Sarpy County, NE

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2022 Population
191,272
1.49% 1-year growth
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.3
0.57% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.49%
1.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$95,911
8.49% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$263,000
15.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
100,375
1.94% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sarpy County, NE had a population of 191k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $95,911. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sarpy County, NE grew from 188,464 to 191,272, a 1.49% increase and its median household income grew from $88,408 to $95,911, a 8.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sarpy County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.5%), White (Hispanic) (4.68%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.01%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.55%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.93%).

None of the households in Sarpy County, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.4% of the residents in Sarpy County, NE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sarpy County, NE are Bellevue University (3,235 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Sarpy County, NE was $263,000, and the homeownership rate was 69.9%.

Most people in Sarpy County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Sarpy County, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sarpy County, NE is home to a population of 191k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.55% of Sarpy County, NE residents were born outside of the country (10.6k people).

In 2022, there were 16.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (150k people) in Sarpy County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.94k White (Hispanic) and 7.68k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.4%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.4% of Sarpy County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sarpy County, NE was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sarpy County, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    150k ± 656
  2. White (Hispanic)
    8.94k ± 1.04k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.68k ± 497
10.5%
Hispanic Population
20.1k people

In 2022, there were 16.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (150k people) in Sarpy County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.94k White (Hispanic) and 7.68k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.5% of the people in Sarpy County, NE are hispanic (20.1k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    46,527 ± 5,232 people
  2. Guatemala
    10,472 ± 2,506 people
  3. India
    6,505 ± 1,977 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nebraska was Mexico, the natal country of 46,527 Nebraska residents, followed by Guatemala with 10,472 and India with 6,505.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.55%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.6k people
5.47%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.3k people

As of 2022, 5.55% of Sarpy County, NE residents (10.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sarpy County, NE was 5.47%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,325 ± 638
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,968 ± 418
  3. Vietnam
    3,935 ± 368

Sarpy County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sarpy County, NE employs 100k people. The largest industries in Sarpy County, NE are Health Care & Social Assistance (14,625 people), Retail Trade (10,743 people), and Educational Services (9,005 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($121,098), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($102,778), and Utilities ($101,458).

Males in Nebraska have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,834. The income inequality in Nebraska (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

100k
2022 Value
± 2,335
1.94%
1 Year growth
± 3.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sarpy County, NE grew at a rate of 1.94%, from 98.5k employees to 100k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sarpy County, NE, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (12,121 people), Management Occupations (10,520 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (9,421 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sarpy County, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

100k
2022 Value
± 2,335
1.94%
1 Year growth
± 3.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sarpy County, NE grew at a rate of 1.94%, from 98.5k employees to 100k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sarpy County, NE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (14,625 people), Retail Trade (10,743 people), and Educational Services (9,005 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sarpy County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Sarpy County, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$62,551
Median earning men ± $1,636
$42,611
Median earning women ± $1,271

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($86,653), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($77,876), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,715).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,284), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,761), and Public Administration ($54,078).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.25%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.03M people employed in Nebraska. This represents a 2.25% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.87%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,220
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 919
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 917
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Sarpy County, NE went to Donald J. Trump with 54.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.6%).

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing the state of Nebraska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nebraska

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Senator from Nebraska1
  1. Deb Fischer
    Assumed office on January 3, 2013
  2. Pete Ricketts
    Assumed office on January 12, 2023
    Appointed to the seat on January 12, 2023 following the resignation of Ben Sasse.

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing Nebraska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Nebraska

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Sarpy County, NE awarded 3,235 degrees. The student population of Sarpy County, NE in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,964 male students and 7,877 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sarpy County, NE are White (1,910 and 59.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (440 and 13.6%), Black or African American (335 and 10.4%), and Unknown (242 and 7.49%).

The largest universities in Sarpy County, NE by number of degrees awarded are Bellevue University (3,235 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sarpy County, NE are General Business Administration & Management (732 and 22.6%), Computer & Information Systems Security (230 and 7.11%), and General Social Sciences (200 and 6.18%).

The median tuition cost in Sarpy County, NE for private four year colleges is $8,040.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2019 in Sarpy County, NE, the percentage of applicants admitted was 39.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 47.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 13,841 (43.1% men and 56.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 13,841 students enrolled in Sarpy County, NE, 43.1% men and 56.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,316 records, of which 57.6% were women and 42.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Sarpy County, NE was Traffic, Customs, & Transportation Clerk with 129 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,235 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bellevue University with 3,235 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,509 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sarpy County, NE, which is 0.874 times less than the 1,726 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,910 degrees mean that there were 4.34 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 440 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($8,040) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($750) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,833) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.09% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.952% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (381k), Some college (364k), and Bachelors Degree (309k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sarpy County, NE was $263,000 in 2022, which is 0.933 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $227,000 to $263,000, a 15.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Sarpy County, NE is 69.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sarpy County, NE have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sarpy County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sarpy County, NE is $95,911. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Sarpy County, NE was Census Tract 106.24 with a value of $149,773, followed by Census Tract 106.30 and Census Tract 107.01, with respective values of $142,461 and $141,429.

In 2022, 9.61% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Sarpy County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.491%.

Property

$263,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,485
$49,735
Median Property Taxes
±$1,228

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Rent vs Own

69.9%
Homeownership
2022
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.9% of the housing units in Sarpy County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 106.24
  2. Census Tract 106.30
  3. Census Tract 107.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sarpy County, NE was Census Tract 106.24 with a value of $149,773, followed by Census Tract 106.30 and Census Tract 107.01, with respective values of $142,461 and $141,429.

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Household Income

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$95,911
Median Household Income
± $1,955
71.1k
Number of Households
± 1,771

In 2022, the median household income of the 71.1k households in Sarpy County, NE grew to $95,911 from the previous year's value of $88,408.

The following chart displays the households in Sarpy County, NE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sarpy County, NE is from Nebraska.
0.444
2022 Wage GINI in Nebraska
0.444
2021 Wage GINI in Nebraska

In 2022, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0995% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nebraska was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nebraska in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.7%)
  3. Carpooled (6.45%)

In 2022, 81.2% of workers in Sarpy County, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.7%) and those who carpooled to work (6.45%).

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sarpy County, NE have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% of the workforce in Sarpy County, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 9.61% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Sarpy County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.491%.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sarpy County, NE (10.4k out of 189k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sarpy County, NE is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 5.1% of the children was living in poverty in Sarpy County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 84.6 in Sarpy County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 12.4 per 100,000 population.

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Health

95% of the population of Sarpy County, NE has health coverage, with 57.7% on employee plans, 7.34% on Medicaid, 7.59% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 7.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sarpy County, NE see 1817 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.498% increase from the previous year (1808 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1464 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 862 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,817 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sarpy County, NE

Primary care physicians in Sarpy County, NE see an average of 1,817 patients per year. This represents a 0.498% increase from the previous year (1,808 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.8% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.01%
Uninsured
57.7%
Employer Coverage
7.34%
Medicaid
7.59%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
7.41%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sarpy County, NE declined by 8.12% from 5.45% to 5.01%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 43.5 in Sarpy County, NE.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.5% in Sarpy County, NE.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.69% in Sarpy County, NE.

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