Nebraska : What you need to know

The fact that billionaire Warren Buffett lives in Nebraska says a lot about what the Cornhusker State has to offer. Affordability is one of the key factors contributing to Nebraska’s continual growth. Residents living in Nebraska enjoy a plethora of outdoor attractions and charming, small towns. Omaha, Lincoln and Scottsbluff are among the best places to live in Nebraska.  


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Nebraska Profile

Quick Facts

Population 1869365
Latest Population Increase 0.74%
Median Household Income $1869365
Median Home Price $133200
Median Property Tax $1270
Median Rent $66.2

Employment Rate

  Employed 96.6%
  Unemployed 3.4%

Race

  Ethnicity White 88.1%
  Ethnicity Black 4.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 2%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.9%
  Ethnicity Other 1.9%

Employment Rate

  Employed 96.6%
  Unemployed 3.4%

Educational Levels

  Bachelor's Degree 19.6%
  Associate's Degree 9.9%
  Graduate or Professional Degree 9.7%
  High School Graduate 27.5%
  Some College, No Degree 23.9%
  Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher 29.3%
  Percent High School Graduate or Higher 90.7%

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining 4.6%
Construction 6.7%
Manufacturing 10.9%
Wholesale Trade 2.8%
Retail Trade 11.6%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 5.6%
Information 1.9%
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 7.4%
Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste 8.2%
Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance 23.8%
Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services 7.9%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 4.5%
Public Administration 4.2%

Housing

  Homes Rent 66.2%
  Homes Owned 33.8%

Nebraska Rankings


Best places to Live in Nebraska
Title Population Median Home Price Median Household Income
Abie 107 $57,100 $68,750
Adams 596 $128,900 $58,281
Ainsworth 1,695 $63,300 $33,177
Albion 1,667 $102,000 $41,397
Alda 607 $74,300 $45,982
Alexandria 151 $19,400 $32,500
Allen 356 $66,900 $46,875
Alliance 8,500 $88,600 $48,631
Alma 1,195 $74,700 $45,000
Alvo 125 $80,000 $41,429
Ames 74 $0 $53,088
Amherst 230 $96,300 $55,469
Anoka 16 $0 $0
Anselmo 202 $38,800 $46,250
Ansley 406 $49,000 $39,722
Arapahoe 924 $67,200 $38,333
Arcadia 307 $61,800 $36,705
Archer 44 $0 $44,583
Arlington 1,205 $137,200 $63,036
Arnold 520 $66,500 $37,614