Nebraska is a midwestern U.S. state encompassing the prairies of the Great Plains, the towering dunes of the Sandhills and the panhandle’s dramatic rock formations. Lincoln, the capital and a vibrant university town, is distinguished by its soaring state capitol. The city of Omaha is home to the Durham Museum, which honors the state’s pioneering past in a converted railroad depot.
The state of Nebraska has a population of 1,788,071, and is formerly abbreviated as NE. Nebraska has 701,132 households in the state, with an average of 2.47 people living in each of them. Of the 1,788,071 people living in Nebraska, 49.54% are male, 50.46% are female, 59.59% are married and 40.41% are single. 61.66% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $111,470 in the state.
Air quality in Nebraska is rated at 82.6/100, and water quality at 40/100. There are 193.8 physicians in Nebraska per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 4.40% in the state and the sales tax rate is 7.00%.
Average income per household in Nebraska is $48,135. 11.23% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 21.60% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.34% earn more than $500,000 per year.