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Phelps County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2014: 9,187 (58% urban, 42% rural); it was 9,747 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,594
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,125
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,815
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,060 (it was 1,029 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 540 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Phelps County: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (38.8%), Educational, health and social services (21.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 24%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Phelps County, Nebraska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.0 years
Males: 4,544  (49.5%)
Females: 4,643  (50.5%)

Phelps County,NE real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Phelps County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,775 ($37,319 in 1999)

This county:

$49775
Nebraska:

$51440

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $438 (lower quartile is $357, upper quartile is $544)
This county:

$438
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,398 (it was $71,400 in 2000)
Phelps:

$104,398
Nebraska:

$132,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,921 - $159,114
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $990
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $447

Institutionalized population: 230

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 14
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 15
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $231,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,676 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,638 (1.6%)

Phelps County household income distribution in 2009 Phelps County home values distribution Phelps County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.1%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.6% for American Indian residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.3%
Phelps County:

9.3%
Nebraska:

13.2%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 8.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.7% for American Indian residents, 4.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 20 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 46 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 72 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Phelps County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $542 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $693 a month.

Cities in this county include: Holdrege, Bertrand, Loomis, Funk, Atlanta.

Phelps 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: Hudson County, New Jersey , Carroll County, Ohio , Salt Lake County, Utah , Grand County, Colorado , Lebanon County, Pennsylvania , Wayne County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.0%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 227
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 82 (71% naturalized citizens)

Phelps County:

0.8%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 17
  • 1990 to 1994: 38
  • 1985 to 1989: 11
  • 1980 to 1984: 1
  • 1975 to 1979: 11
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 2

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.0%

Phelps County marital status for males Phelps County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,516
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 75
  • 3 or 4: 83
  • 5 to 9: 67
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 20 or more: 76
  • Mobile homes: 302

Housing units in Phelps County with a mortgage: 1,210 (79 second mortgage, 102 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,133

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Phelps County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,12114
Mainline Protestant2,5359
Catholic5271
Other1242
None2,881-
Phelps County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Phelps County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.

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

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Phelps County:

8.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Phelps County:

29.5%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Phelps County:

Average size of farms: 779 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $726,127
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $319.07
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $660,644
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.88%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.88%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $205,673
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.53%
Average age of principal farm operators: 50 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 43.67
Corn for grain: 153394 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3662 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 102895 harvested acres
Vegetables: 14 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Phelps County-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 638.1 miles away from Phelps County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 345.4 miles away from the 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 159.8 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 257.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 284.5 miles away from Phelps County center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • NebraskaSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 1, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1924): July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • NebraskaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1770): June 20, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1770, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • NebraskaSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 1, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1674): January 7, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • NebraskaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 28, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1627): January 26, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1627, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • NebraskaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3245): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • NebraskaSevere Snow Storms, Incident Period: October 24, 1997 to October 26, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1190): November 1, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1190, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • NebraskaSnow Storm, Ice Storm, Incident Period: April 10, 1994 to April 13, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1027): May 9, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1027, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm, Snow
  • NebraskaFlooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 23, 1993 to August 5, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-998): July 19, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-998, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • NebraskaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 18, 1967, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-228): July 18, 1967, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-228, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Phelps County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (56%)
  • Korea (15%)
  • Haiti (13%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Yugoslavia (2%)

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

  • German (37%)
  • Swedish (23%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • United States or American (4%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Phelps County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,851 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 511 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0%)
  • Walked: 225 (5%)
  • Other means: 18 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 268 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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

254 people in nursing homes
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 182 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,506.

5.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Nebraska average:

6.38%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.33% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($22,632 average AGI)
1.55% relocated from other states ($8,900 average AGI)
Phelps County:

1.55%
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 Buffalo County, NE  0.96% ($32,794 average AGI)
from Kearney County, NE  0.51% ($29,722)
from Harlan County, NE  0.37% ($36,538)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.31% ($17,636)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Nebraska average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.82% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($22,504 average AGI)
1.92% relocated to other states ($13,438 average AGI)
Phelps County:

1.92%
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 Buffalo County, NE  1.09% ($28,949 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.67% ($22,750)
to Douglas County, NE  0.39% ($47,000)
to Harlan County, NE  0.33% ($42,417)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Phelps County

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

Deaths per 1000 population in Phelps County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Phelps County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Phelps County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Phelps County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,907 (1,677 aged, 230 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 174 (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 Phelps County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (151)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (106)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (87)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (79)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (68)
  • Unspecified dementia (67)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (63)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (56)
  • Congestive heart failure (45)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (40)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.38
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15749.58
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 311.460
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29962.62

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1142.980
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1375.810
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.58

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 50.46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 148.160

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21.17

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,939
  • In family households: 7,547 (2,065 male householders, 479 female householders)
    2,169 spouses, 2,502 children (2,307 natural, 72 adopted, 123 stepchildren), 76 grandchildren, 42 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 48 other relatives, 121 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,392 (577 male householders (491 living alone)), 658 female householders (614 living alone)), 157 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 249 (230 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,329 2-persons, 483 3-persons, 403 4-persons, 194 5-persons, 102 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,105 1-person, 111 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 1 6-persons.

2,107 married couples with children.
390 single-parent households (102 men, 288 women).

96.8% of residents of Phelps County speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $62,880,000 ($6528 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $495,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,392,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,593,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,785,000
Federal grants: $9,228,000
Federal procurement contracts: $698,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,184,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $594,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,282,000
Federal Government insurance: $79,201,000

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

Births: 577
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 589
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -277
Here -29 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Phelps County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.33 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 22
  • 2000 to 2004: 181
  • 1990 to 1999: 306
  • 1980 to 1989: 323
  • 1970 to 1979: 717
  • 1960 to 1969: 396
  • 1950 to 1959: 478
  • 1940 to 1949: 268
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,453
Rooms in houses/apartments in Phelps County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 49
  • 4 rooms: 210
  • 5 rooms: 531
  • 6 rooms: 486
  • 7 rooms: 435
  • 8 rooms: 505
  • 9+ rooms: 599
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 63
  • 3 rooms: 161
  • 4 rooms: 222
  • 5 rooms: 211
  • 6 rooms: 134
  • 7 rooms: 101
  • 8 rooms: 64
  • 9+ rooms: 73
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Phelps County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 53
  • 2 bedrooms: 657
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,114
  • 4 bedrooms: 730
  • 5+ bedrooms: 261
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 257
  • 2 bedrooms: 378
  • 3 bedrooms: 246
  • 4 bedrooms: 109
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39
Cars and other vehicles available in Phelps County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 59
  • 1 vehicle: 500
  • 2 vehicles: 1,285
  • 3 vehicles: 640
  • 4 vehicles: 253
  • 5+ vehicles: 78
  • no vehicle: 85
  • 1 vehicle: 410
  • 2 vehicles: 357
  • 3 vehicles: 97
  • 4 vehicles: 45
  • 5+ vehicles: 35

63% of Phelps County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Nebraska.

Phelps County:

63.0%
State average:

55.7%

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

  • This state: 7656
  • Northeast: 176
  • Midwest: 1033
  • South: 239
  • West: 548

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $46,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Phelps County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.0%)
  • Electricity (16.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (61.4%)
  • Electricity (23.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 52
Here:

4.4%
Nebraska:

14.6%

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

1.8%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

8.8%
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)

Phelps County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $459,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,219,000
    Regular Highways: $1,017,000
    Financial Administration: $288,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $283,000
    Police Protection: $270,000
    Corrections - Other: $196,000
    Central Staff Services: $189,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $130,000
    Libraries: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $79,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $566,000
    Police Protection: $58,000
    General - Other: $28,000
    Judicial: $14,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $4,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,429,000

Phelps County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $160,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $185,000
    Interest Earnings: $178,000
    Property Sale Other: $153,000
    Special Assessments: $39,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $707,000
    General Support: $193,000
    All Other: $99,000
    Public Welfare: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,425,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $400,000
    NEC: $105,000
    Total General Sales: $9,000

Phelps County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,180,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 108
  • Number of aged recipients: 9
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 99
  • Number of recipients under 18: 10
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 81
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 17
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 56
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 40
Phelps County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Phelps County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Phelps County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl6683.5 years
John6478.0 years
Robert5573.0 years
Ruth5282.0 years
Mary4682.6 years
Esther4484.3 years
William4479.5 years
Dorothy4178.0 years
Helen3684.4 years
Harold3579.8 years
Most common last names in Phelps County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson17780.4 years
Anderson11381.7 years
Peterson7982.5 years
Nelson7581.0 years
Carlson5382.6 years
Erickson3780.5 years
Olson3777.9 years
Larson3082.9 years
Smith2975.9 years
Swanson2983.1 years
Businesses in Phelps County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1