Nebraska Income and Careers
As of 2010, the per capita income of Nebraska is $24,744, which is lower than the national average of $26,059. Nebraska median household income is $48,408, which has grown by 23.33% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. On average Nebraska residents spend 17.7 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 23.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #30
*Based on 2010 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #26
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||25.16%||$11,487, see rank||21.82%||$14,452|
|Social Security Income||27.27%||$16,651, see rank||28.42%||$16,236|
|Public Assistance Income||2.24%||$2,478, see rank||2.86%||$3,936|
|Retirement Income||13.52%||$17,932, see rank||17.45%||$22,006|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$50,268, see rank||$52,480|
|Black||$26,398, see rank||$33,578|
|Hispanic||$35,962, see rank||$40,165|
|Asian||$52,807, see rank||$67,022|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$33,425, see rank||$35,062|
|Hawaiian Native||$26,418, see rank||$52,776|
|One Race, Other||$35,328, see rank||$38,230|
|Two or More Races||$32,597, see rank||$43,597|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$23,945, see rank||$24,143|
|25 to 44||$52,620, see rank||$54,024|
|45 to 64||$60,027, see rank||$60,683|
|65 or over||$32,745, see rank||$34,381|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||1,419,846||see rank||243,832,923|
|Male1||695,372||48.98%, see rank||48.62%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||524,681||75.45%, see rank||69.78%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||4,270||0.61%, see rank||0.76%|
|Male, Civilian2||520,411||74.84%, see rank||69.03%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||481,138||92.45%, see rank||88.43%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||39,273||7.55%, see rank||11.57%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||170,691||24.55%, see rank||30.22%|
|Female1||724,474||51.02%, see rank||51.38%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||480,949||66.39%, see rank||59.26%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||477||0.07%, see rank||0.12%|
|Female, Civilian2||480,472||66.32%, see rank||59.13%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||453,966||94.48%, see rank||89.99%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||26,506||5.52%, see rank||10.01%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||243,525||33.61%, see rank||40.74%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||921,395||100%||136,941,010|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||749,921||81.39%, see rank||76.57%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||90,211||9.79%, see rank||9.69%|
|Public Transportation||5,299||0.58%, see rank||4.94%|
|Walked||25,432||2.76%, see rank||2.77%|
|Other Means||10,771||1.17%, see rank||1.70%|
|Worked at Home||39,761||4.32%, see rank||4.33%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||935,104||-||139,033,928|
|Male1||481,138||51.45%, see rank||52.06%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||158,971||33.04%, see rank||32.77%|
|Service Occupations2||58,480||12.15%, see rank||14.98%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||81,844||17.01%, see rank||17.82%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||11,375||2.36%, see rank||1.17%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||43,482||9.04%, see rank||9.50%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||95,972||19.95%, see rank||17.70%|
|Female1||453,966||48.55%, see rank||47.94%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||170,007||37.45%, see rank||39.40%|
|Service Occupations2||99,220||21.86%, see rank||21.33%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||151,111||33.29%, see rank||32.73%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,819||0.40%, see rank||0.30%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||1,205||0.27%, see rank||0.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||30,203||6.65%, see rank||5.67%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||935,104||100%||139,033,928|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||41,216||4.41%, see rank||1.90%|
|Construction||56,187||6.01%, see rank||6.25%|
|Manufacturing||93,719||10.02%, see rank||10.39%|
|Wholesale Trade||26,945||2.88%, see rank||2.83%|
|Retail Trade||108,253||11.58%, see rank||11.65%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||54,858||5.87%, see rank||4.92%|
|Information||18,424||1.97%, see rank||2.17%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||72,320||7.73%, see rank||6.67%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|78,524||8.40%, see rank||10.58%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||228,470||24.43%, see rank||23.24%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|73,724||7.88%, see rank||9.25%|
|Public Administration||39,467||4.22%, see rank||5.17%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||42,997||4.60%, see rank||4.97%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||229,923||12.94%, see rank||15.33%|
|Family in Poverty||41,208||8.80%, see rank||11.28%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical poverty level data.