Homes for Sale in Elkhorn Nebraska
Elkhorn NE Real Estate
Right outside of Omaha, Nebraska is the neighborhood of Elkhorn, with all the charm of a small midwestern town. With a population of 6,000, Elkhorn is a quiet and peaceful town with a friendly community and quaint downtown. Once its own independent city, Elkhorn was annexed in 2005 and is now a neighborhood within the city of Omaha. Elkhorn residents enjoy an excellent crime rate, proximity to major city amenities without the headaches and hassles of it, and an independent school district.
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Things To Do in Elkhorn
Natural beauty is everywhere you look in Elkhorn. For boating in the summer and ice skating in the winter, visit Standing Bear Lake. This beautiful 135-acre lake is surrounded by a wildlife reserve and is the perfect place to spend a peaceful day outdoors. You’ll find plenty of wide-open spaces for hiking, walking, and picnics in Elkhorn. You may also enjoy touring the historic railroad that made Elkhorn into a bustling city centuries ago. A quick drive into the heart of Omaha will bring you to dining, museums, entertainment venues, and shopping.
Cost of Living and Elkhorn Real Estate
The median home price in Elkhorn is $268,000. All other living expenses are lower than the national average in Elkhorn, making it an affordable place to live for many people. When shopping for a home in Elkhorn, buyers will find a variety of homes, with some historic properties and some newer construction. Over the past few decades, Elkhorn was a bustling suburb of Omaha, resulting in substantial residential development. You are likely to find a home in Elkhorn, no matter what your style, budget, or preference.
Why People Love Living in Elkhorn
"My community of Elkhorn, NE is ranked as one of the highest in the nation when considering our ACT and SAT scores. It is a small town which is located very close to Omaha, NE. This is the best of both worlds. We have the advantage of living in a small town, but also all the opportunities that a major city can provide. Our community is fortunate in having a large number of volunteers for our various organizations. This fosters an environment for our children to thrive. I can think of no better place to live." (Niche.com)
Residents of Elkhorn love the tight-knit community of a small town, without sacrificing the convenience of a nearby bigger city. The schools in Elkhorn also rank well above average, with some of the best SAT and ACT scores in the state. If you enjoy the experience of all four seasons, Elkhorn will be a lovely climate for you.
The downtown area is picturesque and peaceful, the crime is low, and the natural beauty is plentiful. Elkhorn is a wonderful place to settle down, raise a family, or retire. The resounding theme from residents of Elkhorn is how pleasant it is to live in a rural town, enjoying the tranquility, community and safety that comes with it, while having the support of a larger city for the school system, shopping, dining, airport, and infrastructure. Elkhorn, Nebraska really is the best of both worlds.
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