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Kearney Jobs Overview

946
Job Openings
2.5%
Unemployment Rate
$43,520
Median Base Salary
33k
Population

Kearney has the 939th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Kearney is part of the Lincoln metro area. Unemployment in the Lincoln area is 2%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Lincoln has the 130th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Kearney is below average at $43,520, and the median cost of a home in Kearney is $143,900, which is below the national average. 35% of workers in Kearney hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Kearney. 80% of Kearney workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Kearney spend an average of 13 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.