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Gage County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 21,817 (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).

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

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.7%), Manufacturing (16.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Gage County, NE (2019)
    • 20,44894.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5772.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2361.1%Two or more races
    • 1490.7%Asian alone
    • 1430.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1330.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 10,986  (50.4%)
Females: 10,831  (49.6%)
Average household size:
Gage County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,657 ($34,908 in 1999)
This county:

$54,657
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $496 (lower quartile is $372, upper quartile is $611)
This county:

$496
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $128,804 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Gage:

$128,804
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,639 - $220,031

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $184,849
Here:

$184,849
State:

$210,948

Townhouses or other attached units: $195,531
Here:

$195,531
State:

$216,449

In 2-unit structures: $272,888
Here:

$272,888
State:

$141,367

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,340
Here:

$156,340
State:

$186,050

Mobile homes: $51,262
Here:

$51,262
State:

$46,228

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,221
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $467

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
Gage County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 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
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $230,200
  • 2017: 47 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2018: 43 buildings, average cost: $243,600
  • 2019: 21 buildings, average cost: $235,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gage, NE residents
Average permit cost in Gage, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,182 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,774 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Gage, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gage, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gage, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
Gage County:

9.5%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for American Indian residents, 25.6% for other race residents, 33.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.2 years old
(Males: 42.3 years old, Females: 46.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.3 years old, Black residents: 36.9 years old, American Indian residents: 45.3 years old, Asian residents: 33.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.0 years old, Other race residents: 35.5 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 November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Nebraska:

2.7%

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

Current college students: 800
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 385 (51.9% naturalized citizens)

Gage County:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1082010 or later
  • 1232000 to 2009
  • 181990 to 1999
  • 211980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 60Before 1970

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: 8,926
  • One, attached: 230
  • Two: 406
  • 3 or 4: 240
  • 5 to 9: 334
  • 10 to 19: 127
  • 20 to 49: 96
  • 50 or more: 114
  • Mobile homes: 139
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Gage County with a mortgage: 3,130 (61 second mortgage, 221 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,265

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gage County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 423% 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 264.8 miles away from Gage County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 326.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 211.9 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 162.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.0 miles away from Gage County center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 168.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4521, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 9, 2019 - April 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4420, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 12, 2017 - June 17, 2017, FEMA Id: 4325, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2015 to June 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4225: June 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, 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
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gage County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gage

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,609 (80.5%)
  • Carpooled: 658 (7.0%)
  • Bus: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 100 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 357 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 688 (7.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (32%)
  • Peru (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • South Africa (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Canada (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gage County


  • German (44%)
  • American (11%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Czech (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Polish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 intellectually disabled
  • 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 $57,202.

5.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.59% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($26,772 average AGI)
1.75% relocated from other states ($14,032 average AGI)
Gage County:

1.75%
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 Lancaster County, NE  1.48% ($45,271 average AGI)
from Saline County, NE  0.39% ($29,588)
from Jefferson County, NE  0.38% ($34,758)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.60% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($31,864 average AGI)
1.80% relocated to other states ($14,932 average AGI)
Gage County:

1.80%
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 Lancaster County, NE  1.67% ($56,828 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, NE  0.34% ($30,967)
to Saline County, NE  0.25% ($32,182)

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 2019: 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 population in Gage County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gage County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gage County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gage County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gage County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gage County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (312)
  • Unspecified dementia (276)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (255)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (231)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (172)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (126)
  • Congestive heart failure (110)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (92)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (71)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (22)

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: 21,817
  • Male householders: 4,898 (1,351 living alone), Female householders: 4,225 (1,707 living alone)
  • 4,727 spouses (4,699 opposite-sex spouses), 581 unmarried partners, (581 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,635 children (5,153 natural, 149 adopted, 329 stepchildren), 307 grandchildren, 27 brothers or sisters, 40 parents, 25 foster children, 178 other relatives, 605 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 599

Size of family households: 3,094 2-persons, 1,070 3-persons, 746 4-persons, 340 5-persons, 199 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,183 1-person, 373 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 45 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

3,503 married couples with children.
890 single-parent households (199 men, 691 women).

97.2% of residents of Gage speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 46% 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:

7.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Gage County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Gage County, Nebraska
  • 2242014 or later
  • 1592010 to 2013
  • 7892000 to 2009
  • 1,1631990 to 1999
  • 5521980 to 1989
  • 1,6561970 to 1979
  • 1,2471960 to 1969
  • 1,0091950 to 1959
  • 5891940 to 1949
  • 3,0741939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gage County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gage County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gage County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 4034 rooms
  • 9675 rooms
  • 1,1946 rooms
  • 1,1187 rooms
  • 8648 rooms
  • 1,7459+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gage County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gage County, Nebraska
  • 41 room
  • 602 rooms
  • 3793 rooms
  • 5714 rooms
  • 6945 rooms
  • 5176 rooms
  • 2127 rooms
  • 1108 rooms
  • 1919+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gage County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gage County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gage County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2341 bedroom
  • 1,6242 bedrooms
  • 2,7343 bedrooms
  • 1,2814 bedrooms
  • 4875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gage County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gage County, Nebraska
  • 14no bedroom
  • 5901 bedroom
  • 1,1802 bedrooms
  • 7143 bedrooms
  • 2074 bedrooms
  • 585+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gage County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gage County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gage County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 104no vehicle
  • 1,0381 vehicle
  • 2,4942 vehicles
  • 1,5983 vehicles
  • 7584 vehicles
  • 4045+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gage County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gage County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 283no vehicle
  • 1,3891 vehicle
  • 6462 vehicles
  • 3643 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles

89.3% of Gage County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Nebraska.

Gage County:

89.3%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 16,707
  • Other state: 4,615
  • Northeast: 264
  • Midwest: 2,389
  • South: 802
  • West: 1,149
Year householders moved into unit in Gage County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gage County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.7%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Electricity
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.6%Utility gas
  • 38.6%Electricity
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 324
Here:

14.4%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 85
Here:

7.1%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

15.1%
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

Gage County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,207,000
  • Charges - Other: $871,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,858,000
    Regular Highways: $4,626,000
    Police Protection: $1,801,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    Financial Administration: $530,000
    Central Staff Services: $513,000
    General Public Buildings: $388,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $233,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Corrections - Other: $52,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $32,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,422,000
    Interest Earnings: $243,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,353,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,472,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,400,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,103,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,800,000
    Death and Gift: $655,000
    Other License: $23,000

Gage County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,207,000
  • Charges - Other: $871,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,858,000
    Regular Highways: $4,626,000
    Police Protection: $1,801,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    Financial Administration: $530,000
    Central Staff Services: $513,000
    General Public Buildings: $388,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $233,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Corrections - Other: $52,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $32,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,422,000
    Interest Earnings: $243,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,353,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,472,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,400,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,103,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,800,000
    Death and Gift: $655,000
    Other License: $23,000

Gage County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,207,000
  • Charges - Other: $871,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,858,000
    Regular Highways: $4,626,000
    Police Protection: $1,801,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    Financial Administration: $530,000
    Central Staff Services: $513,000
    General Public Buildings: $388,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $233,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Corrections - Other: $52,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $32,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,422,000
    Interest Earnings: $243,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,353,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,472,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,400,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,103,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,800,000
    Death and Gift: $655,000
    Other License: $23,000

Gage County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,207,000
  • Charges - Other: $871,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,858,000
    Regular Highways: $4,626,000
    Police Protection: $1,801,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    Financial Administration: $530,000
    Central Staff Services: $513,000
    General Public Buildings: $388,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $233,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Corrections - Other: $52,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $32,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,422,000
    Interest Earnings: $243,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,353,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,472,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,400,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,103,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,800,000
    Death and Gift: $655,000
    Other License: $23,000

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
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