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Nebraska: Banks’ Economic Impact

Banks support Nebraska’s economy with consumer, business and other loans, and by providing more than 15,000 people with a rewarding place to work.

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  • 15,962Employees

  • $1.3 BTotal Annual Compensation & Benefits

  • $79,060Average Total Compensation & Benefits

  • 159Banks Headquartered in State

Source: FDIC Call Report year-end 2020, estimates based on ABA 2020/2021 survey data



  • $11.6 BNew Home Loans Booked in 2020

  • 54,300Number of New Home Loans in 2020

  • $175,000Median New Home Loan Size in 2020

  • $3.4 Bin Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans Facilitated

  • 42,291PPP Loans

  • $19,262Median PPP Loan

  • 401.6 KJobs Supported by PPP

Signing loan documents in the parking lot

Safely Serving Nebraska Customers

Signing loan documents in the parking lot

Nebraska’s Washington County Bank accommodates customers during the COVID-19 pandemic by adapting its services to follow social distancing guidelines. Lobbies were closed, and loan documents were signed in the parking lot so customers and employees can maintain a safe distance. Vice President Mike Tupa is seen here assisting a customer at the bank’s Blair location.

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Source: HMDA, SBA PPP Loans, ABA analysis



  • 1.5 MCustomers

  • $79.4 BDeposits

  • 177Banks Operating Branches

  • 1,045Branches & Offices

  • 139Branches Offering Low Fee Bank On-certified Accounts

Security First Bank's drive-up lane

Ready to Serve Small-Town Customers

Security First Bank's drive-up lane

Security First Bank created a “drive-up lane” outside of their Cody, Nebraska location for customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. With a total population of 154, Cody’s residents are accustomed to banking in the branch, so this creative adaptation allows the bank to safely serve its customers during a time of need.

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Source: Estimates based on ABA 2020/2021 survey data, FDIC Summary of Deposits (2021Q2), 2021 CFE Fund

Giving Back

Giving Back

  • 201.2 KVolunteer Hours

  • $37.1 MCommunity Donations

Rebuilding America's Heartland

In response to the devastating flood that affected Nebraska and surrounding states in 2019, FNBO—formerly First National Bank of Omaha—in Omaha, NE, partnered with the Nebraska Community Foundation to create the Rebuild the Heartland Community Fund.

Source: Estimates based on ABA 2020/2021 survey data

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