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Keith County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 8,151 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 8,875 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,473
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,258
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,709
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,022 (it was 998 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 1061 sq. mi.

Water area: 48.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Keith County: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (16.0%), Educational, health and social services (14.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Keith County, NE (2019)
    • 7,25389.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6157.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1001.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 620.8%Asian alone
    • 400.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 390.5%Two or more races
    • 170.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

49.7 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 4,180  (51.3%)
Females: 3,971  (48.7%)
Average household size:
Keith County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,213 ($32,325 in 1999)
This county:

$52,213
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $462 (lower quartile is $354, upper quartile is $545)
This county:

$462
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $142,217 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Keith:

$142,217
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,241 - $234,730
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,171
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $512

Institutionalized population: 52

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 52
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 47
  • Auto thefts: 5
Keith County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2000: 116 buildings, average cost: $32,200
  • 2001: 69 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2018: 27 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $193,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Keith, NE residents
Average permit cost in Keith, NE
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,058 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,903 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Keith, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Keith, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Keith, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.1%
Keith County:

11.1%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.4% for American Indian residents, 38.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 49.7 years old
(Males: 48.4 years old, Females: 50.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.2 years old, Black residents: 33.7 years old, American Indian residents: 78.7 years old, Asian residents: 70.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.7 years old, Other race residents: 48.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Keith 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: Ogallala, Paxton, Brule, Belmar, Martin, Lemoyne, Roscoe, Keystone, Sarben.

Keith County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Keith County: Covenant Cedars Camp (A), Schafer (B), Thummel (C), Havens (D), Merrick County Fairgrounds (E), Husker Co-op Elevator (F), Silver Creek Township Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Keith County include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), Saint Lawrence Catholic Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Pierce Chapel (D), Emmanuel Church (E), Fairview Church (F), United Brethren Church (G), South Side Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Central City Cemetery (1), Chapman Cemetery (2), Clarks Cemetery (3), Silver Creek Cemetery (4), Fairview Cemetery (5), Prairie Creek Cemetery (6), Bureau Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Warm Slough (A), Wood River (B), Prairie Slough (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Keith County include: Kernel Field (1), Bader Memorial Park (2), Mormon Trail Historical Marker (3), Hord Lake State Recreation Area (4), Izaak Walton League Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Arthur County , Putnam County, New York , Northumberland County, Pennsylvania , Louisa County, Iowa , Sherman County , Wabash County, Indiana .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Nebraska:

2.7%

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

Current college students: 145
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 231 (56.2% naturalized citizens)

Keith County:

2.8%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 572010 or later
  • 462000 to 2009
  • 671990 to 1999
  • 261980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 52Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.5%

Keith County marital status for males Keith County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,776
  • One, attached: 45
  • Two: 113
  • 3 or 4: 176
  • 5 to 9: 112
  • 10 to 19: 55
  • 20 or more: 52
  • Mobile homes: 1,169
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Keith County with a mortgage: 1,244 (16 second mortgage, 54 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,494

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Keith County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,34613
Mainline Protestant1,6118
Catholic1,3002
Other1281
None2,983-
Keith 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
Keith County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



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

16.23 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

14.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Keith County:

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Keith County:

28.3%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Keith County:

Average size of farms: 1730 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $263,246
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $226.67
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $248,079
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.40%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 54.49%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $151,431
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.22
Corn for grain: 74959 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 49499 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4143 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 10 acres

Tornado activity:

Keith County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 3232591.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 18 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/3/1980, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Keith County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 433% 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 510.9 miles away from Keith County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 216.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 180.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 326.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 416.8 miles away from Keith County center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 301.4 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 And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 13, 2018 - April 18, 2018, FEMA Id: 4375, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 11, 2007 to June 16, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1721: August 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1721, 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 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, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to April 23, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1373: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1373, Natural disaster type: Storm

The number of natural disasters in Keith County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Keith

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,171 (80.4%)
  • Carpooled: 251 (6.4%)
  • Bus: 12 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 90 (2.3%)
  • Walked: 163 (4.1%)
  • Worked at home: 252 (6.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (19%)
  • South Africa (18%)
  • Korea (12%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (10%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Nigeria (5%)
  • Japan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Keith County


  • German (24%)
  • American (14%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • European (3%)

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

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

  • 64 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,003.

6.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.59% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($28,848 average AGI)
3.14% relocated from other states ($18,462 average AGI)
Keith County:

3.14%
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 Lincoln County, NE  0.75% ($34,360 average AGI)


6.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.45% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($32,701 average AGI)
2.93% relocated to other states ($22,085 average AGI)
Keith County:

2.93%
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 Lincoln County, NE  0.91% ($35,200 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Keith County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Keith County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Keith County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Keith County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Keith County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Keith County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Keith County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Keith County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Keith County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,841 (1,614 aged, 227 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 178 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (38)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (34)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (32)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.9
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,118
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 214
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,151

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,152
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,008

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 69
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 132

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,151
  • Male householders: 2,158 (675 living alone), Female householders: 1,786 (695 living alone)
  • 1,951 spouses (1,949 opposite-sex spouses), 264 unmarried partners, (255 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,735 children (1,551 natural, 113 adopted, 51 stepchildren), 108 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 2 foster children, 20 other relatives, 65 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 74

Size of family households: 1,354 2-persons, 407 3-persons, 291 4-persons, 137 5-persons, 59 6-persons, 76 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,427 1-person, 204 2-persons, 4 3-persons.

1,007 married couples with children.
508 single-parent households (208 men, 300 women).

94.8% of residents of Keith speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (11% speak English very well, 89% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $51,193,000 ($6,094 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $628,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,128,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,081,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,321,000
Federal grants: $7,787,000
Federal procurement contracts: $781,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,095,000 ($62,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $832,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,851,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,504,000

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

Births: 480
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 531
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -500
Here -60 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Keith County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.74 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Keith County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Keith County, Nebraska
  • 702014 or later
  • 532010 to 2013
  • 4122000 to 2009
  • 4761990 to 1999
  • 6391980 to 1989
  • 1,0861970 to 1979
  • 8441960 to 1969
  • 7581950 to 1959
  • 4001940 to 1949
  • 7731939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Keith County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Keith County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Keith County, Nebraska
  • 21 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 403 rooms
  • 1864 rooms
  • 5995 rooms
  • 4166 rooms
  • 3427 rooms
  • 3818 rooms
  • 7499+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Keith County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Keith County, Nebraska
  • 911 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 1693 rooms
  • 3614 rooms
  • 2405 rooms
  • 1116 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 1208 rooms
  • 919+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Keith County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Keith County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Keith County, Nebraska
  • 2no bedroom
  • 611 bedroom
  • 6382 bedrooms
  • 1,0963 bedrooms
  • 5874 bedrooms
  • 3465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Keith County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Keith County, Nebraska
  • 90no bedroom
  • 1821 bedroom
  • 5242 bedrooms
  • 2233 bedrooms
  • 1894 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Keith County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Keith County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Keith County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 50no vehicle
  • 4821 vehicle
  • 1,0572 vehicles
  • 6303 vehicles
  • 3084 vehicles
  • 2115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Keith County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Keith County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 156no vehicle
  • 5271 vehicle
  • 4342 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

88.3% of Keith County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Nebraska.

Keith County:

88.3%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 4,919
  • Other state: 2,931
  • Northeast: 27
  • Midwest: 1,010
  • South: 402
  • West: 1,561
Year householders moved into unit in Keith County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Keith County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.3%Utility gas
  • 39.7%Electricity
  • 15.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.9%Utility gas
  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 92
Here:

10.7%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

8.3%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

24.6%
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

Keith County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $912,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,851,000
    Regular Highways: $2,010,000
    Financial Administration: $606,000
    Police Protection: $578,000
    Correctional Institutions: $465,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $391,000
    General Public Buildings: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $85,000
    Other: $76,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $470,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,283,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,265,000
    Other: $468,000
    General Local Government Support: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,048,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $357,000
    Death and Gift: $332,000
    Other License: $18,000

Keith County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $912,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,851,000
    Regular Highways: $2,010,000
    Financial Administration: $606,000
    Police Protection: $578,000
    Correctional Institutions: $465,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $391,000
    General Public Buildings: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $85,000
    Other: $76,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $470,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,283,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,265,000
    Other: $468,000
    General Local Government Support: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,048,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $357,000
    Death and Gift: $332,000
    Other License: $18,000

Keith County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $912,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,851,000
    Regular Highways: $2,010,000
    Financial Administration: $606,000
    Police Protection: $578,000
    Correctional Institutions: $465,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $391,000
    General Public Buildings: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $85,000
    Other: $76,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $470,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,283,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,265,000
    Other: $468,000
    General Local Government Support: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,048,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $357,000
    Death and Gift: $332,000
    Other License: $18,000

Keith County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $912,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,851,000
    Regular Highways: $2,010,000
    Financial Administration: $606,000
    Police Protection: $578,000
    Correctional Institutions: $465,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $391,000
    General Public Buildings: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $85,000
    Other: $76,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $470,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,283,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,265,000
    Other: $468,000
    General Local Government Support: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,048,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $357,000
    Death and Gift: $332,000
    Other License: $18,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 99
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 89
  • Number of recipients under 18: 11
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 72
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 43
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 41
Most common first names in Keith County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7578.1 years
William5276.8 years
Mary4485.9 years
George3978.3 years
Charles3873.8 years
Robert3673.4 years
Anna3586.0 years
James3172.4 years
Harold2873.3 years
Dorothy2876.9 years
Most common last names in Keith County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson2677.0 years
Peterson2576.1 years
Brown2376.4 years
Wilson2376.2 years
Johnson1979.8 years
Peters1981.7 years
Walker1678.8 years
Smith1680.1 years
Hahn1680.4 years
Miller1681.3 years
Businesses in Keith County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
Days Inn2Super 81
Dennys1Taco Bell1
FedEx3True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
KFC1Vons1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1