Nebraska Schools

  • NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • 301 CENTENNIAL MALL SOUTH
  • LINCOLN, NE 68509
  • (402) 471-2295
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Nebraska, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Nebraska School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate83.8%7
Dropout Rate2.5%8
Per Pupil Spending$10,47621
Students Per Teacher13.312
Number of Schools1,14533
Number of Students292,59037
Number of (FTE) Teachers22,05736

Nebraska Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment292,59013.3
Prekindergarten Students11,04625.1
Kindergarten Students22,79016.8
1st Grade Students22,151-
2nd Grade Students21,695-
3rd Grade Students21,391-
4th Grade Students20,939-
5th Grade Students20,609-
6th Grade Students20,562-
7th Grade Students20,771-
8th Grade Students20,958-
9th Grade Students23,137-
10th Grade Students22,496-
11th Grade Students21,799-
12th Grade Students22,246-
Ungraded Students--
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers22,05713.3
Prekindergarten Teachers44025.1
Kindergarten Teachers1,36016.8
Elementary Teachers12,402-
Secondary Teachers7,855-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes-1.0
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides6,024
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors883
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors799
Elementary415
Secondary380
Other4
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians568
Library Support Staff421
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff14,491
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators624
LEA Administrative Support Staff984
School Administrators1,038
School Administrative Support Staff1,544
Student Support Services1,304
Other Support Services Staff8,997

Nebraska State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$3,286,861,582-
Total Local Revenues$1,878,053,36957.1%
Property Tax$1,630,441,81549.6%
Non-Property Tax$21,567,3380.7%
Local Government Property Tax--
Local Government Non-Property Tax--
Individual Tuition$918,6330.03%
Tuition From LEAs$2,140,5630.07%
Individual Transportation Fees$38,6750.00%
Transportation Fees From LEAs$27,6610.00%
Earnings on Investments$39,247,6281.2%
Food Service$66,147,9702.0%
Student Activities$77,675,6662.4%
Textbooks--
Summer School$553,5450.02%
Other Revenues$41,462,0991.3%
Intermediate Revenues$21,122,1630.6%
Total State Revenues$1,089,025,63333.1%
Total Federal Revenues$298,660,4179.1%
Direct Grants$27,939,9560.9%
Revenues Through State$257,371,4137.8%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies$5,890,7290.2%
Other Sources$7,458,3190.2%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$2,970,322,574-
Total Instructional Expenditures$1,911,264,34964.3%
Salaries$1,319,901,80744.4%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$940,235,08831.7%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$219,203,4407.4%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational--
Teacher Salaries - Other$66,339,0322.2%
Employee Benefits$432,364,61614.6%
Purchased Services$65,969,3492.2%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$13,339,6160.4%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$8,976,1900.3%
Supplies$66,155,9081.0%
Property$13,533,0530.5%
Other--
Textbooks$16,751,7760.6%
Salaries$438,322,22214.8%
Student Support$75,973,3382.6%
Instructional Staff Support$54,889,9531.8%
General Administration Support$47,254,8031.6%
School Administration Support$111,486,6833.8%
Operation & Maintenance Support$97,921,5053.3%
Student Transportation Support$29,499,7931.0%
Other Support$21,296,1470.7%
Employee Benefits$133,676,7924.5%
Student Support$20,647,4100.7%
Instructional Staff Support$16,980,7880.6%
General Administration Support$15,466,4350.5%
School Administration Support$31,602,9371.1%
Operation & Maintenance Support$32,765,3421.1%
Student Transportation Support$7,927,5420.3%
Other Support$8,286,3380.3%
Purchased Services$218,786,9117.4%
Student Support$11,456,5070.4%
Instructional Staff Support$12,957,5110.4%
General Administration Support$21,306,3720.7%
School Administration Support$1,163,8970.04%
Operation & Maintenance Support$103,270,5353.5%
Student Transportation Support$40,932,9971.4%
Other Support$27,699,0920.9%
Supplies$47,717,9201.6%
Student Support$5,214,7050.2%
Instructional Staff Support$9,878,6620.3%
General Administration Support$5,734,3390.2%
School Administration Support$1,384,8480.05%
Operation & Maintenance Support$18,950,0900.6%
Student Transportation Support$3,603,5200.1%
Other Support$2,951,7560.10%
Property$59,100,4902.0%
Student Support$1,255,5840.04%
Instructional Staff Support$5,147,5290.2%
General Administration Support$3,964,3790.1%
School Administration Support$1,086,3020.04%
Operation & Maintenance Support$28,744,2931.0%
Student Transportation Support$10,184,5520.3%
Other Support$8,717,8510.3%
Other$22,560,3600.8%
Student Support$2,036,0350.07%
Instructional Staff Support$3,144,5090.1%
General Administration Support$8,847,8140.3%
School Administration Support$1,665,4830.06%
Operation & Maintenance Support$3,258,2880.1%
Student Transportation Support$1,483,5240.05%
Other Support$2,124,7070.07%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$197,994,0206.7%
Food Services$117,631,0454.0%
Salaries$40,181,2591.4%
Employee Benefits$9,615,0270.3%
Purchased Services$12,995,7200.4%
Supplies$53,842,5941.8%
Property--
Other$996,4450.03%
Enterprise$80,362,9752.7%
Salaries$399,3810.01%
Employee Benefits$40,9470.00%
Purchased Services$15,996,0580.5%
Supplies$34,599,5691.2%
Property--
Other$29,327,0201.0%

Nebraska State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 55.1%
Asian 97.8%
Hispanic 67.2%
Black 57.0%
White 88.6%
Total 83.8%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 228
Asian 355
Hispanic 1,434
Black 1,049
White 16,969
Total 20,035
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian -
Asian 1
Hispanic 3
Black -
White 36
Total 40
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 30
Asian 12
Hispanic 67
Black 53
White 557
Total 748
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 93211.3%
Grade 105102.2%
Grade 116062.8%
Grade 128073.6%
Grades 9-12 Total2,2442.5%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian207.6%
Asian31.4%
Hispanic1004.8%
Black1066.0%
White921.8%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male1,2912.8%
Female9532.2%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Adams235711.4$35,625
1 Reviews
Ainsworth350511.3$29,357
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Albion445811.6$31,111
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Allen225313.2$34,000
1 Reviews
Alliance61,49512.5$39,408
3 Reviews
Alma231811.1$27,315
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Amherst227611.0$39,545
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Ansley21829.1$27,760
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Arapahoe233112.4$29,500
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Arcadia21379.5$24,464
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Arlington359112.9$45,365
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Arnold21287.3$25,500
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Arthur3906.9$24,821
1 Reviews
Ashland386715.6$40,441
1 Reviews
Atkinson633210.8$28,490
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Auburn683212.0$34,207
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Aurora41,26012.9$37,690
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Axtell330112.8$40,625
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Bancroft431313.4$28,500
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Bartlett21167.1$33,250
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Bartley21588.0$31,111
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Bassett31778.1$24,412
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Battle Creek247413.2$43,906
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Bayard242412.5$30,500
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Beatrice92,19214.3$33,735
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Bellevue3110,26014.7$47,201
16 Reviews
Benkelman234412.9$27,788
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Bennington31,20915.4$47,067
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Bertrand225611.9$34,167
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Big Springs21588.3$29,583
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Blair72,34814.8$41,214
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Bloomfield224211.2$25,435
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Blue Hill341513.6$30,938
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Boys Town40-$51,442
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Brady220610.7$29,000
1 Reviews
Brainard223410.4$35,000
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Bridgeport250511.3$29,527
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Broken Bow787613.9$29,355
1 Reviews
Bruning2906.1$30,972
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Burwell438610.5$22,569
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Cairo348911.7$35,500
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Callaway21868.6$27,656
1 Reviews
Cambridge233410.8$30,913
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Cedar Bluffs222311.9$35,526
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Cedar Rapids21317.9$28,333
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Central City477913.0$34,178
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Chadron101,00311.2$27,400
11 Reviews
Chambers21608.5$24,750
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Chappell21688.7$35,000
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Clarks21178.9$29,583
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Clarkson31858.8$26,726
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Clay Center21739.4$36,597
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Clearwater21939.3$29,375
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Cody2796.2$25,357
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Coleridge31089.0$28,365
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Columbus214,20514.8$38,874
4 Reviews
Cook221911.5$28,594
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Cozad51,00312.9$32,392
1 Reviews
Crawford22399.6$28,095
1 Reviews
Creighton338510.4$27,763
1 Reviews
Crete41,68314.3$34,098
1 Reviews
Crofton336012.3$30,667
2 Reviews
Curtis22049.0$26,667
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Dakota City231412.7$43,438
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Davenport3726.6$26,964
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David City358912.5$34,583
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Daykin21789.3$23,333
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Deshler323410.0$30,667
1 Reviews
Dewitt241712.9-
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Dodge31499.0$33,864
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Doniphan249111.8$36,985
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Dorchester220910.2$34,000
1 Reviews
Elba21237.2$28,750
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Elgin41687.9$29,833
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Elkhorn93,64415.9$67,234
2 Reviews
Elm Creek231911.4$32,279
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Elwood226011.2$36,500
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Emerson230111.9$27,411
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Eustis21989.2$34,205
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Ewing21217.0$24,375
1 Reviews
Exeter21869.6$34,286
1 Reviews
Fairbury492813.4$29,261
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Fairfield344111.9$31,477
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Falls City688112.7$26,773
1 Reviews
Firth32,03416.5$41,944
1 Reviews
Fort Calhoun258614.1$41,500
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Franklin234711.4$27,315
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Fremont174,56915.2$36,700
6 Reviews
Friend231412.1$34,833
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Fullerton232912.7$31,055
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Geneva556012.2$32,500
2 Reviews
Genoa244013.4$31,023
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Gering82,07414.3$35,185
3 Reviews
Gibbon260314.5$34,955
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Giltner219310.7$40,417
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Gordon439210.4$27,896
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Gothenburg391714.4$35,990
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Grand Island3110,11514.3$36,044
4 Reviews
Grant231210.4$31,625
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Greeley2947.2-
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Gretna52,93816.0$50,112
2 Reviews
Hampton319710.8$42,692
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Harrisburg21779.2$47,083
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Harrison4825.0$29,375
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Hartington42719.3$33,365
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Harvard227611.4$29,350
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Hastings204,21113.3$35,461
7 Reviews
Hay Springs51767.7$30,078
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Hayes Center21477.4$25,114
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Hebron341011.5$31,000
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Hemingford239712.0$35,982
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Henderson232710.2$37,321
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Hershey251314.1$36,875
2 Reviews
Holdrege81,12313.2$36,225
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Homer238412.0$44,500
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Hooper552710.9$35,515
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Howells31608.6$33,750
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Humboldt231011.1$27,672
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Humphrey324811.7$39,250
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Hyannis21236.8$29,688
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Imperial355010.8$33,833
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Johnson230714.8$25,833
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Juniata214613.5$32,833
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Kearney215,28214.8$34,829
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Kenesaw227113.0$37,050
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Kimball356612.0$29,984
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La Vista52,31113.9$47,280
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Laurel335310.8$29,722
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Lawrence313813.0$25,089
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Leigh21488.0$31,458
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Lewiston21969.6$35,000
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Lexington122,80514.1$38,098
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Lincoln10034,95813.7$40,605
17 Reviews
Lindsay2117.4$32,232
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Litchfield21649.3$29,688
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Loomis22059.5$36,719
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Louisville352213.1$40,875
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Loup City232711.2$22,829
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Lynch21058.7$25,333
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Lyons228011.3$28,804
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Macy33737.7$19,500
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Madison65089.8$35,758
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Malcolm248112.1$57,188
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Maxwell229311.0$35,625
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Maywood21437.9$31,818
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Mccook61,44213.8$31,105
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Mccool Junction225013.5$38,875
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Mead22349.9$51,339
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Merna224110.8$31,250
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Merriman23410.6$19,250
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Milford270714.8$37,039
1 Reviews
Minatare329210.5$23,365
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Minden577912.5$40,092
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Mitchell266713.6$28,710
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Morrill444110.8$31,450
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Mullen21949.4$26,989
1 Reviews
Murray265312.0$52,386
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Nebraska City61,33112.0$34,952
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Neligh343310.7$30,580
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Newcastle31469.6$29,000
1 Reviews
Newman Grove22059.0$30,329
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Niobrara43247.6$26,000
1 Reviews
Norfolk253,99914.4$34,609
3 Reviews
North Bend248712.3$38,879
1 Reviews
North Platte184,13413.9$34,181
5 Reviews
O'neill777510.8$30,815
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Oakland343911.6$32,663
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Ogallala796011.7$32,141
2 Reviews
Omaha22280,56114.4$40,006
42 Reviews
Orchard21348.5$21,771
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Ord553111.3$27,364
3 Reviews
Osceola429312.5$34,737
3 Reviews
Oshkosh223211.6$27,135
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Osmond324310.7$27,120
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Overton231612.8$31,389
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Oxford347910.2$33,490
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Palmer226413.6$33,676
1 Reviews
Papillion146,96515.1$63,992
9 Reviews
Pawnee City229410.6$23,587
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Paxton223112.2$28,523
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Pender234613.5$30,990
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Petersburg213111.9$29,688
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Pierce369013.0$35,288
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Plainview336711.3$27,056
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Plattsmouth51,83413.3$38,844
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Pleasanton22149.8$37,656
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Polk31388.1$28,056
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Ponca231811.2$31,750
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Prague21117.2$33,393
1 Reviews
Ralston51,89514.6$47,252
1 Reviews
Randolph228710.6$30,486
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Ravenna246111.7$31,875
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Red Cloud324311.0$26,389
1 Reviews
Rising City21057.7$31,786
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Rushville330811.9$27,361
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Sargent21709.1$24,559
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Schuyler81,70414.3$37,170
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Scottsbluff152,77613.5$29,938
4 Reviews
Scribner228110.4$30,455
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Seward51,36914.4$41,264
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Shelby233412.7$36,071
1 Reviews
Shelton233210.9$37,583
1 Reviews
Shickley21336.8$43,125
1 Reviews
Sidney71,25913.3$33,935
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South Sioux City103,50612.9$36,493
3 Reviews
Spalding3936.6$27,039
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Spencer21499.0$28,636
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Springfield382112.9$48,083
2 Reviews
Springview3995.8$19,479
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St. Edward21557.1$27,212
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St. Libory212011.3-
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St. Paul365113.1$31,818
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Stanton346812.6$33,462
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Stapleton31789.0$33,125
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Stella20-$27,159
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Sterling321610.4$30,313
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Stromsburg337712.0$34,250
1 Reviews
Stuart31708.8$27,321
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Sumner21909.8$27,143
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Superior445812.6$27,195
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Sutherland237611.2$39,583
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Sutton342511.9$34,830
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Syracuse266613.6$37,112
1 Reviews
Taylor21047.4$21,875
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Tecumseh330910.0$31,844
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Tekamah251311.4$35,708
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Thedford2956.8$29,583
1 Reviews
Tilden22789.7$31,875
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Tryon3836.7-
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Utica347712.2$40,139
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Valentine1066710.4$27,359
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Valley349211.0$36,949
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Verdigre21618.3$21,667
2 Reviews
Waco21049.0$32,813
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Wahoo493813.2$35,104
1 Reviews
Wakefield241811.2$32,308
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Wallace21899.5$36,771
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Walthill234110.2$28,750
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Wauneta31398.4$29,813
2 Reviews
Wausa220911.2$28,929
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Waverly51,51814.3$52,454
1 Reviews
Wayne587614.2$27,730
1 Reviews
Weeping Water237611.8$42,692
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West Point573612.7$32,616
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Wilber256815.5$36,513
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Wilcox21548.8$28,958
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Winnebago346810.1$20,795
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Winside224510.2$30,208
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Wisner338411.3$32,188
1 Reviews
Wolbach2848.5$25,536
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Wood River350211.7$36,776
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Wynot316711.6$27,750
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York81,23912.6$36,069
1 Reviews
Yutan245811.4$44,844
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