Average Rent In Nebraska For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in Nebraska?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Nebraska for December 2020 is $1,195. With an averge apartment size of 1,156 sqft, the average price per square foot in Nebraska is $1.033.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Nebraska rent costs -27.6% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Nebraska ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

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How Does Nebraska Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticNEUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,195$1,650 -27.6%
Average $/sqft $1.033$1.135 -9.0%
M-o-M Change $-5$0 -inf%
Y-o-Y Change $-5$5 -200.0%
M-o-M % Change -0.4%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change -0.4%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Nebraska


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Nebraska increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Nebraska clocking in at $750, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,350 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $974 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $337/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Nebraska check out:

Month Over Month Nebraska Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Nebraska has experienced a $-5 change in rent over the past month going from $1,200 to $1,195. That change comes out to -0.4%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Nebraska:

Year Over Year Nebraska Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Nebraska changed $-5 from $1,200 to $1,195. A change of $-5 means that rents changed -0.4% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Nebraska:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Nebraska

La Vista, NE

Population: 17,062
Median Rent: $1,004
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Gretna, NE
Source: Public domain

Population: 5,045
Median Rent: $965
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Bellevue, NE
Source: Public domain

Population: 53,040
Median Rent: $951
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Ralston, NE

Population: 7,348
Median Rent: $930
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Omaha, NE

Population: 463,081
Median Rent: $921
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Papillion, NE

Population: 19,478
Median Rent: $910
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Lincoln, NE

Population: 277,315
Median Rent: $843
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Plattsmouth, NE
Source: Public domain

Population: 6,435
Median Rent: $835
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Gering, NE
Source: Public domain

Population: 8,377
Median Rent: $816
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Lexington, NE
Source: Public domain

Population: 10,097
Median Rent: $802
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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