Living here is
being a part of a constantly growing city with numerous unique neighborhood communities, a city with a thriving economy.
Those who enjoy the convenience and diversity of a big city ─ shopping, busy nightlife, abundance of diverse restaurants, proximity to jobs; and a multitude of entertainment options for all ages.
Not ideal for
Those who prefer green space.
3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2-car garage
Omaha began in the mid-1800s as a Midwestern melting pot with early settlers arriving from various European countries. Since then, this eastern Nebraska city has maintained its diversity with a unique culture and personality all its own. Located in Douglas County, this metro community has a population of 446,790. It is made up of numerous neighborhood communities located in distinct areas of the city – downtown, east, midtown, north, south and west Omaha.
Bordered by the Missouri River on the east, since its founding Omaha has continued to spread westward – making it the largest city in the state. Despite continuous growth, the Nebraska community has consistently maintained its rank as a family-friendly city. In 2017 U.S. News & World Report named Omaha to its list of top 100 metro areas to live in the United States.
Almost 60 percent of its population is made up of families ─ 30 percent with young children.The median age for Omaha’s population is in the mid-30s. Many of these residents are young professionals and/or students who attend local universities such as the University of Nebraska Omaha, Creighton University, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Along with these post-secondary schools, the Omaha Public School District has 51 public elementary, middle and high schools. (The area also has 79 private schools). Combined, more than 100,000 students attend these district schools, which employ more than 4000 teachers. The student-teacher ratio is 24:1.
With a strong job market and low unemployment rate, metro-area residents are employed in education, health services and tech jobs. Omaha is headquarters to many Fortune 500 companies Berkshire Hathaway, Mutual of Omaha, TD Ameritrade, Union Pacific, and Werner Enterprises.
Commute times for working residents is between 20-30 minutes. Most drive their own vehicle;however, carpooling is gaining in popularity. With Interstate 80, Interstate 29, and Interstate 680centrally located within the city (as well as easy-to-navigate streets), Omaha commuters will find their drive times relatively short.
Omaha is renowned for the multitude of restaurants scattered throughout the community. These include locally-owned eateries, legendary steakhouses, upscale restaurants, and well-known pubs/taverns. Along with excellent food, residents can always find countless activities to do and places to visit throughout Omaha. A few landmark venues and activities include…
There is always something to do and see year-around throughout the City of Omaha. Plus, don’t forget the multitude of neighborhood shopping centers to accommodate all residents’ needs. From the larger shopping locales (Westroads, Oak View Mall and Village Pointe) to the upscale strip malls (One Pacific Place, Rockbrook Shopping Center, Regency Court and Countryside Village).