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Gosper County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 2,033 (all rural); it was 2,143 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 330
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 325
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 652
Renter-occupied apartments: 194 (it was 211 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 458 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gosper County: 74.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.3%), Manufacturing (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Gosper County, NE (2019)
    • 1,86892.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1065.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 261.3%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 40.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

53.8 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 1,051  (51.7%)
Females: 982  (48.3%)
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Average household size:
Gosper County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,919 ($36,827 in 1999)
This county:

$65,919
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $479 (lower quartile is $343, upper quartile is $561)
This county:

$479
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,776 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Gosper:

$140,776
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,640 - $268,547

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $195,775
Here:

$195,775
State:

$210,948

Mobile homes: $73,839
Here:

$73,839
State:

$46,228

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,190
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $577

Institutionalized population: 40

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 28
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $252,100
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $317,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Gosper, NE residents
Average permit cost in Gosper, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,046 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,143 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Gosper, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gosper, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gosper, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.8%
Gosper County:

4.8%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 9.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 53.8 years old
(Males: 49.6 years old, Females: 55.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.8 years old, Black residents: 21.1 years old, American Indian residents: 13.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.2 years old, Other race residents: 10.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gosper County is $438 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $663 a month.

Cities in this county include: Elwood, Smithfield.

Gosper 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 Gosper County: Juniata Feedyard (A), Hastings Sanitary Landfill (B), Camp Snyder (C), Crystal Lake State Recreation Area (D), Lochland Country Club (E), Southern Hills Country Club (F), Brick Yard (G), Level (H), Hayland (I), Roseland Lake Campground (J), Industrial Park East (K), Industrial Park North (L), Elks Lodge and Country Club (M), DLD State Wayside Area Campground (N), Crystal Lake Campground (O), Adams County Fairgrounds Campground (P), Nuckolls Library (Q), Hamilton Building (R), Howard Building (S), Merrick Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gosper County include: Hanover Church (A), Highland Church (B), Saint Pauls Church (C), Immanuel Church (D), Zion Church (E), Zion Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West Ward Cemetery (1), Concordia Cemetery (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3), Shiloh Cemetery (4), Silver Lake Cemetery (5), Roseland Cemetery (6), Blue Valley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Kernan Lagoon (A), Crystal Lake (B), Plautz Reservoir (C), Larsen Reservoir (D), Vieselmeyer Reservoir (E), Hastings Nw Reservoir (F), Wright Reservoir (G), Lewis Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Ash Creek (A), Dove Creek (B), Scott Creek (C), Sand Creek (D), Rabbit Run Creek (E), Crooked Creek (F), Cottonwood Creek (G), Thirtytwo Mile Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gosper County include: Prairie Ridge Park (1), Oregon Trail Historical Marker (2), Susan O Hail Grave Historical Marker (3), Kingston Cemetery Historical Marker (4), Naval Ammunition Depot Historical Marker (5), Crystal Lake Historical Marker (6), DLD State Recreation Area (7), Hastings Recreation Complex (8), Prairie Lake State Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Dawson County , Wasatch County, Utah , Fillmore County , Northumberland County, Pennsylvania , Wabash County, Indiana , Thayer County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

1.5%
Nebraska:

2.7%

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

Current college students: 42
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 73 (68.2% naturalized citizens)

Gosper County:

3.6%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 132000 to 2009
  • 371990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.4%

Gosper County marital status for males Gosper County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,210
  • One, attached: 1
  • Two: 14
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • 5 to 9: 25
  • 20 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 105

Housing units in Gosper County with a mortgage: 314 (2 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 365

Here:

46.2% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gosper County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,1722
Mainline Protestant3433
Catholic751
None454-
Gosper 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: 1
Gosper County:

5.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Gosper County:

10.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

5.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gosper County:

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Gosper County:

28.6%
State:

28.0%

Agriculture in Gosper County:

Average size of farms: 1084 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $197,062
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $248.94
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $187,263
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.52%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 72.67%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $151,941
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 72.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.73
Corn for grain: 52718 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 15328 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 29060 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Gosper County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 975080.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 51 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/5/1964, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gosper County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 440% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 616.2 miles away from Gosper County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 326.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 322.9 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 385.6 miles away from Gosper County center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 287.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4521, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 9, 2019 - April 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4420, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 13, 2018 - April 18, 2018, FEMA Id: 4375, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 29, 2017 - May 3, 2017, FEMA Id: 4321, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • 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, 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 Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 28, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1627: January 26, 2006, FEMA Id: 1627, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gosper County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gosper

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 602 (83.0%)
  • Carpooled: 29 (4.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 25 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 59 (8.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (31%)
  • Mexico (26%)
  • Philippines (21%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Dominican Republic (6%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • Scotland (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gosper County


  • German (44%)
  • American (14%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Northern European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
51 people in nursing homes
40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $97,015.

9.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.62%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.62% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($57,785 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dawson County, NE  3.78% ($54,516 average AGI)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.43% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($35,647 average AGI)
2.52% relocated to other states ($15,941 average AGI)
Gosper County:

2.52%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Gosper County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Gosper County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 19.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gosper County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gosper County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gosper County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gosper County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gosper County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gosper County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gosper County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 484 (450 aged, 34 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 50 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,485
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,980

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,033
  • Male householders: 517 (120 living alone), Female householders: 439 (160 living alone)
  • 542 spouses (537 opposite-sex spouses), 71 unmarried partners, (71 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 379 children (333 natural, 8 adopted, 37 stepchildren), 34 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 3 foster children, 8 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 35

Size of family households: 371 2-persons, 111 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 46 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 292 1-person, 42 2-persons, 13 3-persons.

260 married couples with children.
51 single-parent households (23 men, 28 women).

96.7% of residents of Gosper speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $17,787,000 ($8,745 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $172,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $6,811,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $2,281,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,399,000
Federal grants: $670,000
Federal procurement contracts: $99,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $526,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $836,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,135,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,492,000

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

Births: 124
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 158
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -84
Here -42 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gosper County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.57 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:

5.8
State:

4.3

Year house built in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • 02014 or later
  • 122010 to 2013
  • 1362000 to 2009
  • 971990 to 1999
  • 1071980 to 1989
  • 2711970 to 1979
  • 1381960 to 1969
  • 2271950 to 1959
  • 411940 to 1949
  • 3211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gosper County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 444 rooms
  • 1365 rooms
  • 1056 rooms
  • 1117 rooms
  • 988 rooms
  • 1779+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • 271 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 384 rooms
  • 365 rooms
  • 626 rooms
  • 237 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gosper County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 1652 bedrooms
  • 2613 bedrooms
  • 1784 bedrooms
  • 515+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gosper County, Nebraska
  • 26no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 1042 bedrooms
  • 513 bedrooms
  • 474 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gosper County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gosper County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gosper County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 11no vehicle
  • 671 vehicle
  • 2572 vehicles
  • 2513 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gosper County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gosper County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 14no vehicle
  • 671 vehicle
  • 1082 vehicles
  • 713 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

86.2% of Gosper County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Nebraska.

Gosper County:

86.2%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 1,503
  • Other state: 455
  • Northeast: 32
  • Midwest: 170
  • South: 52
  • West: 209
Year householders moved into unit in Gosper County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gosper County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 40.6%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Gosper County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $206,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,864,000
    Police Protection: $376,000
    General - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $211,000
    Central Staff Services: $171,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,228,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,065,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $131,000
    Death and Gift: $94,000

Gosper County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $206,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,864,000
    Police Protection: $376,000
    General - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $211,000
    Central Staff Services: $171,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,228,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,065,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $131,000
    Death and Gift: $94,000

Gosper County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $206,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,864,000
    Police Protection: $376,000
    General - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $211,000
    Central Staff Services: $171,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,228,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,065,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $131,000
    Death and Gift: $94,000

Gosper County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $206,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,864,000
    Police Protection: $376,000
    General - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $211,000
    Central Staff Services: $171,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,228,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,065,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $131,000
    Death and Gift: $94,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 19
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 3
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 13
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 3
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 9
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 8
Most common first names in Gosper County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1382.0 years
Mary1286.1 years
William1078.5 years
Charles1075.7 years
George979.8 years
Robert976.6 years
James867.9 years
Albert780.7 years
Harry779.5 years
Fred786.0 years
Most common last names in Gosper County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Houlden1072.3 years
Anderson981.6 years
Leggott980.0 years
Tilson875.9 years
Remmenga862.4 years
Puls879.5 years
Foss784.9 years
Thompson783.8 years
Jorges775.2 years
Johnson781.8 years

Gosper County on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"