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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Buffalo County is $25,154, which is lower than the state average of $27,339 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Buffalo County median household income is $52,562, which has grown by 42.90% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.50% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Buffalo County residents spend 14.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 17.7 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #54

Buffalo County
25,154 USD
Nebraska
27,339 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Buffalo County
25,633 USD
Nebraska
29,063 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Buffalo County
32,108 USD
Nebraska
34,967 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Buffalo County
20,879 USD
Nebraska
23,440 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #17
Buffalo County
52,562 USD
Nebraska
52,400 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Buffalo County
64,926 USD
Nebraska
68,081 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #51
Buffalo County
42.90%
Nebraska
33.50%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Buffalo CountyNebraskaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income24.03%$13,585, see rank23.60%$14,30321.11%$16,919
Social Security Income25.59%$18,251, see rank27.63%$17,98329.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.62%$1,475, see rank2.18%$2,8012.82%$3,720
Retirement Income12.57%$18,325, see rank13.78%$19,99117.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Buffalo County
69,711 USD
Nebraska
66,188 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Buffalo County
79,965 USD
Nebraska
81,503 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Buffalo CountyNebraskaU.S.
White$53,451, see rank$54,303$56,900
Black$22,422, see rank$28,376$35,600
Hispanic$43,415, see rank$39,328$42,396
Asian$25,250, see rank$51,551$73,244
One Race, Other$43,393, see rank$40,862$40,300
Two or More Races$27,235, see rank$39,139$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Buffalo CountyNebraskaU.S.
less than 25$25,038, see rank$26,753$25,788
25 to 44$62,326, see rank$56,879$58,398
45 to 64$68,531, see rank$65,436$65,027
65 or over$35,562, see rank$36,868$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Buffalo CountyNebraskaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over37,229, see rank1,442,692248,775,628
Male118,290, 49.13%, see rank49.20%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:214,265, 77.99%, see rank75.44%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces225, 0.14%, see rank0.56%0.73%
Male, Civilian214,240, 77.86%, see rank74.88%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed313,614, 95.60%, see rank94.29%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3626, 4.40%, see rank5.71%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force24,025, 22.01%, see rank24.56%30.72%
Female118,939, 50.87%, see rank50.80%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:213,353, 70.51%, see rank65.68%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.08%0.11%
Female, Civilian213,353, 70.51%, see rank65.60%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed312,860, 96.31%, see rank94.91%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3493, 3.69%, see rank5.09%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force25,586, 29.49%, see rank34.32%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Buffalo CountyNebraskaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over26,074, 100%945,395141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone20,790, 79.73%, see rank81.19%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled2,622, 10.06%, see rank9.63%9.59%
Public Transportation62, 0.24%, see rank0.69%5.06%
Walked1,067, 4.09%, see rank2.77%2.78%
Other Means357, 1.37%, see rank1.27%1.79%
Worked at Home1,176, 4.51%, see rank4.45%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Buffalo County
14.1 minutes
Nebraska
17.7 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Buffalo CountyNebraskaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over26,474957,508143,435,233
Male113,614, 51.42%, see rank52.34%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations24,256, 31.26%, see rank32.31%33.12%
Service Occupations21,655, 12.16%, see rank12.07%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations22,426, 17.82%, see rank17.50%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2284, 2.09%, see rank2.29%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,097, 8.06%, see rank9.44%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations23,249, 23.87%, see rank19.80%17.94%
Female112,860, 48.58%, see rank47.66%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations24,240, 32.97%, see rank38.81%40.04%
Service Occupations23,149, 24.49%, see rank21.95%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations24,362, 33.92%, see rank31.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations289, 0.69%, see rank0.45%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations212, 0.09%, see rank0.29%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2996, 7.74%, see rank6.49%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Buffalo CountyNebraskaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over26,474, 100%957,508143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining1,092, 4.12%, see rank4.56%1.96%
Construction1,431, 5.41%, see rank6.48%6.17%
Manufacturing3,561, 13.45%, see rank10.72%10.43%
Wholesale Trade830, 3.14%, see rank2.75%2.75%
Retail Trade3,894, 14.71%, see rank11.63%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities1,305, 4.93%, see rank5.66%4.93%
Information458, 1.73%, see rank1.98%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1,050, 3.97%, see rank7.46%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
1,443, 5.45%, see rank8.24%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance6,945, 26.23%, see rank23.91%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
2,575, 9.73%, see rank7.83%9.49%
Public Administration733, 2.77%, see rank4.25%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration1,157, 4.37%, see rank4.52%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Buffalo County%NebraskaU.S.
Population in Poverty5,52612.32%, see rank12.86%15.59%
Family in Poverty8457.33%, see rank8.86%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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