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Polk County, Nebraska; Wheeler County, Nebraska; Sarpy County, Nebraska; Cass County, Nebraska

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Polk County, Nebraska
Wheeler County, Nebraska
Sarpy County, Nebraska
Cass County, Nebraska
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5,213 783 187,196 26,248
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5,213 783 187,196 26,248
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 5,402 818 158,835 25,241
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -3.5% -4.3% 17.9% 4.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 5,406 818 158,840 25,241
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
5.6%
7.1%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.5%
19.2%
27.2%
23.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.6%
28.5%
12.1%
18.1%
Female persons, percent
50.1%
49.2%
49.9%
49.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
97.3%
97.7%
88.8%
96.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.4%
X
4.4%
0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.5%
0.8%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.4%
2.7%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
X
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.2%
1.4%
3.2%
1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.2%
1.5%
10.1%
3.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
92.0%
96.4%
80.1%
93.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 337 44 17,961 2,591
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 3.0% 0.5% 5.1% 1.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2,738 584 71,061 11,730
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 83.1% 67.1% 68.9% 81.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $107,300 $97,800 $195,300 $173,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,070 $975 $1,625 $1,492
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $440 $509 $644 $592
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $584 $508 $1,006 $820
Building permits, 2019 5 0 1,399 90
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 2,052 346 66,260 9,945
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.51 2.26 2.72 2.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.9% 85.3% 84.7% 88.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 6.0% 1.8% 8.3% 2.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 90.2% 89.6% 95.3% 92.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 84.8% 75.4% 90.9% 84.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 91.4% 95.6% 95.5% 94.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 21.8% 19.4% 39.8% 27.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.3% 6.7% 7.0% 7.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.6%
14.4%
6.2%
6.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 66.2% 62.1% 71.5% 67.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.8% 48.2% 67.9% 62.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,407 243 224,741 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 17,428 0 387,545 26,555
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 0 791,852 170,469
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 211,946 D 4,040,170 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 50,228 D 2,926,381 177,805
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,441 NA $17,644 $7,075
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 21.7 17.7 20.8 26.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $67,719 $51,591 $82,032 $71,846
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $30,234 $29,037 $36,058 $33,851
Persons in poverty, percent
6.9%
12.3%
5.9%
5.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 140 20 3,755 580
Total employment, 2018 932 109 57,817 4,331
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 29,602 2,198 2,589,667 159,707
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 2.5% -2.7% 1.5% 5.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 470 84 11,261 1,962
All firms, 2012 653 41 11,541 1,982
Men-owned firms, 2012 216 F 5,794 895
Women-owned firms, 2012 178 F 3,968 535
Minority-owned firms, 2012 27 F 1,112 34
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 613 33 9,946 1,905
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 44 F 1,663 233
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 536 36 9,138 1,613
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 12.3 1.4 664.6 45.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 438.35 575.18 238.99 557.45
FIPS Code 31143 31183 31153 31025
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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