Living in Bellevue Omaha Brian Carlin Nebraska Realty

A Guide to Millard

Millard was a small town annexed during Omaha’s westward suburban expansion that saw a population boom of 635 percent from 1960 to 1970.

Often lumped into West Omaha, the neighborhoods of Millard offer a unique set of quality, affordable, practical homes and entertainment.  

Below you'll find the following:

  • Active homes for sale in Millard 
  • What is Considered Millard
  • Things to do and the best places to eat
  • Schools and Hospitals
  • Millard Real Estate market Stats

MIllard Homes For Sale

Save Search & Get Alerts

Where is MIllard?

Sandwiched between West Omaha and Elkhorn or generally 132nd to 168th streets, Millard stretches from Blondo St in Douglas County to Cornhusker Rd in Sarpy County.  This means that Millard residents hvae quick and easy access to all that Omaha has to offer at the same time, affording a sense of small town peace and quiet. 

How to Navigate MIllard?

Traffic can get a bit hairy for Millard residents leaving the heavily residential areas but access to the L St corridor or interstate 80 isn't too far away and will quickly give access to the rest of Omaha.

Is Millard a Good Place to Live?

Millard is an affordable, unassuming part of the Omaha metro. People love living in Millard because it's a safe and welcoming community. With a low crime rate and plenty of family-friendly activities and events, Millard is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet suburban lifestyle. There's something for everyone in Millard, and that's what makes it such a great place to call home.

The Millard Real Estate Market

A majority of the Millard community was built in the 70s, 80s, and 90s.

Average home sales prices range from the entry level of low 200s to the 1+ million-dollar homes in Linden Estates; However, 95% of the houses are priced under 500k, allowing for a broader set of buyers looking for affordable square feet. 

Neighborhoods like Millard Highland South, located just south of Harrison Street, are coveted for entry level houses with access to the Millard school system.

If you’re looking for new construction, Millard West is where you want to start your search. 

Popular Millard Home Searches

FEATURED: Villas & Townhomes | Price: < 300k | Luxury Homes | Pool Homes | Just Listed | Ranch Style | Condos 

NEIGHBORHOODS: Applewood Heights | Armbrust Acres | Bay Shores | Cattail Creek | Cambridge Oaks | Falcon Ridge | Harrison Park | Millard Heights | Woodlands

Off Market + Pre-Sale Properties

Tired of waiting for the perfect home only to see it's sold before it hits the market?

Off Market Homes


One of the biggest reasons why people love living in Millard is the quality of the schools. Like District 66, Millard kept its independent schools and is now the third largest school district in the state offering three high schools and over 20  elementary options. With a student-to-teacher ratio of just 13:1, and a graduation rate consistantly above 90% students in Millard enjoy small class sizes and a wide variety of extracurricular activities.


Access to medical care is a chip shot outside the Millard community. CHI Lakeside is centrally located and Methodist Women’s Hospital a short drive away. 

Various minor medical, urgent care and pediatric clinics are scattered throughout the Millard community.


Best Places to Eat and Drink in Millard

With a wide variety of restaurants and stores located in Millard, there's no need to venture far. Whether you're looking for a quick bite to eat or doing some major shopping, you can find what you need right in Millard. 

  • Beat the rush for breakfast at Vidlak’s Brookside Café and enjoy
  • an Omaha Omelet, the Gut Buster, or the Hungry Man’s Breakfast.Farmhouse Café
  • Big family gatherings or take out Johnny Sortino’sy Pizza can handle parties of any size, and the pizza wont dissapoint, ever. 
  • Or, sink your teeth into a slice of New York-style pizza like The Ducci, Mahalo, or Summa Dis Summa Dat at Piezon’s Pizzeria.
  • Dig into creative gourmet burgers like the Omaha Sourdough or Berry Hungover at Omaha Tap House. 
  • Stop by Railcar Modern American Kitchen to try Asiago Crusted Chicken Schnitzel or Seattle Barbecued Faroe Island Salmon. 
  • Jade garden
  • Genji Japanese steak house
  • Millard Roadhouse
  • Charlies on the Lake
  • 402 eat + Drink

Free Buyer's Guide

How to buy like a pro!

If you’re in the market for a new home, check out these 11 tips on how to find the best possible real estate deals in your area.

Free Access

how to buy like a pro

Free Buyer's Guide

Comprehensive Real EstateBuyer's Guide

Things to do in Millard

In addition to great restaurants, Millard also has no shortage of stores for all your shopping needs. From big box stores like Walmart and Target to more boutique-style shops like Apricot Lane and Francesca's Collections, you're sure to find what you're looking for in Millard.

  • The L Street Market features a bit of everything from target, Lowe’s, Sam’s club, and WalMart, and local boutiques. . 
  • For a touch of upscale shopping and dining try the shops of Legacy and Millard Plaza. 
  • Lakeside plaza
  • Parks: Are you the outdoorsy type? Zorinsky Lake, a popular recreational area for residents, offers beautiful and well-maintained walking paths and a pool.
  • Golf: Both private and public golf courses options are available in Millard. the Private Shadow Ridge Country Club, in my opinion, is one of Omaha's most well manicured and challenging courses.  
  • Chalco Hills Recreation 
  • Bounce U
  • Walnut Grove Park
  • Englewood Park
  • Oaks Park
  • Millard heights park
  • Timber Creek Park

Latest Blog Posts

12 Reasons Empty Nesters are Winning the Real Estate Market

Empty Nesters are winning the real estate market. Last year, the median age for a homebuyer was 58 according to the National Association of Realtors. Thats up significantly from 36 years old in…

Is New Construction Better?

Nothing beats the new home smell. A newly built home offers numerous benefits but often comes with a hefty price tag. The average sale price of a new construction home in Douglas and Sarpy count…

The Five Best Omaha Neighborhoods to Downsize

Omaha Downsize Neighborhoods Omaha offers many neighborhoods for those looking to downsize or 'right-size' their home. They simply need to know where to look. But, Whoa Nelly! A google search for…