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A Snapshot of the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro

Understanding the demographics of our region can help better illustrate the changing and diversifying needs we face while gaining more insight and awareness on the make-up of individuals and populations within our community.


More than 960,000 people live in the Omaha metro. Youth under the age of 17 make up more than a quarter of the population.


The population is evenly split between men and women.

Race & Ethnicity

People of color make up more than 30% of the Omaha-Council Bluffs area population.

The group with the most substantial growth consists of individuals identifying as two or more races.


Educational attainment has generally remained consistent in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area.


About one in five households make less than $35,000 per year.


Poverty impacts people of all ages in our community.

Children in households where the head of household is Black experience poverty at a rate more than four times higher than children in households where the head of household is white.

Internet Access

In general, households in the central and western parts of the Omaha metro area have higher rates of internet access.


About half of all homes in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area were built before 1980.

Over half of all homes are valued at $200,000 or more.

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