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Banner County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2016: 803 (all rural); it was 819 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 96
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 103
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 201
Renter-occupied apartments: 94 (it was 110 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

33%

Land area: 746 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 1 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Banner County: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (59.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 52%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Banner County, Nebraska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years
Males: 373  (46.5%)
Females: 430  (53.5%)
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Average household size:
Banner County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,209 ($31,339 in 1999)

This county:

$53,209
Nebraska:

$56,927

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $461 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $523)
This county:

$461
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $139,363 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Banner:

$139,363
Nebraska:

$148,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,395 - $209,926

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $129,798
Here:

$129,798
State:

$184,633

Mobile homes: $41,719
Here:

$41,719
State:

$34,052
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,272
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $559

Institutionalized population: 0
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Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,639 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,623 (1.4%)

Banner County household income distribution in 2009 Banner County home values distribution Banner County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.0%
Banner County:

11.0%
Nebraska:

11.4%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.0 years old
(Males: 49.9 years old, Females: 44.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 14.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Banner County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $652 a month.

Cities in this county include: Harrisburg.

Banner County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 13
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 15 (19.0% naturalized citizens)

Banner County:

2.0%
Whole state:

7.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 18
  • 2000 to 2009: 1
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • 1970 to 1979: 2
  • Before 1970: 3
Note: State values scaled to Banner County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.8%

Banner County marital status for males Banner County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 354
  • One, attached: 3
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • Mobile homes: 25

Housing units in Banner County with a mortgage: 105 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 103

Here:

50.5% with mortgage
State:

60.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Banner County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant621
Mainline Protestant161
None612-
Banner County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:






Adult diabetes rate:
Banner County:

8.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Banner County:

28.3%
State:

28.0%

Agriculture in Banner County:

Average size of farms: 1819 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $247,915
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $111.43
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.14%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $263,281
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.18%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.40%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $164,575
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.50
Corn for grain: 7481 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 42590 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Banner County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 409.0 miles away from Banner County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 112.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 541.3 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 416.1 miles away from Banner County center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to April 23, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1373: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1373, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Snow Storms, Incident Period: October 24, 1997 to October 26, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1190: November 01, 1997, FEMA Id: 1190, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow

The number of natural disasters in Banner County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (41%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Other Eastern Africa (47%)
  • Japan (20%)
  • Germany (20%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Banner County (%):

  • German (21%)
  • Scotch-Irish (11%)
  • American (5%)
  • Swedish (5%)
  • Welsh (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)

Banner County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 162 (52.1%)
  • Carpooled: 21 (6.8%)
  • Walked: 29 (9.3%)
  • Worked at home: 96 (30.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,063.

6.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Nebraska average:

6.38%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Nebraska.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries



9.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Nebraska average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Nebraska.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Births per 1000 population in Banner County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Banner County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 16.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 35.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Banner County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Banner County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Banner County


Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 20 (16%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 91 (0 aged, 0 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 28%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 29%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 819
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 273

Household type by relationship:

Households: 803
  • In family households: 727 (132 male householders, 111 female householders)
    211 spouses, 210 children (172 natural, 31 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 15 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 8 other relatives, 29 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 75 (31 male householders (28 living alone)), 38 female householders (36 living alone)), 5 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 132 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 64 1-person, 5 2-persons.

128 married couples with children.
39 single-parent households (5 men, 34 women).

96.0% of residents of Banner speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (33% speak English well, 67% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $7,995,000 ($10,492 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $0,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,050,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $460,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,412,000
Federal grants: $852,000
Federal procurement contracts: $36,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $186,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $482,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,517,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,927,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 19
Here:

26 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 21
Here:

29 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -79
Here -108 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Banner County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.04 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 7
  • 2000 to 2009: 24
  • 1990 to 1999: 22
  • 1980 to 1989: 15
  • 1970 to 1979: 57
  • 1960 to 1969: 39
  • 1950 to 1959: 31
  • 1940 to 1949: 74
  • 1939 or earlier: 116
Note: State values scaled to Banner population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Banner County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Banner County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 24
  • 5 rooms: 42
  • 6 rooms: 51
  • 7 rooms: 30
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9+ rooms: 45
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 18
  • 5 rooms: 24
  • 6 rooms: 20
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9+ rooms: 24
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Banner County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Banner County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 1
  • 2 bedrooms: 66
  • 3 bedrooms: 86
  • 4 bedrooms: 30
  • 5+ bedrooms: 25
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 1
  • 2 bedrooms: 31
  • 3 bedrooms: 36
  • 4 bedrooms: 22
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Cars and other vehicles available in Banner County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Banner County population
  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 24
  • 2 vehicles: 55
  • 3 vehicles: 56
  • 4 vehicles: 48
  • 5+ vehicles: 23
  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 31
  • 2 vehicles: 36
  • 3 vehicles: 24
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

86% of Banner County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Nebraska.

Banner County:

85.7%
State average:

83.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 541
  • Other state: 238
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 78
  • South: 40
  • West: 117

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Banner County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58.5%)
  • Electricity (18.8%)
  • Utility gas (6.8%)
  • Other fuel (3.4%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (64.2%)
  • Electricity (24.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • Utility gas (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

16.7%
Nebraska:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

7.1%
Nebraska:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

21.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Banner County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $589,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    Central Staff Services: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $45,000
    Police Protection: $38,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    General - Other: $12,000
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000
    Health Services - Other: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $354,000

Banner County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $256,000
    General Support: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $487,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $43,000
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000
    Total General Sales: $1,000
    NEC: $1,000

Banner County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $411,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 0
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 0
Banner County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Banner County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Banner County on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"