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Omaha: Population Profile


Metropolitan Area Residents

1980: 585,122

1990: 618,262

2000: 716,998

Percent change, 1990–2000: 16.0%

U.S. rank in 1980: 57th

U.S. rank in 1990: Not reported

U.S. rank in 2000: 60th

City Residents

1980: 314,255

1990: 344,463

2000: 390,007

2003 estimate: 404,267

Percent change, 1990–2000: 13.2%

U.S. rank in 1980: 48th

U.S. rank in 1990: 48th

U.S. rank in 2000: 53rd (State rank: 1st)

Density: 3,370.7 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 305,745

Black or African American: 51,917

American Indian or Alaska Native: 2,616

Asian: 6,773

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 228

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 29,397

Other: 15,250

Percent of residents born in state: 60.1% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 28,249

Population 5 to 9 years old: 27,721

Population 10 to 14 years old: 27,420

Population 15 to 19 years old: 28,359

Population 20 to 24 years old: 31,178

Population 25 to 34 years old: 60,292

Population 35 to 44 years old: 59,917

Population 45 to 54 years old: 50,496

Population 55 to 59 years old: 16,839

Population 60 to 64 years old: 13,514

Population 65 to 74 years old: 23,832

Population 75 to 84 years old: 16,286

Population 85 years and over: 5,904

Median age: 33.5 years

Births (2003) Total number: 6,933

Deaths (2003) Total number: 3,320 (of which, 51 were infants under the age of 1 year)

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $21,756

Median household income: $40,006

Total households: 157,034

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 13,842

$10,000 to $14,999: 9,203

$15,000 to $24,999: 22,319

$25,000 to $34,999: 23,026

$35,000 to $49,999: 27,310

$50,000 to $74,999: 30,643

$75,000 to $99,999: 14,953

$100,000 to $149,999: 10,128

$150,000 to $199,999: 2,471

$200,000 or more: 3,139

Percent of families below poverty level: 7.8% (45.6% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 28,781


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