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Howard County, Nebraska; Loup County, Nebraska; Washington County, Nebraska

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Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)

Howard County, Nebraska
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
6,531
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
6,531
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
6,475
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 6,475
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 6,274
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.5%
Female persons, percent
49.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
0.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
94.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 385
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 1.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 2,884
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 73.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $155,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,331
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $497
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $737
Building permits, 2021 14
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 2,732
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.35
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 95.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 2.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 86.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 77.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 96.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 21.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 69.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 66.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 51,826
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $8,109
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 27.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $59,432
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $28,108
Persons in poverty, percent
8.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 172
Total employment, 2020 1,041
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 37,172
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -8.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 516
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 208
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 111
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 195
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 177
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 11.4
Population per square mile, 2010 11.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 569.34
Land area in square miles, 2010 569.34
FIPS Code 31093
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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5,300
10,600
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21,200
Howard County, Nebraska
6,531
Loup County, Nebraska
604
Washington County, Nebraska
20,969
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5,300
10,600
15,900
21,200
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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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