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Economy in Omaha, Nebraska

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EconomyOmaha, NEUnited States
Unemployment Rate3.80%6.30%
Recent Job Growth0.89%1.18%
Future Job Growth38.00%36.10%
Sales Taxes7.00%6.00%
Income Taxes5.01%4.72%
Income per Cap.$26,880$28,051
Household Income$46,978$53,046
Family Median Income$62,000$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K13.83%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K5.82%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K12.03%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K11.14%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K9.75%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K8.34%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K10.19%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K11.79%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K10.31%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K3.21%4.78%
Income greater than 200K3.59%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance13.74%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science5.21%5.24%
Community, social services1.85%1.66%
Legal1.21%1.17%
Education, library5.92%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.68%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology6.18%5.49%
Healthcare support2.60%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement1.42%2.24%
Food preparation, serving6.67%5.61%
Building maintenance3.81%3.97%
Personal care3.68%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support26.76%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.35%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair7.60%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving11.34%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Omaha, NE, is 3.80%, with job growth of 0.89%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.00%.

Omaha, NE Taxes

Omaha, NE,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 5.01%.

Omaha, NE Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $26,880, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $46,978.


Omaha Economy SperlingViews

Abandon All Hope Who Live Here: Omaha is supposedly known for “the Good Life,” however someone should change it to “abandon all hope who live here.” After 37 years, I've given up, never to return to... (read more)Tax: I hear you on the taxes but don't you pay for what you get? I've visited Omaha several times and I like it. I currently live in the Gulf Coast. The region is unkempt,... (read more)Stable economy, unstable weather: I guess you can't have it both ways! Omaha seems to be more recession-proof than other areas of the country. Career opportunities in Computers, communications and... (read more)Have an opinion about Omaha? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Omaha Click Here