Nebraska Median household income, 2006-2010 by County

Data Item State
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Median household income, 2006-2010 - (US Dollars)
County Value
Adams 44,443
Antelope 37,058
Arthur 43,250
Banner 34,063
Blaine 39,000
Boone 40,703
Box Butte 44,404
Boyd 34,906
Brown 28,038
Buffalo 47,120
Burt 43,817
Butler 44,595
Cass 62,039
Cedar 40,497
Chase 38,314
Cherry 43,431
Cheyenne 49,493
Clay 42,909
Colfax 48,133
Cuming 44,278
Custer 42,364
Dakota 43,729
Dawes 34,937
Dawson 41,830
Deuel 37,148
Dixon 42,388
Dodge 42,849
Douglas 51,878
Dundy 37,031
Fillmore 43,167
Franklin 37,220
Frontier 42,009
Furnas 37,938
Gage 43,311
Garden 32,962
Garfield 38,709
Gosper 41,442
Grant 39,261
Greeley 41,181
Hall 46,138
Hamilton 50,702
Harlan 44,656
Hayes 45,595
Hitchcock 35,549
Holt 43,452
Hooker 38,750
Howard 45,453
Jefferson 42,665
Johnson 42,083
Kearney 54,518
Keith 42,898
Keya Paha 32,000
Kimball 42,010
Knox 36,798
Lancaster 50,849
Lincoln 45,181
Logan 45,192
Loup 34,219
Madison 44,089
McPherson 50,625
Merrick 46,116
Morrill 37,717
Nance 41,610
Nemaha 42,534
Nuckolls 31,761
Otoe 47,493
Pawnee 41,969
Perkins 47,000
Phelps 45,221
Pierce 48,318
Platte 49,523
Polk 48,444
Red Willow 41,927
Richardson 35,165
Rock 39,159
Saline 45,469
Sarpy 68,280
Saunders 57,699
Scotts Bluff 39,004
Seward 55,877
Sheridan 33,608
Sherman 38,631
Sioux 42,386
Stanton 47,713
Thayer 39,159
Thomas 48,250
Thurston 39,048
Valley 38,588
Washington 61,940
Wayne 45,000
Webster 38,015
Wheeler 37,222
York 47,689

Value for Nebraska (US Dollars): $49,342

Source: U. S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-Year Estimates. Updated every year.


Median household income

Income of Households - This includes the income of the householder and all other individuals 15 years old and over in the household, whether they are related to the householder or not. Because many households consist of only one person, average household income is usually less than average family income. Although the household income statistics cover the past 12 months, the characteristics of individuals and the composition of households refer to the time of interview. Thus, the income of the household does not include amounts received by individuals who were members of the household during all or part of the past 12 months if these individuals no longer resided in the household at the time of interview. Similarly, income amounts reported by individuals who did not reside in the household during the past 12 months but who were members of the household at the time of interview are included. However, the composition of most households was the same during the past 12 months as at the time of interview.

The median divides the income distribution into two equal parts: one-half of the cases falling below the median income and one-half above the median. For households and families, the median income is based on the distribution of the total number of households and families including those with no income. The median income for individuals is based on individuals 15 years old and over with income. Median income for households, families, and individuals is computed on the basis of a standard distribution.

Scope and Methodology:

These data are collected in the American Community Survey (ACS). The data are estimates and are subject to sampling variability. The data for each geographic area are presented together with margins of error at The data are period estimates, that is, they represent the characteristics of the population over a specific 60-month data collection period.

Since answers to income questions are frequently based on memory and not on records, many people tended to forget minor or sporadic sources of income and, therefore, underreport their income. Underreporting tends to be more pronounced for income sources that are not derived from earnings, such as public assistance, interest, dividends, and net rental income.

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