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Omaha, NE vs Des Moines, IA

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Highlights
- Des Moines is 0% more densely populated than Omaha.
- People are 9.1% less likely to be married in Des Moines.
- The Median Age is 0.4 years younger in Des Moines.


People
 Omaha, NEDes Moines, IAUnited States
 463,081214,778321,004,407
 50.6%50.7%50.8%
 49.4%49.3%49.2%
 34.333.937.8
 space3
 407,334202,095308,745,538
 390,007198,682285,036,114
 335,795193,187251,960,433
 18.7%8.1%12.6%
 37.9%11.2%27.4%
 space4
 3,350.72,435.690.9
 138.288.23,531,905.4
 3.62.5264,836.8
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 Est. Total Population By Age
 Omaha, NEDes Moines, IAUnited States
 7.3%7.3%6.2%
 7.0%7.1%6.4%
 6.8%6.5%6.5%
 4.0%3.6%3.9%
 4.3%4.6%4.1%
 5.7%6.0%5.6%
 16.0%16.5%13.7%
 12.5%13.0%12.7%
 12.4%12.2%13.4%
 6.3%6.3%6.7%
 5.6%5.3%6.0%
 7.1%6.7%8.6%
 3.5%3.3%4.4%
 1.7%1.6%1.9%
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 Race
 Omaha, NEDes Moines, IAUnited States
 67.4%66.5%61.5%
 12.1%10.7%12.3%
 3.5%5.9%5.3%
 0.4%0.3%0.7%
 0.1%0.1%0.2%
 0.2%0.2%0.2%
 2.7%3.2%2.3%
 13.7%13.1%17.6%
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 Marriage & Family
 Omaha, NEDes Moines, IAUnited States
 47.5%43.2%50.2%
     45.8%41.2%48.2%
     1.7%2.0%2.0%
 52.5%56.8%49.8%
     36.0%37.0%33.1%
     11.4%14.2%10.9%
     5.0%5.5%5.8%
 space5
 2.482.502.63
 182,25783,916118,825,921
 108,84648,57378,298,703
     32.8%29.9%31.1%
     38.8%35.5%42.3%
 73,41135,34340,527,218
     19.0%24.2%16.3%
     9.5%10.3%10.3%

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Reviews for Omaha    113 Reviews
More minuses than pluses - 6/30/2019
Pros: Low cost of living Diversified job market World class zoo Men’s College World Series Moderate traffic congestion Good schools Good healthcare... Read More

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Hit or Miss but I like it here... - 6/4/2019
My job relocated my family here in 2015. My company built a new Data Center on the outer skirt of Omaha. What I like about this place... the slow pace living in a... Read More

we don't coast - 1/21/2019
too... Read More

Reviews for Des Moines    50 Reviews
Rated #5 Among Best Places to Live for a Reason - 10/2/2019
Google these: State of the Air Cleanest Cities ~ US News Best Places to Live ~ Heartland Hotspot: Why Millennials Are Flocking to Des Moines. And there are more for... Read More

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Turn around go back home - 6/26/2019
It’s good and bad, great for the anyone making 6 figures and a professional and drives 30 miles over the speed limit like they do. Iowa is the top ten of lowest minimum... Read More
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It's ok Property values and property taxes, INSANE - 3/26/2019
Lived here for 10+ years. It is an ok place to live. It has everything anyone could ever NEED and most anything you would want. Food options are plenty. ... Read More

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ZIPS IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA
68104, 68107, 68116, 68134, 68164, 68135, 68137, 68144, 68105, 68154, 28 total
ZIPS IN DES MOINES, IOWA
50317, 50315, 50310, 50320, 50313, 50316, 50312, 50311, 50314, 50321, 12 total

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