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Omaha
  • City in Nebraska

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

editorial

Omaha is a city in Nebraska with a population of 475,862. Omaha is in Douglas County and is one of the best places to live in Nebraska. Living in Omaha offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Omaha there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Omaha and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Omaha are highly rated.

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About Omaha...
Population
475,862

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$159,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$923
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    417
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    80.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    110.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    357.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,615.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    670.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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