Kearney employment information

Income per capita$24,918$27,339$28,555
Median household income$48,433$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$74,733$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,308$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$30,418$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$19,130$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level15.4%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Kearney is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kearney is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kearney is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kearney is 1% lower than the national average.

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Kearney median earnings by income bracket

Kearney employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%0.4%
Manufacturing sector17.8%3.0%
Financial & insurance services2.8%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services19.0%18.6%
Public administration2.6%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%1.7%
Education, health & social services13.8%43.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Glenwood, NE930$94,13876%
Riverdale, NE159$54,2191%
Amherst, NE240$51,0425%
Minden, NE3,103$50,6905%
Odessa, NE48$44,37517%
Kearney, NE31,759$48,4339%

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Valparaiso, IN31,745$49,6567%
Adelanto, CA31,773$35,26234%
Owasso, OK31,738$65,55023%
Naugatuck, CT31,790$58,64110%
Oswego, IL31,723$97,32382%
Kearney, NE31,759$48,4339%
Source: The Kearney, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.