Living in Omaha, NE

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Omaha SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Omaha, NE Crime Report

18,942
Total Crimes
4,035.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
57.13%
Above National Average

Omaha, NE Cost Of Living

90
Omaha's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Omaha, Nebraska Info Snack

Omaha (/omh/ OH-m-hah) is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha is located in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. Omaha is the anchor of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area, which includes Council Bluffs, Iowa, across the Missouri River from Omaha. According to the 2010 census, Omaha's population was 408,958, making it the nation's 44th-largest city; this had increased to 446,970 as of a 2016 estimate. Including its suburbs, Omaha formed the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States in 2013, with an estimated population of 895,151 residing in eight counties. The Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, Nebraska-IA Combined Statistical Area is 931,667, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2013 estimate. Nearly 1.3 million people reside within the Greater Omaha area, comprising a 50-mile (80 km) radius of Downtown Omaha, the city's center.
Population
465,112
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
14.3%
Median Home
$151,100
Median Income
$56,780
Median Rent
$896

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Map Of Omaha, NE

Population over time in Omaha

Year Population % Change
2017 465,112 0.4%
2016 463,081 4.5%
2015 443,072 0.7%
2014 440,034 1.1%
2013 435,454 3.1%
2012 422,499 2.4%
2011 412,689 0.9%
2010 409,082 0.4%
2009 407,334 -
Crime/100k Omaha NE USA
Violent Crime 559.9 284.8 368.9
Murder 4.7 2.3 5.0
Robbery 97.2 39.2 86.2
Aggravated Assault 372.2 179.4 246.8
Property Crime 3475.9 2079.9 2199.5
Burglary 393.7 271.9 376.0
Larceny 2416.7 1555.3 1594.6
Car Theft 665.4 252.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Omaha

White
66.8% (310,770)
African American
12.2% (56,589)
American Indian
0.4% (1,886)
Asian
3.7% (17,143)
Hawaiian
0.0% (211)
Other
0.2% (930)
Two Or More
2.7% (12,760)
Hispanic
13.9% (64,823)
Race Omaha NE USA
White 66.8% 79.4% 61.1%
African American 12.2% 4.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 3.7% 2.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.9% 10.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Omaha, Nebraska

Less than $10,000
6.7% (3,119,368)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (2,096,762)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.3% (4,324,302)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (4,336,745)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (6,628,277)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.5% (8,595,277)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (5,988,609)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.7% (6,390,338)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (2,550,294)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (2,481,223)
Income Omaha NE USA
Less than $10,000 6.7% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 4.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.3% 9.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 9.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.5% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 13.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.7% 15.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 5.1% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 4.5% 7.0%

Gender in Omaha

Female
50.6% (235,124)
Male
49.4% (229,987)
Gender Omaha NE USA
Female 50.6% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Omaha for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (23,255)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (27,906)
High School / GED
22.0% (102,324)
Some College
22.0% (102,324)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (37,208)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (111,626)
Master's Degree
9.0% (41,860)
Professional Degree
3.0% (13,953)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (4,651)
Education Omaha NE USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Omaha

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

I live in Omaha and even though we do have crime here, it makes these small towns look like the safest places on earth which they are, relatively speaking.

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