Wood River employment information

IndexWood RiverNebraskaNational
Income per capita$20,673$27,339$28,555
Median household income$54,338$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,000$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,536$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$36,314$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$21,654$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate6.9%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level12.8%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wood River is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wood River is 2% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wood River is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wood River is 18% lower than the national average.

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Wood River median earnings by income bracket

Wood River employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry27.0%0.7%
Manufacturing sector24.2%3.5%
Financial & insurance services0.5%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.0%24.9%
Public administration4.1%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%2.1%
Education, health & social services14.8%41.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Shelton, NE1,182$63,45819%
Kenesaw, NE1,020$62,91718%
Cairo, NE849$59,16711%
Prosser, NE86$55,3133%
Doniphan, NE935$47,96910%
Wood River, NE1,429$54,3382%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kellyville, OK1,429$34,95435%
Cleora, OK1,429$39,21127%
Tarkio, MO1,429$35,48134%
Magnolia, TX1,428$39,16727%
Lincoln Park, PA1,428$45,34115%
Wood River, NE1,429$54,3382%
Source: The Wood River, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.