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Nebraska Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2023.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Nebraska Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Nebraska is:

1,963,692

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
18.2%
18 - 24:
9.7%
25 - 34:
13.1%
35 - 54:
24.1%
55 - 64:
12.6%
Over 65 Years:
15.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
91.7%
91.7%
32.9%
32.9%
5.3%
5.3%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Income

Per capita Income

Nebraska
USA
$35,189
$35,189
$37,638
$37,638

Median household income

Nebraska
USA
$66,644
$66,644
$69,021
$69,021
Individuals Below Poverty Level

10.3%

Employment Industries

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Healthcare
Retail
Manufacturing
Education
Construction
Finance
Accommodation
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Transportation
Other
Public Service
Agriculture
Administration
Wholesale
Information Technology
Arts
Real Estate
Utilities
Mining
Management
14.6%
14.6%
10.9%
10.9%
10.3%
10.3%
9.9%
9.9%
7.0%
7.0%
6.6%
6.6%
5.7%
5.7%
5.5%
5.5%
4.9%
4.9%
4.5%
4.5%
4.3%
4.3%
4.1%
4.1%
3.4%
3.4%
2.5%
2.5%
1.7%
1.7%
1.6%
1.6%
1.3%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Black Or African American
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
77.7%
77.7%
11.5%
11.5%
4.7%
4.7%
3.0%
3.0%
2.5%
2.5%
0.7%
0.7%
0.1%
0.1%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Ancestry

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German
Unclassified
Irish
English
Czech
Swedish
Polish
Italian
Danish
Norwegian
French
European
Dutch
Scottish
Scots-Irish
Russian
Welsh
British
Scandinavian
Swiss
31.9%
31.9%
23.1%
23.1%
11.8%
11.8%
8.4%
8.4%
4.0%
4.0%
3.5%
3.5%
3.2%
3.2%
2.5%
2.5%
1.9%
1.9%
1.8%
1.8%
1.8%
1.8%
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
1.3%
1.3%
0.7%
0.7%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Languages Spoken

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English
Spanish
Vietnamese
Other Asian languages
Indic languages
Arabic
Chinese
French
German
Native American languages
African languages
Slavic languages
Tagalog
Other Indo-European
Korean
Russian
Hindi
Japanese
Thai
Pacific Island languages
88.2%
88.2%
7.7%
7.7%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0% 100%
% of Residents
Foreign Born NE Residents

7.4%