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Otoe County, Nebraska; Chase County, Nebraska; Polk County, Nebraska; Hayes County, Nebraska

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Otoe County, Nebraska
Chase County, Nebraska
Polk County, Nebraska
Hayes County, Nebraska
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,012 3,924 5,213 922
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,012 3,924 5,213 922
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 15,740 3,966 5,402 960
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.7% -1.1% -3.5% -4.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 15,740 3,966 5,406 967
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.5%
6.4%
5.3%
8.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.0%
24.8%
22.5%
23.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.8%
21.3%
23.6%
28.0%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
50.9%
50.1%
49.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.8%
97.7%
97.3%
97.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.0%
0.7%
0.4%
0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.5%
0.8%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.2%
0.2%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.0%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
0.9%
1.2%
1.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.6%
14.8%
6.2%
5.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
88.0%
83.6%
92.0%
92.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,251 269 339 84
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 4.0% 7.9% 3.5% 5.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,232 1,971 2,738 511
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 72.1% 77.2% 80.0% 70.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $134,700 $122,700 $100,200 $62,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,295 $1,076 $1,055 $900
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $502 $507 $435 $366
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $662 $639 $602 $467
Building permits, 2019 24 2 5 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 6,452 1,714 2,052 413
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.43 2.14 2.52 2.28
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.2% 89.2% 93.2% 94.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 6.2% 12.1% 6.2% 8.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 85.3% 87.4% 87.2% 84.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 77.3% 81.3% 82.0% 76.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 91.5% 88.6% 92.0% 88.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 21.8% 20.8% 21.1% 18.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 9.8% 5.7% 7.2% 10.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.5%
14.2%
9.6%
20.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 67.7% 68.2% 66.0% 65.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 64.9% 58.9% 59.2% 62.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 13,864 D 1,407 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 66,886 11,580 17,428 D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D D 0
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 239,389 536,524 211,946 0
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 202,505 92,252 50,228 D
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,860 $22,700 $9,441 NA
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 21.9 14.2 21.1 24.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $54,828 $55,833 $61,962 $45,515
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $29,229 $29,526 $30,403 $26,369
Persons in poverty, percent
9.4%
9.5%
8.5%
16.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 476 160 140 20
Total employment, 2018 4,772 1,094 932 54
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 163,959 37,476 29,602 1,473
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -1.2% -4.0% 2.5% 12.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,252 457 470 84
All firms, 2012 1,679 496 653 39
Men-owned firms, 2012 726 269 216 25
Women-owned firms, 2012 552 136 178 F
Minority-owned firms, 2012 76 F 27 F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,537 462 613 37
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 167 F 44 F
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,339 434 536 29
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 25.6 4.4 12.3 1.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 615.63 894.42 438.35 713.06
FIPS Code 31131 31029 31143 31085
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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