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Otoe County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2014: 15,797 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 15,396 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,839
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,820
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,487
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,703 (it was 1,573 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 616 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Otoe County: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (32.4%), Educational, health and social services (22.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Otoe County, Nebraska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.0 years
Males: 7,741  (49.0%)
Females: 8,056  (51.0%)

Otoe County,NE real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Otoe County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $52,171 ($37,302 in 1999)

This county:

$52,171
Nebraska:

$54,996

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $506 (lower quartile is $424, upper quartile is $647)
This county:

$506
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $123,103 (it was $82,000 in 2000)
Otoe:

$123,103
Nebraska:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,103 - $205,899
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,183
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $462

Institutionalized population: 336

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 66
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $238,600
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $200,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,270 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,117 (1.9%)

Otoe County household income distribution in 2009 Otoe County home values distribution Otoe County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.9%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.6% for Black residents, 28.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.8%
Otoe County:

10.8%
Nebraska:

12.6%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.8% for American Indian residents, 13.0% for other race residents, 28.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 52 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Otoe County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $622 a month.

Cities in this county include: Nebraska City, Syracuse, Palmyra, Unadilla, Talmage, Dunbar, Douglas, Otoe, Woodland Hills, Burr.

Otoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Blair County, Pennsylvania , Clinton County, Indiana , Warren County, New Jersey , Clark County, Missouri , Queens County, New York .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 496
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 208 (45% naturalized citizens)

Otoe County:

1.4%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 42
  • 1990 to 1994: 44
  • 1985 to 1989: 27
  • 1980 to 1984: 20
  • 1975 to 1979: 8
  • 1970 to 1974: 18
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 49
Note: State values scaled to Otoe County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.2%

Otoe County marital status for males Otoe County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,337
  • One, attached: 62
  • Two: 151
  • 3 or 4: 214
  • 5 to 9: 158
  • 10 to 19: 69
  • 20 or more: 167
  • Mobile homes: 404
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Otoe County with a mortgage: 1,886 (153 second mortgage, 152 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,492

Here:

55.8% with mortgage
State:

64.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Otoe County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,54926
Catholic3,4966
Evangelical Protestant79713
Other5464
None4,352-
Otoe 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: 5
Otoe County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



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

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Otoe County:

9.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Otoe County:

31.6%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Otoe County:

Average size of farms: 430 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $54,628
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $100.79
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.01%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $61,914
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 68.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $77,358
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.03
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.12%
Corn for grain: 102211 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4312 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 109331 harvested acres
Vegetables: 21 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 130 acres

Earthquake activity:

Otoe County-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 73% 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 27.8 miles away from Otoe 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 205.7 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 298.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from Otoe County center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2015 to June 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4225: June 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3323: June 18, 2011, FEMA Id: 3323, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Nebraska Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4013: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4013, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornado, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: September 13, 2010 to September 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1945: October 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1945, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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, Ice Jams, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 06, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1902: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1902, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 10, 2007 to December 12, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1739: January 11, 2008, FEMA Id: 1739, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to May 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1706: June 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1706, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Otoe County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (51%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Ecuador (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Sweden (4%)
  • Other Northern America (4%)

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

  • German (53%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Czech (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Otoe County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,835 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 983 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 16 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 199 (3%)
  • Other means: 34 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 505 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 296 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in institutions for the blind

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

  • 325 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,793.

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Nebraska average:

6.38%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.68% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($25,114 average AGI)
2.62% relocated from other states ($16,478 average AGI)
Otoe County:

2.62%
Nebraska average:

2.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lancaster County, NE  1.41% ($31,570 average AGI)
from Douglas County, NE  0.43% ($75,500)
from Fremont County, IA  0.39% ($43,375)
from Cass County, NE  0.29% ($27,389)
from Johnson County, NE  0.28% ($49,118)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.26% ($59,438)
from Nemaha County, NE  0.25% ($33,000)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Nebraska average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.37% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($26,627 average AGI)
2.36% relocated to other states ($14,903 average AGI)
Otoe County:

2.36%
Nebraska average:

2.88%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lancaster County, NE  1.74% ($46,271 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.73% ($31,133)
to Nemaha County, NE  0.51% ($39,613)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.29% ($38,889)
to Cass County, NE  0.24% ($52,400)
to Fremont County, IA  0.21% ($32,923)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Otoe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Otoe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Otoe County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Otoe County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Otoe County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,059 (2,738 aged, 321 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 302 (8%)

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 Otoe County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (209)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (187)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (173)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (144)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (136)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (112)
  • Congestive heart failure (104)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (100)
  • Unspecified dementia (98)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (97)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,901
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 232
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,571

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,180
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 864
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,402
  • In family households: 13,036 (3,394 male householders, 947 female householders)
    3,510 spouses, 4,351 children (3,980 natural, 124 adopted, 247 stepchildren), 212 grandchildren, 93 brothers or sisters, 69 parents, 87 other relatives, 326 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,366 (935 male householders (754 living alone)), 1,086 female householders (989 living alone)), 345 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 338 (336 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,186 2-persons, 854 3-persons, 736 4-persons, 359 5-persons, 131 6-persons, 75 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,743 1-person, 232 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

3,177 married couples with children.
638 single-parent households (189 men, 449 women).

96.5% of residents of Otoe County speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not 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: $88,899,000 ($5,740 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,010,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,026,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,324,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,660,000
Federal grants: $15,218,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,426,000 ($221,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,245,000 ($86,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,589,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,978,000
Federal Government insurance: $48,931,000

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

Births: 967
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 946
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +21
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +90
Here +6 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Otoe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.23 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 28
  • 2010 to 2013: 133
  • 2000 to 2009: 795
  • 1990 to 1999: 838
  • 1980 to 1989: 439
  • 1970 to 1979: 734
  • 1960 to 1969: 767
  • 1950 to 1959: 629
  • 1940 to 1949: 434
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,305
Note: State values scaled to Otoe population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Otoe County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Otoe County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 79
  • 4 rooms: 509
  • 5 rooms: 908
  • 6 rooms: 949
  • 7 rooms: 765
  • 8 rooms: 609
  • 9+ rooms: 663
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 92
  • 3 rooms: 273
  • 4 rooms: 360
  • 5 rooms: 315
  • 6 rooms: 183
  • 7 rooms: 173
  • 8 rooms: 125
  • 9+ rooms: 45
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Otoe County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Otoe County population
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 194
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,288
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,009
  • 4 bedrooms: 777
  • 5+ bedrooms: 217
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 384
  • 2 bedrooms: 635
  • 3 bedrooms: 342
  • 4 bedrooms: 152
  • 5+ bedrooms: 37
Cars and other vehicles available in Otoe County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Otoe County population
  • no vehicle: 145
  • 1 vehicle: 994
  • 2 vehicles: 1,974
  • 3 vehicles: 910
  • 4 vehicles: 341
  • 5+ vehicles: 123
  • no vehicle: 162
  • 1 vehicle: 684
  • 2 vehicles: 521
  • 3 vehicles: 145
  • 4 vehicles: 47
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

58% of Otoe County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Nebraska.

Otoe County:

58.5%
State average:

55.7%

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

  • This state: 11,512
  • Northeast: 192
  • Midwest: 2,198
  • South: 512
  • West: 692

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,400


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 Otoe County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.4%)
  • Electricity (14.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (57.6%)
  • Electricity (20.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (2.4%)
  • Wood (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 234
Here:

12.5%
Nebraska:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 70
Here:

6.9%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 53
Here:

13.3%
Nebraska:

20.0%

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)

Otoe County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,808,000
    General - Other: $982,000
    Police Protection: $516,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $513,000
    Corrections - Other: $494,000
    Financial Administration: $268,000
    Central Staff Services: $223,000
    General Public Buildings: $201,000
    Welfare - Other: $72,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $64,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,247,000

Otoe County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $338,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $270,000
    Interest Earnings: $199,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,343,000
    General Support: $243,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,145,000
    NEC: $675,000
    Other Selective Sales: $41,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000

Otoe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,825,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 174
  • Number of aged recipients: 11
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 163
  • Number of recipients under 18: 35
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 115
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 24
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 69
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 78
Otoe County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Otoe County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Otoe County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14078.5 years
Mary13583.4 years
William13077.9 years
Anna9287.0 years
Robert7972.9 years
Charles7977.1 years
Helen7781.4 years
George7480.7 years
Henry7283.1 years
Fred6583.1 years
Most common last names in Otoe County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5876.8 years
Johnson3981.1 years
Meyer3578.2 years
Miller3577.5 years
Kreifels3179.9 years
Davis3079.2 years
Teten2480.2 years
Wirth2386.3 years
Wurtele2374.0 years
Peterson2282.4 years
Businesses in Otoe County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Best Western1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1Subway2
FedEx1True Value1
Ford2U-Haul1
H&R Block2U.S. Cellular2
Kroger1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1