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Howard County, Nebraska; Dundy County, Nebraska

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Howard County, Nebraska
Dundy County, Nebraska
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6,445 1,693
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6,445 1,693
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 6,274 2,008
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2.7% -15.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 6,274 2,008
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
4.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.1%
18.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.6%
26.2%
Female persons, percent
49.0%
50.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
97.3%
95.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
1.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
0.9%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.3%
7.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
95.6%
89.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 380 145
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 1.7% 6.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,132 1,120
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 76.5% 72.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $148,800 $75,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,406 $960
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $510 $386
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $685 $492
Building permits, 2019 25 1
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 2,720 872
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.36 2.14
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 93.8% 81.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 2.5% 12.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 86.3% 83.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 73.5% 71.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 94.9% 83.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 21.1% 23.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.4% 7.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.5%
19.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 68.7% 62.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 66.4% 52.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,516 1,188
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,086 2,725
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 43,719 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 52,860 12,270
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,343 $6,071
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 23.9 15.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $59,348 $41,716
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $27,489 $25,479
Persons in poverty, percent
10.1%
13.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 179 52
Total employment, 2018 1,180 344
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 38,681 12,115
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 8.0% 2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 486 172
All firms, 2012 513 189
Men-owned firms, 2012 355 112
Women-owned firms, 2012 107 F
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 499 158
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 57 F
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 439 151
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 11.0 2.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 569.34 919.68
FIPS Code 31093 31057
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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