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Pros

-Stable economy
-Cost of living
-Arts and culture

Cons

-Entertainment
-Outdoor recreation
-Harsh winters


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This metropolitan area includes Omaha, Nebraska’s largest city, and Council Bluffs, a more industrial city on the Iowa bank of the Missouri River. As a gateway to the Great Plains, Omaha is historically a world-class livestock, meat packing, and grain-shipping city. The city has always been a gateway and transportation center, starting with the Lewis and Clark expedition and later as the eastern terminus of the transcontinental Union Pacific Railroad. Today the city’s diverse economy includes food production and insurance- Mutual of Omaha, ConAgra, and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Company have headquarters here. Led by Mr. Buffett, Omaha reportedly has more millionaires per capita than any other U.S. city.


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Quick Facts About Douglas


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Douglas County is 3.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Douglas County jobs have Increased by 0.64 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Douglas County's cost of living is 12.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Douglas County's population is 550,064 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.09 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Douglas County is $139,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.00 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Douglas County public schools spend $11,789 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Douglas County.

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