Grand Island employment information

IndexGrand IslandNebraskaNational
Income per capita$23,221$27,339$28,555
Median household income$46,527$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,951$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,661$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$30,052$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$21,905$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level17.2%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Grand Island is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Grand Island is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Grand Island is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Grand Island is 10% higher than the national average.

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Grand Island median earnings by income bracket

Grand Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.1%1.3%
Manufacturing sector28.6%3.6%
Financial & insurance services2.4%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services17.6%16.2%
Public administration3.1%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%1.7%
Education, health & social services7.1%32.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. Libory, NE312$65,12522%
Cairo, NE849$59,16711%
Giltner, NE398$57,8138%
Wood River, NE1,429$54,3382%
Doniphan, NE935$47,96910%
Grand Island, NE50,059$46,52713%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL50,147$67,10225%
Troy, NY49,965$39,52626%
Palm Desert, CA49,953$52,0533%
West Sacramento, CA49,946$53,3070%
Apple Valley, MN49,911$80,60951%
Grand Island, NE50,059$46,52713%
Source: The Grand Island, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.