Population Demographics

  • The top three races (in population) are: White [86.1%], Hispanic [9.2%] and Black or African American [4.5%].
  • The state's population is 25.9% college educated and 90.0% have a high school diploma or a GED.
  • Nebraska has a population of 1,826,341 and is the 39th most populous state.
  • 94.1% of people in Nebraska were born U.S. citizens, while 5.9% were born outside of the country.
  • Men make up 49.6% of the population and women make up 50.4%.
  • The state's residents are 55.9% married and 44.1% single.

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Economy

  • The average worker works 40 hours a week in Nebraska.
  • As of the last census, the Nebraska unemployment rate of 5.1% was better than the 7.9% national average.
  • Of workers, 76.9% commute under 25 mins, 17.2% travel 25-45 mins, and 5.9% have a commute time of over 45 mins.
  • Nebraska has a poverty rate of 10.7%.
  • The median worker income in Nebraska is $26,786.

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Location

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New York, NY

Population: 8,175,133

Avg. Income: $33,260

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Avg. Income: $25,922

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Population: 1,526,006

Avg. Income: $27,856