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McPherson County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 399 (all rural); it was 533 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 59
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 91
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 136
Renter-occupied apartments: 61 (it was 66 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%

Land area: 859 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 0 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in McPherson County: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.3%), Educational, health and social services (19.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in McPherson County, NE (2019)
    • 38998.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 61.5%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

55.3 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 206  (51.7%)
Females: 193  (48.3%)
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Average household size:
McPherson County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,527 ($25,750 in 1999)
This county:

$49,527
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $421 (lower quartile is $311, upper quartile is $517)
This county:

$421
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $113,840 (it was $44,700 in 2000)
McPherson:

$113,840
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,847 - $264,126

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $191,754
Here:

$191,754
State:

$210,948

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,043
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $333

Institutionalized population: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 4
  • Auto thefts: 0
McPherson County, NE map from a distance

Health of residents in McPherson County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
68.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
45.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
50.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 206 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 McPherson, NE residents
Average permit cost in McPherson, 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: $2,076 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,292 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in McPherson, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in McPherson, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in McPherson, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.3%
McPherson County:

15.3%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 55.3 years old
(Males: 54.7 years old, Females: 57.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McPherson 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: Tryon.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in McPherson County: Folken Feed Yards (A), Wessel Farms (B), Centennial Park Campground (C), Saint Benedict Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McPherson County include: Benedictine Mission House (A), Christ the King Chapel (B), Holy Trinity Catholic Church (C), Saint Marys Church (D), Saint Patricks Church (E), Immanuel Church (F), Zion Church (G), Bethlehem Chapel (H), Wilson Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Schuyler Cemetery (1), Richland Cemetery (2), Sousek Cemetery (3), Bohemian Cemetery (4), Grove Hill Cemetery (5), Grandview Cemetery (6), Dry Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake McAllister (A), Ternes Reservoir (B), Bur Oak Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Shell Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), Lost Creek (C), East Fork Maple Creek (D), Pond Creek (E), West Fork Maple Creek (F), Clear Creek (G), Taylor Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McPherson County include: Centennial Park (1), Whitetail State Wildlife Management Area (2), South Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Arthur County , Grundy County, Illinois , Madison County , Platte County , Stanton County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.0%
Nebraska:

2.7%

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

Current college students: 14
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3 (71.7% naturalized citizens)

McPherson County:

0.8%
Whole state:

7.4%

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.5%

McPherson County marital status for males McPherson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 213
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 3
  • Mobile homes: 22

Housing units in McPherson County with a mortgage: 49 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 94

Here:

34.3% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McPherson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant611
Evangelical Protestant601
None418-
McPherson 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
McPherson County:

19.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.




Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

39.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McPherson County:

8.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
McPherson County:

29.2%
State:

28.0%

Agriculture in McPherson County:

Average size of farms: 4130 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $145,559
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $52.35
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: 93.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $141,077
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.64%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.67%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,968
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.59%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.18
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Corn for grain: 1985 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

McPherson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 2937017.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 25 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/23/1998, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 17 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McPherson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 393% 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 528.8 miles away from McPherson 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 240.5 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 182.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 201.3 miles away from McPherson County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 417.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), 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 Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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: 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 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 Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 09, 2003 to July 14, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1480: July 21, 2003, FEMA Id: 1480, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 McPherson County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)

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


  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • France (67%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in McPherson County


  • German (31%)
  • European (16%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,881.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 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.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 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.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Births per 1000 population in McPherson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Deaths per 1000 population in McPherson County
Infant deaths per 1000 population in McPherson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in McPherson County

Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 16 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 131 (0 aged, 0 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,578
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 394

Household type by relationship:

Households: 399
  • Male householders: 96 (31 living alone), Female householders: 97 (42 living alone)
  • 129 spouses (127 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 70 children (55 natural, 4 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 80 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 77 1-person.

49 married couples with children.
5 single-parent households (0 men, 5 women).

99.7% of residents of McPherson speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,872,000 ($7,389 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $24,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,601,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $582,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $358,000
Federal grants: $1,172,000
Federal procurement contracts: $33,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $126,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $588,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000
Federal Government insurance: $972,000

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

Births: 23
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11
Here:

22 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: -34
Here -67 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in McPherson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.3

Year house built in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • 72014 or later
  • 32010 to 2013
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 201990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 181960 to 1969
  • 221950 to 1959
  • 401940 to 1949
  • 571939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in McPherson County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 64 rooms
  • 265 rooms
  • 396 rooms
  • 247 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 64 rooms
  • 95 rooms
  • 216 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 129+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McPherson County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 222 bedrooms
  • 673 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McPherson County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 82 bedrooms
  • 293 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2no vehicle
  • 281 vehicle
  • 292 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 101 vehicle
  • 272 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.3% of McPherson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Nebraska.

McPherson County:

92.3%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 335
  • Other state: 60
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 39
  • South: 1
  • West: 18
Year householders moved into unit in McPherson County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in McPherson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.9%Wood
  • 15.8%Electricity
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.5%Electricity
  • 11.5%Wood
  • 3.8%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

5.9%
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

McPherson County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $501,000
    Financial Administration: $344,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $383,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $225,000
    General Local Government Support: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $550,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $315,000

McPherson County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $501,000
    Financial Administration: $344,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $383,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $225,000
    General Local Government Support: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $550,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $315,000

McPherson County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $501,000
    Financial Administration: $344,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $383,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $225,000
    General Local Government Support: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $550,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $315,000

McPherson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $501,000
    Financial Administration: $344,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $383,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $225,000
    General Local Government Support: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $550,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $315,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 6
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3

McPherson County on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"