Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
103,346
0.451% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Ben Sasse
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
41.4
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
10.9%
5.77% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$54,845
3.44% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$115,500
5.77% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
48,607
0.194% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE had a population of 103k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $54,845. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined from 103,814 to 103,346, a −0.451% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,021 to $54,845, a 3.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (83%), White (Hispanic) (11.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.04%), Other (Hispanic) (1.26%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.983%). 10.5% of the households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

96.2% 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 (453 degrees awarded in 2019) and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (108 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was $115,500, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%. Most people in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.8 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 96.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 6.66% of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents were born outside of the country (6.89k people).

In 2019, there were 7.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.8k people) in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.5k White (Hispanic) and 2.11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Spanish (8,264 speakers), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (544 speakers), and Arabic (193 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    85.8k ± 139
  2. White (Hispanic)
    11.5k ± 495
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.11k ± 162
13%
Hispanic Population
13.4k people

In 2019, there were 7.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.8k people) in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.5k White (Hispanic) and 2.11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13% of the people in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are hispanic (13.4k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,264 speakers (8.53%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    544 speakers (0.562%)
  3. Arabic
    193 speakers (0.199%)

10.5% of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Spanish. 8.53% of the overall population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are native Spanish speakers. 0.562% speak Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages and 0.199% speak Arabic, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.66%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.89k people
6.12%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
6.36k people

As of 2019, 6.66% of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents (6.89k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 6.12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 41.4. 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 staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,773 ± 1,480 people
  2. Guatemala
    890 ± 729 people
  3. Somalia
    773 ± 680 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Mexico, the natal country of 3,773 Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents, followed by Guatemala with 890 and Somalia with 773.

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Citizenship

96.2%
2019 Citizenship
96.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 96.2% of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,725 ± 250
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,013 ± 182
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    846 ± 182

Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.69 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 $54,845. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Omaha City (Southwest) PUMA, NE with a value of $85,242, followed by Bellevue City PUMA, NE and Omaha City (Northwest) PUMA, NE, with respective values of $83,720 and $81,708.

Males in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,395. The income inequality in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.404, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE employs 48.6k people. The largest industries in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Elementary & secondary schools (3,647 people), Construction (2,834 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,366 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($129,321), Animal food, grain & oilseed milling ($102,102), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($99,430).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,845
2019 value
± $1,450
3.44%
1 Year Growth
± 3.77%

Households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have a median annual income of $54,845, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,021 in 2018, which represents a 3.44% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,166
Average Male Salary in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
± $7,552
$38,395
Average Female Salary in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
± $6,423

In 2019, full-time male employees in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-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. American Indian
    $44,334 ± $247,497
  2. White
    $42,128 ± $4,849
  3. Asian
    $35,511 ± $37,478

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE.

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Wage Distribution

0.404
2019 Wage GINI in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
0.403
2018 Wage GINI in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE

In 2019, the income inequality in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 0.404 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.218% growth from 2018 to 2019, 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 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Omaha City (Southwest) PUMA, NE with a value of $85,242, followed by Bellevue City PUMA, NE and Omaha City (Northwest) PUMA, NE, with respective values of $83,720 and $81,708.

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 Gender

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE (11k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

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
    9,749 ± 611
  2. Hispanic
    2,513 ± 348
  3. Other
    657 ± 194

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

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

48.6k
2019 Value
0.194%
1 Year growth
± 0.194%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew at a rate of 0.194%, from 48.5k employees to 48.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,041 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,716 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (1,374 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 (2,041 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,716 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (1,374 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has an unusually high number of residents working as Locomotive engineers & operators (30.7 times higher than expected), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (15.6 times), and Railroad conductors & yardmasters (12.9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, by average salary, are Physicians ($295,397), Human resources managers ($109,088), and Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers ($95,848).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

48.6k
2019 Value
0.194%
1 Year growth
± 0.194%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew at a rate of 0.194%, from 48.5k employees to 48.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,647 people), Construction (2,834 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,366 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 (3,647 people), Construction (2,834 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,366 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 (24.7 times higher than expected), Rail transportation (21.8 times), and Animal production & aquaculture (14.7 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, by average salary, are Computer Systems Design ($129,321), Animal food, grain & oilseed milling ($102,102), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($99,430).

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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. $29.5B
  2. $21.8B
  3. $12.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Nebraska product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $29.5B, followed by Meat/seafood ($21.8B) and Live animals/fish ($12.9B).

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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$161B
2018 Value in Nebraska
$260B
Projected 2045 Value in Nebraska
61.9% growth

In 2018, total outbound Nebraska trade was $161B. This is expected to increase 61.9% to $260B 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. $12.2B
  2. $11.1B
  3. $9.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Nebraska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Iowa with $12.2B, followed by California with $11.1B and Kansas and $9.4B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Nebraska went to Donald J. Trump with 58.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (33.7%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.61%). The most partisan county was Keya Paha County, NE with 96% 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Nebraska
58.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Nebraska
  1. 96% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 91.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 90.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Nebraska was Keya Paha County, NE with 96% 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 2019, universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE awarded 561 degrees. The student population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is skewed towards women, with 955 male students and 1,501 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are White (473 and 86.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (40 and 7.35%), Black or African American (10 and 1.84%), and Two or More Races (8 and 1.47%).

The largest universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE by number of degrees awarded are Mid-Plains Community College (453 and 80.7%) and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (108 and 19.3%).

The most popular majors in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Liberal Arts & Sciences (216 and 38.5%), General Agricultural Production Operations (72 and 12.8%), and General Business Administration & Management (45 and 8.02%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 216 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 31 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 216 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. 453 degrees awarded
  2. 108 degrees awarded

In 2019, the Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mid-Plains Community College with 453 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

248
Degrees Awarded to Men
313
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 248 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, which is 0.792 times less than the 313 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender 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
    473 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was White students. These 473 degrees mean that there were 11.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 40 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was $115,500 in 2019, which is 0.48 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $109,200 to $115,500, a 5.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is 69.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have an average commute time of 14.8 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

$115,500
2019 Median
± $2,598
$109,200
2018 Median
± $2,809

In 2019, the median property value in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew to to $115,500 from the previous year's value of $109,200.

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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,845
Median Household Income
± $1,450
43.5k
Number of Households
± 1,173

In 2019, the median household income of the 43.5k households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew to $54,845 from the previous year's value of $53,021.

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

69.5%
2019 Homeownership
69.2%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.5% of the housing units in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

14.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have a shorter commute time (14.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.18% 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 2019
  1. Drove Alone (81.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.95%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.83%)

In 2019, 81.6% of workers in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.95%) and those who worked at home (4.83%).

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

90.8% of the population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 16.6% on non-group plans, and 1.53% 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

9.18%
Uninsured
47.4%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
14.7%
Medicare
16.6%
Non-Group
1.53%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined by 2.51% from 9.42% to 9.18%.

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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