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Polk County, Nebraska; Keya Paha County, Nebraska; Boyd County, Nebraska

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Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)

Polk County, Nebraska
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
5,174
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
5,174
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
5,214
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 5,214
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 5,406
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.6%
Female persons, percent
50.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
97.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
92.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 369
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 3.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 2,526
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 83.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $117,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,045
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $454
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $606
Building permits, 2021 9
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 2,048
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.50
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 92.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 6.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 90.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 85.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 90.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 19.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 65.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 57.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,904
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 16,080
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 11,579
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 48,647
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $9,180
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 21.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $59,837
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $28,978
Persons in poverty, percent
7.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 145
Total employment, 2020 881
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 30,316
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -1.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 470
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 219
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 119
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 203
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 171
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 11.9
Population per square mile, 2010 12.3
Land area in square miles, 2020 438.67
Land area in square miles, 2010 438.35
FIPS Code 31143
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Polk County, Nebraska
5,174
Keya Paha County, Nebraska
787
Boyd County, Nebraska
1,789
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1,300
2,600
3,900
5,200
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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