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Omaha is a township in Gallatin County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Omaha. For links to other places called Omaha, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Omaha is 37.881N. The longitude is -88.312W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 371 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 473.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Omaha demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gallatin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62869 ZIP code.
8% of Omaha residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Omaha ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Omaha was $12,127, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Omaha residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Omaha, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $182. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $533.
Gallatin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Omaha political report.
The average commute time for Omaha workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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