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Dodge County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 37,044 (75% urban, 25% rural); it was 36,160 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,978
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,916
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,802
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,096 (it was 4,631 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

33%

Land area: 534 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dodge County: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.4%), Manufacturing (16.0%), Retail trade (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Dodge County, NE (2019)
    • 30,75283.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,97113.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6281.7%Two or more races
    • 2840.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1540.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1340.4%Asian alone
    • 930.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 180.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 18,242  (49.2%)
Females: 18,802  (50.8%)
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Average household size:
Dodge County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,660 ($37,188 in 1999)
This county:

$55,660
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $627 (lower quartile is $481, upper quartile is $783)
This county:

$627
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $144,323 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Dodge:

$144,323
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,413 - $211,411

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $172,400
Here:

$172,400
State:

$210,948

Townhouses or other attached units: $141,778
Here:

$141,778
State:

$216,449

In 2-unit structures: $123,185
Here:

$123,185
State:

$141,367

Mobile homes: $16,002
Here:

$16,002
State:

$46,228

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,235
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $488

Institutionalized population: 638

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 136
  • Auto thefts: 20

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 158
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 1998: 85 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 1999: 118 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2000: 93 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2002: 84 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2003: 84 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2004: 102 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2005: 108 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2009: 49 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $230,200
  • 2014: 45 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2015: 50 buildings, average cost: $286,900
  • 2016: 54 buildings, average cost: $276,500
  • 2017: 70 buildings, average cost: $244,000
  • 2018: 62 buildings, average cost: $286,000
  • 2019: 43 buildings, average cost: $248,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Dodge, NE residents
Average permit cost in Dodge, 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: $2,376 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,893 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Dodge, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dodge, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dodge, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
Dodge County:

11.2%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.7% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for American Indian residents, 2.7% for other race residents, 2.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.2 years old
(Males: 38.3 years old, Females: 40.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 22.7 years old, American Indian residents: 25.2 years old, Asian residents: 44.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.1 years old, Other race residents: 22.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dodge County is $465 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $611 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $730 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fremont, North Bend, Scribner, Hooper, Dodge, Nickerson, Inglewood, Snyder, Uehling, Winslow.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Dodge County: Antelope School (A), Arnold Lake State Recreation Area (B), Broken Bow Fairground (C), Gavin Siding (D), Pederson Ranch (E), School Number 110 (F), School Number 36 (G), The Dowse Sod House (H), Wagon Wheel Motel and Camp Grounds (I), Broken Bow Country Club (J), Callaway Golf Course (K), Devils Den Lookout (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dodge County include: Custer Center Church (A), Pleasant Valley Church (B), First Eudell Church (C), Salem Church (D), Bethel Church (E), Liberty Chapel (F), Tallin Church (G), Lutheran Church (H), Broken View Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West Union Cemetery (1), Ansley Cemetery (2), Arnold Cemetery (3), Rose Hill Cemetery (4), Franch Tableland Cemetery (5), Grand View Cemetery (6), Sells Valley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Arnold Lake (A), Carothers Lake (B), Spring Creek Reservoir 25-A (C), Knapp Reservoir (D), Sargent Reservoir (E), Carothers Lake (F), Warn Swamp (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ash Creek (A), Warm Swamp (B), Dutch Creek (C), East Buffalo Creek (D), Wagner Creek (E), Lillian Creek (F), West Buffalo Creek (G), Kilgore Creek (H), Stoddard Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dodge County include: Pressy State Recreation Grounds (1), Arcadia Diversion Dam State Wildlife Management Area (2), Pressey State Wildlife Management Area (3), Victora Springs State Park (4), Victoria Springs State Recreation Area (5), Cumro Nebraska Historical Marker (6), Nebraska State Grange Historical Marker (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Ashland County, Ohio , Dawson County , Greeley County , Kimball County , Loup County , Merrick County , Thomas County , Valley County , Wheeler County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.3%
Nebraska:

2.7%

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

Current college students: 1,741
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,600 (26.6% naturalized citizens)

Dodge County:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9402010 or later
  • 6612000 to 2009
  • 6051990 to 1999
  • 3501980 to 1989
  • 371970 to 1979
  • 66Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.6%

Dodge County marital status for males Dodge County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,578
  • One, attached: 884
  • Two: 497
  • 3 or 4: 402
  • 5 to 9: 759
  • 10 to 19: 302
  • 20 to 49: 162
  • 50 or more: 599
  • Mobile homes: 802

Housing units in Dodge County with a mortgage: 5,081 (118 second mortgage, 438 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,611

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dodge County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,71722
Evangelical Protestant7,09524
Catholic1,6985
Other7083
None18,473-
Dodge 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: 8
Dodge County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Dodge County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dodge County:

8.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Dodge County:

29.9%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Dodge County:

Average size of farms: 462 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $179,195
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $223.92
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.48%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.87%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $161,699
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $126,664
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.35%
Corn for grain: 153417 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 185 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 127511 harvested acres
Vegetables: 17 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Dodge County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 579232.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 33 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/8/1955, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dodge County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 310% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 353.0 miles away from Dodge County center
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 146.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 218.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 414.4 miles away from the 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 234.8 miles away from Dodge County center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 299.1 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, 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: June 19, 2011 to June 21, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4014: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4014, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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 Severe Storms, Straight-line winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1779: July 18, 2008, FEMA Id: 1779, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1517: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1517, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Snow Storms, Incident Period: October 24, 1997 to October 26, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1190: November 01, 1997, FEMA Id: 1190, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Dodge County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Snows: 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 - Dodge

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,692 (84.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,744 (10.0%)
  • Bus: 18 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 91 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 129 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 338 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 428 (2.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (46%)
  • El Salvador (16%)
  • Guatemala (14%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Nepal (4%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Other South Central Asia (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dodge County


  • German (31%)
  • American (8%)
  • Czech (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Danish (2%)

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

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

  • 574 people in nursing homes
  • 503 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 39 people in other group homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 556 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 314 people in college/university student housing
  • 44 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 38 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 32 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,024.

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.86% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($28,909 average AGI)
1.77% relocated from other states ($14,315 average AGI)
Dodge County:

1.77%
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 Douglas County, NE  1.32% ($41,391 average AGI)
from Saunders County, NE  0.36% ($38,635)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.30% ($43,750)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.28% ($40,732)
from Washington County, NE  0.27% ($55,487)
from Colfax County, NE  0.19% ($33,429)
from Platte County, NE  0.17% ($33,200)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.42% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($30,123 average AGI)
1.82% relocated to other states ($12,246 average AGI)
Dodge County:

1.82%
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 Douglas County, NE  1.89% ($44,898 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.45% ($34,692)
to Saunders County, NE  0.34% ($49,460)
to Washington County, NE  0.32% ($56,870)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.28% ($32,122)
to Cuming County, NE  0.16% ($46,565)
to Colfax County, NE  0.15% ($39,909)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Dodge County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Dodge County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Dodge County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dodge County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dodge County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dodge County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dodge County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dodge County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dodge County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,172 (6,286 aged, 886 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 749 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (536)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (529)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (439)
  • Unspecified dementia (391)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (291)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (274)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (273)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (195)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (133)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (68)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.77
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,285
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 726
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,089

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,394
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,111
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 111.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,044
  • Male householders: 8,204 (1,868 living alone), Female householders: 7,303 (2,492 living alone)
  • 7,835 spouses (7,776 opposite-sex spouses), 1,404 unmarried partners, (1,378 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,215 children (8,497 natural, 158 adopted, 574 stepchildren), 461 grandchildren, 180 brothers or sisters, 192 parents, 30 foster children, 409 other relatives, 861 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,034

Size of family households: 4,733 2-persons, 2,190 3-persons, 1,425 4-persons, 967 5-persons, 407 6-persons, 160 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,538 1-person, 892 2-persons, 148 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 53 5-persons.

5,416 married couples with children.
2,333 single-parent households (844 men, 1,489 women).

87.9% of residents of Dodge speak English at home.
10.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (32% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $192,974,000 ($5,351 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,293,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $95,737,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $43,145,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,121,000
Federal grants: $26,157,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,909,000 ($891,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,905,000 ($4,127,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,320,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,658,000
Federal Government insurance: $248,160,000

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

Births: 2,555
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,180
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +188
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -597
Here -17 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Dodge County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.14 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • 2762014 or later
  • 2592010 to 2013
  • 1,1752000 to 2009
  • 1,3351990 to 1999
  • 1,2991980 to 1989
  • 2,9351970 to 1979
  • 2,0321960 to 1969
  • 2,5521950 to 1959
  • 8091940 to 1949
  • 4,2041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dodge County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • 11 room
  • 612 rooms
  • 1693 rooms
  • 9044 rooms
  • 1,5635 rooms
  • 1,6836 rooms
  • 1,7357 rooms
  • 1,4048 rooms
  • 2,1269+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • 1331 room
  • 2492 rooms
  • 8523 rooms
  • 1,9144 rooms
  • 8805 rooms
  • 6506 rooms
  • 4457 rooms
  • 4008 rooms
  • 3529+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dodge County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • 1no bedroom
  • 3451 bedroom
  • 2,1692 bedrooms
  • 4,1083 bedrooms
  • 2,3574 bedrooms
  • 6715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodge County, Nebraska
  • 130no bedroom
  • 1,1581 bedroom
  • 2,6982 bedrooms
  • 1,3083 bedrooms
  • 4244 bedrooms
  • 1345+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dodge County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dodge County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dodge County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 181no vehicle
  • 1,8241 vehicle
  • 4,2982 vehicles
  • 2,0993 vehicles
  • 7714 vehicles
  • 5005+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dodge County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dodge County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 727no vehicle
  • 2,2831 vehicle
  • 2,0922 vehicles
  • 4693 vehicles
  • 1584 vehicles
  • 1275+ vehicles

84.6% of Dodge County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Nebraska.

Dodge County:

84.6%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 26,269
  • Other state: 7,776
  • Northeast: 456
  • Midwest: 3,953
  • South: 1,412
  • West: 1,941
Year householders moved into unit in Dodge County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dodge County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.8%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.8%Utility gas
  • 45.6%Electricity
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 371
Here:

9.4%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 58
Here:

3.2%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 841
Here:

50.4%
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

Dodge County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,014,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $121,015,000
    Other: $2,196,000
    Regular Highways: $145,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $6,885,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000,000
    Regular Highways: $554,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $109,484,000
    General - Other: $4,446,000
    Regular Highways: $2,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,762,000
    Police Protection: $1,424,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $951,000
    Financial Administration: $921,000
    General Public Buildings: $563,000
    Central Staff Services: $544,000
    Parks and Recreation: $373,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $289,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $162,000
    Corrections - Other: $157,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $50,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,728,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,055,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,707,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $409,000
    Interest Earnings: $189,000
    General Revenue - Other: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $244,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    General - Other: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,918,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,669,000
    General Local Government Support: $789,000
    Other: $118,000
    Public Welfare: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,118,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,259,000
    Death and Gift: $919,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,564,000

Dodge County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,014,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $121,015,000
    Other: $2,196,000
    Regular Highways: $145,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $6,885,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000,000
    Regular Highways: $554,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $109,484,000
    General - Other: $4,446,000
    Regular Highways: $2,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,762,000
    Police Protection: $1,424,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $951,000
    Financial Administration: $921,000
    General Public Buildings: $563,000
    Central Staff Services: $544,000
    Parks and Recreation: $373,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $289,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $162,000
    Corrections - Other: $157,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $50,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,728,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,055,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,707,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $409,000
    Interest Earnings: $189,000
    General Revenue - Other: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $244,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    General - Other: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,918,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,669,000
    General Local Government Support: $789,000
    Other: $118,000
    Public Welfare: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,118,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,259,000
    Death and Gift: $919,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,564,000

Dodge County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,014,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $121,015,000
    Other: $2,196,000
    Regular Highways: $145,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $6,885,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000,000
    Regular Highways: $554,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $109,484,000
    General - Other: $4,446,000
    Regular Highways: $2,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,762,000
    Police Protection: $1,424,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $951,000
    Financial Administration: $921,000
    General Public Buildings: $563,000
    Central Staff Services: $544,000
    Parks and Recreation: $373,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $289,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $162,000
    Corrections - Other: $157,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $50,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,728,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,055,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,707,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $409,000
    Interest Earnings: $189,000
    General Revenue - Other: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $244,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    General - Other: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,918,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,669,000
    General Local Government Support: $789,000
    Other: $118,000
    Public Welfare: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,118,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,259,000
    Death and Gift: $919,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,564,000

Dodge County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,014,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $121,015,000
    Other: $2,196,000
    Regular Highways: $145,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $6,885,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000,000
    Regular Highways: $554,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $109,484,000
    General - Other: $4,446,000
    Regular Highways: $2,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,762,000
    Police Protection: $1,424,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $951,000
    Financial Administration: $921,000
    General Public Buildings: $563,000
    Central Staff Services: $544,000
    Parks and Recreation: $373,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $289,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $162,000
    Corrections - Other: $157,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $50,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,728,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,055,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,707,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $409,000
    Interest Earnings: $189,000
    General Revenue - Other: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $244,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    General - Other: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,918,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,669,000
    General Local Government Support: $789,000
    Other: $118,000
    Public Welfare: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,118,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,259,000
    Death and Gift: $919,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,564,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 422
  • Number of aged recipients: 34
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 388
  • Number of recipients under 18: 63
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 292
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 67
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 178
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 191
Most common first names in Dodge County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John29178.2 years
Mary25381.8 years
William22178.0 years
Robert17071.5 years
Anna15887.1 years
George15179.1 years
James13873.6 years
Helen12482.6 years
Marie12282.9 years
Charles11777.6 years
Most common last names in Dodge County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson17476.4 years
Anderson9679.2 years
Nelson8083.2 years
Hansen7979.7 years
Peterson7878.2 years
Smith7674.6 years
Christensen6978.1 years
Miller6878.4 years
Meyer6582.5 years
Carlson5874.9 years
Businesses in Dodge County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1Mazda1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Menards1
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1Nike1
Burger King2Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Clarion1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sleep Inn1
FedEx3Staples1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS5
JCPenney1Village Inn1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger3Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets3