Everything You Need to Know About the City of Kearney Nebraska

In 2017, Kearney, Nebraska had a population of 33.1k people with a median age of 31.2 and a median household income of $51,494 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kearney, NE grew from 32,709 to 33,082, a 1.14 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $51,333 dollars to $51,494 dollars, a 0.314 percent increase.

The population of Kearney, NE is 86.9 percent White Alone, 8.43 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 1.78 percent Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Kearney, NE speak a non-English language, and 97.2 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kearney, NE are the University of Nebraska at Kearney (1,420 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Kearney, NE is $165,800 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 56.8 percent. Most people in Kearney, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Kearney, NE is 2 cars per household.


Education in Kearney

In 2017, universities in Kearney, NE awarded 1,420 degrees. The student population of Kearney, NE is skewed towards women, with 2,614 male students and 4,030 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kearney, NE are White (1,209 and 88.4 percent), followed by Hispanic or Latino (92 and 6.73 percent), Asian (21 and 1.54 percent), and Unknown (16 and 1.17 percent).

The largest universities in Kearney, NE by the number of degrees awarded are the University of Nebraska at Kearney (1,420 and 100 percent).

The most popular majors in Kearney, NE are General Business Administration & Management (157 and 11.1 percent), Elementary Education & Teaching (146 and 10.3 percent), and General Biological Sciences (77 and 5.42 percent).

The median tuition costs in Kearney, NE are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $5,753 dollars and $12,533 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Kearney

The economy of Kearney, NE employs 19.1k people and Kearney has an unemployment rate of 2.4 percent. Kearney has seen the job market increase by 1.7 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.1 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Kearney, NE are Retail Trade (3,387 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,418 people), and Educational Services (2,091 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($74,063 dollars), Utilities ($55,625 dollars), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,816 dollars).

Households in Kearney, NE have a median annual income of $51,494 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,333 dollars in 2016, which represents a 0.314  percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Kearney

– The Sales Tax Rate for Kearney is 7.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Kearney is 6.8 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Kearney

– The average earnings of a Kearney resident is $24,918 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Kearney resident is $48,433 dollars a year.