a city of this size.

City of Lincoln Nebraska
Star Tran Bus Service


Lincoln currently (2019) has a population of approximately 284,000 people. A designated refugee friendly city since the 1970’s we are privileged to have representation of over 40 countries and cultures calling Lincoln “Home”. Although the population is predominantly White, we are refugee friendly due to our size, solid economy and educational opportunities in Lincoln.

World Population Review