Nebraska Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: Douglas County Nebraska, 18,757
County with the Most Employees: Douglas County Nebraska, 298,365
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Stanton County Nebraska, $1,290
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Arthur County Nebraska, 5.3%



Adams County Nebraska

Total Businesses1,1271.7% of state total
Total Employment13,1411.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71581.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare27724.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,44318.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled16214.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,0427.9% of county employees



Antelope County Nebraska

Total Businesses2570.4% of state total
Total Employment1,6810.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68777.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare4216.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare30318.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled259.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers1076.4% of county employees



Arthur County Nebraska

Total Businesses110.0% of state total
Total Employment320.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$46953.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry218.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry00.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots218.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots00.0% of county employees



Banner County Nebraska

Total Businesses70.0% of state total
Total Employment420.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71180.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry228.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry00.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Nursery and floriculture production114.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursery and floriculture production00.0% of county employees



Blaine County Nebraska

Total Businesses170.0% of state total
Total Employment520.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60468.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry741.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry00.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots635.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots3159.6% of county employees



Boone County Nebraska

Total Businesses2410.4% of state total
Total Employment1,6450.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68377.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry4619.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry33420.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Hog and pig farming177.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots1348.1% of county employees



Box Butte County Nebraska

Total Businesses4030.6% of state total
Total Employment2,7780.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66375.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare8721.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade42715.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled6415.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places31211.2% of county employees



Boyd County Nebraska

Total Businesses800.1% of state total
Total Employment3530.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$56463.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare1620.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare6719.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1012.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking298.2% of county employees



Brown County Nebraska

Total Businesses1480.2% of state total
Total Employment8160.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55562.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2617.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade21125.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots85.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots728.8% of county employees



Buffalo County Nebraska

Total Businesses1,8582.7% of state total
Total Employment22,9912.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73383.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare34418.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare4,17318.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1598.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,1459.3% of county employees



Burt County Nebraska

Total Businesses2410.4% of state total
Total Employment1,2620.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67576.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare4016.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade18314.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled3012.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places594.7% of county employees



Butler County Nebraska

Total Businesses2430.4% of state total
Total Employment1,9040.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71380.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare3715.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing56529.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2510.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores703.7% of county employees



Cass County Nebraska

Total Businesses6390.9% of state total
Total Employment4,3770.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71280.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction11518.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade90520.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled457.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores3437.8% of county employees



Cedar County Nebraska

Total Businesses3100.5% of state total
Total Employment1,9080.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65073.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction4113.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade29315.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming175.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing1668.7% of county employees



Chase County Nebraska

Total Businesses2100.3% of state total
Total Employment1,4010.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68277.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry4822.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry33323.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming2311.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming946.7% of county employees



Cherry County Nebraska

Total Businesses2970.4% of state total
Total Employment1,7110.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$51758.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry4816.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade32619.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots4013.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places19811.6% of county employees



Cheyenne County Nebraska

Total Businesses3660.5% of state total
Total Employment4,2670.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,288146.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare7821.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade72617.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled6116.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3177.4% of county employees



Clay County Nebraska

Total Businesses2560.4% of state total
Total Employment1,6460.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76887.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry4015.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing32819.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming239.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Grain and field bean merchant wholesalers945.7% of county employees



Colfax County Nebraska

Total Businesses2950.4% of state total
Total Employment4,4350.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80591.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Transport and warehousing4916.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade4109.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other specialized trucking local299.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Hog and pig farming2315.2% of county employees



Cuming County Nebraska

Total Businesses4070.6% of state total
Total Employment2,9570.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74784.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry5212.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing38613.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other specialized trucking local358.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2267.6% of county employees



Custer County Nebraska

Total Businesses4490.7% of state total
Total Employment3,6540.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70780.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare7416.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing70719.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled398.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots2677.3% of county employees



Dakota County Nebraska

Total Businesses5180.8% of state total
Total Employment11,5431.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$83895.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare11422.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing5,39046.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled6712.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3533.1% of county employees



Dawes County Nebraska

Total Businesses3150.5% of state total
Total Employment2,1230.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$53360.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare9128.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade65630.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled6119.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places28613.5% of county employees



Dawson County Nebraska

Total Businesses8111.2% of state total
Total Employment9,1581.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69678.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare14718.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,71340.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled8410.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5035.5% of county employees



Deuel County Nebraska

Total Businesses720.1% of state total
Total Employment3670.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58466.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare1622.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade9325.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1318.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5113.9% of county employees



Dixon County Nebraska

Total Businesses1170.2% of state total
Total Employment1,2890.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70079.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2521.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction1068.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1512.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Electrical and wiring contractors231.8% of county employees



Dodge County Nebraska

Total Businesses1,1321.7% of state total
Total Employment14,3071.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69278.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare21919.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,67325.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled11710.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,2018.4% of county employees



Douglas County Nebraska

Total Businesses18,75727.6% of state total
Total Employment298,36536.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$972110.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare4,04021.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare51,94617.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2,15311.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places23,0297.7% of county employees



Dundy County Nebraska

Total Businesses810.1% of state total
Total Employment3420.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66174.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1619.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry6719.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots78.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots349.9% of county employees



Fillmore County Nebraska

Total Businesses2660.4% of state total
Total Employment1,4120.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78689.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry4316.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade21315.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming217.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking886.2% of county employees



Franklin County Nebraska

Total Businesses920.1% of state total
Total Employment4140.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60368.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1920.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade9222.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1213.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming307.2% of county employees



Frontier County Nebraska

Total Businesses740.1% of state total
Total Employment4910.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65774.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1418.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Finance and insurance8316.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming56.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores234.7% of county employees



Furnas County Nebraska

Total Businesses2140.3% of state total
Total Employment1,5280.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68377.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3616.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare30419.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2612.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers694.5% of county employees



Gage County Nebraska

Total Businesses7621.1% of state total
Total Employment7,1550.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66475.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare14418.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,52821.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled699.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5287.4% of county employees



Garden County Nebraska

Total Businesses700.1% of state total
Total Employment4140.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63872.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare1825.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade11527.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1318.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Corn farming00.0% of county employees



Garfield County Nebraska

Total Businesses1090.2% of state total
Total Employment6570.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$52759.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare1816.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade10015.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1110.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Other specialized trucking local142.1% of county employees



Gosper County Nebraska

Total Businesses550.1% of state total
Total Employment2040.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76586.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1221.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry3718.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming814.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Residential building construction31.5% of county employees



Grant County Nebraska

Total Businesses440.1% of state total
Total Employment2180.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55462.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2147.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry12356.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots2045.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Hay farming00.0% of county employees



Greeley County Nebraska

Total Businesses980.1% of state total
Total Employment3580.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60068.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2222.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade8423.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1313.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers5515.4% of county employees



Hall County Nebraska

Total Businesses2,1033.1% of state total
Total Employment30,0293.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72782.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare39418.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing7,37124.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1929.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,3007.7% of county employees



Hamilton County Nebraska

Total Businesses3610.5% of state total
Total Employment3,0520.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$82193.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry4813.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing59419.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming267.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Grain and field bean merchant wholesalers2016.6% of county employees



Harlan County Nebraska

Total Businesses1250.2% of state total
Total Employment5540.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$52059.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2419.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade10819.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1915.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots447.9% of county employees



Hayes County Nebraska

Total Businesses270.0% of state total
Total Employment1120.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63271.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1140.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction119.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming725.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots4136.6% of county employees



Hitchcock County Nebraska

Total Businesses730.1% of state total
Total Employment3560.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68677.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare1419.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing6618.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1419.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Other specialized trucking local3710.4% of county employees



Holt County Nebraska

Total Businesses5150.8% of state total
Total Employment3,6680.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68277.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare10219.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade58616.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled6612.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2135.8% of county employees



Hooker County Nebraska

Total Businesses320.0% of state total
Total Employment2140.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$49956.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction515.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry167.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Golf courses and country clubs39.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots00.0% of county employees



Howard County Nebraska

Total Businesses1850.3% of state total
Total Employment9800.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55663.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Finance and insurance3016.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade19419.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Direct life and health insurance carriers147.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places646.5% of county employees



Jefferson County Nebraska

Total Businesses2690.4% of state total
Total Employment2,7200.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68077.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare5420.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing60822.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled3412.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1084.0% of county employees



Johnson County Nebraska

Total Businesses1250.2% of state total
Total Employment7830.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$59267.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2419.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade14818.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1310.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places526.6% of county employees



Kearney County Nebraska

Total Businesses2130.3% of state total
Total Employment1,7070.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70780.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate1.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3315.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing34920.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming219.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places865.0% of county employees



Keith County Nebraska

Total Businesses4030.6% of state total
Total Employment2,7840.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62871.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare6014.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade63822.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled4110.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places32811.8% of county employees



Keya Paha County Nebraska

Total Businesses250.0% of state total
Total Employment760.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$49355.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services416.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry2938.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled312.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming00.0% of county employees



Kimball County Nebraska

Total Businesses1400.2% of state total
Total Employment9480.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72181.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2115.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing20521.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1712.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining303.2% of county employees



Knox County Nebraska

Total Businesses2850.4% of state total
Total Employment1,8120.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60368.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare4917.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade31617.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled269.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places502.8% of county employees



Lancaster County Nebraska

Total Businesses9,99114.7% of state total
Total Employment135,35916.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80991.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2,40624.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare23,17417.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1,41814.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places12,3499.1% of county employees



Lincoln County Nebraska

Total Businesses1,2151.8% of state total
Total Employment11,9371.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69578.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare31125.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare2,82023.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled18114.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,19510.0% of county employees



Logan County Nebraska

Total Businesses320.0% of state total
Total Employment1040.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55462.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry928.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry3735.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots721.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Other specialized trucking local76.7% of county employees



Loup County Nebraska

Total Businesses140.0% of state total
Total Employment630.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$33638.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry321.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry914.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots321.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots914.3% of county employees



Madison County Nebraska

Total Businesses1,4392.1% of state total
Total Employment17,9712.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74884.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare34223.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare3,53319.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled18512.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,3027.2% of county employees



McPherson County Nebraska

Total Businesses80.0% of state total
Total Employment330.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$52759.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade225.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing00.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Animal food manufacturing112.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Animal food manufacturing00.0% of county employees



Merrick County Nebraska

Total Businesses2690.4% of state total
Total Employment1,6980.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71781.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare4014.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing22913.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled269.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1609.4% of county employees



Morrill County Nebraska

Total Businesses1680.2% of state total
Total Employment9330.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65374.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3520.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade16517.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2414.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores464.9% of county employees



Nance County Nebraska

Total Businesses1210.2% of state total
Total Employment6830.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65073.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2319.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare13519.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1512.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores375.4% of county employees



Nemaha County Nebraska

Total Businesses2010.3% of state total
Total Employment1,4850.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60868.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare4220.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing28118.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled199.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places20113.5% of county employees



Nuckolls County Nebraska

Total Businesses1730.3% of state total
Total Employment1,0670.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61970.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2916.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare35733.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1810.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Landscaping services222.1% of county employees



Otoe County Nebraska

Total Businesses5070.7% of state total
Total Employment4,7750.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65774.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare9418.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,32027.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled5611.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3327.0% of county employees



Pawnee County Nebraska

Total Businesses890.1% of state total
Total Employment4940.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63171.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2528.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing18637.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1618.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking265.3% of county employees



Perkins County Nebraska

Total Businesses1450.2% of state total
Total Employment7300.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$81292.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate1.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2416.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade18124.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming117.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm and garden equip. merchant wholesalers466.3% of county employees



Phelps County Nebraska

Total Businesses4220.6% of state total
Total Employment3,9790.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78889.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry6515.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade45911.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled307.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2025.1% of county employees



Pierce County Nebraska

Total Businesses2450.4% of state total
Total Employment1,5710.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66675.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3614.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare29218.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled208.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1086.9% of county employees



Platte County Nebraska

Total Businesses1,1221.6% of state total
Total Employment16,2332.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78689.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare18316.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing5,66534.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1039.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9766.0% of county employees



Polk County Nebraska

Total Businesses1670.2% of state total
Total Employment9120.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66174.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2213.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare18220.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled116.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places293.2% of county employees



Red Willow County Nebraska

Total Businesses4590.7% of state total
Total Employment3,9390.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68477.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare9721.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade76019.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled5712.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3729.4% of county employees



Richardson County Nebraska

Total Businesses3000.4% of state total
Total Employment1,8390.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61169.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare5719.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing28615.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled279.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1508.2% of county employees



Rock County Nebraska

Total Businesses470.1% of state total
Total Employment2470.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71180.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare714.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade6927.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots48.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming00.0% of county employees



Saline County Nebraska

Total Businesses3630.5% of state total
Total Employment5,7050.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80891.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare6618.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,03953.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled3810.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2143.8% of county employees



Sarpy County Nebraska

Total Businesses3,8805.7% of state total
Total Employment60,3477.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$84595.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction61215.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing9,31615.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2757.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,8158.0% of county employees



Saunders County Nebraska

Total Businesses5440.8% of state total
Total Employment3,7560.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68577.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction8916.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade62316.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled407.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2867.6% of county employees



Scotts Bluff County Nebraska

Total Businesses1,4252.1% of state total
Total Employment13,4411.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71581.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare41929.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare2,91021.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled28119.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,1898.8% of county employees



Seward County Nebraska

Total Businesses5060.7% of state total
Total Employment5,1180.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75685.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare9017.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,12221.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled499.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing3086.0% of county employees



Sheridan County Nebraska

Total Businesses2320.3% of state total
Total Employment1,1410.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$51057.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare4921.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade21518.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled3715.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots13812.1% of county employees



Sherman County Nebraska

Total Businesses970.1% of state total
Total Employment5380.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$56363.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1515.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare10820.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1111.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Other specialized trucking local356.5% of county employees



Sioux County Nebraska

Total Businesses190.0% of state total
Total Employment720.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60768.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry736.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry4258.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots631.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming00.0% of county employees



Stanton County Nebraska

Total Businesses950.1% of state total
Total Employment1,0330.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,290146.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1920.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade565.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots99.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Hog and pig farming777.5% of county employees



Thayer County Nebraska

Total Businesses2120.3% of state total
Total Employment1,7010.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70880.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2813.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing53331.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Farm supplies merchant wholesalers136.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers1056.2% of county employees



Thomas County Nebraska

Total Businesses230.0% of state total
Total Employment1580.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66775.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade417.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services2012.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots313.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots00.0% of county employees



Thurston County Nebraska

Total Businesses1490.2% of state total
Total Employment1,2290.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80691.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare3523.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare31525.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2516.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers574.6% of county employees



Valley County Nebraska

Total Businesses2180.3% of state total
Total Employment1,2290.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61069.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare3917.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade26821.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2210.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores725.9% of county employees



Washington County Nebraska

Total Businesses6360.9% of state total
Total Employment6,5020.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$919104.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction13220.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,22718.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction345.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3785.8% of county employees



Wayne County Nebraska

Total Businesses2580.4% of state total
Total Employment3,1940.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61169.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare3714.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing86527.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled207.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1815.7% of county employees



Webster County Nebraska

Total Businesses1150.2% of state total
Total Employment7200.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$56664.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1815.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare13919.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Grain and field bean merchant wholesalers76.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers648.9% of county employees



Wheeler County Nebraska

Total Businesses340.0% of state total
Total Employment2480.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65173.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1235.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry15462.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Hog and pig farming514.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots9036.3% of county employees



York County Nebraska

Total Businesses5900.9% of state total
Total Employment6,6490.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69478.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare7913.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services84712.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled386.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places67210.1% of county employees






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About the Writer

This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.