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    2801 NW 1St Street, Lincoln, NE 68521
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    3 BEDS $1,299
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    2720 N 2Nd St, Lincoln, NE 68521
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    3 BEDS $1,299
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    8455 Cody Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512
    Studio $945
    1 BED $1,265
    2 BEDS $1,380
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    8300 Renatta Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
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    1 BED $1,095+
    2+ BEDS $1,415+
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    1400 Garret Lane, Lincoln, NE 68512
    1 BED $1,075
    2 BEDS $1,380
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    2901 Fletcher Ave., Lincoln, NE 68504
    1 BED $1,043+
    2 BEDS $1,297+
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    701 Lakeside Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
    1 BED $1,245+
    2 BEDS $1,465+
    3 BEDS $1,705+
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    4630 Leighton Ave, Lincoln, NE 68504
    Studio $950+
    1 BED $1,075+
    2+ BEDS $1,335+
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    225 N. Cotner Blvd., Lincoln, NE 68505
    Studio $1,033+
    1 BED $1,468+
    2 BEDS $1,793+
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    4441 N. 1St St., Lincoln, NE 68521
    Studio $853+
    1 BED $979+
    2+ BEDS $1,078
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    8430 Fremont St., Lincoln, NE 68507
    1 BED $1,110+
    2 BEDS $1,491+
    3 BEDS $1,987+
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    7100 Holmes Park Rd, Lincoln, NE 68506
    1 BED $1,100+
    2 BEDS $1,600+
    3 BEDS $2,050+
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    1101 W C Street, Lincoln, NE 68522
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    2 BEDS $1,165
    3 BEDS $1,365+
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    2450 Tamarin Ridge Road, Lincoln, NE 68512
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    1 BED $1,165
    2+ BEDS $1,425
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    111 S. 90Th St., Lincoln, NE 68520
    Studio $977
    1 BED $1,260+
    2+ BEDS $1,553+
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    7015 S. 38Th St., Lincoln, NE 68516
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    2 BEDS $1,837+
    3 BEDS $2,060
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    3751 Faulkner Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
    1 BED $1,190+
    2 BEDS $1,585+
    3 BEDS $1,965+
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    2077 N St, Lincoln, NE 68510
    1 BED $1,399
    2 BEDS $1,699+
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    8722 Executive Woods Dr, Lincoln, NE 68512
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    2001 N St, Lincoln, NE 68510
    1 BED $1,815
    2 BEDS $1,540+
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    9100 Heritage Lakes Dr, Lincoln, NE 68526
    Studio $850
    1 BED $1,035
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    1430 Old Farm Rd., Lincoln, NE 68512
    Studio $880
    1 BED $927
    2+ BEDS $1,455+
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    4607 Old Cheney Rd, Lincoln, NE 68516
    Studio $875+
    1 BED $975+
    2 BEDS $1,275+
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    1800 Knox, Lincoln, NE 68521
    1 BED $889
    2 BEDS $1,025+
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    510 Surfside Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
    Studio $850+
    1 BED $1,230
    2+ BEDS $1,450
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Average rent in Lincoln, NE

$1,237/mo Lincoln, NE average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Lincoln, NE is $1,237.

    Lincoln, NE apartment rent ranges

    About 56% of apartment rents in Lincoln, NE range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 12% of apartments. Around 25% of Lincoln’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

    Lincoln, NE rent trends

    Getting around in Lincoln, NE

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    Very Walkable
    38 /100
    Some Transit
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    Biker's Paradise
    Walk Score®: 82, Transit Score®: 38, Bike Score®: 96

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Lincoln, NE last updated?

    Prices and availability in Lincoln, NE were last updated on 12 Apr 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Lincoln, NE?

    The best apartments in Lincoln, NE are: Maple Grove, Heritage Oaks, Sky Park Lincoln, Holmes Lake by Broadmoor and North Pointe Villas.

    What is the average rent in Lincoln, NE?

    The average rent in Lincoln, NE is $1,237. Start your search for apartments in Lincoln, NE now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Lincoln, NE?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Lincoln, NE is between $670 and $3,995. View all studio apartments in Lincoln, NE.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln, NE?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln, NE is between $670 and $2,418. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Lincoln, NE now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lincoln, NE?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lincoln, NE is between $670 and $3,995. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Lincoln, NE.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lincoln, NE?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lincoln, NE is between $670 and $4,999. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Lincoln, NE.

    What type of rental buildings are in Lincoln, NE?

    In Lincoln 43% of the housing is rented out compared to 57% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 12% of Lincoln’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 66% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 20% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Lincoln, NE?

    The average age of rental buildings in Lincoln is 26 years old, with 42% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 93% are garden-style apartment communities, 11% are mid-sized buildings, and 0.6% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Lincoln, NE?

    Studio apartments in Lincoln are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 41% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 43% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Lincoln, NE

    Living in location

    Amidst the gently rolling hills in the southeastern corner of the state is Lincoln, the capital of Nebraska and a town that distinguishes itself with a flourishing economy, low cost of living and an influx of renting professionals. Named by CBS News as one of "The Best Places to Live in the U.S." in 2022, Lincoln attracts renting college students, families, retirees and military personnel from Offut Air Force Base. Here, many renters find careers within Lincoln Public Schools, local government, the University of Nebraska and other major employers. Aside from great employment opportunities, renting in Lincoln also has enriching, family-friendly cultural attractions, like the Lied Center for Performing Arts, the Lincoln Children's Museum, the Lincoln Children's Zoo and Pinnacle Bank Arena for college basketball. Plus, a terrific culinary scene means renters can eat Mexican, Italian, Japanese, Thai, Indian, Vietnamese, Greek, Ethiopian, and Midwestern dishes, which are often served at popular food trucks, like Heoya and Big Luvs Barbeque.

    Lincoln's recreational opportunities abound, with over 131 parks, including the sprawling Wilderness Park and Holmes Lake Park, offering activities from hiking to fishing. The city's trail system, known as the Great Plains Trails Network, links these green spaces with bike-friendly paths, affirming Lincoln's commitment to outdoor lifestyles. The historic Haymarket District provides a blend of old and new, with boutiques, art galleries, and farmers markets housed in turn-of-the-century buildings. Lincoln's educational ecosystem is bolstered by numerous public and private schools, fostering a climate of lifelong learning. The city's commitment to the arts is further exhibited by public art installations and the First Friday Artwalks, which celebrate local artists and galleries.

    Renting in Lincoln, NE

    Downtown Lincoln features low-, mid-, and high-rise apartments for rent with modern and historic architecture. Specifically, Havelock has historic houses for rent near independent shops, while Near South captivates renters with charming historic houses, tree-lined streets, boutique stores and close proximity to downtown Lincoln. Meanwhile, Bishop Park stands out with its highly desirable single-family houses for rent on spacious lots shaded by old-growth trees, and Capitol Beach provides a serene setting with single-family houses for rent and summer cabin rentals on Capitol Beach Lake. Or, College View is a lively college town with apartments and house rentals near shops and restaurants, whereas the 40th & A neighborhood offers a mix of apartments and single-family houses for rent. Lastly, Fallbrook is a planned community with large houses, luxury apartment rentals, and outdoor trails and parks.

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    Shopping in Lincoln, NE

    Gateway Mall - a favorite when renting in Lincoln - offers a wide selection of stores like American Eagle Outfitters, H&M and Ross. Likewise, Southpointe Pavilions is where renters will find Barnes & Noble; Bed, Bath & Beyond; and Sephora. Or, for one-of-a-kind boutique shopping, renters explore places like Beka Boutiques, Charm Boutique and Velvet Underground Bartique. And, two popular locations for renters who are into the vintage clothing scene are Exclusive Hype and Ruby Begonia's. Additionally, antique lovers can visit Burlington Antique Mall and Cool and Collected Antiques, while Art enthusiasts indulge in Noyes Fine Art Gallery & Studios; Lincoln Art Company; and Eistentrager-Howard Art Gallery. For everyday essentials, renters choose T.J.Maxx, Kohl's, JCPenney, Target, and Walmart, all of which are easily accessible. And, grocery shopping options include Trader Joe's, Aldi and Hy-Vee. What's more, renting in Lincoln offers five different farmers' markets, including the Haymarket Farmers' Market.

    Transportation in Lincoln, NE

    In general, Lincoln renters recommend owning a personal vehicle. Alternatively, StarTran - the public transportation system when renting in Lincoln - provides numerous stops throughout the small town. These routes are wheelchair-accessible and ADA-compliant with paratransit services offered to qualifying renters. All bus stops are easily identifiable with blue and green signs. Similarly, VANLNK is a smaller bus offering door-to-door service through a smartphone app. Or, the Downtown Trolley takes renters to locations like the Railyard, Haymarket, Sheldon Museum of Art, UNL City Campus, Lied Center for Performing Arts, Tower Square, Lincoln Children's Museum and the State Capitol Building. BikeLNK also offers a bike rental program. Finally, for regional flights, renters have Lincoln Airport and, for international flights, renters have Eppley Airfield, which is 65 miles northeast of Lincoln.

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