Regional Profile

Surrounded by Wyoming, Colorado, and South Dakota, the Western Nebraska Panhandle boasts abundant natural beauty. Though agriculture is the backbone of this area, our industry strengths include manufacturing, transportation and logistics, bio-medical, energy, education, and recreation.

Western Nebraska Panhandle

Population

Total Population

43,553

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

56.600

Housing & Income

Households

17,896

Total Housing Units

20,593


Owner Occupied

12,498

Renter Occupied

5,398

Vacant

2,697

Median Home Value

$162,105


Average Home Value

$196,715

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.65%

Income Projection

Median Household

$56,731 $66,168


Average Household

$77,897 $88,652


Per Capita

$32,047 $36,527

Workforce

Total Businesses

2,377

Total Employed

23,176

Workers 16+

20,393

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

212

Employed

5,617

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

328

Employed

2,682

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

73

Employed

2,110

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

79

Employed

2,081

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

151

Employed

1,691

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

123

Employed

1,478

Some
High School

1,777

Graduated
High School

7,802

Associates
Degree

3,745

Bachelor's
Degree

5,169

Graduate
Degree

2,309

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

18,551

Non-Resident Commuters

1,349

Drive Alone

16,488

Carpooled

2,207

Public

26

Work At Home

1,065