Guide to Blair, Nebraska

By: Ryan Renner, Realtor
By: Ryan Renner, Realtor

Ryan has helped many families moving to Omaha. Contact him if you have any questions about the Omaha area or need help buying a home.

Blair is located about 25-30 minutes northwest of Omaha. It is the county seat in Washington County, which is north of Douglas County.

Demographics

Blair has around 7,600 people. The average age is 40 years old. Around 25% of people living in Blair are under the age of 18, so there are a lot of young families, but they are balanced among age groups.

What’s Considered Blair?

Blair runs all the up to the Missouri River for its eastern border. Although there aren’t exact, easy borders, Blair is made up of the intersections of Highway 30, 75, and 91.

Navigating Blair

Highway 30, better known as Washington Street and Fontenelle Street runs east and west through Blair. When it comes to north and south roads, 19th, 13th, and 10th Streets are the main roads. Most restaurants run along Washington Street. When navigating to Omaha, most people take Highway 133 or 75.

Safety

Blair is considered a fairly safe city. It is in the 62nd percentile for safety in the country, which is pretty good. You can walk around during the day and at night.

Hospitals Nearby

Memorial Community Hospital is located at 810 N 22nd Street, 68008.

Schools

Blair Community Schools is the local school district. They have three elementary schools, one intermediate school, one middle school, and a high school. Blair is a Class B school.

Parks & Recreation

Blair has several amazing parks, including Black Elk Neihardt Park, Ralph Steyer Park, and Youth Sports Complex Park.

Entertainment

There are several restaurants that you can choose from in Blair. Also, you have multiple outdoor activities, including a marina you can choose from for activities. Also, Omaha is very close by if you ever wanted to go into town for some more entertainment options.

City Services

Water and Waste: Blair provides this for their citizens.

Electricity: OPPD

Gas: Black Hills Energy