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Polk County, Nebraska; Douglas County, Nebraska; Banner County, Nebraska; Otoe County, Nebraska; United States

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Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018)

Polk County, Nebraska
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 5,278
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 5,278
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 5,406
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -2.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 5,406
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.9%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
97.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
92.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 314
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 3.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 2,734
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 80.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $100,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,088
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $439
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $612
Building permits, 2018 7
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 2,038
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.53
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 92.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 6.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 86.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 78.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 93.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 20.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 6.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 68.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 61.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,407
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 17,428
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 211,946
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 50,228
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,441
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 19.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $63,667
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $32,424
Persons in poverty, percent
6.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 148
Total employment, 2017 909
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 27,877
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 -11.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 490
All firms, 2012 653
Men-owned firms, 2012 216
Women-owned firms, 2012 178
Minority-owned firms, 2012 27
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 613
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 44
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 536
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 12.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 438.35
FIPS Code 31143
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
0
81,800,000
163,600,000
245,400,000
327,200,000
Polk County, Nebraska
5,278
Douglas County, Nebraska
566,880
Banner County, Nebraska
730
Otoe County, Nebraska
15,985
United States
327,167,434
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81,800,000
163,600,000
245,400,000
327,200,000
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., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). 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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