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Cass County, Nebraska; Valley County, Nebraska; Hamilton County, Nebraska; Loup County, Nebraska; Otoe County, Nebraska

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Cass County, Nebraska
Valley County, Nebraska
Hamilton County, Nebraska
Loup County, Nebraska
Otoe County, Nebraska
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 26,159 4,190 9,280 618 15,985
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 26,248 4,158 9,324 664 16,012
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 26,159 4,190 9,280 618 15,985
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 25,241 4,260 9,114 628 15,740
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 25,241 4,260 9,114 628 15,740
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4.0% -2.4% 2.3% 5.7% 1.7%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 3.6% -1.6% 1.8% -1.6% 1.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 25,241 4,260 9,124 632 15,740
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
6.1%
6.3%
4.9%
6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.1%
22.9%
24.1%
18.9%
24.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.5%
25.3%
19.9%
26.7%
19.5%
Female persons, percent
49.6%
50.4%
49.8%
49.0%
50.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.5%
97.8%
97.9%
98.4%
95.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.4%
0.4%
1.1%
1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.4%
0.3%
0.2%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
Z
0.0%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
1.1%
1.0%
0.0%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.4%
3.0%
3.4%
3.2%
8.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.6%
95.0%
94.9%
95.3%
88.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 2,564 323 697 63 1,251
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.1% 1.0% 1.1% 0.0% 4.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 11,659 2,302 4,143 461 7,217
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 81.5% 74.2% 80.8% 83.9% 72.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $170,700 $107,800 $140,400 $122,600 $134,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,476 $1,059 $1,160 $992 $1,295
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $582 $455 $473 $483 $502
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $773 $595 $741 $519 $662
Building permits, 2018 113 6 44 5 33
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 10,005 1,840 3,699 279 6,452
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.54 2.26 2.44 2.10 2.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.3% 87.1% 90.0% 95.3% 88.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.2% 1.7% 2.1% 0.0% 6.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 91.6% 80.9% 91.2% 85.3% 85.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 82.3% 71.9% 84.5% 68.8% 77.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 94.9% 92.5% 94.7% 97.8% 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 27.4% 22.8% 26.0% 23.2% 21.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 6.5% 7.9% 6.3% 12.5% 9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.0%
11.8%
7.0%
10.7%
8.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 67.6% 66.9% 68.5% 60.4% 67.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.6% 62.4% 62.1% 52.5% 64.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 6,792 D 13,864
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 26,555 5,851 D 0 66,886
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 170,469 D D 0 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 225,463 545,287 D 239,389
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 177,805 116,530 116,504 D 202,505
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,075 $27,555 $12,929 NA $12,860
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 26.1 16.4 17.9 26.3 21.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $71,139 $55,170 $64,042 $53,125 $54,828
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $33,178 $28,587 $32,086 $28,299 $29,229
Persons in poverty, percent
7.4%
12.4%
6.5%
17.1%
9.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 573 184 324 16 474
Total employment, 2017 4,123 1,339 2,864 42 4,829
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 148,447 43,205 121,825 681 158,080
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 7.0% 2.5% 1.6% 75.0% -4.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 1,924 403 814 82 1,250
All firms, 2012 1,982 671 1,161 125 1,679
Men-owned firms, 2012 895 359 572 F 726
Women-owned firms, 2012 535 95 299 F 552
Minority-owned firms, 2012 34 50 45 F 76
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,905 598 1,076 125 1,537
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 233 62 132 F 167
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,613 551 944 99 1,339
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 45.3 7.5 16.8 1.1 25.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 557.45 568.05 542.88 568.29 615.63
FIPS Code 31025 31175 31081 31115 31131
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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