9 Reasons Why People From Nebraska Are Unbelievably Tough

Have you ever asked, “what are people from Nebraska like?” Well, people from Nebraska are known to be tough and incredibly resilient; we’re not complainers, but we won’t just roll over and let things happen to us, either. Our collective superpower is the result of some pretty unique conditions that you’ll only find right here in Nebraska!

Of course, there are plenty of other reasons we’re in a state of unbreakable souls. What are your thoughts, Nebraska? Let us know in the comments. Need some ideas about how to explore this wonderful state? Check out our article with several ideas for awesome Nebraska road trips!

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November 16, 2021

What is the cost of living in Nebraska?  

Nebraska is one of those states folks tend to go to looking for a quieter, more rural life, and luckily for them, the cost of living in Nebraska is less than the national average – 11.5% lower, to be exact. Housing is a whopping 26% lower than the rest of the country; groceries, however, are about the same as anywhere else. Folks in Nebraska generally pay about 6% less for healthcare as well. The median household income for Nebraskans is about $52,600 yearly. Sure, there are plenty of folks who think there’s nothing to do here, but they’d be incorrect – there are all kinds of weird and wonderful things to do and see, and the landscape of the state is uniquely its own. Small towns are everywhere, and folks tend to be friendly. Not only is life in Nebraska inexpensive, but it’s also pretty awesome if you know where to look.  

What are some funny Nebraska stereotypes out there?  

First and foremost: CORN. So much corn. All the corn. Folks from outside Nebraska tend to think the entire state is a cornucopia of, well, corn. Okay, sure – there’s a lot of corn ‘round these parts, but there’s more than that, too (sometimes there’s alfalfa). There’s also the common belief that this state is boring, and all we have to say about that is that anyone who thinks Nebraska is a boring place has either never been here … or they grew up here. More cows than people? Okay … that one’s probably true. But hey, with those cows comes our strong love of a good steak, and there is nothing better than a farm-fresh steak. With corn, of course. Now, if you excuse us, we need to go watch the Huskers play.  

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