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Overview

Introduction to La Vista, Nebraska

La Vista, Nebraska in Sarpy county, is 7 mile SW of Omaha, Nebraska.

La Vista History

Incorporated in 1960, La Vista is the newest and fastest-growing cities in Nebraska. It is located in Sarpy County, which was explored by Lewis and Clerk in 1805. The city is named in honor of Colonel Peter Sarpy.

La Vista and nearby Attractions

  • Seymour Smith Park
  • Sarpy County Museum
  • Henry Doorly Zoo
  • Omaha Children's Museum
  • Lauritzen Gardens
  • La Vista Falls Golf Course

Things To Do In La Vista

The Papillon Family History Center and the Henry Doorly Zoo are popular local spots among tourists and residents alike. Seymour Smith Park offers a wide variety of recreational activities for people of all ages. La Vista Falls Golf Course is an ideal destination for golfers.

La Vista Transportation

Air transportation is available from Eppley Airfield.

La Vista Higher Education

Metropolitan Community College, the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Bellevue University are the nearest sites of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,064
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens9.4%
Employed Population 16+9,723
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,076
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,098

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,038
% Above Poverty Level92.5%
% Below Poverty Level7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone31%
Median Gross Rent$906
Median House Value$141,600

Ancestry

German30%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.4%
Irish18.2%
English7.9%
Polish7.7%
Italian5.8%
Czech3.6%
Danishn2.8%
Norwegian2.7%
Swedish2.4%
Dutch1.8%
French Except Basque1.7%
Scottish1.1%
Croatian0.9%
African0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Lithuanian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Liberian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Arab0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
Basque0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Greek0.1%
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La Vista Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sarpy County
Standard Zip Codes68128, 68138
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.18
Approximate Longitude-96.03

La Vista Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOMAHA EPPLEY AP
Distance11.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip30.2 inches
StationBLAIR
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip30.1 inches
StationFREMONT
Distance28.5 miles
Jan Temp10 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip29.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellevue52,993$70,188
Boys Town907$0
Omaha443,072$66,867
Papillion19,520$91,587
Ralston7,334$62,736
Springfield1,516$73,523

La Vista Public Libraries

La Vista Public Library
9110 GILES ROAD
La Vista, Nebraska
(402) 537-3900

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La Vista Public Schools

G Stanley Hall Elementary Sch
7600 S 72nd St
ZIP: 68128
(402) 898-0455
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
La Vista Junior High School
7900 Edgewood Blvd
ZIP: 68128
(402) 898-0436
Middle
Total Enrollment 830
La Vista West Elementary Sch
7821 Terry Dr
ZIP: 68128
(402) 898-0463
Primary
Total Enrollment 381
Parkview Heights Elem School
7609 S 89th St
ZIP: 68128
(402) 898-0433
Primary
Total Enrollment 447
Portal Elementary School
9920 Brentwood Dr
ZIP: 68128
(402) 898-0425
Primary
Total Enrollment 603
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