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Omaha Population

Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska, The city was founded along the Missouri River, Omaha glory began in 1854, when the city was founded by speculators from neighboring Council Bluffs in Iowa. Omaha population in 2021 is estimated to be 487,947, covers area of 144.59 sq mi (374.48 sq km), It is fortieth largest city in the United State. Omaha ranks eighth among the 50 largest cities in US, Economy wise Omaha is the home to the headquarters of four Fortune 500 companies, some of the largest construction companies. The Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha is considered one of the popular zoos in the world. Omaha has eleven colleges and universities among higher education institutions, includes the University of Nebraska Omaha and The University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Below is the Omaha, Nebraska population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010450,887
2011453,2170.52
2012456,3380.69
2013459,0910.60
2014461,3860.50
2015463,4720.45
2016465,5540.45
2017466,7740.26
2018468,2620.32
2019478,1922.12
2020486,0511.64
2021 *487,9470.40
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Omaha city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearOmaha Population
1950312,062
1955341,899
1960383,239
1965430,311
1970483,277
1975500,450
1980510,853
1985525,740
1990541,833
1995577,859
2000620,015
2005666,686
2010717,112
2011727,649
2015771,369
2020*826,241
2025*868,134
2035*950,099
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Omaha city Population(UA)

Omaha Metropolitan

The Omaha metropolitan area is an urbanized region centered on the city of Omaha, Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont is the Combined Statistical Area includes Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), and Fremont.
City(2021)(2019)
Populationxxx987,007
Area144.59 sq mi (374.48 sq km)4,495 sq mi(11,639 sq km)
Rank40(US)59(CSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


Omaha Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Omaha by age is 478,203, out of these 234,488 are male, 243,715 are female, The sex ratio of Omaha is 96. The median age of the Omaha population is 34.6, Omaha population by age are, under 18 years is 120,844, 16 years and over is 369,885, 18 years and over is 357,359, 21 years and over is 338,170, 65 years and over is 81,220. 49.0% are male, 51.0% are female, 25.3% are under 18 years old, 77.3% are 16 years and over, 74.7% are 18 years and over, 70.7% are 21 years and over, 13.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 203,034 housing units, The voting population of Omaha are 328,815, out of these 159,241 are male voters, 169,574 are female voters, 48.4% are male, 51.6% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -533,6117.0%
5 - 932,7886.9%
10 - 1434,4037.2%
15 - 1932,7786.9%
20 - 2433,2066.9%
25 - 3475,19615.7%
35 - 4461,35212.8%
45 - 5454,82911.5%
55 - 5927,1485.7%
60 - 6428,3615.9%
65 - 7439,4348.2%
75 - 8418,1953.8%
85 and over6,9021.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Omaha Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Omaha by race are:

White Population

White population in Omaha, Nebraska are 367,715, percentage wise 76.9 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Omaha, Nebraska are 61,657, percentage wise 12.9 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Omaha, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Omaha are 19,722, percentage wise 4.1 percent are asians, out of these 3,583 are Asian Indians, 1,523 are Chinese, 459 are Filipinos, 635 are Japanese, 2,048 are Korean, 3,363 are Vietnamese and 8,111 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Omaha, Nebraska are 66,448. Percentage wise 13.9 percent are hispanics, out of these 47,765 are Mexican people, 3,581 are Puerto Ricans, 736 are Cubans, and 14,366 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race478,203Percent
White367,71576.9%
Black or African American61,65712.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,5550.7%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population19,7224.1%
Asian Indian3,5830.7%
Chinese1,5230.3%
Filipino4590.1%
Japanese6350.1%
Korean2,0480.4%
Vietnamese3,3630.7%
Other Asian Population8,111
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander520.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino66,44813.9%
Mexican47,76510.0%
Puerto Rican3,5810.7%
Cuban7360.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino14,366
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

Total Omaha native population is 423,211, out of these 276,777 born in the Nebraska state and 142,154 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 54,992, out of these 21,010 are Naturalised US citizen, 1,532 are in Europe, 8,520 in Asia, 5,779 in Africa, 4,768 in Latin America and 364 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in Omaha are 33,982, out of these 682 are from Europe, 8,753 are from Asia, 6,943 from Africa, 17,353 are from Latin America and 251 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native423,211
Born in state of residence276,777
Born in other state in the United States142,154
Northeast10,210
Midwest0
South28,257
West32,145
Born outside the United States4,280
Puerto Rico498
U.S. Island Areas764
Born abroad of American parent(s)3,018
Foreign born
Born outside of United States54,992
Naturalized U.S. citizen21,010
Europe1,532
Asia8,520
Africa5,779
Oceania47
Latin America4,768
Northern America364
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen33,982
Europe682
Asia8,753
Africa6,943
Oceania0
Latin America17,353
Northern America251
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Omaha Housing

Total housing units in Omaha, Nebraska are 203,034, Occupied housing units are 188,824, Rental vacancy rate is 9. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 54.31% of houses are owner occupied and 38.70% of houses are renter occupied in Omaha. There are 63.88 percent of one-unit detached, 2.98 percent of one-units attached, 2.24 percent of two-unit houses, 2.23 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.81 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 32.53 percent are available with one vehicle, 37.46 percent are available with two vehicles, 15.57 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 7.44 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units203,034
Occupied housing units188,824
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate9
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached129,701
1-unit attached6,050
2 units4,551
3 or 4 units4,537
Mobile home1,651
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied110,258
Renter-occupied78,566
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Omaha Housing Market

The median value of housing in Omaha, Nebraska is $175,800, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.00 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 6.65 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 10.96 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 12.76 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 12.59 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 6.77 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 2.14 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.43 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0004,058
$50,000 to $99,99913,504
$100,000 to $149,99922,258
$150,000 to $199,99925,905
$200,000 to $299,99925,562
$300,000 to $499,99913,750
$500,000 to $999,9994,343
$1,000,000 or more878
Median (dollars)175,800
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Omaha Housing Mortgage

The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,461, 0.12 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 4.69 percent pay between $500 to $999, 14.11 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 10.12 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 3.43 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.65 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.59 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $611, 0.89 percent of homes pay less than $250, 2.65 percent pays between $250 to $399, 5.40 percent pay between $400 to $599, 4.96 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.15 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 2.44 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500235
$500 to $9999,526
$1,000 to $1,49928,651
$1,500 to $1,99920,549
$2,000 to $2,4996,958
$2,500 to $2,9993,351
$3,000 or more3,238
Median (dollars)1,461
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2501,805
$250 to $3995,386
$400 to $59910,973
$600 to $79910,064
$800 to $9994,367
$1,000 or more4,959
Median (dollars)611
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Total number of Omaha rental homes or apartments are 78,566, occupied by Renter, The median value of Omaha average rental rate is $940. 5.76 percent of homes are under $500, 51.73 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 38.27 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 1.69 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.62 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5004,526
$500 to $99940,643
$1,000 to $1,49924,131
$1,500 to $1,9995,934
$2,000 to $2,4991,282
$2,500 to $2,99943
$3,000 or more486
Median (dollars)940
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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