Emerson employment information

Income per capita$22,385$27,339$28,555
Median household income$38,958$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,917$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,000$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$33,750$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$21,974$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate1.1%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level12.5%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Emerson is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Emerson is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Emerson is 81% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Emerson is 20% lower than the national average.

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Emerson median earnings by income bracket

Emerson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector30.4%7.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%7.5%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%8.0%
Public administration1.7%11.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%4.5%
Education, health & social services9.4%37.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dakota Dunes, SD2,895$99,03485%
Hubbard, NE234$56,2505%
Pender, NE1,200$49,6437%
Homer, NE551$48,05610%
Concord, NE158$46,87512%
Emerson, NE800$38,95827%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lewisburg, KY800$40,31325%
Salt Creek, CO800$40,93823%
Canyon City, OR800$36,69131%
Percy, IL800$33,16238%
Selby, SD800$42,50021%
Emerson, NE800$38,95827%
Source: The Emerson, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.