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Perkins County, Nebraska; Valley County, Nebraska; Lancaster County, Nebraska; Richardson County, Nebraska; Otoe County, Nebraska

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Perkins County, Nebraska
Valley County, Nebraska
Lancaster County, Nebraska
Richardson County, Nebraska
Otoe County, Nebraska
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2,891 4,158 319,090 7,865 16,012
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2,891 4,158 319,090 7,865 16,012
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 2,967 4,260 285,407 8,363 15,740
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.6% -2.4% 11.8% -6.0% 1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 2,970 4,260 285,407 8,363 15,740
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.4%
5.6%
6.2%
5.5%
6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.7%
22.8%
22.6%
21.4%
24.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.7%
25.8%
14.4%
24.9%
19.8%
Female persons, percent
48.8%
50.1%
49.8%
49.7%
50.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
97.6%
97.8%
86.8%
93.0%
95.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.4%
4.3%
0.5%
1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.3%
1.0%
3.3%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.4%
4.8%
0.4%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.0%
1.1%
3.0%
2.7%
1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.4%
3.4%
7.4%
1.9%
8.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.9%
94.5%
80.6%
91.7%
88.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 204 323 15,395 750 1,251
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.4% 1.0% 7.7% 0.6% 4.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1,446 2,301 134,986 4,403 7,232
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 77.6% 74.2% 60.0% 77.1% 72.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $113,100 $107,800 $167,900 $66,800 $134,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,084 $1,059 $1,378 $959 $1,295
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $490 $455 $533 $389 $502
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $700 $595 $822 $551 $662
Building permits, 2019 2 10 1,887 0 24
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 1,225 1,840 122,646 3,772 6,452
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.34 2.26 2.42 2.08 2.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 89.0% 87.1% 78.6% 91.3% 88.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 5.4% 1.7% 11.2% 1.1% 6.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 87.3% 80.9% 92.3% 83.3% 85.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 83.0% 71.9% 86.0% 74.9% 77.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 89.3% 92.5% 93.5% 93.2% 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 25.8% 22.8% 38.8% 18.2% 21.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 6.5% 7.9% 7.3% 9.4% 9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.9%
10.8%
8.0%
9.5%
8.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 66.8% 66.9% 71.4% 63.5% 67.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 59.8% 62.4% 68.4% 59.0% 64.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 584 D 598,262 6,146 13,864
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 16,539 5,851 2,364,812 D 66,886
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 5,963,290 40,415 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 218,660 225,463 3,139,666 473,111 239,389
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 56,803 116,530 4,322,640 94,078 202,505
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $19,380 $27,555 $14,733 $11,348 $12,860
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 13.9 16.4 19.1 17.0 21.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $62,469 $55,170 $58,009 $48,096 $54,828
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $33,749 $28,587 $30,929 $28,965 $29,229
Persons in poverty, percent
10.3%
12.4%
12.4%
13.0%
9.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 126 180 8,659 261 476
Total employment, 2018 891 1,294 143,596 1,768 4,772
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 37,384 44,964 6,131,897 55,891 163,959
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.1% -3.4% 3.3% -1.3% -1.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 312 399 22,126 585 1,252
All firms, 2012 298 671 25,691 900 1,679
Men-owned firms, 2012 193 359 13,181 530 726
Women-owned firms, 2012 58 95 8,943 242 552
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F 50 2,153 F 76
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 268 598 22,447 846 1,537
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 51 62 2,557 113 167
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 237 551 21,671 728 1,339
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 3.4 7.5 340.8 15.2 25.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 883.34 568.05 837.55 551.84 615.63
FIPS Code 31135 31175 31109 31147 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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