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Gosper County, Nebraska; Colfax County, Nebraska; Otoe County, Nebraska; United States

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Gosper County, Nebraska
Colfax County, Nebraska
Otoe County, Nebraska
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 1,996 10,881 15,985 327,167,434
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 1,996 10,881 15,985 327,167,434
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 2,044 10,515 15,740 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -2.3% 3.5% 1.6% 6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 2,044 10,515 15,740 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
9.0%
6.6%
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.4%
29.7%
24.0%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.9%
13.5%
19.5%
16.0%
Female persons, percent
48.7%
46.7%
50.4%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.7%
88.7%
95.8%
76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.7%
5.0%
1.0%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
3.3%
0.7%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.1%
0.7%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.5%
0.2%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
1.3%
1.7%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.9%
47.0%
8.3%
18.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
91.0%
47.6%
88.2%
60.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 135 429 1,129 18,939,219
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 1.0% 28.4% 4.2% 13.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 1,308 4,215 7,217 138,537,078
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 69.6% 68.4% 72.4% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $116,300 $94,300 $130,700 $193,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $998 $1,023 $1,243 $1,515
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $492 $433 $488 $474
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $621 $591 $659 $982
Building permits, 2018 2 38 33 1,328,827
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 885 3,681 6,439 118,825,921
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.24 2.86 2.43 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 82.6% 87.8% 87.4% 85.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 0.8% 43.0% 6.9% 21.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 82.4% 78.0% 83.5% 87.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 74.2% 68.0% 72.8% 78.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 94.3% 71.2% 91.2% 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 24.1% 14.4% 21.4% 30.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 7.7% 5.6% 8.9% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.6%
16.7%
8.9%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 70.1% 71.4% 67.5% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 65.5% 65.5% 63.4% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 13,864 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 368 36,024 66,886 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 0 D D 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 101,357 214,155 239,389 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,723 105,973 202,505 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $1,835 $9,948 $12,860 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 16.4 16.2 21.7 26.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $61,769 $54,876 $54,605 $57,652
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $31,901 $23,393 $28,567 $31,177
Persons in poverty, percent
9.2%
9.2%
9.1%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 61 264 467 7,757,807
Total employment, 2016 195 3,712 5,031 126,752,238
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 6,764 148,605 156,972 6,435,142,055
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 -11.0% -0.2% 1.0% 2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 204 575 1,250 25,701,671
All firms, 2012 254 769 1,679 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 117 387 726 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 68 213 552 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F 150 76 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 245 588 1,537 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 25 45 167 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 218 678 1,339 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 4.5 25.5 25.6 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 458.16 411.66 615.63 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 31073 31037 31131 00
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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