Bennington, NE

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Population

1,611

0.187% growth

Median Age

37.8


Median Household Income

$75,667

6.49% growth

Poverty Rate

6.3%


Number of Employees

882

9.7% growth

Median Property Value

$185,200

2.27% decline

About

In 2017, Bennington, NE had a population of 1.61k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $75,667. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bennington, NE grew from 1,608 to 1,611, a 0.187% increase and its median household income grew from $71,058 to $75,667, a 6.49% increase.

The population of Bennington, NE is 92.2% White Alone, 2.73% Black or African American Alone, and 2.3% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Bennington, NE speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Bennington, NE is $185,200, and the homeownership rate is 68.2%. Most people in Bennington, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Bennington, NE is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Bennington, NE employs 882 people. The largest industries in Bennington, NE are Health Care & Social Assistance (127 people), Retail Trade (117 people), and Educational Services (113 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($100,000), Information ($92,917), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,292).

Median household income in Bennington, NE is $75,667. Males in Bennington, NE have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,865. The income inequality in Bennington, NE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,667

2017 value

± $10,821

6.49%

1 Year Growth

± 21.1%

Households in Bennington, NE have a median annual income of $75,667, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $71,058 in 2016, which represents a 6.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,849

Average Male Salary

± $2,084

$42,865

Average Female Salary

± $1,555

In 2017, full-time male employees in Nebraska made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $46,766 ± $9,518

  2. White

    $44,931 ± $1,266

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $34,147 ± $19,585

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nebraska workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bennington, NE is from Nebraska.

0.446

2017 Wage GINI

0.447

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.189% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Nebraska was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nebraska in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 73.18

  2. Census Tract 73.17

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bennington, NE was Census Tract 73.18 with a value of $112,273, followed by Census Tract 73.17 and N/A, with respective values of $69,104 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bennington, NE (101 out of 1.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    101 ± 49

  2. Black

    0 ± 46

  3. Native American

    0 ± 46

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bennington, NE is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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

882

2017 Value

± 108

9.7%

1 Year growth

± 16.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bennington, NE grew at a rate of 9.7%, from 804 employees to 882 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bennington, NE, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (138 people), Sales & Related Occupations (124 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (78 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bennington, NE.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bennington, NE, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (138 people), Sales & Related Occupations (124 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (78 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bennington, NE has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.6 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.59 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bennington, NE, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($98,500), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($93,125), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($86,667).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

882

2017 Value

± 108

9.7%

1 Year growth

± 16.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bennington, NE grew at a rate of 9.7%, from 804 employees to 882 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bennington, NE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (127 people), Retail Trade (117 people), and Educational Services (113 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bennington, NE, though some of these residents may live in Bennington, 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 Bennington, NE, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (127 people), Retail Trade (117 people), and Educational Services (113 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bennington, NE has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (7.01 times higher than expected), Utilities (3.75 times), and Finance & Insurance (2.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bennington, NE, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($100,000), Information ($92,917), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,292).

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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. $24.1B

  2. $20.7B

  3. $11.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Nebraska product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $24.1B, followed by Meat/seafood ($20.7B) and Live animals/fish ($11.6B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$149B

2015 Value

$229B

Projected 2045 Value

53.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Nebraska trade was $149B. This is expected to increase 53.9% to $229B by 2045.

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. $12.4B

  2. $9.12B

  3. $8.39B

In 2015, the top outbound Nebraska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Iowa with $12.4B, followed by Kansas with $9.12B and California and $8.39B.

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

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Health

97.2% of the population of Bennington, NE has health coverage, with 66.3% on employee plans, 6.64% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.807% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Bennington, NE see 1339 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.45% increase from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1358 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Thurston County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.5%). Additionally, Thurston County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,339 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Nebraska see an average of 1,339 patients per year. This represents a 0.45% increase from the previous year (1,333 patients).

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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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,412

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

2.79%

Uninsured

66.3%

Employer Coverage

6.64%

Medicaid

13.3%

Medicare

10.1%

Non-Group

0.807%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bennington, NE declined by 19.8% from 3.48% to 2.79%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bennington, 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. 16.5% prevalence

  2. 14.8% prevalence

  3. 13.5% prevalence

Thurston County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nebraska, at 16.5%.

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Diversity

Bennington, NE is home to a population of 1.61k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.745% of Bennington, NE residents were born outside of the country (12 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Bennington, NE is composed of 1.49k White Alone residents (92.2%), 44 Black or African American Alone residents (2.73%), 37 Two or More Races residents (2.3%), 27 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.68%), 17 Asian Alone residents (1.06%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bennington, NE are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.6

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 32.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bennington, NE was 37.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Bennington, NE are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Bennington, NE residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.745%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

12 people

0.498%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

8 people

As of 2017, 0.745% of Bennington, NE residents (12 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bennington, NE was 0.498%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    47,787 ± 5,299 people

  2. Guatemala

    8,331 ± 2,236 people

  3. Vietnam

    6,596 ± 1,990 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nebraska was Mexico, the natal country of 47,787 Nebraska residents, followed by Guatemala with 8,331 and Vietnam with 6,596.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Bennington, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bennington, NE was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.49k ± 148

  2. Black or African American Alone

    44 ± 49

  3. Two or More Races

    37 ± 31.3

In 2017, there were 33.8 times more White Alone residents (1.49k people) in Bennington, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44 Black or African American Alone and 37 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Bennington, NE citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Bennington, NE was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Bennington, NE are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    19 ± 18

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    13 ± 12

  3. Korea

    11 ± 16

Bennington, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bennington, NE was $185,200 in 2017, which is 0.851 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $189,500 to $185,200, a 2.27% decrease. The homeownership rate in Bennington, NE is 68.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bennington, NE have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bennington, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$75,667

Median Household Income

± $10,821

642

Number of Households

± 79

In 2017, the median household income of the 642 households in Bennington, NE grew to $75,667 from the previous year's value of $71,058.

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Housing

Property Value

$185,200

2017 Median

± $12,075

$189,500

2016 Median

± $12,925

In 2017, the median property value in Bennington, NE declined from to $185,200 from the previous year's value of $189,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bennington, 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 Bennington, NE the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bennington, NE distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bennington, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

68.2%

2017 Homeownership

69.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.2% of the housing units in Bennington, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bennington, NE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bennington, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bennington, NE have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bennington, NE have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.597% of the workforce in Bennington, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    88.1%

  2. Carpooled

    6.23%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.46%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bennington, NE was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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