Crete, NE

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2022 Population
7,093
1.81% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.5
6.35% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17%
18.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,468
21.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$162,500
72.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,502
0.171% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Crete, NE had a population of 7.09k people with a median age of 33.5 and a median household income of $62,468. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Crete, NE declined from 7,224 to 7,093, a −1.81% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,520 to $62,468, a 21.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Crete, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.3%), White (Hispanic) (20.4%), Other (Hispanic) (14.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.01%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.78%).

None of the households in Crete, 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.

84.9% of the residents in Crete, NE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Crete, NE are Doane University (641 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Crete, NE was $162,500, and the homeownership rate was 66.1%.

Most people in Crete, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Crete, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Crete, NE is home to a population of 7.09k people, from which 84.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 23.2% of Crete, NE residents were born outside of the country (1.65k people).

In 2022, there were 2.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.64k people) in Crete, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.45k White (Hispanic) and 997 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.9%
2022 Citizenship
82.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.9% of Crete, NE residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Crete, NE was 82.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Crete, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.64k ± 333
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.45k ± 537
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    997 ± 494
41%
Hispanic Population
2.91k people

In 2022, there were 2.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.64k people) in Crete, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.45k White (Hispanic) and 997 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

41% of the people in Crete, NE are hispanic (2.91k 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

23.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.65k people
25.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.86k people

As of 2022, 23.2% of Crete, NE residents (1.65k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Crete, NE was 25.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    70 ± 55
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    69 ± 56
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 21

Crete, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Crete, NE employs 3.5k people. The largest industries in Crete, NE are Manufacturing (913 people), Educational Services (579 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (348 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,750), Manufacturing ($51,772), and Public Administration ($51,548).

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

3.5k
2022 Value
± 486
−0.171%
1 Year decline
± 19.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Crete, NE declined at a rate of −0.171%, from 3.51k employees to 3.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Crete, NE, are Production Occupations (718 people), Management Occupations (368 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (313 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Crete, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.5k
2022 Value
± 486
−0.171%
1 Year decline
± 19.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Crete, NE declined at a rate of −0.171%, from 3.51k employees to 3.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Crete, NE, are Manufacturing (913 people), Educational Services (579 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (348 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Crete, NE, though some of these residents may live in Crete, 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

$47,136
Median earning men ± $7,715
$33,234
Median earning women ± $6,100

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($75,192), Information ($70,577), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($65,223).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($50,324), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,667), and Manufacturing ($29,238).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nebraska went to Donald J. Trump with 58.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.12%).

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 Crete, NE awarded 641 degrees. The student population of Crete, NE in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 748 male students and 1,131 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Crete, NE are White (535 and 85.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (43 and 6.86%), Black or African American (18 and 2.87%), and Two or More Races (13 and 2.07%).

The largest universities in Crete, NE by number of degrees awarded are Doane University (641 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Crete, NE are Curriculum & Instruction (138 and 21.5%), General Business Administration & Management (72 and 11.2%), and General Educational Leadership & Administration (68 and 10.6%).

The median tuition cost in Crete, NE for private four year colleges is $38,190.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Crete, NE, the percentage of applicants admitted was 75.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,879 (39.8% men and 60.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,879 students enrolled in Crete, NE, 39.8% men and 60.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,429 records, of which 62.4% were women and 37.6% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Crete, NE was General Educational Leadership & Administration with 56 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
641 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Doane University with 641 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 238 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Crete, NE, which is 0.591 times less than the 403 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 535 degrees mean that there were 12.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($38,190) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($800) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) 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 Crete, NE was $162,500 in 2022, which is 0.576 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $94,400 to $162,500, a 72.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Crete, NE is 66.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Crete, NE have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Crete, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$162,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$58,303
$1,511
Median Property Taxes
±$312

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Crete, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.1%
Homeownership
2022
62.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.1% of the housing units in Crete, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.1%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Crete, NE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$62,468
Median Household Income
± $20,608
2.29k
Number of Households
± 407

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.29k households in Crete, NE grew to $62,468 from the previous year's value of $51,520.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Crete, 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. Carpooled (9.06%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.71%)

In 2022, 81.2% of workers in Crete, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.06%) and those who worked at home (4.71%).

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Crete, NE have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.407% of the workforce in Crete, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Crete, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Crete, NE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Crete, NE (1.09k out of 6.42k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

82.3% of the population of Crete, NE has health coverage, with 48.4% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 6.73% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 2.08% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Saline County, NE see 2371 patients per year on average, which represents a 15.7% increase from the previous year (2050 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2331 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1076 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,371 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Saline County, NE

Primary care physicians in Saline County, NE see an average of 2,371 patients per year. This represents a 15.7% increase from the previous year (2,050 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Saline County, NE in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.7% under 18 years, 23.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.7%
Uninsured
48.4%
Employer Coverage
13.2%
Medicaid
6.73%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
2.08%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Crete, NE grew by 15.2% from 15.4% to 17.7%.

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