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Community Profile

Thas area will give recent information and statistics on Kimball's demographics and workforce.

Demographics

Population Information

Population
Area Name 2010 Census
Nebraska 1826341
Kimball County 3821
Kimball, City of 2486

 

Gender
Category Number Percentage
Male 1267 48.9
Female 1325 51.1



The median age in Kimball County is 46, but there is a large number of youth.

Age
Category Number Percentage
Over 16 1984 79.5
Over 18 1918 76.8
Over 21 1845 73.9
Over 62 675 27
Over 65 588 23.6

 

Race
Category Number Percentage
White 2402 96.2
Black or African American 27 1.1
Hispanic 178 7.1
American Indian or Alaskan Native 72 2.9
Asian 13 0.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5 0.2
Other 48 1.9

 

Education

Education and Training Data

 

The table below shows the education levels of potential candidates in Kimball County, Nebraska (From Kimball County and surrounding region) on Nov 30, 2014.  Data from Nebraska Department of Labor.

Education Levels of Available Candidates
Rank Minimum Educational Level Potential Candidates Percent
1 Less than High School 1428 9.36
2 High School Diploma or Equivalent 6426 42.11
3 1 to 3 Years at College or a Technical or Vocational School 3769 24.7
4 Vocational School Certificate 468 2.87
5 Associates Degree 743 4.87
6 Bachelors Degree 1742 11.42
7 Masters Degree 635 4.16
8 Doctorate Degree 42 0.28
9 Specialized Degree (e.g. MD, DDS) 37 0.24
Candidate Source: Individuals with active resumes in the workforce system

 

Local Schools 


 

Local Schools
Name Level Location
Kimball Public Schools K-12 Kimball, NE
Potter-Dix Public Schools K-12 Kimball/Cheynne County, NE
Banner County Schools K-12 Banner County, NE
West Nebraksa Community College Community College Sidney/Scottsbluff/Alliance, NE
Laramie County Community College Community College Cheyenne, WY

 

Workforce

Labor Force Information

Monthly Not Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment data in Multiple Counties for October, 2014.

Labor force information does not include the labor force from Weld County, CO and Laramie County, WY due the the size and population of the counties.

Labor Force by County in Region
Area Name Civilian Labor Force  Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate (%) 
Banner County 409 403 6 1.5
Cheyenne County 5125 5018 107 2.1
Kimball County 1962 1911 51 2.6
Morrill County 2971 2901 70 2.4
Scottsbluff County 19522 18939 583 3.0
Panhandle Region 46829 45593 1236 2.6
Nebraksa 1023542 995336 28206 2.8

 

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Wage Data

The table belows shows estimate average wage information in Kimball County, Nebraska for the 1st quarter, 2014.  US Average is of all employees on private and non-farm payrolls from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics for May 2013.


Employment Wage Statistics
Area Name Total Average Employment Average Hourly Wage* Average Weekly Wage* Average Annual Wage*
Kimball County, Nebraska 1487 $19.20 $768 $39936
Nebraska 926308 $19.93 $797 $41444
United States 132588810 $22.33 $893.20 $46440
* Assumes a 40-hour week worked the year round.  
Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Program

 

The table below shows the desired salary of potential candidates in the Kimball County, Nebraska area.

Desired Salary of Available Candidates
Rank Desired Salary Potential Candidates Percent
1 Not Specified 2158 12.99
2 5k - 15k or more 2399 14.44
3 20k - 30k or more 8638 51.99
4 35k - 45k or more 2231 13.49
5 50k - 60k or more 644 3.88
6 65k - 75k or more 248 1.49
7 80k - 90k or more 138 0.81
8 95k - 100k or more 152 0.91
Candidate Source: Individuals with active resumes in the workforce system

 

Sales in Kimball County, NE for 2013 with a sales type of Total, all sales type.

Sales
2013 $37,249,144
Source: Nebraska Department of Revenue, Research Section

 

Industries

The table below shows the distribution of industries in Kimball County, Nebraska for the 1st quarter, 2014.

Our manufacturing sector makes up about 20% of our work force.  Due to our location on I-80, we have a significant transportation industry (we have no warehousing so the number is for transportation alone).   Our local critical access hosipital and clinic, Kimball Health Services, is the reason for the high number of healthcare employees. 

Industry Employment Distribution
Industry Sector Establishments Employees
Manufacturing (31-33) 10 278
Transportation and Warehousing (48 & 49) 11 51
Accommodation and Food Services 13 76
Admin., Support, Waste Mgmt, Remediation Confidential Confidential
Education Services Confidential Confidential
Health Care and Social Assistance 31 180
Mining 19 63
Public Administration 11 160
Retail Trade (44 & 45) 19 201
Total, All industry 177 1487
Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Program