Omaha, NE

OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 11.27.20)

 

AGE IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years33,1407.1%
25 to 29 years38,0468.1%
30 to 34 years34,3967.3%
35 to 39 years32,5917.0%
40 to 44 years26,5715.7%
45 to 49 years27,4095.9%
50 to 54 years27,7415.9%
55 to 59 years29,1766.2%
60 to 64 years27,1945.8%
65 to 69 years21,6044.6%
70 to 74 years16,7323.6%
75 to 79 years9,0021.9%
80 to 84 years7,6771.6%
85+ years8,8131.9%

The median age in Omaha is 35.1 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White360,74277.0%
Black or African American56,87412.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,1470.9%
Asian17,4303.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander510.0%
Other12,1282.6%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade15,6255.1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma17,3465.7%
High school graduate (includes GED)66,06121.5%
Some college, no degree66,73621.7%
Associate’s degree25,4888.3%
Bachelor’s degree73,85724.1%
Graduate or professional degree41,83913.6%
High school graduate or higher273,98189.3%
Bachelor’s degree or higher115,69637.7%
Less than Bachelor’s degree191,25662.3%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0006.5%
$10,000 to $14,9994.6%
$15,000 to $24,9998.6%
$25,000 to $34,9998.6%
$35,000 to $49,99913.5%
$50,000 to $74,99919.0%
$75,000 to $99,99913.9%
$100,000 to $149,99913.5%
$150,000 to $199,9995.7%
$200,000 or more6.0%

Median household income: $59,266

Mean household income: $83,150

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$29,664
High school graduate (includes GED)$26,598
Some college or Associate’s degree$36,267
Bachelor’s degree$51,574
Graduate or professional degree$64,043

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 371,816 NA
Never married135,49936.4%
Now married (except separated)168,12045.2%
Separated6,4921.7%
Widowed19,5125.2%
Divorced42,19311.3%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line59,51913.0%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Owner-occupied housing units106,180
Renter-occupied housing units76,980
Single-family detached units128,215
Homeownership rate58.0%
Vacancy rate7.4%
Renters rate42.0%
Average housing value$190,507
Average monthly owner cost (with/ mortgage)$75
Average rent$792

Source: US Census; htps://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Average income$78,728
Average household size2.48
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force70.1%
Percent disabled11.0%
Percent with health coverage89.3%
Average travel time to work18.8 minutes
Percent workers using public transportation1.4%
Percent veterans7.2%
Percent foreign born10.5%
Percent speaking Spanish at home5.5%

Source US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Total consumer expenditures per household$70,822.10
Alcoholic beverages$549.13
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$324.84
Beer consumed away from home$97.35
Wine consumed away from home$47.39
Apparel & services$2,063.86
Men’s apparel$396.56
Women’s apparel$685.82
Children’s apparel$320.14
Boys’ apparel$109.47
Girls’ apparel$120.25
Footwear$467.64
Dining out (food away from home)$3,549.15
Dining out – Breakfast$359.47
Dining out – Lunch$1,106.19
Dining out – Dinner$1,645.29
Education$1,470.67
Entertainment / recreation$3,055.24
Club membership fees$216.25
Dating services$0.79
Pet food$241.82
Pet services$60.94
Food consumed at home$4,945.45
Bakery products consumed at home$649.41
Dairy products consumed at home$505.74
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$963.14
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$1,093.80
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$486.95
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,733.36
Health care$5,597.94
Medical services$1,035.73
Nonprescription drugs$137.62
Household Services$1,930.64
Care for the elderly and handicapped$70.16
Lawn and garden services$413.69
Housekeeping services$162.08
PC repair$6.49
Housing$22,191.87
Home improvements$2,376.03
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,672.54
Phone services$1,700.05
Water$690.91
Life and other insurance$418.30
Pensions and social security$7,584.88
Personal care products and services$860.82
Hair care products$103.87
Personal care products$368.79
Local transportation$8,223.14
Gasoline$2,142.38
Vehicle maintenance and repair$1,125.17
Travel$2,051.57
Airline fares$498.26
Auto / truck rental on trips$24.60
Lodging on trips$558.60
Food and drink on trips$496.60
Entertainment on trips$176.26

Source US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN DOUGLAS COUNTY (home to OMAHA, NEBRASKA)

% with any debt in collections24%
Average debt in collections$1,606
% with medical debt in collections7%
Average medical debt in collections$305
% with student loan debt20%
Average student loan debt$19,227
Average monthly student loan payment$183
% with auto debt35%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

YearPopulationPercent
January 20198,9013.7%
February 20198,8963.7%
March 20199,0583.7%
April 20197,8063.2%
May 20197,8473.2%
June 20198,7353.6%
July 20199,0153.6%
August 20198,0613.3%
September 20197,3273.0%
October 20197,1762.9%
November 20196,7942.8%
December 20196,9992.9%
January 20208,4283.5%
February 20208,1413.3%
March 202011,8694.8%
April 202026,90310.8%
May 20209606.6%
June 202018,9767.5%
July 202017,2976.8%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.ls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)

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