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Omaha.com reports that “no state hustles more” than Nebraska “when it comes to certain work categories.” According to the story, “Nebraska has the highest percentage of 25- to 64-year-olds with a bachelor’s degree or higher who work.
“The state also is No. 1 in leading-edge baby boomers–those 55 to 64–in the labor force.” The World-Herald also notes, “Nebraska drops to second to last for its share of households tapping retirement income.”
Nebraska also has a top-10 rank for the share of wage-earning households, while “the average commuter in Nebraska clocked in at 18.4 minutes–the fourth-lowest time, behind North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.”
Only 4.3 percent of Nebraskans work from home.