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Nemaha County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 10,130 (25% urban, 75% rural); it was 10,717 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,629
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,597
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,187
Renter-occupied apartments: 889 (it was 772 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 718 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Nemaha County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.3%), Manufacturing (19.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Nemaha County, KS (2019)
    • 9,57695.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2182.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1401.4%Two or more races
    • 710.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 610.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 120.1%Asian alone
    • 30.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 5,111  (50.5%)
Females: 5,019  (49.5%)
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Average household size:
Nemaha County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,857 ($34,296 in 1999)
This county:

$65,857
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $452 (lower quartile is $329, upper quartile is $564)
This county:

$452
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,208 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Nemaha:

$140,208
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,380 - $272,034

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $188,077
Here:

$188,077
State:

$207,668

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,101
Here:

$173,101
State:

$194,239

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,880
Here:

$137,880
State:

$149,596

Mobile homes: $41,754
Here:

$41,754
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,199
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $466

Institutionalized population: 236

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 2
Nemaha County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $238,700
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $241,800
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $295,100
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $176,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Nemaha, KS residents
Average permit cost in Nemaha, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,840 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,503 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Nemaha, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nemaha, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Nemaha, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
Nemaha County:

8.4%
Kansas:

11.4%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.7% for American Indian residents, 4.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.4 years old
(Males: 38.3 years old, Females: 42.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.3 years old, Black residents: 33.1 years old, American Indian residents: 42.0 years old, Asian residents: 52.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.8 years old, Other race residents: 14.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Nemaha County is $434 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $532 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $775 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sabetha, Seneca, Centralia, Wetmore, Bern, Goff, Baileyville, Corning, Oneida.

Nemaha 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 Nemaha County: Sycamore Springs Recreational Vehicle Resort (A), Mulberry Creek Resort Recreational Vehicle Park (B), Fairview Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Morrill Wastewater Treatment Facility (D), Hiawatha Wastewater Plant Number 3 (E), Mission Lake Camp (F), Kansas Department of Transportation Brown County Rest Area (G), Powhattan Wastewater Plant (H), Everest Sewer Treatment Plant (I), Robinson Wastewater Treatment Plant (J), Hiawatha City of North (K), Willis Wastewater Plant (L), Lakeview Country Club (M), Agricultural Partners Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 4 (N), Agricultural Partners Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 1 (O), Iowa Tribal Police Department (P), Sac and Fox Tribal Police Department (Q), Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska Fire Department (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nemaha County include: Fidelity Church (A), Hiawatha Mennonite Church (B), Immanuel Lutheran Church (C), Pleasant Hill Church (D), Zion United Methodist Church (E), American Church (F), Upper Wolf Lutheran Church (G), Kickapoo Indian Church (H), Zion Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Hill Cemetery (1), Upper Wolf Lutheran Cemetery (2), Comet Cemetery (3), Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery (4), Saint Leo's Catholic Cemetery (5), Morrill Cemetery (6), Hiawatha Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Hiawatha (A), Mission Lake (B), Brown County State Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Branch (A), Euchre Creek (B), Pedee Creek (C), Terrapin Creek (D), Mulberry Creek (E), Spring Creek (F), Lost Shirt Creek (G), Hazel Creek (H), Middle Fork Wolf River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Nemaha County include: Davis Memorial (1), Brown State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area (2), Brown County State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Brown County , Cloud County , Jackson County , Marshall County , Pawnee County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Nemaha, KS
County total employment by year in Nemaha, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Nemaha, KS

Current college students: 234
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 83 (62.9% naturalized citizens)

Nemaha County:

0.8%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 192010 or later
  • 292000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.9%

Nemaha County marital status for males Nemaha County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,863
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 73
  • 3 or 4: 177
  • 5 to 9: 80
  • 10 to 19: 39
  • 20 to 49: 79
  • 50 or more: 72
  • Mobile homes: 176

Housing units in Nemaha County with a mortgage: 1,365 (20 second mortgage, 52 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,694

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Nemaha County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,1667
Evangelical Protestant1,93711
Mainline Protestant1,49910
Black Protestant1251
Other1-
None2,450-
Nemaha 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: 7
Nemaha County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Nemaha County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Nemaha County:

9.7%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Nemaha County:

26.8%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Nemaha County:

Average size of farms: 408 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $77,841
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $85.49
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 76.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $75,026
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.06%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $70,609
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.30
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.65%
Corn for grain: 56038 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 21134 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 70881 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 15 acres

Tornado activity:

Nemaha County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 1515894.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 17 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/5/1950, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nemaha County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 489% 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 238.9 miles away from Nemaha County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 298.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 272.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.7 miles away from Nemaha County center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 187.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding,landslides,and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4449, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kansas Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 28, 1993 to October 05, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1000: July 22, 1993, FEMA Id: 1000, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kansas SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 07, 1984 to June 09, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-714: June 22, 1984, FEMA Id: 714, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Nemaha County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nemaha

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,122 (75.7%)
  • Carpooled: 724 (13.3%)
  • Bus: 23 (0.4%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 55 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 269 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 249 (4.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (30%)
  • Colombia (14%)
  • Guatemala (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • South Africa (7%)
  • Germany (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Nemaha County


  • German (52%)
  • American (12%)
  • European (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Swedish (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

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

People in group quarters in Nemaha County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 445 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Nemaha County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 230 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,968.

3.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.81% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($34,517 average AGI)
0.78% relocated from other states ($7,129 average AGI)
Nemaha County:

0.78%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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


4.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.96% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($27,582 average AGI)
1.33% relocated to other states ($12,734 average AGI)
Nemaha County:

1.33%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brown County, KS  0.65% ($43,074 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Nemaha County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Nemaha County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Nemaha County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Nemaha County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Nemaha County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Nemaha County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Nemaha County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Nemaha County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Nemaha County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,137 (1,931 aged, 206 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 388 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Nemaha County, Kansas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (113)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (80)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (72)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (65)
  • Unspecified dementia (45)
  • Congestive heart failure (22)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 19.12
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,648
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 526
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,067

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,436
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,427
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 19

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,130
  • Male householders: 2,237 (488 living alone), Female householders: 1,801 (628 living alone)
  • 2,347 spouses (2,343 opposite-sex spouses), 208 unmarried partners, (207 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,931 children (2,719 natural, 126 adopted, 88 stepchildren), 57 grandchildren, 34 brothers or sisters, 15 parents, 18 foster children, 44 other relatives, 112 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 318

Size of family households: 1,446 2-persons, 481 3-persons, 402 4-persons, 236 5-persons, 96 6-persons, 97 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,144 1-person, 148 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

2,104 married couples with children.
329 single-parent households (155 men, 174 women).

97.6% of residents of Nemaha speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $75,041,000 ($7,175 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,401,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,938,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,348,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $18,258,000
Federal grants: $9,172,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,662,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,663,000 ($296,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $312,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,104,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,092,000

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

Births: 680
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 758
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -186
Here -18 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Nemaha County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.37 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • 852014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 4502000 to 2009
  • 4631990 to 1999
  • 5021980 to 1989
  • 7671970 to 1979
  • 4171960 to 1969
  • 3481950 to 1959
  • 2031940 to 1949
  • 1,3091939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Nemaha County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • 181 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 503 rooms
  • 2124 rooms
  • 3815 rooms
  • 5456 rooms
  • 4627 rooms
  • 4368 rooms
  • 9399+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • 351 room
  • 492 rooms
  • 1183 rooms
  • 2654 rooms
  • 1405 rooms
  • 1396 rooms
  • 877 rooms
  • 1018 rooms
  • 809+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Nemaha County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • 18no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 6402 bedrooms
  • 1,1323 bedrooms
  • 8764 bedrooms
  • 3245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • 37no bedroom
  • 1771 bedroom
  • 3852 bedrooms
  • 2233 bedrooms
  • 1374 bedrooms
  • 555+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Nemaha County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Nemaha County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Nemaha County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 58no vehicle
  • 5491 vehicle
  • 1,1522 vehicles
  • 7123 vehicles
  • 3544 vehicles
  • 2185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Nemaha County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Nemaha County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 103no vehicle
  • 4471 vehicle
  • 2142 vehicles
  • 2203 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

91.4% of Nemaha County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Kansas.

Nemaha County:

91.4%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 7,918
  • Other state: 2,097
  • Northeast: 99
  • Midwest: 1,133
  • South: 370
  • West: 495
Year householders moved into unit in Nemaha County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Nemaha County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.4%Utility gas
  • 30.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 22.0%Electricity
  • 16.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 263
Here:

21.9%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

3.6%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

6.5%
Kansas:

15.0%

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

Nemaha County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,854,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Other: $351,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $126,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $597,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,389,000
    General - Other: $1,946,000
    Central Staff Services: $830,000
    Police Protection: $634,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Health - Other: $404,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $358,000
    Financial Administration: $339,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $214,000
    General Public Buildings: $20,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $520,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $91,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,092,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $411,000
    Other: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,553,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,593,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $117,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,464,000

Nemaha County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,854,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Other: $351,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $126,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $597,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,389,000
    General - Other: $1,946,000
    Central Staff Services: $830,000
    Police Protection: $634,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Health - Other: $404,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $358,000
    Financial Administration: $339,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $214,000
    General Public Buildings: $20,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $520,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $91,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,092,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $411,000
    Other: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,553,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,593,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $117,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,464,000

Nemaha County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,854,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Other: $351,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $126,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $597,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,389,000
    General - Other: $1,946,000
    Central Staff Services: $830,000
    Police Protection: $634,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Health - Other: $404,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $358,000
    Financial Administration: $339,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $214,000
    General Public Buildings: $20,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $520,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $91,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,092,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $411,000
    Other: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,553,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,593,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $117,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,464,000

Nemaha County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,854,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Other: $351,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $126,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $597,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,389,000
    General - Other: $1,946,000
    Central Staff Services: $830,000
    Police Protection: $634,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Health - Other: $404,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $358,000
    Financial Administration: $339,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $214,000
    General Public Buildings: $20,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $520,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $91,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,092,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $411,000
    Other: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,553,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,593,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $117,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,464,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 117
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 103
  • Number of recipients under 18: 15
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 73
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 59
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 40
Most common first names in Nemaha County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11984.9 years
John8380.7 years
William6980.5 years
George5682.4 years
Robert5375.0 years
Joseph4983.0 years
Helen4883.8 years
Charles4781.3 years
Anna4684.1 years
Frank4582.3 years
Most common last names in Nemaha County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Strahm5282.2 years
Meyer4582.4 years
Stallbaumer3977.9 years
Holthaus2882.9 years
Smith2878.3 years
Olberding2780.4 years
Miller2485.1 years
Haug2386.5 years
Haverkamp2377.7 years
Kramer2277.8 years
Businesses in Nemaha County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1RadioShack1
FedEx1SAS Shoes1
Ford2Subway2
La-Z-Boy2True Value2
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1U.S. Cellular1