Living here is
Being surrounded by friends and neighbors, feeling welcomed
Someone who likes being involved in the community; seeking playmates for their children; and enjoys the outdoors. Plenty of nearby ample shopping, restaurants, parks and walking trails.
Not ideal for
Someone who needs their space and does not enjoy being close to neighbors.
3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2-car garage
As one of the most coveted suburban neighborhoods in the southwestern portion of Omaha, Millard is home to more than 20,000 citizens. Mainly, these residents comprise of empty-nesters, young couples, and middle-age families with children of all ages.
This popular neighborhood makes up a large portion of west Omaha, and is basically three communities in one, including: Millard North (20+ year-old homes); Millard South (30+ year-old homes); and Millard West (newer west Omaha homes). Many of the residents are employed in education, healthcare, management, sales/office jobs, service occupations, and technical positions.
Millard is located conveniently near Highway 275/SR 92, as well as the intersection of Interstate 80 and Interstate 680. Being situated near these main thoroughfares, most of the Millard working residents have a commute time between 20-30 minutes long.
The Millard area is made up more than 100 well-established suburban neighborhoods with a wide variety of attractive homes. Most of these houses are medium-sized homes (three or four bedrooms) – built between 1940 to 1999.
The citizens in this area have everything they need right at their fingertips with nearby grocery stores, health/wellness centers, local malls, home repair/furnishing, electronics, automotive care, beauty services, and a surplus of restaurants. Additionally, this Omaha-metro area is home to numerous baseball fields, tennis courts, golf courses, bowling alleys, recreation areas, walking/biking trails, and the Millard Star Soccer Complex.
The Millard School District is well-renowned for its excellence in education. With four high schools, six middle schools and 25 elementary schools, the Millard School District provides a wide assortment of programs to meet its students’ needs ─ from preschool to all-day Kindergarten to a comprehensive special education program. The Millard School District also offers a Core Academy, Montessori, and Nebraska’s only K-12 International Baccalaureate program. This Nebraska school district has been recognized with a national Magna Award, presented by the American School Board Journal and Marriott School Services.
Since Millard was first platted in the 1870s, this community has never lost its “small-town neighborhood” character. This west Omaha area is currently in the process of revitalizing its historic downtown area – adding new businesses as well as updating current buildings. Plus, every August, the entire community, along with people from all around the metro area, gather to celebrate Millard Days, a weeklong festival. Along with the celebration, the Millard Days Committee uses proceeds from this popular festival for community betterment, benevolence in charitable, educational and public service within the Millard area.