Nebraska
Demographic Data






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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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:
1,934,408

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.9%
5 - 17:
17.9%
18 - 24:
9.9%
25 - 34:
13.3%
35 - 54:
24.0%
55 - 64:
12.6%
Over 65 Years:
15.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
91.4%
91.4%
College Graduated
31.9%
31.9%
Attending College
5.6%
5.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Nebraska
$32,302
$32,302
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Nebraska
$61,439
$61,439
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.1%

Employment Industries in NE

Healthcare
14.7%
14.7%
Retail
11.2%
11.2%
Manufacturing
10.2%
10.2%
Education
9.8%
9.8%
Construction
7.0%
7.0%
Finance
6.3%
6.3%
Accommodation
6.0%
6.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.2%
5.2%
Transportation
4.7%
4.7%
Other
4.4%
4.4%
Agriculture
4.2%
4.2%
Public Service
4.0%
4.0%
Administration
3.5%
3.5%
Wholesale
2.7%
2.7%
Information Technology
1.8%
1.8%
Arts
1.7%
1.7%
Real Estate
1.2%
1.2%
Utilities
1.1%
1.1%
Mining
0.2%
0.2%
Management
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
79.0%
79.0%
Black Or African American
4.7%
4.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.8%
0.8%
Asian
2.4%
2.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.3%
2.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
10.9%
10.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
33.0%
33.0%
Unclassified
20.8%
20.8%
Irish
12.1%
12.1%
English
7.5%
7.5%
Czech
4.3%
4.3%
Swedish
3.9%
3.9%
Polish
3.3%
3.3%
Italian
2.6%
2.6%
Danish
2.1%
2.1%
French
2.0%
2.0%
Norwegian
1.9%
1.9%
Dutch
1.8%
1.8%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Scottish
1.3%
1.3%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Russian
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Swiss
0.4%
0.4%
African
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
88.5%
88.5%
Spanish
7.5%
7.5%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
Other Asian languages
0.4%
0.4%
Indic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
German
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Hindi
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born NE Residents
7.2%