Elkhorn Living

Posted by Mark Ciochon on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 at 12:10pm

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     Elkhorn, founded in 1865, is a community in western Omaha, Nebraska. Elkhorn was its own city until 2005, when it was annexed by the city of Omaha. The community is currently home to about 8,000 people. The community is rapidly growing, and boasts an above average percentage of college-educated adults and an above average median income. Elkhorn residents are drawn to the areas range of housing styles, which include affordable starter homes to sprawling luxury properties. There are many newly renovated subdivisions in the Elkhorn area, which offer beautifully built brand new homes. The homes in Elkhorn aren’t the only thing drawing residents in; they’re also known for their school district and recreation areas.
     The Elkhorn Public School enrollment continues to grow by over 6% every year. August 2015 marked the 29th consecutive year of enrollment growth! The schools offer cultural, educational, and retail advantage, while still maintaining a small community feel. Students wishing to continue their education can move on to higher education opportunities at nearby UNO, Creighton University, Bellevue University, or Iowa Western Community College. 

     Elkhorn residents who like the outdoors will enjoy multiple golf courses in the Elkhorn area, along with local parks, swimming pools, and skating rinks. There are also indoor recreation centers, such as Common Ground Community Center, which houses an indoor pool and hosts fitness classes. In the summer, Tubing & Adventures is a popular spot to float down the Elkhorn River. Tubing & Adventures rent tubes, and kayaks and offers riverfront camping. The Elkhorn community has enough adventure of its own, but if you’re looking for more the Omaha area is just a short drive away.

     Are you looking for a small community with the convenience of a big city nearby? Contact me today to start searching for your Elkhorn home! From Elkhorn to Bellevue, our team knows Omaha!

     What’s your favorite recreational spot in Elkhorn? Do you have a suggestion for a future blog post? Leave me a comment below! I'd love to hear from you!

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