Everything You Need to Know About the City of Omaha Nebraska

In 2018, Omaha, Nebraska had a population of 468k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $59,266 dollars. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Omaha, NE grew from 466,903 to 468,267, a 0.292 percent increase and its median household income grew from $56,406 dollars to $59,266 dollars, a 5.07 percent increase.

The population of Omaha, NE is 65.7 percent White Alone, 14.7 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 12.1 percent Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Omaha, NE speak a non-English language, and 93.4 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Omaha, NE are the University of Nebraska at Omaha (3,402 degrees awarded in 2017), Creighton University (2,534 degrees), and Metropolitan Community College Area (1,551 degrees).

The median property value in Omaha, NE is $163,400 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 58.1 percent. Most people in Omaha, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Omaha, NE is 2 cars per household.


Education in Omaha

In 2017, universities in Omaha, NE awarded 10,384 degrees. The student population of Omaha, NE is skewed towards women, with 19,775 male students and 28,276 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Omaha, NE are White (7,595 and 76.9 percent), followed by Hispanic or Latino (567 and 5.74 percent), Black or African American (548 and 5.55 percent), and Asian (431 and 4.36 percent).

The largest universities in Omaha, NE by the number of degrees awarded are the University of Nebraska at Omaha (3,402 and 32.8 percent), Creighton University (2,534 and 24.4 percent), and Metropolitan Community College Area (1,551 and 14.9 percent).

The most popular majors in Omaha, NE are Registered Nursing (986 and 9.5 percent), General Business Administration & Management (436 and 4.2 percent), and General Studies (354 and 3.41 percent).

The median tuition costs in Omaha, NE are $19,950 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $7,942 dollars and $23,332 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Omaha

The economy of Omaha, NE employs 244k people and Omaha has an unemployment rate of 3.2 percent. Omaha has seen the job market increase by 1.9 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.2 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Omaha, NE are Health Care & Social Assistance (38,990 people), Retail Trade (27,560 people), and Finance & Insurance (21,899 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($86,381 dollars), Public Administration ($64,129 dollars), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,032 dollars).

Households in Omaha, NE have a median annual income of $59,266 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,406 dollars in 2017, which represents a 5.07 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Omaha

– The Sales Tax Rate for Omaha is 6.8 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Omaha is 6.8 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Omaha

– The average earnings of an Omaha resident are $27,226 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of an Omaha resident is $48,751 dollars a year.