Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area, Nebraska 

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Population

954,270

+8.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$57,357

Median Home Price

$227,500

Median Age

35.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.6 / 5.0

summer / winter

United States / Nebraska / Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area, Nebraska

Mid-sized-city complex - Extreme eastern Nebraska along Missouri River at Iowa border. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Nebraska
County: Douglas, Sarpy, 5 total
Metro Area: Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area
City: Omaha, Bellevue, 84 total
Zip Codes: 68104, 68107, 68123, 68116, 68134, 68164, 68135, 68046, 68137, 68144, 80 total
Cost of Living: -8.5% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 982 ft above sea level

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Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Stable economy
Cost of living
Arts and culture
Cons
Entertainment
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.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area's cost of living is 8.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area remained slightly Republican, 49.2% to 48.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area's population is 954,270 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area is Real Estate: $227,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%.

SCHOOLS
Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area public schools spend $11,664 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Omaha-Council Bluffs

It's a good time to buy in Omaha-Council Bluffs. Home Appreciation is up 14.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Omaha-Council Bluffs is $227,500.
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Reviews for Omaha-Council Bluffs   2 Reviews
Its gonna be great - 3/21/2020
The Next Big Thing, among US cities if the Government gets it right and keeps progressing!! Its a great place to be and can become even more greater very... Read More

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Best of both worlds - 3/15/2019
A friend of mine grew up here. Iowa is just across the border. You could live in the country, but large cities are within reach, like Omaha, Lincoln, Des Moines. Iowa... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN OMAHA-COUNCIL BLUFFS METRO AREA, NEBRASKA
68104, 68107, 68123, 68116, 68134, 68164, 68135, 68046, 68137, 68144, 80 total

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