Nelson employment information

Income per capita$21,914$27,339$28,555
Median household income$34,531$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$37,813$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,861$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$34,500$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$20,588$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate2.1%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level13.7%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Nelson is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Nelson is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Nelson is 63% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Nelson is 12% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Nelson median earnings by income bracket

Nelson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector26.1%13.7%
Financial & insurance services8.4%1.6%
Wholesale & retail services9.2%16.1%
Public administration9.2%17.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%4.0%
Education, health & social services5.9%50.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Davenport, NE258$46,75013%
Hardy, NE146$42,50021%
Lawrence, NE320$38,75028%
Superior, NE1,965$35,84633%
Edgar, NE482$35,00035%
Nelson, NE502$34,53135%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lost Nation, IA502$35,00035%
Blum, TX502$33,53437%
Ambrose, GA502$32,03140%
Clearbrook, MN502$30,00044%
Springville, CA502$35,03834%
Nelson, NE502$34,53135%
Source: The Nelson, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.