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Sarpy County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2014: 172,193 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 122,595 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 34,565
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,785
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 30,058
Renter-occupied apartments: 16,752 (it was 13,368 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Land area: 241 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 716 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sarpy County: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.7%), Educational, health and social services (22.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sarpy County, Nebraska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Asian alone (2.1%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.0 years
Males: 85,517  (49.7%)
Females: 86,676  (50.3%)
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Sarpy County,NE real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sarpy County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,706 ($53,804 in 1999)

This county:

$65706
Nebraska:

$51440

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $733 (lower quartile is $605, upper quartile is $978)
This county:

$733
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $159,400 (it was $112,000 in 2000)
Sarpy:

$159,400
Nebraska:

$132,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $124,300 - $219,400
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,405
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $515

Institutionalized population: 668

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 36
  • Burglaries: 94
  • Thefts: 612
  • Auto thefts: 85

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 40
  • Burglaries: 138
  • Thefts: 562
  • Auto thefts: 80
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Health of residents in Sarpy County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
78.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
74.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
76.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.
40.0% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1870 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2005: 1868 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2006: 1482 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2007: 1305 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2008: 1103 buildings, average cost: $207,700
  • 2009: 1116 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2010: 691 buildings, average cost: $221,200
  • 2011: 623 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2012: 764 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2013: 978 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2014: 886 buildings, average cost: $262,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,461 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,079 (2.1%)

Sarpy County household income distribution in 2009 Sarpy County home values distribution Sarpy County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.0%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.0% for Black residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.5% for American Indian residents, 2.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.0% for other race residents, 9.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.0%
Sarpy County:

6.0%
Nebraska:

13.2%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.9% for Black residents, 12.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.0% for American Indian residents, 2.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.5% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 33 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 35 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 37 years old, Asian residents: 40 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Area name: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sarpy County is $531 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $662 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $884 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista, Chalco, Offutt AFB, Gretna, Springfield, La Platte, Richfield.

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

2012 air pollution in Sarpy County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Morgan County, Utah , Washoe County, Nevada , Coshocton County, Ohio , Shasta County, California , Tehama County, California , Sullivan 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: 8,803
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,495 (54% naturalized citizens)

Sarpy County:

3.7%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,006
  • 1990 to 1994: 605
  • 1985 to 1989: 549
  • 1980 to 1984: 451
  • 1975 to 1979: 451
  • 1970 to 1974: 314
  • 1970 to 1974: 270
  • 1965 to 1969: 849

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.6%

Sarpy County marital status for males Sarpy County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 32,595
  • One, attached: 3,011
  • Two: 450
  • 3 or 4: 695
  • 5 to 9: 2,061
  • 10 to 19: 3,026
  • 20 or more: 2,394
  • Mobile homes: 737
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Sarpy County with a mortgage: 23,550 (3,160 second mortgage, 2,985 home equity loan, 127 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,493

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sarpy County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic34,0598
Evangelical Protestant19,73654
Mainline Protestant9,29917
Other3,08210
Orthodox2231
None92,441-
Sarpy 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: 15
Sarpy County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Sarpy County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sarpy County:

7.0%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Sarpy County:

28.5%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.6%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Sarpy County:

Average size of farms: 296 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $131,778
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $186.59
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.46%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 65.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $131,021
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $70,567
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.76%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.75
Corn for grain: 39175 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 395 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 40533 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 7 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sarpy County-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 185.3 miles away from Sarpy County center
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 43.3 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 273.1 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 74.9 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 122.7 miles away from Sarpy County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 313.1 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:

  • 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 Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 8, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1878): February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • NebraskaSevere Storms, Straight-line winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1779): July 18, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1779, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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
  • 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 Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 1, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1517): May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1517, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 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
  • NebraskaIce Jams, Flooding, Incident Period: March 7, 1993 to March 21, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-983): April 2, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-983, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • NebraskaFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: June 10, 1990 to July 30, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-873): July 4, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-873, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sarpy County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (13%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Canada (4%)

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

  • German (29%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (8%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Czech (4%)

Sarpy County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 57,266 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 6,089 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 133 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 31 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 69 (0%)
  • Walked: 676 (1%)
  • Other means: 206 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,059 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 558 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 344 people in nursing homes
  • 150 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 29 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 450 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 443 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 155 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 94 people in college/university student housing
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 39 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $67,549.

10.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.26%
Nebraska average:

6.38%


0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,081 average AGI)
Sarpy County:

0.24%
Nebraska average:

0.03%

6.01% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($23,106 average AGI)
4.01% relocated from other states ($20,327 average AGI)
Sarpy County:

4.01%
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 Douglas County, NE  4.78% ($39,420 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.37% ($43,751)
from Pottawattamie County, IA  0.26% ($39,078)
from Cass County, NE  0.25% ($37,481)
from Bexar County, TX  0.11% ($49,224)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.07% ($58,907)
from Monterey County, CA  0.05% ($37,667)


9.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
Nebraska average:

6.57%


0.31% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,236 average AGI)
Sarpy County:

0.31%
Nebraska average:

0.05%

5.61% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($20,245 average AGI)
4.07% relocated to other states ($20,434 average AGI)
Sarpy County:

4.07%
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 Douglas County, NE  4.67% ($35,257 average AGI)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.28% ($38,514)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.25% ($37,203)
to Cass County, NE  0.23% ($45,049)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.10% ($44,141)
to El Paso County, CO  0.08% ($69,612)
to Bexar County, TX  0.07% ($50,622)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 16.2

Births per 1000 population in Sarpy County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Sarpy County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sarpy County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sarpy County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sarpy County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,333 (11,488 aged, 1,845 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,477 (5%)

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 Sarpy County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (836)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (825)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (552)
  • Unspecified dementia (490)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (377)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (320)
  • Congestive heart failure (278)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (268)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (265)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (224)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2310.020
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 73.54
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 12082.55

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1707.670
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 439.120
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 1.44

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33.12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 63.14

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.76

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 61.5
  • Other - 41.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 157,563
  • In family households: 137,986 (32,295 male householders, 10,214 female householders)
    34,231 spouses, 52,952 children (49,027 natural, 1,423 adopted, 2,502 stepchildren), 2,010 grandchildren, 932 brothers or sisters, 774 parents, 1,045 other relatives, 2,881 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,577 (7,703 male householders (5,794 living alone)), 7,890 female householders (6,622 living alone)), 3,984 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,277 (668 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 16,260 2-persons, 9,937 3-persons, 9,486 4-persons, 4,495 5-persons, 1,564 6-persons, 767 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,416 1-person, 2,618 2-persons, 385 3-persons, 126 4-persons, 33 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

29,344 married couples with children.
6,135 single-parent households (1,311 men, 4,824 women).

93.8% of residents of Sarpy County speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,045,095,000 ($7686 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $787,822,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $246,734,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,764,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,516,000
Federal grants: $54,082,000
Federal procurement contracts: $274,773,000 ($268,852,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $427,225,000 ($417,264,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $485,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $273,056,000
Federal Government insurance: $89,004,000

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

Births: 11,861
Here:

85 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,227
Here:

23 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +800
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,508
Here +54 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sarpy County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 22.28 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,950
  • 2000 to 2004: 16,773
  • 1990 to 1999: 10,697
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,966
  • 1970 to 1979: 11,055
  • 1960 to 1969: 7,620
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,634
  • 1940 to 1949: 837
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,005
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sarpy County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 92
  • 3 rooms: 310
  • 4 rooms: 1,348
  • 5 rooms: 4,060
  • 6 rooms: 6,017
  • 7 rooms: 6,714
  • 8 rooms: 5,949
  • 9+ rooms: 5,568
  • 1 room: 367
  • 2 rooms: 877
  • 3 rooms: 2,410
  • 4 rooms: 3,205
  • 5 rooms: 2,574
  • 6 rooms: 1,960
  • 7 rooms: 1,104
  • 8 rooms: 547
  • 9+ rooms: 324
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sarpy County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 335
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,324
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,240
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,866
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,281
  • no bedroom: 412
  • 1 bedroom: 3,469
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,621
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,793
  • 4 bedrooms: 983
  • 5+ bedrooms: 90
Cars and other vehicles available in Sarpy County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 481
  • 1 vehicle: 5,178
  • 2 vehicles: 16,339
  • 3 vehicles: 5,760
  • 4 vehicles: 1,663
  • 5+ vehicles: 637
  • no vehicle: 839
  • 1 vehicle: 6,108
  • 2 vehicles: 5,316
  • 3 vehicles: 839
  • 4 vehicles: 164
  • 5+ vehicles: 102

48% of Sarpy County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Nebraska.

Sarpy County:

47.7%
State average:

55.7%

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

  • This state: 59576
  • Northeast: 5962
  • Midwest: 25371
  • South: 13636
  • West: 10894

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $89,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sarpy County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (83.4%)
  • Electricity (12.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.8%)
  • Utility gas (72.6%)
  • Electricity (23.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,202
Here:

13.0%
Nebraska:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 696
Here:

8.6%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,428
Here:

19.9%
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)

Sarpy County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,246,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $865,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,328,000
    Police Protection: $8,565,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,118,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,297,000
    Regular Highways: $4,207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,516,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,125,000
    Financial Administration: $2,101,000
    Sewerage: $2,088,000
    Health - Other: $2,005,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,182,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $862,000
    Corrections - Other: $209,000
    Parking Facilities: $186,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $100,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $88,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,067,000
    Solid Waste Management: $310,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,094,000

Sarpy County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,938,000
    Sewerage: $2,717,000
    All Other: $2,473,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,035,000
    Highways: $1,253,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,819,000
    Highways: $2,057,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,397,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,360,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,763,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,568,000
    All Other: $220,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,337,000
    Other License: $1,734,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,299,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $650,000
    Other Selective Sales: $433,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $217,000

Sarpy County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,096,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,172,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,360,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $436,000

Sarpy County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,209,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 856
  • Number of aged recipients: 65
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 791
  • Number of recipients under 18: 172
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 556
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 128
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 303
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 383
Sarpy County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 34 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,917$156,0141,093$148,6885,815$162,594450$40,16712$1,097,500199$105,8148$53,625
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED44$140,97752$158,019414$153,12647$25,1701$2,625,00015$114,3331$26,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED106$152,49185$128,8711,070$157,408243$19,4731$178,00041$97,4639$63,556
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN91$156,20966$146,606910$158,90959$75,2880$028$117,4290$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$128,2509$128,444195$164,84619$53,6320$05$103,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED233$172,618271$182,4723$134,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$209,00072$184,6111$169,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$201,23135$189,6860$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$209,4009$169,7780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$256,2501$165,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Sarpy County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John30772.6 years
Mary28078.3 years
William24474.0 years
Robert23870.5 years
James21469.6 years
Helen16781.5 years
Charles16673.6 years
Margaret15079.2 years
George13775.4 years
Joseph13275.3 years
Most common last names in Sarpy County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9975.6 years
Johnson7974.4 years
Miller5774.7 years
Hansen5377.2 years
Williams4774.5 years
Jones4472.0 years
Anderson3873.7 years
Brown3873.3 years
Davis3866.3 years
Clark3573.0 years
Businesses in Sarpy County, NE
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Long John Silver's2
ALDI1Lowe's1
AT&T1Marriott1
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Advance Auto Parts2Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's7
American Eagle Outfitters1Menards1
Ann Taylor1Microtel1
Applebee's2Motel 61
Arby's3Motherhood Maternity3
AutoZone2New Balance2
Avenue1Nike5
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster2Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Outback1
Burger King6Outback Steakhouse1
CVS1Panda Express1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread2
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza2
Chipotle1Payless2
Coldwater Creek1Penske3
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut4
Cricket Wireless5Popeyes2
Curves2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
DHL1Quality1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Red Robin1
DressBarn2Rodeway Inn1
Dressbarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Famous Footwear1Rue211
FedEx15SONIC Drive-In3
Finish Line1Sears1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sephora1
Ford1Sprint Nextel2
GNC4Starbucks6
GameStop3Subaru1
Goodwill2Subway10
H&R Block5Super 81
Hardee's1T.J.Maxx1
Hilton2Taco Bell4
Hobby Lobby1Target2
Holiday Inn3Toyota2
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1U-Haul10
IHOP2U.S. Cellular2
JCPenney1UPS21
JoS. A. Bank1Vans1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless4
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC2Village Inn3
Kohl's1Volkswagen1
Kroger8Walgreens5
Lane Bryant2Walmart3
LensCrafters1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA2

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