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Omaha, NE (Nebraska) Houses and Residents

Omaha,NE index of house prices

Total population: 446,599 (Urban population: 390,001, Rural population: 111 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 190,653 (175,881 occupied: 99,592 owner occupied, 76,289 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,648 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $132,242.

Median contract rent in 2016: $471 (lower quartile is $363, upper quartile is $595)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $941


Median gross rent in Omaha, NE in 2016: $537

Housing units in Omaha with a mortgage: 66,015 (1,755 second mortgage, 6,308 home equity loan, 224 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 33,577

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,765

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,487

Median monthly housing costs: $953


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Omaha, Nebraska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $149,900 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Omaha:

$149,900
Nebraska:

$148,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,700 - $224,200

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $189,351
Here:

$189,351
State:

$184,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $207,355
Here:

$207,355
State:

$173,063

In 2-unit structures: $237,438
Here:

$237,438
State:

$142,451

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $73,700
Here:

$73,700
State:

$152,287

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $236,411
Here:

$236,411
State:

$190,638

Mobile homes: $38,089
Here:

$38,089
State:

$34,052

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $3,842,355
Here:

$3,842,355
State:

$2,094,887
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 446,956
  • In family households: 344,406 (50,816 male householders, 52,020 female householders)
    73,413 spouses, 134,096 children (124,711 natural, 3,976 adopted, 5,409 stepchildren), 8,954 grandchildren, 4,025 brothers or sisters, 4,739 parents, 7,266 other relatives, 9,077 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 90,455 (35,226 male householders (29,115 living alone)), 37,819 female householders (31,800 living alone)), 17,410 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,095

Size of family households: 44,290 2-persons, 25,293 3-persons, 15,595 4-persons, 9,950 5-persons, 5,288 6-persons, 2,420 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 60,915 1-person, 10,273 2-persons, 1,074 3-persons, 590 4-persons, 193 5-persons.

67,097 married couples with children.
29,840 single-parent households (6,865 men, 22,975 women).

83.1% of residents of Omaha speak English at home.
11.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 32% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 47,566 (10.6%)
(27.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Omaha, Nebraska:

  • 83no bedroom
  • 1,6641 bedroom
  • 16,0002 bedrooms
  • 48,4403 bedrooms
  • 26,0064 bedrooms
  • 7,3995+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Omaha population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Omaha, Nebraska:

  • 4,476no bedroom
  • 26,6521 bedroom
  • 24,8662 bedrooms
  • 13,5753 bedrooms
  • 5,2414 bedrooms
  • 1,4795+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Omaha population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Omaha in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 2,449no vehicle
  • 26,9381 vehicle
  • 48,1062 vehicles
  • 15,9193 vehicles
  • 4,5054 vehicles
  • 1,6755+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Omaha population

Cars and other vehicles available in Omaha in renter-occupied apartments

  • 13,792no vehicle
  • 39,7941 vehicle
  • 16,7372 vehicles
  • 3,9893 vehicles
  • 1,5144 vehicles
  • 4635+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Omaha population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Omaha, Nebraska:

  • 221 room
  • 1952 rooms
  • 1,2273 rooms
  • 5,7904 rooms
  • 13,4005 rooms
  • 19,1736 rooms
  • 17,9097 rooms
  • 16,8378 rooms
  • 25,0399+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Omaha population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Omaha, Nebraska:

  • 4,0851 room
  • 7,5952 rooms
  • 17,0953 rooms
  • 16,0884 rooms
  • 12,3165 rooms
  • 7,7626 rooms
  • 6,0587 rooms
  • 2,7398 rooms
  • 2,5519+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Omaha population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Omaha, NE household income distribution

  • Omaha, NE household income distribution
  • 13,002Less than $10,000
  • 9,269$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7,189$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9,122$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7,362$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10,038$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9,330$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9,278$40,000 to $44,999
  • 9,024$45,000 to $49,999
  • 14,103$50,000 to $59,999
  • 17,451$60,000 to $74,999
  • 21,204$75,000 to $99,999
  • 13,691$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7,310$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9,319$150,000 to $199,999
  • 9,189$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Omaha, NE

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Omaha, NE
  • 505Less than $10,000
  • 632$10,000 to $14,999
  • 176$15,000 to $19,999
  • 369$20,000 to $24,999
  • 231$25,000 to $29,999
  • 571$30,000 to $34,999
  • 550$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,179$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,687$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,475$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,801$70,000 to $79,999
  • 4,345$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5,433$90,000 to $99,999
  • 13,023$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14,884$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13,525$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5,898$175,000 to $199,999
  • 11,200$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5,764$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6,939$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,636$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,046$500,000 to $749,999
  • 735$750,000 to $999,999
  • 591$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 146$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 251$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Omaha, NE

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Omaha, NE
  • 719Less than $100
  • 329$100 to $149
  • 692$150 to $199
  • 1,143$200 to $249
  • 966$250 to $299
  • 880$300 to $349
  • 1,333$350 to $399
  • 2,707$400 to $449
  • 4,201$450 to $499
  • 6,045$500 to $549
  • 4,448$550 to $599
  • 6,951$600 to $649
  • 5,401$650 to $699
  • 6,581$700 to $749
  • 4,306$750 to $799
  • 9,720$800 to $899
  • 6,446$900 to $999
  • 6,886$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,352$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,828$1,500 to $1,999
  • 475$2,000 to $2,499
  • 275$2,500 to $2,999
  • 46$3,000 to $3,499
  • 62$3,500 or more
  • 1,497No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 14,0002010 or later
  • 15,6432000 to 2009
  • 8,9411990 to 1999
  • 5,2421980 to 1989
  • 2,2801970 to 1979
  • 2,853Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Omaha population
Omaha commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 6,525
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 27,675
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 39,447
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 45,825
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 44,344
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 16,343
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 21,218
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,309
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,110
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,295
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,624
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,656
Omaha, NE Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.4%
Number of people working at home: 9,896 (4.4% of all workers)

Omaha mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 263,450 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 24,691 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,305 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 40 (0%)
  • Taxi: 3,288 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 981 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,283 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 9,896 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 38,673
 Irish: 13,178
 American: 11,118
 English: 6,043
 European: 5,025
 Italian: 4,971
 Polish: 4,661
 Czech: 3,961
 Swedish: 3,179
 African: 3,039
 Norwegian: 2,122
 Danish: 1,867
 French (except Basque): 1,639
 Dutch: 1,153
 Scottish: 1,150
 Sudanese: 982
 Russian: 959
 Scotch-Irish: 924
 British: 652
 Scandinavian: 605
 Czechoslovakian: 594
 Nigerian: 566
 Welsh: 509
 Kenyan: 504
 French Canadian: 497
 Somali: 488
 Greek: 454
 Lithuanian: 400
 Jordanian: 384
 Lebanese: 357
 Hungarian: 336
 Eastern European: 310
 Arab: 259
 Croatian: 247
 Romanian: 223
 Northern European: 214
 Belgian: 199
 Iranian: 194
 Iraqi: 161
 Pennsylvania German: 146
 Swiss: 145
 Egyptian: 143
 Bahamian: 140
 Ghanaian: 136
 Austrian: 128
 Latvian: 128
 Slavic: 110
 Ukrainian: 100
 Yugoslavian: 97
 Luxemburger: 95
 Serbian: 92
 Moroccan: 88
 Turkish: 80
 British West Indian: 65
 Albanian: 62
 Canadian: 62
 Finnish: 53
 Portuguese: 51
 Afghan: 50
 Ethiopian: 48
 Australian: 44
 Cypriot: 37
 German Russian: 35
 Zimbabwean: 33
 Palestinian: 29
 Cajun: 22
 Slovak: 20
 Jamaican: 19
 Brazilian: 19
 Haitian: 14
 Slovene: 14
 Maltese: 12
 Bulgarian: 10
 West Indian: 10
 Armenian: 9
 Senegalese: 7
 South African: 6
 Celtic: 6
 Israeli: 6
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 6
 Belizean: 5
 Liberian: 5
 Syrian: 3
 Icelander: 3

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

  • 41%Mexico
  • 5%India
  • 5%Burma
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 4%Guatemala
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%Thailand

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

  • This state: 261,386
  • Other state: 133,064
  • Northeast: 9,704
  • Midwest: 72,081
  • South: 24,324
  • West: 26,955

82% of Omaha residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Nebraska.

Omaha:

82.1%
State average:

83.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,761
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,494
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,629
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,489
  • 9th grade: 2,581
  • 10th grade: 2,472
  • 11th grade: 2,366
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,146
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 36,081
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7,785
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 21,469
  • Associate degree: 10,040
  • Bachelor's degree: 32,446
  • Master's degree: 9,001
  • Professional school degree: 4,774
  • Doctorate degree: 2,555

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,847
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,457
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,242
  • 7th and 8th grade: 991
  • 9th grade: 2,117
  • 10th grade: 1,355
  • 11th grade: 2,303
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,965
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 33,237
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10,195
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 23,370
  • Associate degree: 12,592
  • Bachelor's degree: 37,086
  • Master's degree: 13,509
  • Professional school degree: 2,615
  • Doctorate degree: 1,393

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 12.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.5%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.2%Males
  • 5.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 11.2%Females
Omaha marital status for males
Omaha marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 123,434
  • One, attached: 7,596
  • Two: 3,075
  • 3 or 4: 4,758
  • 5 to 9: 11,921
  • 10 to 19: 15,266
  • 20 to 49: 11,115
  • 50 or more: 11,363
  • Mobile homes: 1,852
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 273

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,100

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Omaha:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Omaha
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.6%)
  • Electricity (16.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (58.9%)
  • Electricity (38.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,791
Here:

14.5%
Nebraska:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,266
Here:

19.2%
Nebraska:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,561
Here:

31.3%
Nebraska:

21.9%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)