Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE

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2020 Population
102,776
0.552% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Ben Sasse
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.6
0.483% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
10.6%
2.81% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$55,525
1.24% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$123,500
6.93% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
47,709
1.85% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE had a population of 103k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $55,525. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined from 103,346 to 102,776, a −0.552% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,845 to $55,525, a 1.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.4%), White (Hispanic) (9.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.72%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.68%).

10.7% of the households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.4% of the residents in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Mid-Plains Community College (377 degrees awarded in 2020) and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (101 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was $123,500, and the homeownership rate was 69.9%. Most people in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is home to a population of 103k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.66% of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents were born outside of the country (6.84k people).

In 2020, there were 8.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.7k people) in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.87k White (Hispanic) and 2.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Spanish (8,483 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (602 households), and German (224 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    84.7k ± 144
  2. White (Hispanic)
    9.87k ± 557
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.17k ± 135
13.3%
Hispanic Population
13.7k people

In 2020, there were 8.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.7k people) in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.87k White (Hispanic) and 2.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.3% of the people in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are hispanic (13.7k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,483 households (8.8%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    602 households (0.625%)
  3. German
    224 households (0.232%)

10.7% of the households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Spanish. 8.8% of the households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.66%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
6.84k people
6.66%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.89k people

As of 2020, 6.66% of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents (6.84k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 6.66%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2

In 2020, the median age of all people in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 41.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,960 ± 1,515 people
  2. Guatemala
    951 ± 754 people
  3. Somalia
    577 ± 588 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Mexico, the natal country of 3,960 Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents, followed by Guatemala with 951 and Somalia with 577.

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Citizenship

96.4%
2020 Citizenship
96.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.4% of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,755 ± 230
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    926 ± 190
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    851 ± 185

Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Nebraska, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Nebraska (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Nebraska. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Nebraska.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Nebraska across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is $55,525. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Omaha City (Southwest) PUMA, NE with a value of $87,100, followed by Bellevue City PUMA, NE and Omaha City (Northwest) PUMA, NE, with respective values of $83,051 and $78,445.

Males in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,777. The income inequality in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.418, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE employs 47.7k people. The largest industries in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Elementary & secondary schools (4,052 people), Construction (2,809 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,469 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($130,678), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($126,132), and Car Dealers ($115,695).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,525
2020 value
± $1,622
1.24%
1 Year Growth
± 3.89%

Households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have a median annual income of $55,525, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,845 in 2019, which represents a 1.24% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$56,771
Average Male Salary in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
± $8,422
$39,777
Average Female Salary in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
± $6,834

In 2020, full-time male employees in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE made 1.43 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
  1. White
    $44,295 ± $5,507
  2. Asian
    $36,606 ± $43,769
  3. Two or More Races
    $30,012 ± $23,329

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE workers was White. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE.

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Wage Distribution

0.418
2020 Wage GINI in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
0.404
2019 Wage GINI in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE

In 2020, the income inequality in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 0.418 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.43% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Omaha City (Southwest) PUMA, NE with a value of $87,100, followed by Bellevue City PUMA, NE and Omaha City (Northwest) PUMA, NE, with respective values of $83,051 and $78,445.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE (10.7k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    8,807 ± 587
  2. Hispanic
    2,568 ± 397
  3. Two Or More
    728 ± 262

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

47.7k
2020 Value
−1.85%
1 Year decline
± −1.85%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined at a rate of −1.85%, from 48.6k employees to 47.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,923 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,803 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,303 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,923 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,803 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,303 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has an unusually high number of residents working as Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products (30.9 times higher than expected), Locomotive engineers & operators (22.9 times), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (14.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, by average salary, are Physicians ($328,275), Human resources managers ($136,340), and Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products ($120,962).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

47.7k
2020 Value
−1.85%
1 Year decline
± −1.85%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined at a rate of −1.85%, from 48.6k employees to 47.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,052 people), Construction (2,809 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,469 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, though some of these residents may live in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,052 people), Construction (2,809 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,469 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has an unusually high number of Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (24 times higher than expected), Rail transportation (21.6 times), and Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (13.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, by average salary, are Computer Systems Design ($130,678), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($126,132), and Car Dealers ($115,695).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nebraska to other states, or from other states to Nebraska.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $25.7B
  2. $15.7B
  3. $13B

In 2020, the top outbound Nebraska product (by dollars) was Meat/seafood with $25.7B, followed by Live animals/fish ($15.7B) and Cereal grains ($13B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nebraska products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$153B
2020 Value in Nebraska
$285B
Projected 2050 Value in Nebraska
86.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nebraska trade was $153B. This is expected to increase 86.9% to $285B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nebraska trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nebraska to other states, or from other states to Nebraska.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $11.7B
  2. $8.57B
  3. $7.11B

In 2020, the top outbound Nebraska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Iowa with $11.7B, followed by Kansas with $8.57B and Texas and $7.11B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nebraska shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nebraska went to Donald J. Trump with 58.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.12%). The most partisan county was Grant County, NE with 93.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse are the senators currently representing the state of Nebraska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Nebraska
58.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Nebraska
  1. 93.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 92.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 91.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Nebraska was Grant County, NE with 93.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Nebraska colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Nebraska

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Deb Fischer
Senator from Nebraska1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Sasse
Senator from Nebraska2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse are the senators currently representing Nebraska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nebraska over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Nebraska

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nebraska have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE awarded 478 degrees. The student population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is skewed towards women, with 891 male students and 1,466 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are White (409 and 87.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (34 and 7.25%), Two or More Races (10 and 2.13%), and Black or African American (7 and 1.49%).

The largest universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE by number of degrees awarded are Mid-Plains Community College (377 and 78.9%) and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (101 and 21.1%).

The most popular majors in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Liberal Arts & Sciences (176 and 36.8%), General Agricultural Production Operations (60 and 12.6%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (32 and 6.69%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 176 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 21 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 176 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 377 degrees awarded
  2. 101 degrees awarded

In 2020, the Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mid-Plains Community College with 377 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

235
Degrees Awarded to Men
243
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 235 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, which is 0.967 times less than the 243 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    409 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    10 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was White students. These 409 degrees mean that there were 12 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 34 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was $123,500 in 2020, which is 0.537 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $115,500 to $123,500, a 6.93% increase. The homeownership rate in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is 69.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have an average commute time of 15.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$123,500
2020 Median
± $3,006
$115,500
2019 Median
± $2,598

In 2020, the median property value in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew to to $123,500 from the previous year's value of $115,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$55,525
Median Household Income
± $1,622
43.1k
Number of Households
± 1,254

In 2020, the median household income of the 43.1k households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew to $55,525 from the previous year's value of $54,845.

The following chart displays the households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.9%
2020 Homeownership
69.5%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 69.9% of the housing units in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have a shorter commute time (15.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% of the workforce in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.99%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.47%)

In 2020, 81.9% of workers in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.99%) and those who worked at home (4.47%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

90.7% of the population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 16.6% on non-group plans, and 1.74% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Nebraska was $8,412 in 2014. This is a 3.43% increase from the previous year ($8,133).

Primary care physicians in Nebraska see 1310 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (1327 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1272 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 362 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Thurston County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.8%). Additionally, Thurston County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,310 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nebraska

Primary care physicians in Nebraska see an average of 1,310 patients per year. This represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (1,327 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Nebraska in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,412
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Nebraska
$4,536
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,964
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,956
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nebraska (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.43%, from $8,133 to $8,412.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.28%
Uninsured
47.4%
Employer Coverage
10.1%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
16.6%
Non-Group
1.74%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew by 1.1% from 9.18% to 9.28%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.8% prevalence
  2. 16% prevalence
  3. 14.8% prevalence

Thurston County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nebraska, at 18.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Nebraska by county over multiple years.

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