Columbus employment information

Income per capita$24,862$27,339$28,555
Median household income$51,261$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,290$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,836$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$32,515$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$24,047$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level10.2%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbus is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbus is 4% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbus is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbus is 35% lower than the national average.

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Columbus median earnings by income bracket

Columbus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%1.1%
Manufacturing sector34.6%4.1%
Financial & insurance services3.0%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services12.1%11.2%
Public administration2.7%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%3.7%
Education, health & social services5.5%32.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lakeview, NE280$78,33346%
Duncan, NE381$65,55623%
Bellwood, NE388$47,50011%
Platte Center, NE417$46,50013%
Richland, NE61$45,62515%
Columbus, NE22,436$51,2614%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Newberg, OR22,451$54,8563%
Crystal, MN22,459$59,86012%
Rosemount, MN22,469$86,84562%
Silver Firs, WA22,398$102,48092%
Prichard, AL22,475$21,86059%
Columbus, NE22,436$51,2614%
Source: The Columbus, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.