Omaha, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 1,611.
Males: 782  (48.6%)
Females: 829  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31815

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,146 (it was $23,208 in 2000)
Omaha:

$25,146
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,040 (it was $15,338 in 2000)

Omaha CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,524 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Omaha:

$38,524
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $134,686; Detached houses: $208,460; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $40,532; Mobile homes: $46,340
Omaha races chart
  • Black alone - 1,317 (71.4%)
  • White alone - 502 (27.2%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Omaha: 116.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 184.9 square miles.

Population density: 8.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Omaha, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Omaha:

  • High school or higher: 63.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Omaha CCD:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 7.9%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Omaha, Georgia as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Omaha to the number of sex offenders is 806 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Omaha CCD:  1.1% ($366)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Omaha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (24.9 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (83.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (644.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lumpkin, GA (2.8 miles ), Richland, GA (3.6 miles ), Cusseta, GA (3.6 miles ), Fort Benning, GA (3.8 miles ), Cottonton-Seale, AL (4.0 miles ), Fort Benning South, GA (4.0 miles ), Weston, GA (4.3 miles) , Benevolence, GA (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 32.13 N, Longitude: 84.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

Omaha household income distribution Omaha home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.4%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Private households (6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

Work and jobs in Omaha: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Omaha, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Omaha-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Omaha place center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1961, a category F3 tornado 22.3 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Omaha-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 168.9 miles away from Omaha center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 420.5 miles away from Omaha center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stewart County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Omaha:

  • FOUR COUNTY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RICHLAND, GA)
  • STEWART WEBSTER HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; RICHLAND, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Omaha:

  • Columbus State University (about 26 miles; Columbus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,876)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 27 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 40 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Auburn University (about 49 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Tuskegee University (about 53 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Darton State College (about 55 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Albany Technical College (about 58 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)

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Notable locations in Omaha: McMurrons Landing (A), Fitzgeralds Landing (B), Banks Landing (C), Marvins Store (D), Lawsons Landing (E), Lumpkin Volunteer Fire Department (F), Louvale Community Fire Department (G), Stewart County Courthouse (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Omaha include: Ebenezer Church (A), Mount Gilead Church (B), Mount Moriah Church (C), Mount Olive Church (D), Mount Zion Church (E), New Hope Church (F), Pleasant Grove Church (G), Greater New Hope Church (H), Saint Marks Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Armour Cemetery (1), Mathis Cemetery (2), East Side Cemetery (3), Florence Cemetery (4), North Side Cemetery (5), Trinity Cemetery (6), Ebenezer Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Perkins Lake (A), Davis Pond (B), Elders Pond (C), Gordys Pond (D), Hallidays Pond (E), Holders Pond (F), Jenkins Pond (G), Ushers Millpond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hightower Branch (A), Sand Branch (B), Grass Creek (C), Hannahatchee Creek (D), Frog Bottom Creek (E), Colochee Creek (F), Bussey Branch (G), Broach Creek (H), Black Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Omaha include: East Main Street Residential Historic District (1), Hannahatchee Wildlife Management Area (2), Lumpkin Commercial Historic District (3), Louvale Church Row Historic District (4), Florence Marina State Park (5), Sheppard Plantation Battle Monument (6), Florence Landing Recreation Area (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Stewart County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 54.7. This is better than average.

City:

54.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.1%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

23.9%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.7%
Whole state:

6.1%

Omaha compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Omaha CCD (based on Stewart County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.00%
Here: 31.0%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Stewart County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Stewart County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Stewart County:

10.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

16.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Stewart County:

33.1%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.7%
State:

14.6%

7.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Muscogee County, GA  1.61% ($31,833 average AGI)


8.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($21,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Muscogee County, GA  2.31% ($16,686 average AGI)
to Chattahoochee County, GA  0.73% ($29,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Omaha:

  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLF (1270 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHAL (1460 AM; 4 kW; PHENIX CITY/COLUMBUS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRCG (1420 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Omaha:

  • WKCN (99.3 FM; LUMPKIN, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WEAM-FM (100.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING INC., OF COLUMBUS)
  • WIOL (92.7 FM; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: HATCHEE CREEK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAGH (98.3 FM; FORT MITCHELL, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVX (97.9 FM; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: RIVER VALLEY MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • W220BI (91.9 FM; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY CHRISTIAN EDUC., RADIO)
  • WBFA (101.3 FM; SMITHS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFXE (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Omaha:

  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W30BD (Channel 30; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Omaha fatal accident list:

Dec 21, 1982 10:30 AM, 39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ga Hwy 39 4 Mi S (Lat: 32.109889 Lon: -85.052722), Call Sign: WNIT475, Licensee ID: L00011952
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.1000 MHz, 31.1400 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 05/08/2022
    Registrant: State Of Georgia, 47 Trinity Ave Sw 1st Flr, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:

Omaha on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
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