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Old 03-18-2007, 12:50 PM
Location: Omaha, NE
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I am just beginning to tip the iceberg with all the high ratings Omaha is getting....

Qwest Center: Top 10 busiest arenas in the world

Facts from the Omaha chamber
http://www.accessomaha.com/pdf/Markets.pdf (broken link)

Omaha: Another best city ranking: #17 by time.com

Omaha: One of the highest percentages of yuppies in America
http://themediaaudit.com/yuppies2.htm (broken link)

OMaha: Most Golf courses per capita in US
http://www.creightonmedical.org/content/blogcategory/72/69/ (broken link)
http://www2.agribank.com/Annual/Documents/DiscoverOmaha.pdf (broken link)

Omaha: Home to more millionaires per capita than any other US city

National: 36,048
OMaha: 37,373 rank #41 out of 361

#18 for standard of living which is money vs cost of living
www.business.duq.edu/faculty/davies/theses/curcio.doc (broken link)

#8 for Uhaul growth :-)

#12 for lowest cost of living and #15 for jobs #32 for median income
Omaha is 21% below average for housing costs
http://www.accessomaha.com/pdf/Omaha-Cost-of-Living-2007.pdf (broken link)

Omaha: 5 star metro

Omaha: Link to more top rankings
http://www.mmqb.com/tcmmqbnew/tcmmqb...=0703130753809 0140&toload=tcm&system=ResiIOS&loadlook=179512&ses sionid=587425&dll=ros

Omaha: #18 for relocating singles
http://primacy.com/primacy_americas.asp?Language=EN&ID1=Primacy+Ameri (broken link) cas+Home&ID2=Primacy+News&CategoryID=2&NewsID=32

Omaha: On a yearly basis, one of the cleanest cities in the US

most walkable city in america
http://www.prevention.com/article/0,5778,s1-2-92-752-7792-6,00.html (broken link)

Omaha: #5 in the nation to have a baby

OMaha: Featured destination...

More top rankings for Omaha!!
Eleventh best city for business and careers (Forbes – 2004)
Third “Best Place to Locate Your Company” (Expansion Management – 2003)
Consistent ranking in top 20% of best places to live as rated by Places Rated Almanac.
and more rankings....
http://www.businessfacilities.com/bf_05_08_news2.asp (broken link)

Omaha: #18 in the Nation for Standard of living
www.business.duq.edu/faculty/davies/theses/curcio.doc (broken link)

Proof new construction is low cost in Omaha:
http://www.mickeymartin.com/Nav.aspx/Page=/RealEstateNews/Default.aspx (broken link)
this listing is housing built 2005 to current and is being sold for 125,000-150,000
sorry you'll have to go to search only new homes and select that range yourself in Douglas County built 2005 and sooner...

Omaha rated #7 in best places to live

Lot's of demographic information

Nebraska: #24 in total taxes per capita:

Omaha:#30 fun place in america (3 lower than Vegas)
some of the attractions:
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