Omaha boasts a cost of living and home prices that are lower than the national average as well as high quality public and private education. The city offers a blend of urban and suburban neighborhoods with a plentiful supply of new and pre-owned homes and rental properties. Whether you choose to live downtown, midtown or in the suburbs, you can find a place that will fit your work and lifestyle needs.
Five Fortune 500 (Berkshire Hathaway, Union Pacific Railroad, ConAgra Foods, Kiewit and Mutual of Omaha) and five Fortune 1000 (TD Ameritrade, West, Green Plains Renewable Energy, Valmont Industries, Werner Enterprises) companies have chosen to locate their headquarters in Omaha Nebraska. Omaha has an unemployment rate well below the national average and is consistently ranked by national magazines as a top place to live, work and raise a family.
- Top 10 Best Value Cities for 2011 (Kiplinger, July 2011)
- America's Most Affordable Cities (Forbes, Jan. 2011)
- Best Cities for Recent Graduates (the Daily Beast, June 2011)
- Best Cities for Business (Market Watch, Dec. 2010)
- Places with Good Jobs and Cheap Housing (Yahoo! Finance, July 2011)
- Best Cities for Young Professionals (Forbes, July 2011)
- Best Cities for Families (Parenting, June 2011)
- Fastest Selling Cities in America (Realtor.com, May 2011)
- Best Places for Young Adults to Get Started (On Numbers, June 2011)
- Best Places for Business and Careers (Forbes, June 2011)