Living in Kearney, NE

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Kearney SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
10

Kearney, NE Crime Report

886
Total Crimes
2,586.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
0.69%
Above National Average

Kearney, NE Cost Of Living

89
Kearney's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Kearney, Nebraska Info Snack

Kearney /krni/ is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 30,787 at the 2010 census. It is home to the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The westward push of the railroad as the Civil War ended gave birth to the community.
Population
33,273
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
17.2%
Median Home
$169,600
Median Income
$53,790
Median Rent
$768

Kearney, NE Photos

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Rankings for Kearney in Nebraska

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Map Of Kearney, NE

Population over time in Kearney

Year Population % Change
2017 33,273 0.6%
2016 33,082 1.1%
2015 32,709 1.5%
2014 32,217 1.4%
2013 31,759 1.2%
2012 31,397 1.5%
2011 30,932 1.3%
2010 30,530 1.0%
2009 30,214 -
Crime/100k Kearney NE USA
Violent Crime 248.1 284.8 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.3 5.0
Robbery 8.8 39.2 86.2
Aggravated Assault 137.2 179.4 246.8
Property Crime 2337.9 2079.9 2199.5
Burglary 318.1 271.9 376.0
Larceny 1897.2 1555.3 1594.6
Car Theft 122.6 252.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Kearney

White
86.1% (28,650)
African American
1.3% (444)
American Indian
0.1% (43)
Asian
1.9% (644)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (16)
Two Or More
1.7% (557)
Hispanic
8.8% (2,919)
Race Kearney NE USA
White 86.1% 79.4% 61.1%
African American 1.3% 4.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 2.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.8% 10.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Kearney, Nebraska

Less than $10,000
6.2% (205,536)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (166,314)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (378,982)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (350,456)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (439,089)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (617,628)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (435,014)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.3% (475,510)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (126,327)
$200,000 or more
4.0% (132,439)
Income Kearney NE USA
Less than $10,000 6.2% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 4.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 9.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 9.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 13.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.3% 15.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 5.1% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.0% 4.5% 7.0%

Gender in Kearney

Female
50.5% (16,814)
Male
49.5% (16,459)
Gender Kearney NE USA
Female 50.5% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kearney for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (665)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,330)
High School / GED
23.0% (7,652)
Some College
24.0% (7,985)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,994)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (8,318)
Master's Degree
9.0% (2,994)
Professional Degree
1.0% (332)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (998)
Education Kearney NE USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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