Omaha is a large city in Nebraska with a population of approximately 467,000. At an average age of just over 36, the city's residents skew decidedly younger than most cities in Nebraska. Most residents own their homes in Omaha, and 42% of residents rent. The average rent for Omaha is $88/month more than the state average.
Compared to the Nebraska average, Omaha has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 7% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. In addition, 15% have a Bachelor's degree. There are two primary industries in Omaha: healthcare and retail. Together, these industries make up 15% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the city. Omaha workers earn an average annual income of just over $70K, about the same as those elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also is nearly on par with the national average ($73,345).
Omaha has an average commute time of about 21 minutes. Many residents (47%) drive to work, while public transit is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.