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Cuming County, Nebraska; Nemaha County, Nebraska; Howard County, Nebraska; Polk County, Nebraska; Loup County, Nebraska; Otoe County, Nebraska

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Cuming County, Nebraska
Nemaha County, Nebraska
Howard County, Nebraska
Polk County, Nebraska
Loup County, Nebraska
Otoe County, Nebraska
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 8,940 6,958 6,468 5,278 618 15,985
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA NA NA NA NA NA
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 8,940 6,958 6,468 5,278 618 15,985
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) NA NA NA NA NA NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 9,139 7,248 6,274 5,406 628 15,740
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA NA NA NA NA NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -2.2% -4.0% 3.1% -2.4% -1.6% 1.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 9,139 7,248 6,274 5,406 632 15,740
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.7%
5.9%
6.2%
4.9%
4.9%
6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.7%
21.7%
24.3%
22.6%
18.9%
24.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.0%
20.1%
21.1%
22.9%
26.7%
19.5%
Female persons, percent
49.9%
50.0%
49.3%
50.6%
49.0%
50.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
97.0%
95.9%
97.3%
97.5%
98.4%
95.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.5%
1.4%
0.5%
0.3%
1.1%
1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.5%
0.6%
0.6%
0.3%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.6%
0.5%
0.2%
0.2%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.1%
1.5%
1.0%
1.3%
0.0%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
10.5%
2.8%
2.7%
6.3%
3.2%
8.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
87.6%
93.6%
95.2%
92.0%
95.3%
88.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 588 526 420 339 63 1,251
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 5.5% 1.4% 1.6% 3.5% 0.0% 4.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 4,257 3,499 3,120 2,734 461 7,217
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 69.2% 72.1% 77.4% 80.0% 83.9% 72.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $115,200 $109,500 $127,400 $100,200 $122,600 $134,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,016 $1,117 $1,331 $1,055 $992 $1,295
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $453 $440 $513 $435 $483 $502
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $658 $596 $650 $602 $519 $662
Building permits, 2018 22 7 17 7 5 33
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 3,752 2,877 2,684 2,052 279 6,452
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.36 2.25 2.39 2.52 2.10 2.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 92.5% 79.0% 94.3% 93.2% 95.3% 88.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 8.0% 2.8% 2.3% 6.2% 0.0% 6.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 80.8% 85.9% 84.5% 87.2% 85.3% 85.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 66.6% 76.4% 72.6% 82.0% 68.8% 77.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 87.4% 93.0% 92.8% 92.0% 97.8% 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 23.2% 28.1% 20.5% 21.1% 23.2% 21.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 5.1% 10.1% 7.3% 7.2% 12.5% 9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.6%
7.7%
9.0%
10.0%
10.7%
8.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 69.4% 62.2% 68.5% 66.0% 60.4% 67.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 60.9% 58.3% 65.7% 59.2% 52.5% 64.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 15,446 7,023 2,516 1,407 D 13,864
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 40,851 30,802 D 17,428 0 66,886
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 245,806 D 2,086 D 0 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 220,549 69,464 43,719 211,946 D 239,389
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 205,974 57,722 52,860 50,228 D 202,505
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $22,704 $8,068 $8,343 $9,441 NA $12,860
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 16.5 17.9 21.8 21.1 26.3 21.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $55,190 $51,922 $54,399 $61,962 $53,125 $54,828
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $29,306 $27,945 $26,651 $30,403 $28,299 $29,229
Persons in poverty, percent
8.9%
12.7%
10.2%
8.5%
17.1%
9.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 364 188 178 148 16 474
Total employment, 2017 2,628 1,583 1,093 909 42 4,829
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 97,687 51,675 36,183 27,877 681 158,080
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 1.0% 5.4% 2.3% -11.1% 75.0% -4.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 761 475 517 490 82 1,250
All firms, 2012 903 591 513 653 125 1,679
Men-owned firms, 2012 489 214 355 216 F 726
Women-owned firms, 2012 195 129 107 178 F 552
Minority-owned firms, 2012 47 F F 27 F 76
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 818 557 499 613 125 1,537
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 55 F 57 44 F 167
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 779 494 439 536 99 1,339
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 16.0 17.8 11.0 12.3 1.1 25.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 570.62 407.38 569.34 438.35 568.29 615.63
FIPS Code 31039 31127 31093 31143 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.

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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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