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Dakota County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 20,382 (79% urban, 21% rural); it was 20,253 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,896
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,716
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,786
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,606 (it was 2,309 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%

Land area: 264 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dakota County: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.4%), Educational, health and social services (13.6%), Construction (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 87%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Dakota County, NE (2019)
    • 9,70347.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,24339.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,0475.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6943.4%Asian alone
    • 4732.3%Two or more races
    • 4262.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 520.3%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 10,249  (50.3%)
Females: 10,133  (49.7%)
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Average household size:
Dakota County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,956 ($38,834 in 1999)
This county:

$60,956
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $659 (lower quartile is $510, upper quartile is $800)
This county:

$659
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $132,573 (it was $76,400 in 2000)
Dakota:

$132,573
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,781 - $185,772

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $169,087
Here:

$169,087
State:

$210,948

Townhouses or other attached units: $203,448
Here:

$203,448
State:

$216,449

In 2-unit structures: $289,437
Here:

$289,437
State:

$141,367

Mobile homes: $17,290
Here:

$17,290
State:

$46,228

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,151
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $531

Institutionalized population: 217

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 5
Dakota County, NE map from a distance

Health of residents in Dakota County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
64.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
43.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
46.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 205 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Health of residents in Dakota County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
65.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
47.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
66.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
61.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 206 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2000: 60 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2002: 39 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2010: 64 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2016: 33 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2017: 35 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2018: 31 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2019: 30 buildings, average cost: $203,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Dakota, NE residents
Average permit cost in Dakota, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,338 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,146 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Dakota, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dakota, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dakota, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.5%
Dakota County:

14.5%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.5% for American Indian residents, 19.1% for other race residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 33.7 years old
(Males: 32.7 years old, Females: 34.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.1 years old, Black residents: 29.7 years old, American Indian residents: 35.0 years old, Asian residents: 26.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.7 years old, Other race residents: 23.6 years old)

Area name: Sioux City, IA-NE-SD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dakota County is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $597 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $752 a month.

Cities in this county include: South Sioux City, Dakota City, Homer, Hubbard, Jackson.

Dakota County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bear Lake County, Idaho , Humboldt County, Nevada , Del Norte County, California , Jackson County, Oregon , Schuyler County, New York , Knox County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Nebraska:

2.7%

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

Current college students: 647
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,353 (45.5% naturalized citizens)

Dakota County:

26.3%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9412010 or later
  • 1,7802000 to 2009
  • 1,2461990 to 1999
  • 1,1661980 to 1989
  • 3581970 to 1979
  • 93Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.0%

Dakota County marital status for males Dakota County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,234
  • One, attached: 189
  • Two: 212
  • 3 or 4: 160
  • 5 to 9: 452
  • 10 to 19: 307
  • 20 or more: 556
  • Mobile homes: 814
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Dakota County with a mortgage: 2,563 (2 second mortgage, 49 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,373

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dakota County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,5987
Mainline Protestant3,45010
Evangelical Protestant1,93910
Other3131
None10,706-
Dakota 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: 4
Dakota County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Dakota County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dakota County:

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Dakota County:

31.7%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.5%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Dakota County:

Average size of farms: 512 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $102,084
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $222.86
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $92,862
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 73.19%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $95,332
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.50%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.47
Corn for grain: 52204 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 51930 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Dakota County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 243% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from Dakota County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 191.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 415.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 225.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from Dakota County center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 2018 - July 1, 2018, FEMA Id: 4387, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 21, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4183: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4183, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3323: June 18, 2011, FEMA Id: 3323, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Nebraska Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4013: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4013, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Ice Jams, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 06, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1902: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1902, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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 & Flooding, Incident Period: August 17, 2001 to August 18, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1394: October 12, 2001, FEMA Id: 1394, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Dakota County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dakota

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,997 (76.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,991 (16.8%)
  • Bus: 34 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 73 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 300 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 408 (3.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (68%)
  • Somalia (11%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • India (2%)
  • Uganda (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dakota County


  • German (12%)
  • Somali (6%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • American (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • English (1%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Dakota County, Nebraska in 2000:

  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Dakota County, Nebraska in 2010:

  • 147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,080.

6.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.24% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($6,306 average AGI)
5.66% relocated from other states ($28,545 average AGI)
Dakota County:

5.66%
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 Woodbury County, IA  2.90% ($33,586 average AGI)
from Douglas County, NE  0.27% ($26,136)


8.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.98%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.56% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($5,970 average AGI)
7.42% relocated to other states ($28,713 average AGI)
Dakota County:

7.42%
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 Woodbury County, IA  3.67% ($32,083 average AGI)
to Union County, SD  0.31% ($76,560)
to Douglas County, NE  0.31% ($35,440)
to Dixon County, NE  0.29% ($43,667)
to Thurston County, NE  0.24% ($26,150)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.9

Births per 1000 population in Dakota County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Dakota County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Dakota County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dakota County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dakota County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dakota County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dakota County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dakota County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dakota County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,638 (2,240 aged, 398 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 898 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (157)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (129)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (110)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (101)
  • Unspecified dementia (92)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (22)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (21)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (21)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (20)
  • Congestive heart failure (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,804
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 688
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,382
  • Male householders: 4,353 (722 living alone), Female householders: 3,169 (635 living alone)
  • 4,024 spouses (3,986 opposite-sex spouses), 904 unmarried partners, (899 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,531 children (6,070 natural, 162 adopted, 295 stepchildren), 421 grandchildren, 147 brothers or sisters, 113 parents, 38 foster children, 205 other relatives, 280 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 237

Size of family households: 2,010 2-persons, 1,040 3-persons, 1,374 4-persons, 497 5-persons, 324 6-persons, 160 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,412 1-person, 554 2-persons, 121 3-persons, 12 4-persons.

3,830 married couples with children.
1,469 single-parent households (336 men, 1,133 women).

57.1% of residents of Dakota speak English at home.
35.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 36% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $86,135,000 ($4,179 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $866,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $36,326,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,488,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,230,000
Federal grants: $22,844,000
Federal procurement contracts: $688,000 ($21,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,558,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $524,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,338,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,993,000

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

Births: 2,026
Here:

100 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 783
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +790
Here:

+39 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,907
Here -94 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Dakota County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.39 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • 2112014 or later
  • 1562010 to 2013
  • 6322000 to 2009
  • 1,1661990 to 1999
  • 6721980 to 1989
  • 1,6991970 to 1979
  • 7681960 to 1969
  • 9251950 to 1959
  • 6631940 to 1949
  • 1,0421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dakota County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • 21 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 2153 rooms
  • 8044 rooms
  • 8835 rooms
  • 1,0556 rooms
  • 5677 rooms
  • 4978 rooms
  • 8659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • 441 room
  • 2232 rooms
  • 6583 rooms
  • 7594 rooms
  • 3515 rooms
  • 3266 rooms
  • 557 rooms
  • 828 rooms
  • 1079+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dakota County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • 4no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 1,1372 bedrooms
  • 2,2413 bedrooms
  • 9704 bedrooms
  • 4365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dakota County, Nebraska
  • 59no bedroom
  • 6031 bedroom
  • 1,2062 bedrooms
  • 5473 bedrooms
  • 1444 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dakota County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dakota County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dakota County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 110no vehicle
  • 7201 vehicle
  • 2,0022 vehicles
  • 1,3183 vehicles
  • 4514 vehicles
  • 3445+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dakota County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dakota County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 305no vehicle
  • 1,0311 vehicle
  • 8442 vehicles
  • 3863 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

91.0% of Dakota County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Nebraska.

Dakota County:

91.0%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 3,318
  • Other state: 11,534
  • Northeast: 53
  • Midwest: 9,562
  • South: 823
  • West: 852
Year householders moved into unit in Dakota County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dakota County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.7%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.8%Electricity
  • 40.0%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 312
Here:

12.0%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 35
Here:

3.1%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 99
Here:

12.3%
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

Dakota County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $18,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,011,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,305,000
    Police Protection: $1,746,000
    Regular Highways: $1,580,000
    Financial Administration: $1,251,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,004,000
    Central Staff Services: $382,000
    Health - Other: $377,000
    General Public Buildings: $139,000
    General - Other: $137,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $130,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $81,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $188,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $593,000
    Other - Corrections: $10,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,235,000
    Health and Hospitals: $182,000
    Other: $40,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,708,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,339,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,942,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $873,000
    Police Protection: $291,000
    Regular Highways: $274,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,940,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $70,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,586,000
    Death and Gift: $856,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $605,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,167,000

Dakota County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $18,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,011,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,305,000
    Police Protection: $1,746,000
    Regular Highways: $1,580,000
    Financial Administration: $1,251,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,004,000
    Central Staff Services: $382,000
    Health - Other: $377,000
    General Public Buildings: $139,000
    General - Other: $137,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $130,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $81,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $188,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $593,000
    Other - Corrections: $10,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,235,000
    Health and Hospitals: $182,000
    Other: $40,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,708,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,339,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,942,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $873,000
    Police Protection: $291,000
    Regular Highways: $274,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,940,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $70,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,586,000
    Death and Gift: $856,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $605,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,167,000

Dakota County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $18,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,011,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,305,000
    Police Protection: $1,746,000
    Regular Highways: $1,580,000
    Financial Administration: $1,251,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,004,000
    Central Staff Services: $382,000
    Health - Other: $377,000
    General Public Buildings: $139,000
    General - Other: $137,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $130,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $81,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $188,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $593,000
    Other - Corrections: $10,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,235,000
    Health and Hospitals: $182,000
    Other: $40,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,708,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,339,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,942,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $873,000
    Police Protection: $291,000
    Regular Highways: $274,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,940,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $70,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,586,000
    Death and Gift: $856,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $605,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,167,000

Dakota County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $18,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,011,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,305,000
    Police Protection: $1,746,000
    Regular Highways: $1,580,000
    Financial Administration: $1,251,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,004,000
    Central Staff Services: $382,000
    Health - Other: $377,000
    General Public Buildings: $139,000
    General - Other: $137,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $130,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $81,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $188,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $593,000
    Other - Corrections: $10,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,235,000
    Health and Hospitals: $182,000
    Other: $40,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,708,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,339,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,942,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $873,000
    Police Protection: $291,000
    Regular Highways: $274,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,940,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $70,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,586,000
    Death and Gift: $856,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $605,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,167,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 248
  • Number of aged recipients: 38
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 210
  • Number of recipients under 18: 42
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 133
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 73
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 110
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 92
Most common first names in Dakota County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10479.5 years
John9273.7 years
William6877.4 years
Robert6567.4 years
Dorothy6275.5 years
George5577.0 years
James5372.9 years
Harold5172.1 years
Helen5181.6 years
Charles4775.8 years
Most common last names in Dakota County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson4476.2 years
Johnson3978.1 years
Smith3576.6 years
Nelson3181.5 years
Hansen3174.4 years
Rasmussen3177.4 years
Jones2976.8 years
Harris2880.6 years
Miller2777.5 years
Jensen2076.9 years
Businesses in Dakota County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike2
Curves1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Subway1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
Knights Inn1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Dakota County on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"