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Apartments for Rent in Lincoln, NE
177 Rentals Available

  • (6)
    2801 NW 1St Street, Lincoln, NE 68521
    $949 - $1,029
    • 3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Ascentia
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 872-6670
  • (7)
    2720 N 2Nd St, Lincoln, NE 68521
    $949 - $1,029
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Ascentia
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 878-8049
  • 301 N 44Th Street, Lincoln, NE 68503
    $825 - $1,565
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Richdale Apartments
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
    (402) 687-3570
  • 5101 Vine Street, Lincoln, NE 68504
    $905 - $1,490
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Richdale Apartments
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
    (402) 809-5061
  • 7201 Pioneers Boulevard, Lincoln, NE 68506
    $870 - $1,360
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Richdale Apartments
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
    (402) 687-3546
  • 8801 South 33Rd St., Lincoln, NE 68516
    $1,099 - $1,399
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    The Sterling Group
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 311-0448
  • (6)
    2801 NW 1St Street, Lincoln, NE 68521
    $949 - $1,029
    • 3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Ascentia
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 872-6670
  • (2)
    6010 Meridian Dr., Lincoln, NE 68504
    $900 - $1,505
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    CIP
    Contact for availability Today
    (844) 387-1477
  • 705 Folsom Lane, Lincoln, NE 68522
    See current rent specials
    $750 - $1,070
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    The Lund Company
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 408-5291
  • 3440 North 65Th Street, Lincoln, NE 68507
    $1,550
    • 3 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    Kidwell Family II LLC
    1 Unit available Today
    (402) 475-9151
  • 7501 S 15Th, Lincoln, NE 68512
    $950 - $1,050
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Krueger Development Inc.
    Contact for availability Today
    (402) 423-0777
  • (7)
    2720 N 2Nd St, Lincoln, NE 68521
    $949 - $1,029
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Ascentia
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 878-8049
  • 225 N. Cotner Blvd., Lincoln, NE 68505
    $840 - $1,991
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    CIP
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 472-0418
  • 510 Surfside Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
    $941 - $2,176
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    The Lund Company
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 297-1853
  • 8300 Cheney Ridge Road, Lincoln, NE 68516
    $845 - $1,950
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    CIP
    Contact for availability Today
    (844) 721-1324
  • 8320 Rockledge Road, Lincoln, NE 68506
    $865 - $2,090
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Richdale Apartments
    Contact for availability Today
    (402) 687-3463
  • 1001 Norwood Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512
    $820 - $1,430
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Timberland Partners, Inc.
    Contact for availability Today
    (402) 875-6237
  • (1)
    2450 Tamarin Ridge Road, Lincoln, NE 68512
    $799 - $1,060
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    The Lund Company
    5 Units available Today
    (833) 238-4971
  • 2521 N 9Th Street, Lincoln, NE 68521
    $555 - $769
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Axiom Property Management LLC
    Contact for availability Today
    (402) 742-7493
  • 4911 North 32Nd Street, Lincoln, NE 68504
    $855 - $1,326
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Edward Rose & Sons
    Contact for availability Today
    (844) 308-3634
  • 7015 S. 38Th St., Lincoln, NE 68516
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    CIP
    Contact for availability Today
    (800) 619-1382
  • 2920 N. 54Th St., Lincoln, NE 68504
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    CIP
    Contact for availability Today
    (800) 349-6714
  • 3055 Crescent Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
    $860 - $2,135
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    CIP
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 345-4065
  • 8801 Executive Woods Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512
    $1,075 - $2,195
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    CIP
    Contact for availability Today
    (844) 466-2494
  • 2515 J St., Lincoln, NE 68510
    $550 - $1,200
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    CIP
    Contact for availability Today
    (800) 508-8537
  • 1101 W C Street, Lincoln, NE 68522
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    The Lund Company
    Contact for availability Today
    (833) 727-6741
  • 1400 Garret Lane, Lincoln, NE 68512
    $870 - $1,250
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    Krueger Development Inc.
    8 Units available Today
    (402) 328-9693
  • 7500 S 15Th, Lincoln, NE 68512
    $870
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 8455 Cody Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512
    $970 - $1,119
    • Studio-3 Beds
    3 Units available Today
  • 6157 NW 2Nd Circle, Lincoln, NE 68521
    $640 - $1,255
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • (1)
    1431 Hilltop Road, Lincoln, NE 68521-1994
    $828 - $915
    • 2-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 8300 Renatta Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
    $1,235 - $1,375
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 6010 Meridian Dr., Lincoln, NE 68504
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  • 7210 S 89Th St, Lincoln, NE 68526
    $1,450 - $1,550
    • Studio-2 Beds
    2 Units available Today
  • 2901 Fletcher Ave., Lincoln, NE 68504
    $890 - $1,475
    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 8430 Fremont St., Lincoln, NE 68507
    $999 - $1,868
    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 6201 S. 34Th St., Lincoln, NE 68516
    $965 - $1,470
    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 3101 North Hill Road, Lincoln, NE 68504-1155
    $794 - $1,443
    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 4441 N. 1St St., Lincoln, NE 68521
    $700 - $1,430
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 825 N Cotner Blvd, Lincoln, NE 68505
    $740
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 8450 Hollynn Ln., Lincoln, NE 68512
    Contact for availability Today
  • 1430 Old Farm Rd., Lincoln, NE 68512
    $705 - $1,520
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 2840 Fletcher Ave., Lincoln, NE 68504
    $699 - $1,390
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 1800 Fletcher Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68521
    $945 - $1,840
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 111 S. 90Th St., Lincoln, NE 68520
    $865 - $1,830
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 705 Folsom Ln, Lincoln, NE 68522
    See current rent specials
    $720 - $1,850
    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability 21 days ago
  • 7015 S. 38Th St., Lincoln, NE 68516
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 4800 Holdrege, Lincoln, NE 68504
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 5501 Warwick Ct, Lincoln, NE 68516
    $675 - $1,250
    • Studio-3 Beds
    1 Unit available 1 day ago
  • (5)
    140 South Canopy Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
    $1,125 - $1,540
    • 1-2 Beds
    4 Units available 1 day ago

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Prices and availability in Lincoln, NE were last updated on 19 Sep 2021.

What are the best apartments in Lincoln, NE?

The best apartments in Lincoln, NE are: Maple Grove, Heritage Oaks, Tanglewood Apartments, LionsGate Apartments and Lenox Village Apartments.

What is the average rent in Lincoln, NE?

The average rent in Lincoln, NE is $1,052. 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 $550 and $2,176. 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 $550 and $1,950. 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 $550 and $2,195. 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 $550 and $2,195. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Lincoln, NE.

Renter's Guide to Lincoln

Lincoln is a small, simple city located among the vast plains of Nebraska.

But there's more here than meets the eye. The city's combination of low living costs, good schools and economic growth have earned it a reputation as one of the happiest cities and best places to raise a family in the country. All that nature and college football don't hurt either.

The city’s 92 square miles make it about 50% smaller than nearby Omaha but 50% larger than Minneapolis.

Lincoln and Omaha, both in Nebraska, are 53 miles away from each other—nothing a quick road trip won't solve. Other major cities around Lincoln include Denver, which is 488 miles away, and Chicago, which is 517 miles away.

The average temperature in Lincoln runs from 24°F in the winter to 78°F  in the summer. Of course, there are times when it gets much colder or hotter. It's not uncommon for winter temperatures to drop below 0, while summers often reach 90°F and above.

The warmer months feature their fair share of thunderstorms (and tornadoes), but snowfall tends to be light during the colder seasons.

Lincoln, NE Demographics

  • Total Population283,839
  • Female 142,589
    Male 141,250
  • Median Age32.7

Cost of Living in Lincoln, NE

Lincoln is very affordable and can be a great place to cut down on expenses.

Bus fare is $1.75 for a single ride, but you can save a bundle with a 31-day pass, which is just $17.50.

Two people eating at a mid-level restaurant can expect their check to come to between $35 and $50. Domestic beers run from about $2 to $4, depending on the restaurant or bar.

For bills, the average Lincoln resident pays about $154 a month combined for electricity, water, heating, and waste collection.

Average Rent in Lincoln, NE

  • Lincoln, NE Average Rental Price, August 2021 $1,052 /mo

    Lincoln, NE Apartment Rent Ranges

    Lincoln, NE Rent Trends

    Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Aug / 2021
    Lincoln, NE $930 $944 $959 $967 $980 $977 $989 $990 $1,008 $1,042 $1,052
    National $1,347 $1,356 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,402 $1,393 $1,397 $1,485 $1,510 $1,539
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    Living in Lincoln

    What's it like to live in Lincoln? Well, the pace of life here is slower than what you'll find in other Midwestern cities like Chicago or Minneapolis. Lincoln is all about small town values and friendly people, so if you're looking to escape from big city life, a place like this may be perfect.

    Of course, these same advantages can be big disadvantages if you're the type of person who loves shopping, culture, and skyscrapers. Addicted to the cosmopolitan lifestyle? Lincoln probably won't check your boxes.  Lincoln is also a pretty non-diverse place in terms of ethnicities. The population here is almost entirely white.

    Things to do in Lincoln

    Is there anything to do in a small-ish, Midwestern city like Lincoln? Sure there is!

    If you're with family, visiting the Lincoln Children's Zoo and Lincoln Children's Museum are some of the fun things to do with kids in Lincoln, as both are re great for exploring with the young ones.

    There's also the Museum of American Speed and the Sheldon Museum of Art.

    But where Lincoln really shines is its parks. Start with the Sunken Gardens, which ranks among the best public gardens in the US.

    When you're finished there, you can make your way to Pioneer Park and Nature Center, Holmes Park and Lake, or Antelope Park. All in all, the city features over 130 miles of trails for walking or biking.

    Shoppers can make their way to Gateway Mall or SouthPointe Pavilions Shopping Center. They're also great places to grab a bite.

    But perhaps the biggest draw—one that the locals take very seriously—is college football. University of Nebraska Cornhuskers games are major events that almost everyone participates in. Cheering the home team on among a sold out crowd is a great experience—just make sure to wear red!

    Employment and Economy in Lincoln, NE

    Lincoln's major industries include agriculture, manufacturing, distribution, and communications. Food manufacturing, in particular, is Nebraska's most profitable industry.

    Some of the major companies that operate in Lincoln include Pfizer Laboratories, Ameritas Financial Services, and Selection Research International.

    Overall, the city boasts great economic growth and job opportunities. Forbes rated Lincoln the 17th best place in the country for business and careers.

    Lincoln, NE Households

    • Total Number of Households113,551
    • Family 65,166
      Non-family 48,385
    • Children 32,504
      No Children 81,047
    • Average People Per Household2.38
    • Median Household Income$57,746
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$951

    Top Colleges in Lincoln, NE

    The University of Nebraska is the state's biggest and most well-known college, with an impressive athletics history. Their football team has won 5 national championships and produced 3 Heisman Trophy winners since 1970.

    Academically, the school features great programs for healthcare, technology, and business, among others.

    Also located in Lincoln are the Bryan College of Health Sciences and Nebraska Wesleyan University.

    The local Southeast Community College offers two-year degrees. Many students take their general education requirements here before transferring to the University of Nebraska.

    For the younger students in the family, Lincoln's public schools rank among the best in the nation.

    Lincoln, NE Education Statistics

    Tips for Renting in Lincoln

    Perhaps you're already dreaming of your new life in Lincoln. But before you load up the moving truck, let's take a look at some of the renters’ rights in Lincoln.

    Your landlord can't charge you more than one month's rent for your security deposit. The only exception is if there's a pet deposit, which can be up to 25% of one month's rent. These deposits must be returned by the landlord within 14 days of moving out.

    If you fail to pay your rent, your landlord is required to give you 3 days’ notice before beginning the eviction process. If you break a rule in your lease, the notice is 14 days.

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