Omaha Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Omaha is 487,299. 26.95% is under 18, while 14.23% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.35% of the population was five years old or younger, 26.95% were 18 years or younger and 25.90% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.21% female and 49.79% male.

Omaha Housing

According to the US Census, Omaha has 212,802 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Omaha was 94.67%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $211,900

Omaha Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 77.87% of Omaha's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 7.25% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 4.60% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.45%

White Alone65.47%
Black Or African American Alone12.40%
Some Other Race Alone7.25%
Asian Alone4.60%
White Black Or African American1.45%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.12%

How Educated is Omaha

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 24.7% of Omaha residents had a bachelor's degree, while 13.4% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 38.10% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Omaha CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher93.1%
Some College Or Associates Degree41.2%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher33.2%
Bachelors Degree24.7%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency22.6%
Some College No Degree22.0%

Average Income in Omaha

The median household income in Omaha is $62,948. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $62,948.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $88,361 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $104,658.

A closer examination of the income groups of Omaha households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (14.6%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (7.9%). 7.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$104,658
Nonfamily households$40,162