The Prime Place Apartments in North Bottoms Neighborhood, is a popular neighborhood in Lincoln. Photo taken by Connor Moffatt

Growing population leads to higher housing prices in Lincoln area

Housing prices in Lincoln have risen as the population grows in Lincoln and areas around Lincoln. Omaha housing has stayed cheaper by comparison.

According to a 2022 data comparison, Lincoln housing prices are 2% more expensive than Omaha housing.

Shawn Pebley, a landlord in the Lincoln area who rents out multiple properties, and Mark Heinrichs, a realtor in the Omaha area, talked about why this is the case.