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Overview

Introduction to Papillion, Nebraska

Papillion, Nebraska, in Sarpy county, is 9 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska. The city is part of the Omaha metropolitan statistical area. About 16,363 people live in Papillion.

Papillion History

Named after the Papillion Creek, the town is often referred to as Papio. It is one of the last remaining frontier towns built in the model of 19th century Paris. Papillion was recently voted the sixth best place to live in the United States of America by the Money Magazine.

Papillion and nearby Attractions

  • John Sautter House
  • Halleck Park
  • Papio Bay Aquatic Park
  • Papillion Family History Center

Things To Do In Papillion

Papillion has a large number of recreational facilities. One can spend their leisure at the Papio Fun Park, Monarch Field or at E. A. Fricke Field. The John Sautter House and the Papillion Family History Center provides insight into the social and cultural history of the city. The city hosts Papillion Days every year.

Papillion Transportation

Eppley Airfield Airport offers air transportation facilities.

Papillion Higher Education

Bellevue University, Creighton University, Iowa Western Community College and Metropolitan Community College are all nearby.

People

Total Population 19,463
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 10,831
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 58.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $90,264
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.3%
Median Gross Rent $763
Median House Value $165,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.2%
US/American 0.4%
English 10.9%
Irish 16%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Papillion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 9 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Sarpy
Metro Area Omaha
Standard Zip Codes 68046, 68133, 68157
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.154
Longitude -96.041

Papillion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OMAHA EPPLEY AP
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
Station GLENWOOD 3 SW
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Station BLAIR
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellevue 54,067 $68,533
Cedar Creek 394 $72,031
La Vista 16,895 $70,023
Omaha 440,034 $64,360
Ralston 5,997 $66,875
Springfield 1,423 $68,672

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Papillion Public Libraries

Library
Sump Memorial Library
222 NORTH JEFFERSON
Papillion, Nebraska
(402) 597-2040

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Papillion Hospitals

ALEGENT HEALTH-MIDLANDS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
11111 SOUTH 84TH ST
(402) 593-3000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Papillion High Schools

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PAPILLION-LA VISTA SENIOR HIGH
402-898-0400
Serves 1,650 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.1

PAPILLION-LA VISTA SOUTH H S
402-829-4600
Serves 1,076 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

YOUNG ADULT TRANSITION PROGRAM
402-898-1970
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Serves 8 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4

IDEAL SCHOOL
402-898-0485

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