Best Place to Raise Your Kids: Nebraska

Best Place to Raise Your Kids: Nebraska

Lincoln

Nearest city: Lincoln
Population: 236,080
Median family income: $70,062
Runners-up: Omaha, Grand Island

Lincoln, the state capital and home to the University of Nebraska, is located in an area known for cattle and grain production. Among the city's largest employers are hospitals such as the BryanLGH medical center. The median home price in Lincoln is just $133,000, according to Zillow.com