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FOSTERING PROGESS WHILE MAINTAINING “THE GOOD LIFE”

Cuming County has a very diverse and prosperous business and agricultural climate for individuals looking for work. That said, Cuming County also has a strong need for workers in specific industries. Careers can be found in professional services, skilled trades, renewable energy, agriculture, manufacturing and retail to name a few.  Have a look at the available jobs in Cuming County.

Cuming County is located in the fertile Elkhorn Valley in Northeast Nebraska. U.S. Highway 275 and Nebraska Highways 9, 32, and 51 serve the county.

Cuming County which includes Bancroft, Beemer, West Point (County Seat), and Wisner…is a centrally located County. We are 35 miles North of Fremont, 40 miles southeast of NorFolk, 65 miles southwest of Sioux City, 75 miles northwest of Omaha, and 87 miles north of Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Nebraska continues to rank high

  • 4th Best Quality of Life
    Business Facilities Magazine, 2008 Annual Rankings Report
  • 5th Best Education Climate
    Business Facilities Magazine, 2008 Annual Rankings Report
  • 4th Best State for Jobs
    CareerBuilder.com, 2008
  • 4th Lowest Average Travel Time to Work
    U.S. Bureau of the Census
  • Top 10 States Receiving a 5-Star on the 2007 State's Healthcare Cost Quotient
    Expansion Management Magazine
  • Top 10 Best States for Business
    2008 Forbes Magazine

Cuming County Ranks:

  • 1st in the state for total value of agricultural products sold
  • 1st in the state for value of livestock, poultry and their products
Top crop items:
  • Corn for grain (23rd in the State)
  • Soybeans for beans (6th in the State
  • Corn for Silage (5th in the State)
Top Livestock inventory items :
  • Quail (1st in the state)
  • Cattle and calves (2nd in the state)
  • Hogs and Pigs (3rd in the state)
  • Colonies of Bees (5th in the state)
  • Sheep and lamb (12th in the state)

Cuming County Mission

To renew, retain, and recruit our businesses, people, and future.

To work in partnership with local citizens in our communities to support the economic opportunities of our county by retaining, expanding, and attracting business, industry, and agriculture.

Demographics

Demographics


Population: 9,306
(2008 estimate)
Projected Population: 9,118
(2013 estimate)
Median Age: 39.2 years
(2008 estimate)

 


Average Household Income:
$44,672
(2008 estimate)

Number of Business Establishments:
989
(2002 estimate)

Education: (2000 estimates)
78.7% have High School Diploma or higher
12.3% have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher

 

Major Economic Activities:

 
Agriculture - 48%;
Manufacturing - 27%;
Trade - 5%;

 

Finance, insurance, real estate - 4%;
Construction - 3%
Services - 5%;