Nationwide Claims to Fame

Omaha is 27th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Omaha is 43rd out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Omaha is 43rd out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Omaha is 45th out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

Omaha is 47th out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Statewide Claims to Fame

Omaha is 1st in Nebraska out of 29 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Omaha is 1st in Nebraska out of 32 other cities in Current population (2012)

Omaha is 1st in Nebraska out of 32 other cities in Retail sales

Omaha is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Households

Omaha is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Housing units

Omaha is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Omaha is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Size in square miles

Omaha is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Omaha is 4th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Omaha is 4th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Two or More

Omaha, Nebraska Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Omaha Rank Nebraska US
Current population (2012) 421,570 1st 1,855,525 313,914,040
Size in square miles 127.1 1st 76,824.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,217.9 4th 23.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Omaha Rank Nebraska US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 14th 7.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.1% 15th 25.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.4% 24th 13.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Omaha Rank Nebraska US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.1% 24th 90.3% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 32.1% 8th 27.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Omaha Rank Nebraska US
Race - White 73.1% 29th 89.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 13.7% 1st 4.8% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 13th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.4% 5th 2.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 17th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.0% 4th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 13.1% 9th 9.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 68.0% 28th 81.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Omaha Rank Nebraska US
Female residents 50.8% 23rd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.2% 6th 6.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Omaha Rank Nebraska US
Housing units 177,518 1st 801,185 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 30.7% 4th 19.5% 25.9%
Households 162,607 1st 715,703 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.8% 24th 68.3% 66.1%
Home median value $132,700 10th $125,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 13th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Omaha Rank Nebraska US
Income per capita $26,842 7th $26,113 $27,915
Income per household $46,978 15th $50,695 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.5% 12th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Omaha Rank Nebraska US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 34,344 1st 159,665 27,092,908
Retail sales $7,495,144 1st $26,486,612 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,940 14th $14,965 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,041,517 1st $2,685,580 $613,795,732

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