Income/capita 16%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 33%
Income per capita$25,015$28,596$29,829
Median household income$51,250$54,384$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,875$69,541$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,854$32,466$35,192
Median earnings male$34,750$36,411$36,919
Median earnings female$15,417$24,833$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%2.9%4.7%
Poverty level16.3%12.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Paxton is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Paxton is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Paxton is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Paxton is 8% higher than the national average

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      Paxton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.0%25.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.6%26.5%
      Public administration0.0%6.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.8%2.3%
      Education, health & social services7.2%36.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sutherland, NE1,490$67,43122%
      Sarben, NE41$34,03838%
      Roscoe, NE43$0100%
      Keystone, NE33$0100%
      Paxton, NE575$51,2507%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Allenspark, CO575$47,36414%
      Antwerp, NY575$44,86119%
      Pine Grove, WV575$19,51465%
      Mount Vernon, SD575$44,68819%
      Sterling, MI575$37,38632%
      Paxton, NE575$51,2507%
      Source: The Paxton, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).