Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE

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2022 Population
102,164
0.558% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.6
0.726% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.7%
6.17% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$62,141
7.49% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$150,700
14% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
46,072
2.47% 1-year decline

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In 2022, Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE had a population of 102k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $62,141. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined from 102,737 to 102,164, a −0.558% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,813 to $62,141, a 7.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.9%), Other (Hispanic) (5.08%), White (Hispanic) (4.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.55%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.22%).

11.1% of the households in Southwest 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.

96.6% of the residents in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Mid-Plains Community College (181312) (398 degrees awarded in 2022) and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (110 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was $150,700, and the homeownership rate was 70%.

Most people in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is home to a population of 102k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.74% of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents were born outside of the country (6.88k people).

In 2022, there were 15.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.6k people) in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.19k Other (Hispanic) and 4.91k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Spanish (8,690 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (763 households), and German (195 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
50,092
Women
49.1%
51,962
Men
50.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 102,054 inhabitants, with 50.9% men, and 49.1% women.

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Citizenship

96.6%
2022 Citizenship
96.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.6% of Southwest 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 Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    82.6k ± 267
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    5.19k ± 764
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.91k ± 779
14%
Hispanic Population
14.3k people

In 2022, there were 15.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.6k people) in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.19k Other (Hispanic) and 4.91k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14% of the people in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are hispanic (14.3k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,703 ± 1,259 people
  2. Guatemala
    1,259 ± 866 people
  3. El Salvador
    464 ± 528 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Mexico, the natal country of 2,703 Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents, followed by Guatemala with 1,259 and El Salvador with 464.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.74%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.88k people
7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.19k people

As of 2022, 6.74% of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE residents (6.88k 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 Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,690 households (9.05%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    763 households (0.795%)
  3. German
    195 households (0.203%)

11.1% of the households in Southwest 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 Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Spanish. 9.05% of the households in Southwest 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
    2,520 ± 260
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    895 ± 182
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    844 ± 185

Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE employs 46.1k people. The largest industries in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Elementary & secondary schools (4,195 people), Animal slaughtering & processing (2,450 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,313 people), and the highest paying industries are Newspaper publishers ($163,256), Car Dealers ($151,370), and Offices of physicians ($132,073).

Males in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,105. The income inequality in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.414, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
22,142
Women
46.4%
25,567
Men
53.6%

The workforce of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE in 2020 was 47,709 people, with 46.4% woman, and 53.6% men.

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Occupations

46.1k
2022 Value
−2.47%
1 Year decline
± −2.47%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined at a rate of −2.47%, from 47.2k employees to 46.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,135 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,602 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (1,342 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

46.1k
2022 Value
−2.47%
1 Year decline
± −2.47%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE declined at a rate of −2.47%, from 47.2k employees to 46.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,195 people), Animal slaughtering & processing (2,450 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,313 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, though some of these residents may live in Southwest 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

$47,431
Median earning men ± $1,771
$31,271
Median earning women ± $1,263

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,581), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,830), and Wholesale Trade ($59,288).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,532), Public Administration ($42,839), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,684).

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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 Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE awarded 508 degrees. The student population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 965 male students and 1,422 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are White (409 and 83.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (54 and 11%), Two or More Races (13 and 2.65%), and Black or African American (10 and 2.04%).

The largest universities in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE by number of degrees awarded are Mid-Plains Community College (181312) (398 and 78.3%) and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (110 and 21.7%).

The most popular majors in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE are Liberal Arts & Sciences (202 and 39.8%), General Business Administration & Management (46 and 9.06%), and Registered Nursing (23 and 4.53%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,387 students enrolled in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, 40.4% men and 59.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,996 records, of which 60% were women and 40% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 202 degrees awarded
  2. 26 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 202 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 398 degrees awarded
  2. 110 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mid-Plains Community College (181312) with 398 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 215 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE, which is 0.734 times less than the 293 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 409 degrees mean that there were 7.57 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 54 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,863) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($678) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,214) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.15% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.28% 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 Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (23.3k), Some college (20.9k), and Bachelors Degree (11.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was $150,700 in 2022, which is 0.535 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $132,200 to $150,700, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is 70%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is $62,141. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southwest 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

$150,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,833
$29,164
Median Property Taxes
±$937

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Rent vs Own

70%
Homeownership
2022
61.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70% of the housing units in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southwest 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

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$62,141
Median Household Income
± $1,886
41.6k
Number of Households
± 1,196

In 2022, the median household income of the 41.6k households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew to $62,141 from the previous year's value of $57,813.

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Wage Distribution

0.414
2022 Wage GINI in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE
0.42
2021 Wage GINI in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE

In 2022, the income inequality in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was 0.414 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.34% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.99%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.82%)

In 2022, 81.7% of workers in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.99%) and those who worked at home (4.82%).

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.45% of the workforce in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE (11.8k out of 100k 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 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

91% of the population of Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE has health coverage, with 45.6% on employee plans, 12.4% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 1.48% 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.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,309 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nebraska

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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.5% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.96%
Uninsured
45.6%
Employer Coverage
12.4%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
16.4%
Non-Group
1.48%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE grew by 1.02% from 8.87% to 8.96%.

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