Elkhorn Homes for Sale
The community of Elkhorn was founded in 1865, with development beginning in 1867. This was a city in its own right until 2005, when it was annexed by the City of Omaha. Now, about 8,000 residents call Elkhorn home. This community boasts great economic opportunities for its residents, drawing in an above average percentage of college-educated adults, and an above average median income.
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Elkhorn Education & Recreation
Education has always been a priority for the residents of Elkhorn - the first public school was constructed in 1850, long before the town was even platted. Today, Elkhorn public schools are celebrated for their small classes and personalized learning approach for each student. The district includes one high school, two middle schools and six elementary schools. New school buildings and facilities to meet an annual increase of 6% per year in enrollment are planned as part of a $96 million bond issue. Learn more about the development of the Elkhorn school system.
Opportunities for higher education also abound, with homes in Elkhorn being in close proximity to The University of Nebraska at Omaha, Belleview University, Creighton University and Iowa Western Community College.
Golfers also find themselves right at home in Elkhorn, with 4 courses in the immediate area and many more in neighboring communities. There are also plenty of local parks, as well as swimming pools and skating rinks found nearby.