Kansas vs. Nebraska

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)2,913,3141,934,408
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)2.1%5.9%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)2,853,1231,826,305
Population, Census, April 1, 20102,853,1181,826,341
Persons under 5 years, percent6.5%6.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent24.2%24.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent15.9%15.7%
Female persons, percent50.2%50.1%
White alone, percent86.4%88.3%
Black or African American alone, percent6.1%5.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.2%1.5%
Asian alone, percent3.1%2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent3.0%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent12.1%11.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent75.7%78.6%
Veterans, 2014-2018181,453120,290
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20187.1%7.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)1,280,774845,042
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.3%66.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$145,400$147,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,349$1,352
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$495$510
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$831$805
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201317.7%19.6%
Building permits, 20189,4787,866
Households, 2014-20181,124,549754,063
Persons per household, 2014-20182.522.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201883.6%83.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201811.7%11.2%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201888.4%88.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201879.6%81.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.7%91.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201832.9%31.3%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.0%7.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent10.3%9.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201865.7%69.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201861.2%64.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,873,4113,094,498
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)18,248,37012,869,418
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)86,076,26057,499,177
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)60,226,32442,618,995
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)38,276,46130,470,717
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,263$16,422
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201819.318.6
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$57,422$59,116
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$30,757$31,101
Persons in poverty, percent12.0%11.0%
Total employer establishments, 201774,94754,954
Total employment, 20171,199,162833,472
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)52,754,60536,415,429
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.2%-5.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017201,268137,380
All firms, 2012239,118164,089
Men-owned firms, 2012125,16983,696
Women-owned firms, 201277,19451,936
Minority-owned firms, 201226,12714,571
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012204,562144,122
Veteran-owned firms, 201221,61016,693
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012203,401137,254
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.4%1.8%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.9%0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20072.0%1.4%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20072.4%1.9%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200727.5%25.7%
Population per square mile, 201034.923.8
Land area in square miles, 201081,758.7276,824.17

Source: United States Census Bureau

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