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Dawes County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 8,901 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 9,060 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,105
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,108
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,200
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,471 (it was 1,312 in 2000)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

33%

Land area: 1396 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 6 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dawes County: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (39.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.2%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 38%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Dawes County, NE (2019)
    • 7,51684.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4975.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3584.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3103.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1241.4%Two or more races
    • 610.7%Asian alone
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 4,318  (48.5%)
Females: 4,583  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Dawes County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,228 ($29,476 in 1999)
This county:

$52,228
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $548 (lower quartile is $442, upper quartile is $655)
This county:

$548
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $138,781 (it was $57,600 in 2000)
Dawes:

$138,781
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,707 - $198,923
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,209
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $529

Institutionalized population: 70
Dawes County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $43,400
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $28,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $132,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $175,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $212,400
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $223,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Dawes, NE residents
Average permit cost in Dawes, NE
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,062 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,742 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Dawes, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dawes, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dawes, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.1%
Dawes County:

13.1%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.2% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.2 years old
(Males: 35.9 years old, Females: 33.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.8 years old, Black residents: 21.6 years old, American Indian residents: 19.3 years old, Asian residents: 24.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.0 years old, Other race residents: 6.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dawes County is $383 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $601 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chadron, Crawford, Whitney.

Dawes 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 Dawes County: John Cody Ranch (A), Johnston Ranch (B), Joy Ranch (C), McFall Ranch (D), Mission Ranch (E), Sandoz Ranch (F), Spade Ranch (G), Star Ranch (H), Wilson Ranch (I), Sellers Ranch (J), Finnegan Ranch (K), Willy Ranch (L), Powles Ranch (M), Edmondson Ranch (N), Cover West Ranch (O), Koch Ranch (P), Andrick Ranch (Q), Leisy Ranch (R), Brennan Ranch (S), Sowards Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dawes County include: Extension Chapel (A), Friends Church (B), Sacred Heart Church (C), Saint Marys Church (D), Immanuel Church (E), Saint Peters Church (F), Pleasant Point Community Church (G), Bingham Congregational Church (H), New Hope Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Amity Cemetery (1), Beaver Valley Cemetery (2), Gordon Cemetery (3), Beguin Cemetery (4), Bethel Cemetery (5), Fairview Cemetery (6), Hay Springs Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Kern Lake (A), Jess Lake (B), Kennedy Lake (C), Petes Lake (D), Granning Lake (E), Strong Lake (F), Peter Long Lake (G), Goose Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Creek (A), Rush Creek (B), Little Beaver Creek (C), Limekiln Creek (D), Larrabee Creek (E), White Clay Creek (F), Patton Creek (G), Sturgeon Drain (H), Pine Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dawes County include: Spade Ranch Historical Marker (1), Antioch Potash Boom-Town Historical Marker (2), Mari Sandoz State Historical Marker (3), Smith Lake State Wildlife Management Area (4), Metcalf State Wildlife Management Area (5), Walgren Lake State Recreation Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Suffolk County, Massachusetts , DeKalb County, Illinois , Garden County , Oswego County, New York , Siskiyou County, California , Sheridan County , Sioux County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.0%
Nebraska:

2.7%

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

Current college students: 1,769
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 96.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 105 (25.3% naturalized citizens)

Dawes County:

1.2%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 902010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 691980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.7%

Dawes County marital status for males Dawes County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,360
  • One, attached: 91
  • Two: 172
  • 3 or 4: 150
  • 5 to 9: 202
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • 50 or more: 65
  • Mobile homes: 224

Housing units in Dawes County with a mortgage: 1,096 (9 second mortgage, 92 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,237

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dawes County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,4507
Catholic1,2052
Evangelical Protestant1,17313
Other3582
None4,996-
Dawes 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: 2
Dawes County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Dawes County:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

10.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dawes County:

7.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Dawes County:

26.2%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Dawes County:

Average size of farms: 1937 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $64,626
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $49.27
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: 85.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $57,174
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.08%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,803
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.03
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.31%
Corn for grain: 1303 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 21194 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 59 acres

Tornado activity:

Dawes County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 4080492.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/25/1978, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dawes County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 434% 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 396.2 miles away from Dawes 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 125.0 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 542.7 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 173.5 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 175.3 miles away from Dawes 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 402.1 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, 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, Winter Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 02, 2013 to October 07, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4156: November 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4156, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Dawes County Fire Complex, Incident Period: July 27, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 28, 2006, FEMA Id: 2660, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: May 10, 1991 to June 15, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-908: May 28, 1991, FEMA Id: 908, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Dawes County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dawes

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,104 (71.4%)
  • Carpooled: 397 (9.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 22 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 78 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 456 (10.5%)
  • Worked at home: 293 (6.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (26%)
  • Nepal (21%)
  • Ethiopia (13%)
  • Bahamas (13%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Nicaragua (6%)
  • Brazil (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dawes County


  • German (28%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)

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

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

  • 757 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 180 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 798 people in college/university student housing
  • 240 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,372.

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.43% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($18,809 average AGI)
3.15% relocated from other states ($18,211 average AGI)
Dawes County:

3.15%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

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


9.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.08%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.63% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($11,753 average AGI)
5.45% relocated to other states ($23,713 average AGI)
Dawes County:

5.45%
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  0.76% ($28,783 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Dawes County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Dawes County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Dawes County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dawes County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dawes County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dawes County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dawes County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dawes County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dawes County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,581 (1,396 aged, 185 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 319 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (34)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (20)
  • Unspecified dementia (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,015
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 286
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,569

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,308
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,401
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 35

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 151

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 23

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,901
  • Male householders: 1,783 (459 living alone), Female householders: 1,798 (670 living alone)
  • 1,686 spouses (1,686 opposite-sex spouses), 248 unmarried partners, (242 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,897 children (1,746 natural, 46 adopted, 103 stepchildren), 78 grandchildren, 36 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 29 foster children, 25 other relatives, 282 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,011

Size of family households: 1,053 2-persons, 425 3-persons, 426 4-persons, 46 5-persons, 39 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,176 1-person, 224 2-persons, 165 3-persons.

1,063 married couples with children.
406 single-parent households (218 men, 188 women).

97.7% of residents of Dawes speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (12% speak English very well, 88% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $68,478,000 ($7,830 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,522,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $22,604,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,072,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,964,000
Federal grants: $18,700,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,614,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,524,000 ($2,882,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,471,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,618,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,993,000

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

Births: 550
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 473
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -504
Here -58 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Dawes County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.63 millions of gallons per day (74% from ground, 26% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • 1842014 or later
  • 522010 to 2013
  • 2502000 to 2009
  • 1861990 to 1999
  • 2371980 to 1989
  • 6351970 to 1979
  • 3221960 to 1969
  • 5151950 to 1959
  • 2211940 to 1949
  • 1,6921939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dawes County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 1004 rooms
  • 4355 rooms
  • 3626 rooms
  • 5127 rooms
  • 5098 rooms
  • 3599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 2653 rooms
  • 2844 rooms
  • 2115 rooms
  • 3386 rooms
  • 47 rooms
  • 978 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dawes County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 551 bedroom
  • 6132 bedrooms
  • 1,0263 bedrooms
  • 4874 bedrooms
  • 1315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dawes County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2871 bedroom
  • 5792 bedrooms
  • 3093 bedrooms
  • 694 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dawes County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dawes County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dawes County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 28no vehicle
  • 4361 vehicle
  • 8842 vehicles
  • 5003 vehicles
  • 3254 vehicles
  • 1605+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dawes County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dawes County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 172no vehicle
  • 5191 vehicle
  • 3752 vehicles
  • 1393 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

75.3% of Dawes County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Nebraska.

Dawes County:

75.3%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 4,871
  • Other state: 3,850
  • Northeast: 256
  • Midwest: 1,443
  • South: 613
  • West: 1,593
Year householders moved into unit in Dawes County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dawes County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.5%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 14.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.3%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

7.6%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 19
Here:

4.6%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

1.9%
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

Dawes County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $241,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,722,000
    General - Other: $1,556,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $517,000
    Police Protection: $497,000
    Financial Administration: $374,000
    Correctional Institutions: $335,000
    Central Staff Services: $257,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $241,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $126,000
    General Public Buildings: $103,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $223,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,187,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,037,000
    General Local Government Support: $997,000
    Other: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,411,000
    Death and Gift: $115,000
    Other License: $78,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,797,000

Dawes County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $241,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,722,000
    General - Other: $1,556,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $517,000
    Police Protection: $497,000
    Financial Administration: $374,000
    Correctional Institutions: $335,000
    Central Staff Services: $257,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $241,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $126,000
    General Public Buildings: $103,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $223,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,187,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,037,000
    General Local Government Support: $997,000
    Other: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,411,000
    Death and Gift: $115,000
    Other License: $78,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,797,000

Dawes County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $241,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,722,000
    General - Other: $1,556,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $517,000
    Police Protection: $497,000
    Financial Administration: $374,000
    Correctional Institutions: $335,000
    Central Staff Services: $257,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $241,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $126,000
    General Public Buildings: $103,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $223,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,187,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,037,000
    General Local Government Support: $997,000
    Other: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,411,000
    Death and Gift: $115,000
    Other License: $78,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,797,000

Dawes County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $241,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,722,000
    General - Other: $1,556,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $517,000
    Police Protection: $497,000
    Financial Administration: $374,000
    Correctional Institutions: $335,000
    Central Staff Services: $257,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $241,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $126,000
    General Public Buildings: $103,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $223,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,187,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,037,000
    General Local Government Support: $997,000
    Other: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,411,000
    Death and Gift: $115,000
    Other License: $78,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,797,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 130
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 116
  • Number of recipients under 18: 16
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 87
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 27
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 69
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 64
Most common first names in Dawes County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6875.1 years
William6078.7 years
Mary5979.9 years
Charles4673.8 years
Robert4372.3 years
George4374.7 years
Ruth3280.6 years
Frank3182.9 years
Ralph2979.1 years
Anna2983.3 years
Most common last names in Dawes County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4083.3 years
Lecher1981.4 years
Roberts1779.2 years
Johnson1777.7 years
White1772.2 years
Davis1672.4 years
Miller1677.8 years
Wohlers1480.7 years
Jones1378.5 years
Wasserburger1378.2 years
Businesses in Dawes County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
FedEx2Safeway1
Ford1Sears1
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
Maurices1Vons1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Motel 61