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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: 165,809 (156,858 occupied: 97,503 owner occupied, 74,046 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,433 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $102,124.

Median contract rent in 2013: $471 (lower quartile is $363, upper quartile is $595)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $468


Median gross rent in Omaha, NE in 2013: $537

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: $75,543

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,032

Median monthly housing costs: $872


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Omaha, Nebraska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $134,600 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Omaha:

$134,600
Nebraska:

$132,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,400 - $189,300
Median year house/condo built: 1965

Median year apartment built: 1970

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

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 260no bedroom
  • 2,6561 bedroom
  • 18,0972 bedrooms
  • 46,9733 bedrooms
  • 20,5954 bedrooms
  • 4,8495+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Omaha, Nebraska:

  • 4,507no bedroom
  • 25,1781 bedroom
  • 22,1152 bedrooms
  • 9,3353 bedrooms
  • 1,7764 bedrooms
  • 5175+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 4,393no vehicle
  • 26,9481 vehicle
  • 43,0902 vehicles
  • 13,9303 vehicles
  • 3,6924 vehicles
  • 1,3775+ vehicles

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

  • 11,010no vehicle
  • 33,6141 vehicle
  • 15,4152 vehicles
  • 2,6503 vehicles
  • 4234 vehicles
  • 3165+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Omaha, Nebraska:

  • 841 room
  • 5032 rooms
  • 1,9403 rooms
  • 6,1544 rooms
  • 17,4145 rooms
  • 19,6376 rooms
  • 18,5517 rooms
  • 14,2208 rooms
  • 14,9279+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Omaha, Nebraska:

  • 3,5721 room
  • 7,4492 rooms
  • 15,4003 rooms
  • 15,2964 rooms
  • 11,0885 rooms
  • 5,6276 rooms
  • 2,6957 rooms
  • 1,3308 rooms
  • 9719+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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
  • 13,842Less than $10,000
  • 9,203$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10,845$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11,474$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11,383$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11,643$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10,114$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9,190$40,000 to $44,999
  • 8,006$45,000 to $49,999
  • 14,364$50,000 to $59,999
  • 16,279$60,000 to $74,999
  • 14,953$75,000 to $99,999
  • 7,051$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,077$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,471$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,139$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Omaha, NE

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Omaha, NE
  • 1,855Less than $10,000
  • 826$10,000 to $14,999
  • 719$15,000 to $19,999
  • 925$20,000 to $24,999
  • 303$25,000 to $29,999
  • 728$30,000 to $34,999
  • 559$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,370$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,052$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,865$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,776$70,000 to $79,999
  • 5,860$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5,512$90,000 to $99,999
  • 16,052$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16,516$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11,051$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5,539$175,000 to $199,999
  • 8,864$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4,689$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,135$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,745$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,540$500,000 to $749,999
  • 751$750,000 to $999,999
  • 271$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Omaha, NE

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Omaha, NE
  • 1,001Less than $100
  • 439$100 to $149
  • 251$150 to $199
  • 1,897$200 to $249
  • 927$250 to $299
  • 1,575$300 to $349
  • 1,652$350 to $399
  • 4,637$400 to $449
  • 4,926$450 to $499
  • 6,765$500 to $549
  • 7,038$550 to $599
  • 6,857$600 to $649
  • 7,378$650 to $699
  • 5,284$700 to $749
  • 4,233$750 to $799
  • 5,200$800 to $899
  • 4,201$900 to $999
  • 4,436$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,072$1,250 to $1,499
  • 726$1,500 to $1,999
  • 835$2,000 or more
  • 1,716No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 10,3451995 to March 2000
  • 4,9671990 to 1994
  • 3,2841985 to 1989
  • 1,9581980 to 1984
  • 1,4181975 to 1979
  • 8621970 to 1974
  • 4261965 to 1969
  • 2,427Before 1965
Omaha commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 5,235
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 23,819
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 39,954
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 45,867
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 39,822
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 10,806
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 16,281
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,300
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,349
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,622
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,654
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,056
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 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%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 81,601
 Other groups: 81,350
 Irish: 37,182
 English: 19,492
 Italian: 14,894
 United States or American: 13,521
 Polish: 12,669
 Czech: 10,235
 Swedish: 8,587
 Danish: 6,847
 Norwegian: 6,383
 French (except Basque): 4,919
 Scotch-Irish: 3,573
 Dutch: 3,221
 Subsaharan African:: 3,147
 Scottish: 2,984
 African: 2,259
 European: 2,160
 Czechoslovakian: 1,636
 Russian: 1,615
 Lithuanian: 1,305
 Arab:: 1,217
 French Canadian: 1,060
 Welsh: 1,030
 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 (%):

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

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

  • This state: 234,324
  • Northeast: 8,963
  • Midwest: 73,343
  • South: 25,356
  • West: 19,894

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • 15.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 6.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 6.8%Females
Omaha marital status for males
Omaha marital status for females

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: $19,000

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 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Omaha:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.8%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 74.1%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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 (Noninstitutionalized)