Thursday, 30 November 2023
More Nebraskan's uncertain about future

(KLZA)-- The University of Nebraska's latest rural Poll revealed there is increased pessimisim about the present and future of rural Nebraska.

This marks the 28th year of the poll. 27 percent of those responding indicated they are worse off today than five years ago. That is up from 21% last year and 11% from in 2021.

45 percent of respondents felt they are better off now than five years ago.

39 percent of those surveyed think they will be better off in 10 years. In addition, younger people as well as those with higher household incomes and levels of education, tend to be more optimistic about their current and future well being.

Of the 6,000 household surveys sent out as part of the poll, only 1,100, responded, representing 89 of the sates 93 counties.

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