Labor Force Data by County, 2014 Annual Averages, Nebraska
County Unemploy-
FIPS State/ Labor ment Rate Work Force
Code County Name Force Employed Unemployed (%) (#Jobs)
--- Nebraska 1,022,164 988,253 33,911 3.3 946,110
001 Adams County 16,915 16,346 569 3.4 15,309
003 Antelope County 3,629 3,530 99 2.7 2,105
005 Arthur County 218 206 12 5.5 84
007 Banner County 421 405 16 3.8 154
009 Blaine County 266 254 12 4.5 144
011 Boone County 3,054 2,974 80 2.6 2,354
013 Box Butte County 5,861 5,681 180 3.1 4,009
015 Boyd County 1,113 1,076 37 3.3 580
017 Brown County 1,435 1,386 49 3.4 1,238
019 Buffalo County 27,662 26,905 757 2.7 26,816
021 Burt County 3,635 3,477 158 4.3 1,878
023 Butler County 4,854 4,710 144 3.0 2,696
025 Cass County 13,416 12,909 507 3.8 5,500
027 Cedar County 4,719 4,605 114 2.4 2,734
029 Chase County 2,368 2,320 48 2.0 1,820
031 Cherry County 3,456 3,370 86 2.5 2,270
033 Cheyenne County 5,825 5,700 125 2.1 5,779
035 Clay County 3,502 3,386 116 3.3 2,586
037 Colfax County 5,665 5,498 167 2.9 4,970
039 Cuming County 4,977 4,843 134 2.7 3,878
041 Custer County 6,195 6,044 151 2.4 4,233
043 Dakota County 11,448 10,840 608 5.3 12,102
045 Dawes County 5,336 5,170 166 3.1 3,334
047 Dawson County 13,372 12,905 467 3.5 11,557
049 Deuel County 1,093 1,063 30 2.7 587
051 Dixon County 3,147 3,041 106 3.4 1,742
053 Dodge County 19,362 18,657 705 3.6 16,832
055 Douglas County 289,144 278,557 10,587 3.7 327,244
057 Dundy County 1,318 1,288 30 2.3 669
059 Fillmore County 3,291 3,212 79 2.4 2,250
061 Franklin County 1,584 1,533 51 3.2 790
063 Frontier County 1,561 1,518 43 2.8 760
065 Furnas County 2,730 2,652 78 2.9 2,010
067 Gage County 11,150 10,681 469 4.2 8,984
069 Garden County 1,190 1,155 35 2.9 538
071 Garfield County 1,216 1,184 32 2.6 843
073 Gosper County 1,145 1,111 34 3.0 440
075 Grant County 416 405 11 2.6 265
077 Greeley County 1,290 1,249 41 3.2 624
079 Hall County 32,722 31,466 1,256 3.8 35,227
081 Hamilton County 4,852 4,709 143 2.9 333
083 Harlan County 1,832 1,783 49 2.7 844
085 Hayes County 623 605 18 2.9 202
087 Hitchcock County 1,351 1,303 48 3.6 697
089 Holt County 5,995 5,834 161 2.7 4,548
091 Hooker County 432 414 18 4.2 323
093 Howard County 3,434 3,309 125 3.6 1,555
095 Jefferson County 4,351 4,217 134 3.1 3,304
097 Johnson County 2,184 2,099 85 3.9 1,661
099 Kearney County 3,872 3,777 95 2.5 2,253
101 Keith County 4,708 4,572 136 2.9 3,349
103 Keya Paha County 617 600 17 2.8 155
105 Kimball County 2,251 2,192 59 2.6 1,586
107 Knox County 4,791 4,640 151 3.2 2,921
109 Lancaster County 170,250 165,264 4,986 2.9 162,804
111 Lincoln County 18,969 18,354 615 3.2 14,673
113 Logan County 503 487 16 3.2 196
115 Loup County 378 364 14 3.7 112
117 McPherson County 378 367 11 2.9 65
119 Madison County 19,454 18,878 576 3.0 21,642
121 Merrick County 4,222 4,065 157 3.7 2,381
123 Morrill County 2,707 2,626 81 3.0 1,536
125 Nance County 2,090 2,033 57 2.7 1,105
127 Nemaha County 3,764 3,613 151 4.0 3,118
129 Nuckolls County 2,440 2,370 70 2.9 1,427
131 Otoe County 8,349 8,031 318 3.8 6,186
133 Pawnee County 1,669 1,622 47 2.8 858
135 Perkins County 1,861 1,821 40 2.1 1,169
137 Phelps County 5,087 4,952 135 2.7 4,769
139 Pierce County 4,258 4,137 121 2.8 2,042
141 Platte County 17,440 16,921 519 3.0 18,687
143 Polk County 2,990 2,895 95 3.2 1,473
145 Red Willow County 6,347 6,182 165 2.6 5,375
147 Richardson County 4,366 4,187 179 4.1 2,440
149 Rock County 883 860 23 2.6 449
151 Saline County 7,303 7,046 257 3.5 6,836
153 Sarpy County 90,144 87,314 2,830 3.1 65,154
155 Saunders County 11,234 10,845 389 3.5 5,119
157 Scotts Bluff County 18,792 18,092 700 3.7 16,761
159 Seward County 9,053 8,782 271 3.0 6,285
161 Sheridan County 2,800 2,715 85 3.0 1,758
163 Sherman County 1,747 1,689 58 3.3 807
165 Sioux County 800 778 22 2.8 159
167 Stanton County 3,590 3,489 101 2.8 1,359
169 Thayer County 3,051 2,971 80 2.6 2,492
171 Thomas County 428 413 15 3.5 250
173 Thurston County 3,063 2,859 204 6.7 2,909
175 Valley County 2,133 2,070 63 3.0 1,762
177 Washington County 11,240 10,878 362 3.2 8,105
179 Wayne County 5,616 5,457 159 2.8 4,082
181 Webster County 1,750 1,690 60 3.4 1,054
183 Wheeler County 523 508 15 2.9 317
185 York County 7,498 7,262 236 3.1 7,737
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program, 2016
Last Updated: 1/8/16
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov