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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Nebraska

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over1,315,715100.0
In labor force917,47069.7
Civilian labor force
909,52469.1
Employed
877,23766.7
Unemployed
32,2872.5
Percent of civilian labor force
3.5(X)
Armed Forces
7,9460.6
Not in labor force398,24530.3
Females 16 years and over675,106100.0
In labor force431,50963.9
Civilian labor force
430,13563.7
Employed
414,73261.4
Own children under 6 years135,904100.0
All parents in family in labor force94,85869.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over873,197100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone698,68080.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled91,90110.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)6,2600.7
Walked28,0033.2
Other means7,8370.9
Worked at home40,5164.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over877,237100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations289,07333.0
Service occupations127,86514.6
Sales and office occupations231,80026.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations14,1361.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations81,6269.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations132,73715.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining48,9425.6
Construction56,7946.5
Manufacturing107,43912.2
Wholesale trade31,2653.6
Retail trade106,30312.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities53,9226.1
Information21,7322.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing67,3707.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services63,6637.3
Educational, health and social services181,83320.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services63,6357.3
Other services (except public administration)40,4064.6
Public administration33,9333.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers676,38477.1
Government workers120,15913.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business76,1508.7
Unpaid family workers4,5440.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households666,995100.0
Less than $10,00055,3408.3
$10,000 to $14,99943,9156.6
$15,000 to $24,99998,66314.8
$25,000 to $34,99997,93214.7
$35,000 to $49,999122,65418.4
$50,000 to $74,999136,14120.4
$75,000 to $99,99958,3618.7
$100,000 to $149,99936,5655.5
$150,000 to $199,9998,5511.3
$200,000 or more8,8731.3
Median household income (dollars)39,250(X)
With earnings550,07482.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
48,160(X)
With Social Security income175,92526.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,447(X)
With Supplemental Security Income19,7433.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,370(X)
With public assistance income18,6402.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,324(X)
With retirement income85,49312.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,163(X)
Families446,551100.0
Less than $10,00018,2234.1
$10,000 to $14,99916,7483.8
$15,000 to $24,99949,31011.0
$25,000 to $34,99959,14213.2
$35,000 to $49,99990,44020.3
$50,000 to $74,999113,54425.4
$75,000 to $99,99951,46811.5
$100,000 to $149,99932,5147.3
$150,000 to $199,9997,5391.7
$200,000 or more7,6231.7
Median family income (dollars)48,032(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,613(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,965(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,598(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families29,977(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.7
With related children under 18 years23,367(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
With related children under 5 years
12,094(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
Families with female householder, no husband present14,126(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.0
With related children under 18 years13,078(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.0
With related children under 5 years
6,718(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.9
Individuals161,269(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
18 years and over106,792(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
65 years and over
17,385(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
Related children under 18 years52,019(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
36,073(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over59,653(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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