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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNebraska

Social Statistics

Omaha, Nebraska

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school109,651100.0
Nursery school, preschool6,9616.3
Kindergarten5,6275.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)45,24741.3
High school (grades 9-12)21,69819.8
College or graduate school30,11827.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over247,260100.0
Less than 9th grade11,7494.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma22,9519.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)66,91927.1
Some college, no degree60,51724.5
Associate degree14,2285.8
Bachelor's degree48,67019.7
Graduate or professional degree22,2269.0
Percent high school graduate or higher86.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over306,601100.0
Never married96,82831.6
Now married, except separated149,16948.7
Separated5,1301.7
Widowed19,5436.4
Female
16,1995.3
Divorced35,93111.7
Female
20,7456.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,456100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,59247.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over289,654100.0
Civilian veterans38,81413.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years88,364100.0
With a disability6,5297.4
Population 21 to 64 years224,197100.0
With a disability37,76316.8
Percent employed
61.8(X)
No disability186,43483.2
Percent employed
81.8(X)
Population 65 years and over43,286100.0
With a disability15,98136.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over362,048100.0
Same house in 1995192,68753.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995159,60644.1
Same county
99,02627.4
Different county
60,58016.7
Same state
20,5495.7
Different state
40,03111.1
Elsewhere in 19959,7552.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population390,112100.0
Native364,42593.4
Born in United States
361,88092.8
State of residence
234,32460.1
Different state
127,55632.7
Born outside United States
2,5450.7
Foreign born25,6876.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
15,3123.9
Naturalized citizen
7,5101.9
Not a citizen
18,1774.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)25,687100.0
Europe3,32012.9
Asia6,30224.5
Africa1,4975.8
Oceania1010.4
Latin America14,03254.6
Northern America4351.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over362,048100.0
English only324,35989.6
Language other than English37,68910.4
Speak English less than 'very well
18,2895.1
Spanish
23,5126.5
Speak English less than "very well"
13,2033.6
Other Indo-European languages
7,7002.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1640.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,6201.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2050.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population390,112100.0

Total ancestries reported

455,544116.8
Arab1,5740.4
Czech118,9024.8
Danish11,3672.9
Dutch6,8971.8
English33,2968.5
French (except Basque)19,8782.5
French Canadian11,5420.4
German112,02428.7
Greek9500.2
Hungarian1,1180.3
Irish162,45516.0
Italian18,7164.8
Lithuanian1,7610.5
Norwegian9,2332.4
Polish18,4474.7
Portuguese3120.1
Russian2,4870.6
Scotch-Irish5,5651.4
Scottish5,0761.3
Slovak2320.1
Subsaharan African3,2520.8
Swedish14,0613.6
Swiss1,2320.3
Ukrainian4690.1
United States or American13,5213.5
Welsh2,0540.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2850.1
Other ancestries98,83825.3
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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