Lincoln, NE

Appreciation rates for homes in Lincoln have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 15.10%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Lincoln house appreciation rate of 1.42%.

NeighborhoodScout’s data show that during the latest twelve months, Lincoln’s appreciation rate, at 4.54%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Lincoln’s appreciation rate has been 1.15%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.67%.

Relative to Nebraska, our data show that Lincoln’s latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Nebraska.

 

Population
268,738

Average Annual Home Appreciation Rate
4.67%

Total # of Homes for Sale in this Market
277

Median Home Price
$151,570

Median Rent
$758 per room

Home Price Range
57.36% of homes are between $106,001 - $212,000

Median Sales Price
$137,600

Number of "Troubled" homes(in some form of foreclosure)
117

Median Foreclosure Sales Price
$107,950

Foreclosure Discount
22%

Most Common Home Type
57.40% of homes are SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED

% of Vacant Homes
5.31%

% of Renters
45.41%

% of Owner Occupied
54.59%

People Living Below Poverty Level
16.47%

Unemployment Rate
2.10%

Is this area perfect for Real Estate deals going on right now?

With the history of positive appreciation in the Lincoln area, a rental property (based on the much higher than average rental rates) could be a profitable investment for the savvy buy and hold investor.