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Community Assessments

Community Action of Nebraska surveyed households across Nebraska in 2016 to better understand the most pressing challenges faced by Nebraskans.
Learn about key findings below, as well as read the full assessment.

 

Poverty In Nebraska: By The Numbers

Children/Youth

23%

cost of child care was a challenge

Healthcare

62%

delayed medical care due to cost

Basic Need

33%

had issues with affordable food

Finances

25%

of all Nebraskans reported carrying $5,000 or more of credit card debt

Housing

42%

reported down payment as a barrier to homeownership

Employment

18%

reported a lack of available jobs as a barrier