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Box Butte County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 11,083 (75% urban, 25% rural); it was 12,158 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,909
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,392
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,353
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,437 (it was 1,427 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

33%

Land area: 1075 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Box Butte County: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (20.8%), Educational, health and social services (20.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Box Butte County, NE (2019)
    • 8,95180.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,45013.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2202.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1801.6%Two or more races
    • 1521.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1241.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 5,572  (50.3%)
Females: 5,511  (49.7%)
Average household size:
Box Butte County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,577 ($39,366 in 1999)
This county:

$55,577
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $518 (lower quartile is $431, upper quartile is $586)
This county:

$518
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $125,922 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Box Butte:

$125,922
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,431 - $184,115

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $150,712
Here:

$150,712
State:

$210,948

Townhouses or other attached units: $149,089
Here:

$149,089
State:

$216,449

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,117
Here:

$159,117
State:

$186,050

Mobile homes: $70,069
Here:

$70,069
State:

$46,228

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,302
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $548

Institutionalized population: 156

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 3
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $244,900
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $327,300
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $750,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $310,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $305,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Box Butte, NE residents
Average permit cost in Box Butte, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,157 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,572 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Box Butte, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Box Butte, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Box Butte, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.5%
Box Butte County:

12.5%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.0% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for other race residents, 55.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.7 years old
(Males: 39.7 years old, Females: 39.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.4 years old, Black residents: 30.2 years old, American Indian residents: 22.3 years old, Asian residents: 36.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.1 years old, Other race residents: 60.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Box Butte 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 $657 a month.

Cities in this county include: Alliance, Hemingford, Berea.

Box Butte 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Box Butte County: S and A Feedlot (A), Pierce County Fairgrounds (B), Cuthills Vineyards (C), Pierce Community Golf Course (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Box Butte County include: Saint Johns Church (A), Stark Valley Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eden Valley Cemetery (1), Rose Hill Cemetery (2), Osmond Cemetery (3), Plainview Cemetery (4), Saint Josephs Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6), Immanuel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Willow Creek Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hadar Creek (A), West Branch North Fork Elkhorn River (B), Dry Creek (C), Yankton Slough (D), East Branch North Fork Elkhorn River (E), Breslau Creek (F), Turtle Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Box Butte County: Willow Creek State Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Essex County, Massachusetts , Hooker County , Jackson County, Iowa , Madison County , Wyoming County, New York , Pierce County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

2.7%

Unemployment by year in Box Butte, NE
County total employment by year in Box Butte, NE
County average yearly wages by year in Box Butte, NE

Current college students: 394
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 485 (17.8% naturalized citizens)

Box Butte County:

4.4%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2692010 or later
  • 932000 to 2009
  • 1011990 to 1999
  • 1061980 to 1989
  • 521970 to 1979
  • 52Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 97.0%

Box Butte County marital status for males Box Butte County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,089
  • One, attached: 140
  • Two: 148
  • 3 or 4: 188
  • 5 to 9: 163
  • 10 to 19: 255
  • 20 to 49: 166
  • 50 or more: 102
  • Mobile homes: 262

Housing units in Box Butte County with a mortgage: 1,557 (6 second mortgage, 123 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,777

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Box Butte County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,3012
Mainline Protestant1,8599
Evangelical Protestant1,1569
Other2522
None5,740-
Box Butte 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:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Box Butte County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Box Butte County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

13.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Box Butte County:

8.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Box Butte County:

30.5%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Box Butte County:

Average size of farms: 1418 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $273,234
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $259.44
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $253,440
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.85%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $167,028
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.03
Corn for grain: 43335 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 96700 harvested acres
Vegetables: 14 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Box Butte County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 3558184.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/7/1953, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Box Butte County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 444% 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 421.8 miles away from Box Butte 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 135.5 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 563.7 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 207.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from Box Butte 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 428.2 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4521, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 9, 2019 - April 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4420, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 12, 2017 - June 17, 2017, FEMA Id: 4325, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2015 to June 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4225: June 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2009 to June 26, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1853: July 31, 2009, FEMA Id: 1853, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Box Butte County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Box Butte

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,449 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 577 (10.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 56 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 73 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 219 (4.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (36%)
  • Bahamas (26%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (15%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • India (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Ireland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Box Butte County


  • German (27%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Polish (3%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Box Butte County, Nebraska in 2000:

  • 166 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Box Butte County, Nebraska in 2010:

  • 145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,607.

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.02% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($21,380 average AGI)
2.82% relocated from other states ($24,880 average AGI)
Box Butte County:

2.82%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.49% ($37,409 average AGI)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.04% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($20,702 average AGI)
3.39% relocated to other states ($30,360 average AGI)
Box Butte County:

3.39%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.73% ($43,182 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.57% ($43,654)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Box Butte County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Box Butte County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Box Butte County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Box Butte County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Box Butte County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Box Butte County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Box Butte County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Box Butte County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Box Butte County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,954 (1,654 aged, 300 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 349 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Box Butte County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (41)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (39)
  • Unspecified dementia (37)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (33)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (31)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (21)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)
  • Congestive heart failure (10)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.78
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,344
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 255
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,256

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,020
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,178
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,083
  • Male householders: 2,697 (881 living alone), Female householders: 2,121 (734 living alone)
  • 2,333 spouses (2,333 opposite-sex spouses), 372 unmarried partners, (372 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,805 children (2,665 natural, 39 adopted, 106 stepchildren), 412 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 20 foster children, 20 other relatives, 124 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 205

Size of family households: 1,462 2-persons, 506 3-persons, 388 4-persons, 333 5-persons, 104 6-persons, 154 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,682 1-person, 143 2-persons, 57 3-persons.

1,915 married couples with children.
478 single-parent households (100 men, 378 women).

90.8% of residents of Box Butte speak English at home.
6.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (32% speak English very well, 68% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $68,945,000 ($6,054 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $841,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,953,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,666,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,553,000
Federal grants: $11,938,000
Federal procurement contracts: $918,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,917,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $460,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,035,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,031,000

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

Births: 808
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 667
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +87
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -996
Here -88 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Box Butte County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.62 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • 312014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 1632000 to 2009
  • 2631990 to 1999
  • 6471980 to 1989
  • 1,3451970 to 1979
  • 2651960 to 1969
  • 5631950 to 1959
  • 4001940 to 1949
  • 1,6851939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Box Butte County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 823 rooms
  • 2834 rooms
  • 5425 rooms
  • 4916 rooms
  • 3077 rooms
  • 6318 rooms
  • 9759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • 171 room
  • 1232 rooms
  • 2263 rooms
  • 3834 rooms
  • 3125 rooms
  • 2416 rooms
  • 467 rooms
  • 738 rooms
  • 839+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Box Butte County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1491 bedroom
  • 7032 bedrooms
  • 1,3213 bedrooms
  • 6744 bedrooms
  • 4935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Box Butte County, Nebraska
  • 16no bedroom
  • 3411 bedroom
  • 6032 bedrooms
  • 4013 bedrooms
  • 1424 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Box Butte County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Box Butte County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Box Butte County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 70no vehicle
  • 4341 vehicle
  • 1,3032 vehicles
  • 8293 vehicles
  • 4714 vehicles
  • 2305+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Box Butte County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Box Butte County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 209no vehicle
  • 7911 vehicle
  • 3812 vehicles
  • 823 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles

83.5% of Box Butte County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Nebraska.

Box Butte County:

83.5%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 7,519
  • Other state: 2,976
  • Northeast: 124
  • Midwest: 1,223
  • South: 406
  • West: 1,266
Year householders moved into unit in Box Butte County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Box Butte County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.6%Utility gas
  • 25.1%Electricity
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.1%Electricity
  • 43.7%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 247
Here:

19.8%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

8.8%
Nebraska:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Box Butte County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $41,362,000
    Other: $546,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $219,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,976,000
    Regular Highways: $1,660,000
    Correctional Institutions: $712,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $500,000
    Financial Administration: $413,000
    Police Protection: $333,000
    Central Staff Services: $215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $175,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $49,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $285,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,119,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,703,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $416,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,210,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $49,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,254,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Other: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,565,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $399,000
    Death and Gift: $200,000

Box Butte County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $41,362,000
    Other: $546,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $219,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,976,000
    Regular Highways: $1,660,000
    Correctional Institutions: $712,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $500,000
    Financial Administration: $413,000
    Police Protection: $333,000
    Central Staff Services: $215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $175,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $49,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $285,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,119,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,703,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $416,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,210,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $49,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,254,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Other: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,565,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $399,000
    Death and Gift: $200,000

Box Butte County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $41,362,000
    Other: $546,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $219,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,976,000
    Regular Highways: $1,660,000
    Correctional Institutions: $712,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $500,000
    Financial Administration: $413,000
    Police Protection: $333,000
    Central Staff Services: $215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $175,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $49,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $285,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,119,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,703,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $416,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,210,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $49,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,254,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Other: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,565,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $399,000
    Death and Gift: $200,000

Box Butte County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $41,362,000
    Other: $546,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $219,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,976,000
    Regular Highways: $1,660,000
    Correctional Institutions: $712,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $500,000
    Financial Administration: $413,000
    Police Protection: $333,000
    Central Staff Services: $215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $175,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $49,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $285,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,119,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,703,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $416,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,210,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $49,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,254,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Other: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,565,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $399,000
    Death and Gift: $200,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 148
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 121
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 92
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 42
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 72
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 55
Most common first names in Box Butte County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9978.0 years
William8079.7 years
Mary7081.7 years
Charles5179.6 years
Robert4572.3 years
Helen4384.6 years
James4275.6 years
George4178.7 years
Frank4179.5 years
Anna3985.0 years
Most common last names in Box Butte County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4381.4 years
Smith3080.9 years
Miller2686.2 years
Hashman1982.4 years
Nelson1881.6 years
Mundt1876.0 years
Walker1881.1 years
Jensen1874.0 years
Taylor1677.0 years
Jones1476.7 years
Businesses in Box Butte County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
FedEx1Pizza Hut1
Ford1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Safeway1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1