Omaha, NE Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 165,809 housing units in Omaha. This represents a 15.5% growth from 143,612 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 165,785 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 24 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Omaha is about 59.6%. Omaha's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.4%. Average household size is 2.42 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Omaha were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom18.60%
Two Bedrooms26.10%
Three Bedrooms34.90%
Four Bedrooms13.80%
Five Bedrooms or more3.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.67
Median year structure was built1961
Median Value of occupied units$94,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$75,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.05
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$482

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage9.60%
Home Equity Loan9%
Simple Mortgage52.10%
Debt Free28.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.3%