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Buffalo County, Nebraska

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Buffalo County, Nebraska
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 49,659
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 49,659
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 46,099
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 46,102
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.0%
Female persons, percent
50.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
86.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 2,503
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 4.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 20,810
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 63.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $165,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,374
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $522
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $776
Building permits, 2019 142
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 19,165
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 75.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 7.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 90.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 82.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 34.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 7.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 73.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 68.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 121,711
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 453,646
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,785,028
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,254,485
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 966,976
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $20,373
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 15.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $56,952
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $30,184
Persons in poverty, percent
10.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 1,703
Total employment, 2018 23,133
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 888,536
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -1.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,923
All firms, 2012 4,702
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,433
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,157
Minority-owned firms, 2012 226
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 4,209
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 242
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 4,023
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 47.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 968.11
FIPS Code 31019
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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