North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE

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2022 Population
105,500
0.6% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.3
0.978% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.4%
3.95% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,528
6.12% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$129,700
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
46,488
0.305% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE had a population of 106k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $58,528. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined from 106,137 to 105,500, a −0.6% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,155 to $58,528, a 6.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.8%), White (Hispanic) (6.02%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.61%), Other (Hispanic) (2.41%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.24%).

7.41% of the households in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Western Nebraska Community College (546 degrees awarded in 2022), Chadron State College (520 degrees), and Summit Christian College (4 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was $129,700, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%.

Most people in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.4 minutes. The average car ownership in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is home to a population of 106k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.45% of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents were born outside of the country (3.65k people).

In 2022, there were 13.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.2k people) in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.35k White (Hispanic) and 4.86k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Spanish (5,801 households), German (266 households), and Other Native Languages of North America (216 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
52,811
Women
50.1%
52,581
Men
49.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 105,392 inhabitants, with 49.9% men, and 50.1% women.

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Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    85.2k ± 194
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.35k ± 632
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    4.86k ± 728
13.5%
Hispanic Population
14.3k people

In 2022, there were 13.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.2k people) in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.35k White (Hispanic) and 4.86k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.5% of the people in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are hispanic (14.3k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,341 ± 1,175 people
  2. India
    430 ± 508 people
  3. Germany
    162 ± 312 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Mexico, the natal country of 2,341 North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents, followed by India with 430 and Germany with 162.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.45%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.65k people
3.49%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.7k people

As of 2022, 3.45% of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents (3.65k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 3.49%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,801 households (5.85%)
  2. German
    266 households (0.268%)
  3. Other Native Languages of North America
    216 households (0.218%)

7.41% of the households in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Spanish. 5.85% of the households in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,357 ± 217
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,038 ± 186
  3. Korea
    616 ± 119

North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE employs 46.5k people. The largest industries in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Elementary & secondary schools (4,110 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,175 people), and Construction (3,130 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($173,289), Offices of physicians ($149,202), and Public finance activities ($146,873).

Males in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,034. The income inequality in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.416, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,658
Women
48.9%
24,677
Men
51.1%

The workforce of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE in 2020 was 48,335 people, with 48.9% woman, and 51.1% men.

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Occupations

46.5k
2022 Value
−0.305%
1 Year decline
± −0.305%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined at a rate of −0.305%, from 46.6k employees to 46.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,132 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,559 people), and Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,516 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

46.5k
2022 Value
−0.305%
1 Year decline
± −0.305%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined at a rate of −0.305%, from 46.6k employees to 46.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,110 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,175 people), and Construction (3,130 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, though some of these residents may live in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,441
Median earning men ± $1,181
$31,284
Median earning women ± $1,375

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,719), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,897), and Information ($59,861).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,494), Public Administration ($40,646), and Manufacturing ($40,238).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.73%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.87M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 1.73% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nebraska went to Donald J. Trump with 58.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.12%).

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts 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.

US Senators from Nebraska

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Senator from Nebraska1
  1. Deb Fischer
    Assumed office on January 3, 2013
  2. Pete Ricketts
    Assumed office on January 12, 2023
    Appointed to the seat on January 12, 2023 following the resignation of Ben Sasse.

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing Nebraska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Nebraska

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE awarded 1,070 degrees. The student population of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,447 male students and 2,410 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are White (749 and 73.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (179 and 17.6%), Black or African American (26 and 2.55%), and Asian (24 and 2.36%).

The largest universities in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE by number of degrees awarded are Western Nebraska Community College (546 and 51%), Chadron State College (520 and 48.6%), and Summit Christian College (4 and 0.374%).

The most popular majors in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are General Business Administration & Management (179 and 16.7%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (61 and 5.7%), and Lineworker (56 and 5.23%).

The median tuition costs in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are $7,040 for private four year colleges, and $5,208 and $5,208 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, the percentage of applicants admitted was 66.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 100%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,857 (37.5% men and 62.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,857 students enrolled in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, 37.5% men and 62.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,772 records, of which 64.2% were women and 35.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 46 degrees awarded
  2. 29 degrees awarded
  3. 67 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 46 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 546 degrees awarded
  2. 520 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western Nebraska Community College with 546 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 421 men were awarded degrees from institutions in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, which is 0.649 times less than the 649 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 749 degrees mean that there were 4.18 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 179 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($7,040) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,146) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.635% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.617% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (25.5k), Some college (21.1k), and Bachelors Degree (12.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was $129,700 in 2022, which is 0.46 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $117,200 to $129,700, a 10.7% increase. The homeownership rate in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is 69.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have an average commute time of 14.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is $58,528. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Douglas County--Omaha City (Southwest) PUMA, NE with a value of $96,862, followed by Sarpy County--Bellevue City PUMA, NE and Douglas County--Omaha City (Northwest) PUMA, NE, with respective values of $95,911 and $92,250.

Property

$129,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,168
$30,817
Median Property Taxes
±$975

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.5% of the housing units in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Douglas County--Omaha City (Southwest) PUMA, NE with a value of $96,862, followed by Sarpy County--Bellevue City PUMA, NE and Douglas County--Omaha City (Northwest) PUMA, NE, with respective values of $95,911 and $92,250.

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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.
$58,528
Median Household Income
± $2,073
44.3k
Number of Households
± 1,245

In 2022, the median household income of the 44.3k households in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew to $58,528 from the previous year's value of $55,155.

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Wage Distribution

0.416
2022 Wage GINI in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
0.413
2021 Wage GINI in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE

In 2022, the income inequality in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 0.416 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.699% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.92%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.01%)

In 2022, 76.6% of workers in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.92%) and those who worked at home (8.01%).

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Commute Time

14.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have a shorter commute time (14.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.3% of the workforce in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE (11.7k out of 103k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Health

90.9% of the population of North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has health coverage, with 42.1% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 1.74% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Nebraska see 1309 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0763% decrease from the previous year (1310 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1259 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 341 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in South Dakota see 1257 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.53% decrease from the previous year (1303 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1608 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 497 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,309 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nebraska
1,257 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in South Dakota

Primary care physicians in Nebraska see an average of 1,309 patients per year. This represents a 0.0763% decrease from the previous year (1,310 patients).

Primary care physicians in South Dakota see an average of 1,257 patients per year. This represents a 3.53% decrease from the previous year (1,303 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.12%
Uninsured
42.1%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
15.9%
Medicare
16.9%
Non-Group
1.74%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Central & Northwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined by 3.28% from 9.43% to 9.12%.

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