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Dawes County, Nebraska; Hooker County, Nebraska; Loup County, Nebraska; Otoe County, Nebraska

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Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018)

Dawes County, Nebraska
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 8,716
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 8,716
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 9,182
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -5.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 9,182
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.5%
Female persons, percent
50.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
88.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
4.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 649
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 4,256
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 64.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $120,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,178
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $509
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $582
Building permits, 2018 10
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 3,623
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.17
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 75.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 85.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 77.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 95.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 37.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 7.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 61.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 57.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 17,358
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 44,113
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,490
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 10,375
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 169,884
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $18,563
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 13.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $51,748
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $26,021
Persons in poverty, percent
17.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 263
Total employment, 2017 2,149
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 60,189
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 -0.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 630
All firms, 2012 962
Men-owned firms, 2012 447
Women-owned firms, 2012 225
Minority-owned firms, 2012 58
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 863
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 86
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 840
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 6.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 1,396.46
FIPS Code 31045
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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Dawes County, Nebraska
8,716
Hooker County, Nebraska
682
Loup County, Nebraska
618
Otoe County, Nebraska
15,985
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8,000
12,000
16,000
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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