How Well Do You Know Nebraska?

How Well Do You Know Nebraska?

Did you know the average Nebraskan spends 18 minutes traveling to his or her workplace -- about seven minutes less than national average? That's according to the U.S. Census Bureau, which has compiled these "quick facts" about the Cornhusker State:

  • 25% of Nebraska's 1.83 million residents are under 18 years old (1.5% higher than the U.S. average).
  • More than a quarter (27.8%) of Nebraskans 25 or older hold a bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Nebraska is home to 148,078 veterans.
  • Females own about 26% of the state's businesses.
  • Around 10% of the state's population is Latino or Hispanic.
  • Nebraska's median household income is $50,692.
  • The home ownership rate in Nebraska is 68.3%.
  • There are 23.8 people per square mile in the state, versus 87.4 nationally.