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La Vista, Nebraska
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Location of La Vista within Nebraska and Sarpy County
Location of La Vista within Nebraska and Sarpy County
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Sarpy
Area
 • Total 3.28 sq mi (8.50 km2)
 • Land 3.28 sq mi (8.49 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,109 ft (338 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 15,758
 • Estimate 
(2019)
17,170
 • Density 5,234.76/sq mi (2,022.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68128
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-26385
GNIS feature ID 0830573
Website http://cityoflavista.org/

La Vista is a city in Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 15,758 at the 2010 census. The city was incorporated on February 23, 1960.

La Vista is a suburb of Omaha. It is bordered by the cities of Omaha and Ralston on the north, Papillion on the south, Bellevue on the east, and Interstate 80 to the west. La Vista is Sarpy County's third largest city, after Bellevue and Papillion, the county seat.

History

La Vista had its start in the year 1959 when it was built up by a property developer.

Geography

La Vista is located at 41°11′4″N 96°2′22″W / 41.18444°N 96.03944°W / 41.18444; -96.03944 (41.184344, -96.039441).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.28 square miles (11.09 km2), all of it land.

The nearest hospital is Midlands Hospital (3.4 miles) located in Papillion, Nebraska. Papillion is also the location of the county courthouse.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 4,858
1980 9,588 97.4%
1990 9,840 2.6%
2000 11,699 18.9%
2010 15,758 34.7%
2019 (est.) 17,170 9.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 15,758 people, 6,419 households, and 4,058 families living in the city. The population density was 3,681.8 inhabitants per square mile (1,421.6/km2). There were 6,670 housing units at an average density of 1,558.4 per square mile (601.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 86.9% White, 3.9% African American, 0.4% Native American, 3.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.6% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.5%.

Of the 6,419 households 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.8% were non-families. 28.7% of households were one person and 5.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age was 32.1 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 7.5% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

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