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Gage County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2016: 22,077 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 22,993 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,724
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,976
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,648
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,722 (it was 2,668 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%

Land area: 855 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gage County: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Gage County, Nebraska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years
Males: 10,970  (49.7%)
Females: 11,107  (50.3%)
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Gage County,NE real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gage County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,009 ($34,908 in 1999)

This county:

$51,009
Nebraska:

$56,927

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $483 (lower quartile is $366, upper quartile is $636)
This county:

$483
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $116,495 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Gage:

$116,495
Nebraska:

$148,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,585 - $190,215

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $161,626
Here:

$161,626
State:

$184,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $160,120
Here:

$160,120
State:

$173,063

In 2-unit structures: $185,419
Here:

$185,419
State:

$142,451

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,245
Here:

$145,245
State:

$152,287

Mobile homes: $32,151
Here:

$32,151
State:

$34,052
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,104
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $438

Institutionalized population: 271

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 126
  • Auto thefts: 16

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 108
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $220,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,113 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,758 (1.7%)

Gage County household income distribution in 2009 Gage County home values distribution Gage County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.6%
Gage County:

9.6%
Nebraska:

11.4%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.4% for American Indian residents, 59.0% for other race residents, 27.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.9 years old
(Males: 43.3 years old, Females: 46.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 53.6 years old, American Indian residents: 65.4 years old, Asian residents: 24.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.5 years old, Other race residents: 20.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gage County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $612 a month.

Cities in this county include: Beatrice, Wymore, Adams, Cortland, Blue Springs, Odell, Clatonia, Pickrell, Filley, Barneston.

Gage 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 Gage County: Nissen Spur (A), Bear (B), Gage (C), Johnson County Fairgrounds Park Campground (D), Saint Mary (E), Farmers Co-op Elevator (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gage County include: Saint Mary Catholic Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B), Immanuel Church (C), South Saint Johns Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cook Cemetery (1), Crab Orchard Cemetery (2), Grand View Cemetery (3), Sterling Cemetery (4), Saint Andrews Cemetery (5), Helena Cemetery (6), Saint Mary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Upper Big Nemaha Reservoir J-28 (A), Spring Creek Reservoir 9-3 (B), Spring Creek Reservoir 10-1 (C), Upper Big Nemaha Reservoir 20-B (D), Spring Creek Reservoir 9-6 (E), Spring Creek Reservoir 9-4 (F), Spring Creek Reservoir 9-A (G), Upper Big Nemaha Reservoir J-12a (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ayres Branch (A), Silver Creek (B), Middle Branch Big Nemaha River (C), Sampson Branch (D), Yankee Creek (E), Todd Creek (F), Town Branch (G), Manns Branch (H), Lost Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gage County include: Johnson County Fairgrounds Park (1), Osage State Wildlife Management Area (2), Twin Oaks State Wildlife Management Area (3), Hickory Ridge State Wildlife Management Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Boulder County, Colorado , Lehigh County, Pennsylvania , Hall County , Morgan County, Colorado , Tippecanoe County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 800
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: 21.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 268 (74.1% naturalized citizens)

Gage County:

1.2%
Whole state:

7.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 91
  • 1990 to 1999: 15
  • 1980 to 1989: 21
  • 1970 to 1979: 28
  • Before 1970: 60
Note: State values scaled to Gage County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.6%

Gage County marital status for males Gage County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,598
  • One, attached: 365
  • Two: 369
  • 3 or 4: 212
  • 5 to 9: 313
  • 10 to 19: 162
  • 20 to 49: 161
  • 50 or more: 128
  • Mobile homes: 271

Housing units in Gage County with a mortgage: 3,029 (71 second mortgage, 173 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,433

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gage County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,04827
Evangelical Protestant4,80424
Catholic1,6315
Other2683
None6,560-
Gage 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
Gage County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Gage County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gage County:

8.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Gage County:

29.6%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Gage County:

Average size of farms: 434 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $80,089
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $143.10
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.40%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $69,555
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.87%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,305
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.12%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.26
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.61%
Corn for grain: 129445 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 29158 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 138304 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Tornado activity:

Gage County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 7742329.0 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Gage County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 208.3 miles away from Gage County center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.8 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 307.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.4 miles away from Gage County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 338.0 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 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, 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 16, 2009 to November 17, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1864: December 16, 2009, FEMA Id: 1864, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1770: June 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1770, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 23, 2008 to April 26, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1765: May 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 1765, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 10, 2007 to December 12, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1739: January 11, 2008, FEMA Id: 1739, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to May 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1706: June 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1706, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, 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
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gage County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (19%)
  • Peru (19%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Thailand (10%)
  • Burma (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (5%)

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

  • German (49%)
  • American (14%)
  • Czech (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • Welsh (1%)

Gage County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,937 (82.5%)
  • Carpooled: 783 (8.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 73 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 255 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 556 (5.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 518 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 343 people in nursing homes
  • 122 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 246 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 184 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 62 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,475.

4.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Nebraska average:

6.38%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.39% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($24,613 average AGI)
1.26% relocated from other states ($8,661 average AGI)
Gage County:

1.26%
Nebraska average:

2.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lancaster County, NE  1.23% ($44,581 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, NE  0.46% ($24,205)
from Saline County, NE  0.33% ($22,250)
from Marshall County, KS  0.16% ($21,571)
from Douglas County, NE  0.15% ($38,692)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Nebraska average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.22% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($21,653 average AGI)
1.94% relocated to other states ($12,160 average AGI)
Gage County:

1.94%
Nebraska average:

2.88%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lancaster County, NE  2.16% ($33,032 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.40% ($34,086)
to Jefferson County, NE  0.33% ($28,276)
to Saline County, NE  0.26% ($33,348)
to Marshall County, KS  0.12% ($13,600)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Gage County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Gage County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Gage County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gage County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gage County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,214 (4,287 aged, 927 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 424 (8%)

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

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

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

Most common underlying causes of death in Gage County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Unspecified dementia (238)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (234)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (210)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (195)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (170)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (155)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (150)
  • Congestive heart failure (143)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (120)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (104)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,928
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 504
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,748

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,150
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,313
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 142.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,077
  • In family households: 17,617 (3,344 male householders, 2,563 female householders)
    4,952 spouses, 5,524 children (5,105 natural, 135 adopted, 286 stepchildren), 357 grandchildren, 178 brothers or sisters, 71 parents, 201 other relatives, 342 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,859 (1,530 male householders (1,297 living alone)), 1,870 female householders (1,731 living alone)), 463 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 599

Size of family households: 3,426 2-persons, 980 3-persons, 881 4-persons, 414 5-persons, 140 6-persons, 66 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,028 1-person, 314 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

3,387 married couples with children.
903 single-parent households (237 men, 666 women).

96.9% of residents of Gage speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $148,156,000 ($6,322 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,985,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,556,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,603,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $19,914,000
Federal grants: $29,646,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,491,000 ($17,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,945,000 ($885,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,234,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,080,000
Federal Government insurance: $57,332,000

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

Births: 1,414
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,472
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +385
Here +17 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Gage County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.86 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 46
  • 2010 to 2013: 137
  • 2000 to 2009: 884
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,111
  • 1980 to 1989: 694
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,547
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,232
  • 1950 to 1959: 856
  • 1940 to 1949: 797
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,130
Note: State values scaled to Gage population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gage County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gage County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 84
  • 4 rooms: 514
  • 5 rooms: 1,025
  • 6 rooms: 1,248
  • 7 rooms: 952
  • 8 rooms: 843
  • 9+ rooms: 1,742
  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 69
  • 3 rooms: 240
  • 4 rooms: 733
  • 5 rooms: 749
  • 6 rooms: 469
  • 7 rooms: 205
  • 8 rooms: 169
  • 9+ rooms: 233
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gage County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gage County population
  • no bedroom: 1
  • 1 bedroom: 156
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,794
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,684
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,344
  • 5+ bedrooms: 427
  • no bedroom: 47
  • 1 bedroom: 460
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,343
  • 3 bedrooms: 709
  • 4 bedrooms: 254
  • 5+ bedrooms: 106
Cars and other vehicles available in Gage County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gage County population
  • no vehicle: 156
  • 1 vehicle: 1,220
  • 2 vehicles: 2,349
  • 3 vehicles: 1,747
  • 4 vehicles: 611
  • 5+ vehicles: 345
  • no vehicle: 287
  • 1 vehicle: 1,399
  • 2 vehicles: 737
  • 3 vehicles: 375
  • 4 vehicles: 79
  • 5+ vehicles: 35

88% of Gage County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Nebraska.

Gage County:

87.9%
State average:

83.5%

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

  • This state: 17,322
  • Other state: 4,270
  • Northeast: 287
  • Midwest: 2,391
  • South: 818
  • West: 756

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gage County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (44.4%)
  • Electricity (40.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.4%)
  • Wood (3.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Electricity (47.8%)
  • Utility gas (44.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 223
Here:

10.3%
Nebraska:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 71
Here:

6.0%
Nebraska:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

13.9%
Nebraska:

21.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Gage County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,837,000
    General - Other: $2,056,000
    Police Protection: $553,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $490,000
    Central Staff Services: $416,000
    Financial Administration: $397,000
    Corrections - Other: $375,000
    Health Services - Other: $183,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $161,000
    General Public Buildings: $128,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $428,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $122,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,547,000

Gage County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $536,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $489,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $222,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,620,000
    All Other: $564,000
    Health & Hospitals: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,376,000
    NEC: $91,000

Gage County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $6,120,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,200,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,545,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,545,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,760,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $360,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,200,000

Gage County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,863,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,330,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 382
  • Number of aged recipients: 22
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 360
  • Number of recipients under 18: 45
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 283
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 54
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 144
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 140
Gage County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Gage County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26878.5 years
William19278.2 years
Mary14782.5 years
Anna13884.9 years
Henry12881.3 years
Charles11377.2 years
George11079.0 years
Robert10970.5 years
Helen9682.1 years
Fred9581.4 years
Most common last names in Gage County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7179.6 years
Miller5476.6 years
Jones4879.5 years
Smith4675.5 years
Zimmerman4278.7 years
Parde3775.0 years
Schmidt3681.7 years
Williams3681.8 years
Penner3280.6 years
Meyer3280.3 years
Businesses in Gage County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance2
Burger King1Nike3
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx1Subway3
Ford1U-Haul3
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS4
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1