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Grant County, Nebraska (NE)


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County population in 2012: 629 (all rural); it was 747 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 64
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 118
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 198
Renter-occupied apartments: 95 (it was 94 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

33%

Land area: 776 sq. mi.
Water area: 7.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 1 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grant County: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (46.6%), Educational,health and social services (17.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Grant County, Nebraska:


Median resident age:  48.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.0 years

Males: 336  (64.8%)
Females: 278  (35.2%)

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Average household size:
Grant County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $42,013 ($34,821 in 1999)
This county:

$42013
Nebraska:

$47357

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $316 (lower quartile is $252, upper quartile is $359)
This county:

$316
State:

$518


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $43,984 (it was $30,800 in 2000)
Grant County:

$43,984
Nebraska:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,409 - $82,148

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $97,590
Here:

$97,590
State:

$147,392

Mobile homes: $23,267
Here:

$23,267
State:

$29,187
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $997
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $225

Institutionalized population: 0

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $879 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $793 (2.1%)


Grant County household income distribution in 2009 Grant County home values distribution


Grant County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.6%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 48 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 49 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, American Indian residents: 49 years old, Asian residents: 61 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 3 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

9.7%
Whole state:

9.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.0%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grant 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: Hyannis.


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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grant County: Boots Ranch (A), Burgess Ranch (B), Rudolph Dubs Ranch (C), Lowe Ranch (D), Lowes Camp (E), Bob Merrihew Ranch (F), Minor Ranch (G), Monahan Ranch (H), Riemer Ranch (I), Stotts Ranch (J), Sutton Buggy Pole Ranch (K), Willey Ranch (L), B Brenneman Ranch (M), Klase Ranch (N), Sibbit Ranch (O), Anderson Ranch (P), G Brenneman Ranch (Q), Davis Ranch (R), Hayward Ranch (S), Thurston Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grant County include: Ashby United Church of Christ (A), Swede Valley Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Spring Valley Lake (A), Revere Lake (B), Doc Lake (C), Pratt Lake (D), Alkali Lake (E), George Lake (F), Cogill Lake (G), Scotty Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Arthur County , Cherry County , Garden County , Hooker County , Sheridan County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 12
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 8 (63% naturalized citizens)

Grant County:

1.1%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.5%

Grant County marital status for males
Grant County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Grant County with a mortgage: 37 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 80

Here:

31.6% with mortgage
State:

64.8% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.82%
Here55.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 417
Total congregations: 7

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents134 (32.1%)88 (21.1%)74 (17.7%)59 (14.1%)62 (14.9%)
Congregations2 (28.6%)1 (14.3%)1 (14.3%)1 (14.3%)2 (28.6%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Grant County - Hyannis

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

32.73 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

16.37 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Grant County:

16.37 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
Nebraska:

28.0%



Agriculture in Grant County:

Average size of farms: 6711 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $197,725
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $181,222
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,210
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.42
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%

Tornado activity:

Grant County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 2.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/21/1980, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grant County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/20/1993 at 13:08:10, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/1998 at 16:26:38, a magnitude 3.4 (3.1 MB, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Grant County center
On 9/30/1990 at 00:06:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Grant County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (33%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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




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





Grant County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 240 (59%)
  • Carpooled: 20 (5%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 44 (11%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 95 (23%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $1,000.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2005 and 2006.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Nebraska.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries



10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2005 and 2006.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Nebraska.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Births per 1000 population in Grant County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Grant County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 0.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grant County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 166 (0 aged, 0 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 895.520
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 298.510

Household type by relationship:

Households: 611

Size of family households: 119 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 80 1-person, 7 2-persons.

98.9% of residents of Grant County speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,706,000 ($7024 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,934,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $715,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,000
Federal grants: $1,570,000
Federal procurement contracts: $109,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $377,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

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

Births: 40
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 35
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

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

Net internal migration: -80
Here -119 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grant County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.14 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 11
  • 4 rooms: 18
  • 5 rooms: 45
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 39
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9+ rooms: 29
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 11
  • 5 rooms: 26
  • 6 rooms: 23
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9+ rooms: 11
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 60
  • 3 bedrooms: 72
  • 4 bedrooms: 47
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 25
  • 3 bedrooms: 39
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 29
  • 2 vehicles: 101
  • 3 vehicles: 30
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5+ vehicles: 14
  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 27
  • 2 vehicles: 34
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

64% of Grant County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Nebraska.

Grant County:

64.3%
State average:

55.7%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 14%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grant County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69.2%)
  • Electricity (21.2%)
  • Wood (6.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (64.9%)
  • Electricity (29.8%)
  • Utility gas (3.2%)
  • Wood (2.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

5.4%
Nebraska:

14.6%

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

0.0%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

100.0%
Nebraska:

20.0%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Grant County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Grant County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Grant County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Grant County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Grant County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Grant County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George581.6 years
James570.6 years
Earl476.5 years
Harry483.0 years
Robert463.5 years
Ruth483.2 years
Doris384.3 years
Evelyn379.7 years
Helen382.4 years
William386.4 years
Most common last names in Grant County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brennemann779.1 years
Moran780.6 years
Hayward583.6 years
Jones584.6 years
Wright389.7 years
Applegarth382.4 years
Haney374.7 years
Lowe380.7 years
Manning392.0 years
Martin379.6 years

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