Blair has the 2885th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Blair is part of the Omaha metro area. Unemployment in the Omaha area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Omaha has the 52nd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Blair is below average at $44,920, and the median cost of a home in Blair is $144,000, which is below the national average. 29% of workers in Blair hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 96% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Blair. 84% of Blair workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Blair spend an average of 16 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.