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Total population: 454,731 (Urban population: 454,602, Rural population: 129 (all nonfarm))

Omaha,NE index of house prices


Houses: 165,809 (156,858 occupied: 93,430 owner occupied, 63,428 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

39%

Housing density: 1433 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $123,171.


Median contract rent in 2009: $582 (lower quartile is $447, upper quartile is $733)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $615


Median gross rent in Omaha, NE in 2009: $697


Housing units in Omaha with a mortgage: 61,622 (8,306 second mortgage, 7,823 home equity loan, 326 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 25,012


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $70,979


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,145


Median monthly housing costs: $868





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $134,600 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Omaha:

$134,600
Nebraska:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,400 - $186,200

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $140,000
Here:

$140,000
State:

$147,392

Townhouses or other attached units: $126,741
Here:

$126,741
State:

$145,274

In 2-unit structures: $84,377
Here:

$84,377
State:

$111,285

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $61,524
Here:

$61,524
State:

$95,055

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,634
Here:

$140,634
State:

$141,086

Mobile homes: $20,538
Here:

$20,538
State:

$29,187

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $43,791
Here:

$43,791
State:

$71,559

Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1968

Household type by relationship:

Households: 379,484
  • In family households: 304,345 (68,681 male householders, 27,112 female householders)
    69,474 spouses, 114,501 children (106,655 natural, 3,257 adopted, 4,589 stepchildren), 5,520 grandchildren, 4,414 brothers or sisters, 1,877 parents, 4,635 other relatives, 8,131 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 75,139 (28,470 male householders (21,646 living alone)), 32,771 female householders (28,359 living alone)), 13,898 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,628 (5,617 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 40,143 2-persons, 21,935 3-persons, 18,397 4-persons, 9,424 5-persons, 3,802 6-persons, 2,092 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 50,005 1-person, 9,321 2-persons, 1,499 3-persons, 302 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 60 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

62,603 married couples with children.
27,707 single-parent households (4,522 men, 23,185 women).

89.6% of residents of Omaha speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 25,687 (6.6%)
(29.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Omaha, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 84
  • 2 rooms: 503
  • 3 rooms: 1,940
  • 4 rooms: 6,154
  • 5 rooms: 17,414
  • 6 rooms: 19,637
  • 7 rooms: 18,551
  • 8 rooms: 14,220
  • 9 or more rooms: 14,927
  • 1 room: 3,572
  • 2 rooms: 7,449
  • 3 rooms: 15,400
  • 4 rooms: 15,296
  • 5 rooms: 11,088
  • 6 rooms: 5,627
  • 7 rooms: 2,695
  • 8 rooms: 1,330
  • 9 or more rooms: 971
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Omaha, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 260
  • 1 bedroom: 2,656
  • 2 bedrooms: 18,097
  • 3 bedrooms: 46,973
  • 4 bedrooms: 20,595
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4,849
  • no bedroom: 4,507
  • 1 bedroom: 25,178
  • 2 bedrooms: 22,115
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,335
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,776
  • 5+ bedrooms: 517
Cars and other vehicles available in Omaha, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 4,393
  • 1 vehicle: 26,948
  • 2 vehicles: 43,090
  • 3 vehicles: 13,930
  • 4 vehicles: 3,692
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,377
  • no vehicle: 11,010
  • 1 vehicle: 33,614
  • 2 vehicles: 15,415
  • 3 vehicles: 2,650
  • 4 vehicles: 423
  • 5+ vehicles: 316

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,846
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,103
  • 1990 to 1999: 18,272
  • 1980 to 1989: 18,616
  • 1970 to 1979: 34,075
  • 1960 to 1969: 31,502
  • 1950 to 1959: 23,908
  • 1940 to 1949: 10,842
  • 1939 or earlier: 43,821

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Omaha, NE house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Omaha, NE:

  • Less than $10,000: 674
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 364
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 578
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 696
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 762
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 792
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 951
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 2608
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 3472
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 3976
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 4785
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 5255
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 5733
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 16033
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 17876
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 12486
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 8083
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 9616
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 4679
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 4018
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1669
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1747
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 375
  • $1,000,000 or more: 461
 


Omaha rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Omaha:

  • Less than $100: 717 people
  • $100 to $149: 340
  • $150 to $199: 1,132
  • $200 to $249: 963
  • $250 to $299: 950
  • $300 to $349: 1,386
  • $350 to $399: 1,926
  • $400 to $449: 2,680
  • $450 to $499: 3,421
  • $500 to $549: 4,141
  • $550 to $599: 5,069
  • $600 to $649: 5,606
  • $650 to $699: 5,219
  • $700 to $749: 5,409
  • $750 to $799: 3,936
  • $800 to $899: 7,398
  • $900 to $999: 5,282
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 6,556
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 2,510
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 1,041
  • $2,000 or more: 803
  • No cash rent: 1,986
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 10,345
  • 1990 to 1994: 4,967
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,284
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,958
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,418
  • 1970 to 1974: 862
  • 1970 to 1974: 426
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,427


Omaha, NE Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 90.3%
Number of people working at home: 5,036 (2.6% of all workers)


Omaha commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 5235
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 23819
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 39954
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 45867
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 39822
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 10806
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 16281
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1300
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1349
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2622
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2654
  • 90 or more minutes: 2056
 


Omaha mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 159,961 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 21,899 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,477 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 30 (0%)
  • Railroad: 28 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 13 (0%)
  • Taxi: 163 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 107 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 269 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,659 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,147 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 5,036 (3%)
 


Omaha, NE household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 13842
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 9203
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 10845
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 11474
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 11383
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 11643
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 10114
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 9190
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 8006
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 14364
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 16279
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 14953
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 7051
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 3077
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 2471
  • $200,000 or more: 3139
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 81601
 Other groups: 81350
 Irish: 37182
 English: 19492
 Italian: 14894
 United States or American: 13521
 Polish: 12669
 Czech: 10235
 Swedish: 8587
 Danish: 6847
 Norwegian: 6383
 French (except Basque): 4919
 Scotch-Irish: 3573
 Dutch: 3221
 Subsaharan African:: 3147
 Scottish: 2984
 African: 2259
 European: 2160
 Czechoslovakian: 1636
 Russian: 1615
 Lithuanian: 1305
 Arab:: 1217
 French Canadian: 1060
 Welsh: 1030
 British: 884
 Croatian: 833
 Hungarian: 731
 Greek: 705
 Scandinavian: 693
 Lebanese: 683
 Swiss: 570
 Austrian: 410
 Belgian: 353
 Sudanese: 330
 Ukrainian: 310
 Serbian: 286
 Yugoslavian: 275
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 272
 Pennsylvania German: 260
 Afghan: 252
 Finnish: 226
 Romanian: 223
 Northern European: 218
 Canadian: 213
 Other Subsaharan African: 202
 Portuguese: 173
 Latvian: 168
 Arab/Arabic: 158
 Iranian: 143
 Slovak: 135
 Eastern European: 125
 Nigerian: 125
 Syrian: 123
 Egyptian: 112
 Luxemburger: 94
 Slovene: 87
 Slavic: 86
 Jordanian: 81
 Australian: 79
 Celtic: 77
 Jamaican: 69
 Brazilian: 64
 Haitian: 63
 Bulgarian: 61
 Icelander: 60
 Kenyan: 59
 Turkish: 48
 West Indian: 46
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 39
 South African: 39
 British West Indian: 37
 Senegalese: 35
 German Russian: 33
 Macedonian: 32
 Palestinian: 30
 Armenian: 27
 Ethiopian: 27
 Other Arab: 23
 Ghanian: 18
 Liberian: 15
 Estonian: 13
 Zimbabwean: 12
 Maltese: 11
 Carpatho Rusyn: 10
 Ugandan: 10
 Somalian: 9
 Acadian/Cajun: 9
 Albanian: 9
 Basque: 8
 Barbadian: 8
 Moroccan: 7
 Cape Verdean: 7
 New Zealander: 6
 Israeli: 6
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 6
 Bermudan: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (44%)
  • India (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 234324
  • Northeast: 8963
  • Midwest: 73343
  • South: 25356
  • West: 19894

55% of Omaha residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in Nebraska.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,185
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 773
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,775
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,380
  • 9th grade: 2,308
  • 10th grade: 2,738
  • 11th grade: 2,704
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,435
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 29,496
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7,940
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 20,287
  • Associate degree: 6,725
  • Bachelor's degree: 23,970
  • Master's degree: 6,571
  • Professional school degree: 4,006
  • Doctorate degree: 1,641

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 982
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 473
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,317
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,864
  • 9th grade: 2,239
  • 10th grade: 2,800
  • 11th grade: 3,069
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,658
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 37,423
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10,694
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 21,596
  • Associate degree: 7,503
  • Bachelor's degree: 24,700
  • Master's degree: 7,370
  • Professional school degree: 1,828
  • Doctorate degree: 810

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.8%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 11.1%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 11.6%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 15.8%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 15.3%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 4.7%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 3.8%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 7.2%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 8.9%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 9.2%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 6.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.2%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 6.8%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $52,084
  • Black householders: $22,919
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $27,064
  • Asian householders: $37,310
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $67,783
  • Some other race householders: $35,725
  • Two or more races householders: $38,036
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $41,293
Omaha household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Omaha household income for Black householders
Omaha household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Omaha household income for Asian householders
Omaha household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Omaha household income for Some other race householders
Omaha household income for Two or more races householders
Omaha household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Omaha marital status for males
Omaha marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $141,524
  • Black or African American householders: $77,903
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $79,057
  • Asian householders: $162,299
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $93,772
  • Some other race householders: $90,166
  • Two or more races householders: $114,402
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $94,061

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 104,415
  • One, attached: 5,478
  • Two: 4,256
  • 3 or 4: 5,033
  • 5 to 9: 10,219
  • 10 to 19: 14,666
  • 20 to 49: 10,170
  • 50 or more: 9,718
  • Mobile homes: 1,816
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 38

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Omaha:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Omaha
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.8%)
  • Electricity (6.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (74.1%)
  • Electricity (23.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9,140
Here:

20.2%
Nebraska:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,800
Here:

17.5%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6,574
Here:

27.7%
Nebraska:

20.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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