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Nemaha County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2014: 10,148 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nemaha County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (44.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 37%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 59%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Nemaha County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years
Males: 5,129  (50.6%)
Females: 5,019  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Nemaha County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,791 ($34,296 in 1999)

This county:

$46791
Kansas:

$50972

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $343 (lower quartile is $272, upper quartile is $442)
This county:

$343
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,164 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Nemaha:

$96,164
Kansas:

$129,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,877 - $178,693
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,056
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,347 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,106 (1.3%)

Nemaha County household income distribution in 2009 Nemaha County home values distribution Nemaha County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.5%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.2% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
Nemaha County:

11.7%
Kansas:

14.0%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.4% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.7% for American Indian residents, 62.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 40 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 14 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 September 2015:
Here:

2.1%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 234
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 46 (50% naturalized citizens)

Nemaha County:

0.4%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 20

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: 3,805
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 90
  • 3 or 4: 96
  • 5 to 9: 41
  • 10 to 19: 26
  • 20 or more: 52
  • Mobile homes: 206

Housing units in Nemaha County with a mortgage: 1,070 (40 second mortgage, 38 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,162

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Nemaha County

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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from Nemaha County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 254.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 444.4 miles away from the county center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 393.8 miles away from Nemaha County center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 250.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • KansasSevere Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 8, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1885): March 9, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • KansasSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3282): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KansasSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1741): February 1, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KansasSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2007 to June 1, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1699): May 6, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • KansasHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 1, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3236): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • KansasFlooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 28, 1993 to October 5, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1000): July 22, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1000, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KansasSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 20, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-539): September 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-539, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KansasSEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 28, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-403): September 28, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-403, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • KansasSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 2, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-378): May 2, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-378, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KansasTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 18, 1967, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-229): July 18, 1967, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-229, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Nemaha County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • Germany (37%)
  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • India (11%)
  • Japan (9%)
  • Hong Kong (7%)
  • Lebanon (4%)

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

  • German (59%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • Swiss (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Nemaha County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,893 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 420 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 137 (3%)
  • Other means: 18 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 441 (9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $53,919.

4.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.73% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($23,994 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($10,012 average AGI)
Nemaha County:

1.57%
Kansas average:

3.18%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shawnee County, KS  0.62% ($37,680 average AGI)
from Brown County, KS  0.52% ($35,333)
from Pottawatomie County, KS  0.25% ($39,800)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.65% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($20,454 average AGI)
2.18% relocated to other states ($11,626 average AGI)
Nemaha County:

2.18%
Kansas average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brown County, KS  0.51% ($24,333 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.51% ($34,619)
to Jackson County, KS  0.44% ($35,889)
to Johnson County, KS  0.42% ($30,706)
to Riley County, KS  0.42% ($31,353)
to Marshall County, KS  0.27% ($28,455)

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 2014: 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 live births in Nemaha County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Nemaha County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Nemaha County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (158)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (146)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (138)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (127)
  • Congestive heart failure (102)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (86)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (84)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (77)
  • Unspecified dementia (64)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (47)

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: 9648.120
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 525.910
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19066.74

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1436.370
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1426.790
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 28.73

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49.35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 19.15

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,919
  • In family households: 8,322 (2,260 male householders, 431 female householders)
    2,338 spouses, 2,987 children (2,770 natural, 88 adopted, 129 stepchildren), 59 grandchildren, 41 brothers or sisters, 30 parents, 40 other relatives, 114 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,597 (751 male householders (645 living alone)), 673 female householders (642 living alone)), 173 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 259 (236 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,352 2-persons, 452 3-persons, 442 4-persons, 277 5-persons, 108 6-persons, 60 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,287 1-person, 113 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

2,667 married couples with children.
296 single-parent households (57 men, 239 women).

97.5% of residents of Nemaha County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $75,041,000 ($7175 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:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 31
  • 2000 to 2004: 379
  • 1990 to 1999: 498
  • 1980 to 1989: 424
  • 1970 to 1979: 625
  • 1960 to 1969: 415
  • 1950 to 1959: 413
  • 1940 to 1949: 244
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,500
Rooms in houses/apartments in Nemaha County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 34
  • 4 rooms: 298
  • 5 rooms: 654
  • 6 rooms: 811
  • 7 rooms: 474
  • 8 rooms: 530
  • 9+ rooms: 381
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 146
  • 4 rooms: 181
  • 5 rooms: 151
  • 6 rooms: 107
  • 7 rooms: 59
  • 8 rooms: 46
  • 9+ rooms: 55
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Nemaha County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 74
  • 2 bedrooms: 770
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,474
  • 4 bedrooms: 710
  • 5+ bedrooms: 159
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 183
  • 2 bedrooms: 295
  • 3 bedrooms: 186
  • 4 bedrooms: 92
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Nemaha County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 97
  • 1 vehicle: 720
  • 2 vehicles: 1,434
  • 3 vehicles: 589
  • 4 vehicles: 239
  • 5+ vehicles: 108
  • no vehicle: 110
  • 1 vehicle: 345
  • 2 vehicles: 186
  • 3 vehicles: 102
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 21

69% of Nemaha County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Kansas.

Nemaha County:

68.9%
State average:

53.5%

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

  • This state: 8563
  • Northeast: 101
  • Midwest: 1392
  • South: 240
  • West: 347

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $38,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Nemaha County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.8%)
  • Electricity (6.2%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (56.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.7%)
  • Electricity (17.0%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 136
Here:

9.8%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

4.0%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 30
Here:

15.7%
Kansas:

13.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Nemaha County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,873,000
    General - Other: $1,583,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $669,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $337,000
    Financial Administration: $286,000
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000
    Central Staff Services: $187,000
    Health Services - Other: $187,000
    Welfare - Other: $44,000
    General Public Buildings: $21,000
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $337,000
    Higher Education: $58,000
    Natural Resources: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $262,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,328,000

Nemaha County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $399,000
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $128,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $128,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $640,000
    All Other: $89,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,210,000
    Total General Sales: $827,000
    NEC: $65,000

Nemaha County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,365,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,280,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $85,000

Nemaha County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,067,000

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
Nemaha County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Nemaha County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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