Omaha, Nebraska 

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+13.7% since 2020

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8.6 / 5.0

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Best Places to Live in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska is a vibrant city situated on the Missouri River. With its thriving art and music scene, eclectic dining establishments, and impressive outdoor attractions, there is something for everyone in Omaha. From the world-famous Henry Doorly Zoo to the beautiful Memorial Park and Wildlife Safari, visitors have plenty of options to explore. Culture and history buffs will appreciate the city's many museums while shoppers can find all they need at Westroads Mall or Omaha's Old Market. Mid-sized-city complex - Extreme eastern Nebraska along Missouri River at Iowa border.
State: Nebraska
County: Douglas County
Metro Area: Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area
City: Omaha
Zip Codes: 68104, 68107, 68116, 68134, 68164, 68135, 68137, 68144, 68105, 68154, 28 total
Cost of Living: -10.2% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 982 ft above sea level

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Omaha, Ne Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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Stable economy
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Arts and culture
Outdoor recreation
Harsh winters

What Bert Has To Say About Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area

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.


The unemployment rate in Omaha is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Omaha jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Omaha's cost of living is 10.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Omaha's Cost of Living

June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Omaha, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Douglas county remained strongly Democratic, 54.4% to 43.1%. More Voting Stats

Omaha's population is 488,059 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 13.7%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 18.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Omaha is Real Estate: $252,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.7%.

Omaha public schools spend $12,004 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Omaha. More Education

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Housing Market in Omaha

It's a good time to buy in Omaha. Home Appreciation is up 9.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Omaha is $252,100.
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Reviews for Omaha   120 Reviews
Omaha: Quiet, cozy, and quaint - 5/4/2022
Pros: Not much happens, no news is good news. No major tornadoes for decades!! Education can be good in areas. Career opportunities for those who take risks and... Read More

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Omaha pros and cons - 8/30/2020
This place is great for families and kids, but if you're an empty nester or you're not into the whole having babies thing then it's best to just get out. You'd like it... Read More

Nothing that stands out or wows you - 5/25/2020
Pros: - Great place for a family with school-age kids - Relatively safe crime-wise, compared to most cities this size. - Economy is relatively stable compared to... Read More

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