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Kearney County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 6,596 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 6,882 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,107
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 909
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,957
Renter-occupied apartments: 665 (it was 686 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 516 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kearney County: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (48.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (21.6%), Educational, health and social services (15.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Kearney County, NE (2019)
    • 6,02787.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4326.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 510.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 330.5%Asian alone
    • 160.2%Two or more races
    • 70.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 3,275  (49.7%)
Females: 3,321  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Kearney County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,021 ($39,247 in 1999)
This county:

$62,021
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $527 (lower quartile is $426, upper quartile is $625)
This county:

$527
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $165,938 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
Kearney:

$165,938
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $103,695 - $246,444

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $178,116
Here:

$178,116
State:

$210,948

Townhouses or other attached units: $242,579
Here:

$242,579
State:

$216,449

Mobile homes: $33,979
Here:

$33,979
State:

$46,228

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,296
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $476

Institutionalized population: 84

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 28
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 5
Kearney County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $241,000
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $282,200
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $357,300
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $285,100
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $285,100
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2018: 12 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $242,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Kearney, NE residents
Average permit cost in Kearney, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,065 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,848 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Kearney, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kearney, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kearney, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.8%
Kearney County:

8.8%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.9 years old
(Males: 38.1 years old, Females: 42.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.6 years old, Black residents: 3.9 years old, American Indian residents: 6.9 years old, Asian residents: 18.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.3 years old, Other race residents: 43.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kearney County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $542 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $693 a month.

Cities in this county include: Minden, Axtell, Wilcox, Heartwell, Norman.

Kearney 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 Kearney County: Linder Stock Farms (A), McClymont Feed Yard (B), Wac (C), Hi-Line Golf Course (D), Becton Dickinson Emergency Medical Response Team (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kearney County include: Emmaus Free Church (A), Adullam Church (B), Holcomb Church (C), Salem Church (D), Moses Hill Church (E), Williamsburg Church (F), Westmark Evangelical Free Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Shaw Cemetery (1), Fridhem Cemetery (2), Bethel Cemetery (3), Prairie Cemetery (4), Prairie Home Cemetery (5), Platte Valley Cemetery (6), Highland Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Moses Hill Lagoon (A), Johnson Reservoir (B), Richardson Lagoon (C), Atlanta Marsh (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sacramento Creek (A), Whisky Slough (B), Plum Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kearney County include: Atlanta Marsh National Wildlife Management A (1), Funk Federal Waterfowl Production Area (2), Jones Federal Waterfowl Production Area (3), Johnson Federal Waterfowl Production Area (4), Lynder Federal Waterfowl Production Area (5), Cottonwood Federal Waterfowl Production Area (6), Historic Platte Valley Historical Marker (7), Atlanta Prisoner of War Camp Historical Marker (8), Site of Old Sacramento Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Ashland County, Ohio , Chase County , Dawson County , Wasatch County, Utah , Furnas County , Nuckolls County , Red Willow County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.0%
Nebraska:

2.7%

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

Current college students: 205
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 96.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 267 (21.6% naturalized citizens)

Kearney County:

4.1%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1432010 or later
  • 782000 to 2009
  • 421990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 181970 to 1979
  • 19Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.9%

Kearney County marital status for males Kearney County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,567
  • One, attached: 36
  • Two: 36
  • 3 or 4: 25
  • 5 to 9: 18
  • 10 to 19: 25
  • 20 to 49: 50
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 221

Housing units in Kearney County with a mortgage: 836 (8 second mortgage, 36 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,165

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kearney County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,46410
Evangelical Protestant1,3416
Catholic4462
Other2-
None2,236-
Kearney 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: 3
Kearney County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



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

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kearney County:

7.8%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Kearney County:

28.1%
State:

28.0%

Agriculture in Kearney County:

Average size of farms: 804 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $497,791
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $316.40
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $439,669
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 79.48%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $229,426
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.85
Corn for grain: 150274 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8394 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 88338 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Kearney County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 2129848.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/15/1960, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kearney County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 439% 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 302.2 miles away from Kearney 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 91.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 658.4 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 363.5 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) earthquake occurred 234.3 miles away from Kearney County center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 277.3 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, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 21, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4183: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4183, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: May 28, 2007 to June 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1714: July 24, 2007, FEMA Id: 1714, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2005 to May 12, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1590: June 23, 2005, FEMA Id: 1590, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kearney County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kearney

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,052 (76.1%)
  • Carpooled: 289 (10.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 147 (5.5%)
  • Worked at home: 209 (7.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • 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


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Venezuela (56%)
  • Mexico (30%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Netherlands (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • England (2%)
  • South Africa (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kearney County


  • German (44%)
  • American (9%)
  • Swedish (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Danish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (3%)

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

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

  • 117 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 101 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,743.

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,574 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.52% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($39,574 average AGI)
1.81% relocated from other states ($15,284 average AGI)
Kearney County:

1.81%
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 Buffalo County, NE  3.67% ($40,937 average AGI)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.77% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($40,000 average AGI)
1.39% relocated to other states ($10,153 average AGI)
Kearney County:

1.39%
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 Buffalo County, NE  3.42% ($33,685 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Kearney County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Kearney County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kearney County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kearney County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kearney County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kearney County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kearney County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kearney County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kearney County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,133 (1,004 aged, 129 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 103 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (60)
  • Hypertensive heart disease with (congestive) heart failure (11)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.53
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,846
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 858
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,910

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,225
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,019
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,596
  • Male householders: 1,391 (343 living alone), Female householders: 1,317 (515 living alone)
  • 1,479 spouses (1,479 opposite-sex spouses), 208 unmarried partners, (208 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,826 children (1,591 natural, 85 adopted, 139 stepchildren), 90 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 12 foster children, 54 other relatives, 122 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 63

Size of family households: 925 2-persons, 291 3-persons, 235 4-persons, 145 5-persons, 86 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 858 1-person, 108 2-persons, 2 4-persons.

1,127 married couples with children.
339 single-parent households (104 men, 235 women).

96.0% of residents of Kearney speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% 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 (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $52,276,000 ($7,598 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,009,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $15,610,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,289,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,643,000
Federal grants: $5,933,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,153,000 ($1,787,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,647,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $477,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,135,000
Federal Government insurance: $67,201,000

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

Births: 393
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 354
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -129
Here -19 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kearney County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.28 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.3

Year house built in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • 972014 or later
  • 362010 to 2013
  • 642000 to 2009
  • 3591990 to 1999
  • 1621980 to 1989
  • 6311970 to 1979
  • 2501960 to 1969
  • 2631950 to 1959
  • 1081940 to 1949
  • 1,0231939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kearney County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 533 rooms
  • 1254 rooms
  • 2675 rooms
  • 3016 rooms
  • 2877 rooms
  • 3718 rooms
  • 5849+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • 391 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1203 rooms
  • 1014 rooms
  • 1545 rooms
  • 1046 rooms
  • 1017 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kearney County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 3562 bedrooms
  • 6693 bedrooms
  • 5704 bedrooms
  • 3675+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearney County, Nebraska
  • 39no bedroom
  • 881 bedroom
  • 3442 bedrooms
  • 1843 bedrooms
  • 544 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 31no vehicle
  • 3731 vehicle
  • 7802 vehicles
  • 4623 vehicles
  • 2024 vehicles
  • 1495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 143no vehicle
  • 2261 vehicle
  • 1972 vehicles
  • 943 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

92.1% of Kearney County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Nebraska.

Kearney County:

92.1%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 5,118
  • Other state: 1,177
  • Northeast: 79
  • Midwest: 495
  • South: 180
  • West: 434
Year householders moved into unit in Kearney County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kearney County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.7%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.5%Utility gas
  • 37.4%Electricity
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 81
Here:

10.6%
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
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Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Kearney County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $45,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $411,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,188,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $311,000
    Financial Administration: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $116,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,122,000
    Highways: $1,224,000
    Other: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,263,000
    Death and Gift: $544,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $799,000

Kearney County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $45,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $411,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,188,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $311,000
    Financial Administration: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $116,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,122,000
    Highways: $1,224,000
    Other: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,263,000
    Death and Gift: $544,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $799,000

Kearney County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $45,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $411,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,188,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $311,000
    Financial Administration: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $116,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,122,000
    Highways: $1,224,000
    Other: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,263,000
    Death and Gift: $544,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $799,000

Kearney County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $45,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $411,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,188,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $311,000
    Financial Administration: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $116,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,122,000
    Highways: $1,224,000
    Other: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,263,000
    Death and Gift: $544,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $799,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 84
  • Number of aged recipients: 5
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 79
  • Number of recipients under 18: 20
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 55
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 9
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 17
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 19
Most common first names in Kearney County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4380.1 years
Anna3786.7 years
William3177.5 years
Robert2776.1 years
Ruth2679.4 years
George2479.8 years
Donald2371.2 years
Harold2377.2 years
Arthur2383.3 years
Mary2177.0 years
Most common last names in Kearney County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5680.3 years
Nelson5680.1 years
Anderson5379.3 years
Christensen4684.6 years
Hansen4682.7 years
Jensen3682.1 years
Olson3484.0 years
Petersen3280.8 years
Peterson2076.5 years
Nielsen1880.8 years
Businesses in Kearney County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Subway1
Pizza Hut1UPS1