Omaha, NE Population

By | June 20, 2019

Population: 390,007. Estimated population in July 2020: 414,521 (+6.3% change)
Males: 190,032 (48.7%), Females: 199,975 (51.3%)

The city of Omaha is located in Douglas County, Nebraska. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Nebraska, including top 10 cities by population and area of Nebraska.

Zip codes: 68102, 68104, 68105, 68106, 68107, 68108, 68110, 68111, 68112, 68114, 68116, 68117, 68118, 68122, 68124, 68127, 68130, 68131, 68132, 68134, 68135, 68136, 68137, 68138, 68142, 68144, 68152, 68154, 68157, 68164.

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $40,006
Median house value: $94,200

Races in Omaha:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.4%)
  • Black (13.3%)
  • Hispanic (7.5%)
  • Other race (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (28.7%), Irish (16.0%), English (8.5%), Czech (4.8%), Italian (4.8%), Polish (4.7%).

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 115.7 square miles

Map of Omaha, NE

Population

For population 25 years and over in Omaha

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Omaha city

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

6.6% Foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +31,223 (+8.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Omaha:

  • ALEGENT HEALTH-BERGAN MERCY MEDICAL CE (7500 MERCY RD)
  • BOYS TOWN NATIONAL RESEARCH HOSPITAL (555 NORTH 30TH STREET)
  • CHILDREN’S MEM HOSP (8200 DODGE ST)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (4102 WOOLWORTH AVE)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (4102 WOOLWORTH AVENUE)
  • IMMANUEL MEDICAL CENTER (6901 N 72ND ST)
  • NEBRASKA HEALTH SYSTEM (987400 NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER)
  • NEBRASKA METHODIST HOSPITAL,THE (8303 DODGE STREET)
  • RICHARD YOUNG CENTER (515 SOUTH 26TH STREET)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (601 N 30TH ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Omaha:

  • EPPLEY AIRFIELD (about 10 miles; OMAHA, NE; Abbreviation: OMA)
  • LINCOLN MUNI (about 59 miles; LINCOLN, NE; Abbreviation: LNK)
  • SIOUX GATEWAY/COL. BUD DAY FIELD (about 83 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Abbreviation: SUX)

Other public-use airports nearest to Omaha:

  • NORTH OMAHA (about 8 miles; OMAHA, NE; Abbreviation: 3NO)
  • MILLARD (about 9 miles; OMAHA, NE; Abbreviation: MLE)
  • BLAIR MUNI (about 13 miles; BLAIR, NE; Abbreviation: K46)
Amtrak station:
OMAHA (1003 S. 9TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

 

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Omaha:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA (Full-time enrollment: 10,150; Location: 60TH AND DODGE ST; Public; Website: www.unomaha.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (Full-time enrollment: 6,175; Location: 5300 N 30TH ST; Public; Website: www.mccneb.edu)
  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,806; Location: 2500 CALIFORNIA PLAZA; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.creighton.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 2,448; Location: 984230 NEBRASKA MEDICAL CTR; Public; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • COLLEGE OF SAINT MARY (Full-time enrollment: 691; Location: 1901 S 72ND ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • GRACE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 471; Location: 1311 S 9TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.GraceUniversity.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • NEBRASKA COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (Full-time enrollment: 421; Location: 3350 N 90TH; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ncbedu.com)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 353; Location: 9814 M ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.com)
  • NEBRASKA METHODIST COLLEGE OF NURSING & ALLIED HLT (Full-time enrollment: 333; Location: 8501 W DODGE RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.methodistcollege.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CLARKSON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 249; Location: 101 S 42ND ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.clarksoncollege.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • OMAHA COLLEGE OF HEALTH CAREERS (Full-time enrollment: 236; Location: 225 N 80TH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.OMAHACOLLEGE.COM)
  • VATTEROTT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 183; Location: 5318 S 136TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • VATTEROTT COLLEGE-SPRING VALLEY CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 132; Location: 5141 F ST; Private, for-profit; Website: vatterott-college.com)
  • THE CREATIVE CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 109; Location: 10850 EMMET ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thecreativecenter.com)
  • CAPITOL SCHOOL OF HAIRSTYLING WEST (Full-time enrollment: 81; Location: 2819 S 125 AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • XENON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN II INC (Full-time enrollment: 80; Location: 333 S 78TH STreet; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • OMAHA SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 9748 PARK DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.osmt.com)
  • E Q SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 37; Location: 1849 N 73RD ST; Private, for-profit)
  • ALEGENT HEALTH SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 6901 N 72ND ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • NORTH AMERICAN TRAVEL SCHOOL (Location: 2329 N 90TH ST; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Omaha:

  • BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; BELLEVUE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,840)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN (about 56 miles; LINCOLN, NE; Full-time enrollment: 19,806)
  • SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 57 miles; LINCOLN, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,137)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 97 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 101 miles; MARYVILLE, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,620)

Biggest public high schools in Omaha:

  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,448; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MILLARD NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,282; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BURKE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,042; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MILLARD SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,913; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WESTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,843; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MILLARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,776; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OMAHA NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,766; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OMAHA NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,756; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OMAHA SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,676; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BENSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,436; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Omaha:

  • CREIGHTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 961; Location: 7400 WESTERN AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • DANIEL J GROSS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 7700 SOUTH 43RD STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • MARIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 627; Location: 7400 MILITARY AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • V.J. AND ANGELA SKUTT CATHOLIC (Students: 610; Location: 3131 S 156TH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • OMAHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 341; Location: 1312 ROBERTSON DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • RONCALLI CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 331; Location: 6401 SORENSEN PARKWAY; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • MERCY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 1501 SOUTH 48TH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • DUCHESNE ACADEMY (Students: 317; Location: 3601 BURT STREET; Grades: PK – 12; Girls only)
  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 235; Location: 1722 S 16TH; Grades: KG – 12)
  • SWORD OF THE SPIRIT EL HS (Students: 142; Location: 2726 LEAVENWORTH ST; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Omaha:

  • NORRIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,046; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • KIEWIT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 992; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • WESTSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 977; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • FULLERTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 949; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ASHLAND PARK/ROBBINS SCHOOL (Students: 944; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BRYAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 924; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • MILLARD CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 865; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • MONROE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 853; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • MORTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 837; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • RUSSELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 800; Grades: 04 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Omaha:

  • ST PIUS X/ST LEO ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 835; Location: 6905 BLONDO STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST WENCESLAUS SCHOOL (Students: 813; Location: 15353 PACIFIC STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JAMES SETON (Students: 774; Location: 9212 TOMAHAWK BLVD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL ELEMENTARY (Students: 742; Location: 14330 EAGLE RUN DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST STEPHEN THE MARTYR SCHOOL (Students: 709; Location: 16701 S ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 647; Location: 15555 W DODGE RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MARY OUR QUEEN (Students: 633; Location: 3405 S 119TH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ROBERT BELLARMINE SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 11900 PACIFIC; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARGARET MARY SCHOOL (Students: 527; Location: 123 NORTH 61ST STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST CECILIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 504; Location: 3869 WEBSTER STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Omaha:

  • OMAHA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,386,320; Location: W DALE CLARK LIBRARY; 1,012,761 books; 61,634 audio materials; 28,128 video materials; 2,508 serial subscriptions)