County close to Omaha remains near the top in Nebraska for counties with the highest estimated household income.
Cass had been third for over a decade in the report from the U.S. Census Bureau but dropped a notch to #4 in the latest report. Cass trailed only Sarpy, Washington and Seward counties.
The Cassgram reports the U.S. Census Bureau estimates the median household income for Nebraska was $50,766 annually. That’s according to the 2012 estimate report, the most recent analysis available. The national median household income was $51,371.
The median annual household income in Cass County that year was estimated at $59,962. Cass trailed Sarpy County’s $68,118, Washington County’s $63,817 and Seward County’s $60,642.
The 2012 estimates for other nearby counties: Lancaster - $50,478, Otoe - $50,907, Saunders - $59,831, Douglas $51,189 and Mills County (Iowa) - $56,968.
The information comes from the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates report from the Census Bureau.