Omaha Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Omaha Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
478,192

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.3%
5 - 17:
17.8%
18 - 24:
9.7%
25 - 34:
15.9%
35 - 54:
24.6%
55 - 64:
11.9%
Over 65 Years:
12.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.7%
5.7%
High School Graduates
89.5%
89.5%
College Graduated
37.7%
37.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Omaha
$33,401
$33,401
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Omaha
$60,092
$60,092
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
13.4%

Employment Industries in Omaha

 
Healthcare
15.8%
15.8%
Retail
11.3%
11.3%
Education
8.6%
8.6%
Finance
8.4%
8.4%
Manufacturing
8.2%
8.2%
Accommodation
7.2%
7.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.2%
7.2%
Construction
7.0%
7.0%
Administration
5.1%
5.1%
Transportation
4.7%
4.7%
Other
4.4%
4.4%
Public Service
2.4%
2.4%
Wholesale
2.3%
2.3%
Information Technology
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
66.6%
66.6%
Black Or African American
12.2%
12.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%
Asian
3.8%
3.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.1%
3.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
13.9%
13.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
25.2%
25.2%
Irish
13.1%
13.1%
English
6.9%
6.9%
Italian
4.1%
4.1%
Polish
3.6%
3.6%
Czech
3.3%
3.3%
Swedish
3.3%
3.3%
French
2.0%
2.0%
Danish
1.9%
1.9%
Norwegian
1.9%
1.9%
European
1.8%
1.8%
Dutch
1.4%
1.4%
Scottish
1.3%
1.3%
African
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Sudanese
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Scandinavian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
83.4%
83.4%
Spanish
10.5%
10.5%
Other Asian languages
0.9%
0.9%
Langs. of India
0.6%
0.6%
African languages
0.6%
0.6%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.4%
0.4%
Native American languages
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.0%
0.0%
Polish
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Omaha Residents:
10.7%