Nationwide Claims to Fame

Nebraska is 6th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 5

Nebraska is 8th out of 51 other states in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Nebraska is 8th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 18

Nebraska is 9th out of 51 other states in Retail sales per capita

Nebraska is 10th out of 51 other states in Race - White

Nebraska is 14th out of 51 other states in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Nebraska is 15th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Nebraska is 17th out of 51 other states in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Nebraska is 18th out of 51 other states in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Nebraska is 20th out of 51 other states in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Nebraska Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Nebraska Rank US
Current population (2012) 1,855,525 37th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 76,824.2 15th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 23.8 44th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Nebraska Rank US
Residents younger than 5 7.1% 6th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.0% 8th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.9% 31st 13.7%
Education Demographics
Nebraska Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.3% 8th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.8% 22nd 28.2%
Race Demographics
Nebraska Rank US
Race - White 89.9% 10th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.8% 33rd 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3% 17th 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.0% 30th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 18th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.9% 30th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.7% 20th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 81.4% 14th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Nebraska Rank US
Female residents 50.3% 39th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.0% 27th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Nebraska Rank US
Housing units 801,185 38th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.5% 30th 25.9%
Households 715,703 38th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 68.3% 31st 66.1%
Home median value $125,400 42nd $186,200
People per household 2.5 38th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 6,116 36th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Nebraska Rank US
Income per capita $26,113 28th $27,915
Income per household $50,695 26th $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.0% 36th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Nebraska Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 51,553 36th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 797,681 36th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 159,665 36th 27,092,908
Retail sales $26,486,612 36th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,965 9th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $2,685,580 39th $613,795,732

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