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Seward County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 17,348 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 16,496 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,984
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,684
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,328
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,598 (it was 1,685 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 575 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Seward County: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.2%), Manufacturing (12.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Seward County, NE (2019)
    • 16,29794.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4762.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2701.6%Two or more races
    • 960.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 870.5%Asian alone
    • 160.09%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 10.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 8,852  (51.0%)
Females: 8,496  (49.0%)
Average household size:
Seward County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,439 ($42,700 in 1999)
This county:

$72,439
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $577 (lower quartile is $422, upper quartile is $796)
This county:

$577
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $186,445 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Seward:

$186,445
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $127,659 - $281,145

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $203,762
Here:

$203,762
State:

$210,948

Townhouses or other attached units: $177,065
Here:

$177,065
State:

$216,449

In 2-unit structures: $156,644
Here:

$156,644
State:

$141,367

Mobile homes: $37,957
Here:

$37,957
State:

$46,228

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,363
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $596

Institutionalized population: 242

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 42
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 51
  • Auto thefts: 0
Seward County, NE map from a distance

Health of residents in Seward County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
78.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
39.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
62.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
74.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Seward 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 3.5. This is about average.
74.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
34.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
99.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
71.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 203 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 1998: 61 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2002: 80 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2004: 82 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2005: 81 buildings, average cost: $289,500
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2014: 67 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2015: 48 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2016: 62 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2017: 56 buildings, average cost: $209,200
  • 2018: 64 buildings, average cost: $229,900
  • 2019: 65 buildings, average cost: $248,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Seward, NE residents
Average permit cost in Seward, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,488 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,729 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Seward, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Seward, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Seward, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.8%
Seward County:

5.8%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.8% for other race residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.3 years old
(Males: 36.3 years old, Females: 40.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.8 years old, Black residents: 35.1 years old, American Indian residents: 85.0 years old, Asian residents: 21.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.9 years old, Other race residents: 28.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Seward County is $402 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $667 a month.

Cities in this county include: Seward, Milford, Utica, Beaver Crossing, Staplehurst, Garland, Pleasant Dale, Bee, Goehner, Cordova.

Seward 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: Eureka County, Nevada , Butler County, Pennsylvania , Cheyenne County , Dauphin County, Pennsylvania , Iroquois County, Illinois , Kankakee County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Nebraska:

2.7%

Unemployment by year in Seward, NE
County total employment by year in Seward, NE
County average yearly wages by year in Seward, NE

Current college students: 1,915
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 263 (55.7% naturalized citizens)

Seward County:

1.5%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 902010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 841990 to 1999
  • 731980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 69Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.7%

Seward County marital status for males Seward County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,764
  • One, attached: 164
  • Two: 269
  • 3 or 4: 183
  • 5 to 9: 214
  • 10 to 19: 119
  • 20 to 49: 144
  • 50 or more: 158
  • Mobile homes: 259

Housing units in Seward County with a mortgage: 2,656 (53 second mortgage, 155 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,177

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Seward County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,81524
Mainline Protestant2,66412
Catholic1,9934
Other31
None5,275-
Seward 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: 4
Seward County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Seward County:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Seward County:

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Seward County:

27.1%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Seward County:

Average size of farms: 422 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $135,455
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $214.10
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.01%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $123,447
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.26%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 46.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $119,356
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.11
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.88%
Corn for grain: 134129 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2316 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 117228 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Seward County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 377% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 308.1 miles away from Seward County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 370.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 250.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 159.4 miles away from Seward County center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4521, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 9, 2019 - April 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4420, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2014 to May 13, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4179: June 17, 2014, FEMA Id: 4179, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2005 to May 12, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1590: June 23, 2005, FEMA Id: 1590, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1517: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1517, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Seward County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Seward

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,513 (76.7%)
  • Carpooled: 638 (8.9%)
  • Bus: 19 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 62 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 471 (6.6%)
  • Worked at home: 449 (6.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (16%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Hong Kong (5%)
  • Turkey (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Seward County


  • German (46%)
  • American (9%)
  • Czech (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Danish (2%)

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

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

  • 995 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 223 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 15 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other types of correctional institutions

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

  • 1,054 people in college/university student housing
  • 216 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,488.

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,773 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.13% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($33,210 average AGI)
1.44% relocated from other states ($10,564 average AGI)
Seward County:

1.44%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lancaster County, NE  2.85% ($42,067 average AGI)
from York County, NE  0.33% ($36,095)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,615 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.23% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($33,497 average AGI)
1.58% relocated to other states ($15,118 average AGI)
Seward County:

1.58%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lancaster County, NE  2.94% ($42,027 average AGI)
to York County, NE  0.32% ($44,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Seward County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Seward County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Seward County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Seward County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Seward County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Seward County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Seward County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Seward County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Seward County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,663 (2,432 aged, 231 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 246 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Seward County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (256)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (138)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (81)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (76)
  • Unspecified dementia (49)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (47)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (22)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,337
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 925
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,354

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,051
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,105

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 90

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 24

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,348
  • Male householders: 3,726 (849 living alone), Female householders: 2,979 (910 living alone)
  • 3,874 spouses (3,872 opposite-sex spouses), 292 unmarried partners, (289 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,415 children (4,020 natural, 140 adopted, 245 stepchildren), 96 grandchildren, 45 brothers or sisters, 47 parents, 24 foster children, 75 other relatives, 313 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,426

Size of family households: 2,320 2-persons, 782 3-persons, 793 4-persons, 321 5-persons, 157 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,831 1-person, 320 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 2 6-persons.

3,244 married couples with children.
555 single-parent households (230 men, 325 women).

96.3% of residents of Seward speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,717,000 ($4,786 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,600,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $36,703,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,359,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,205,000
Federal grants: $9,411,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,802,000 ($343,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,236,000 ($36,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $324,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,025,000
Federal Government insurance: $53,130,000

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

Births: 996
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 844
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +73
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +35
Here +2 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Seward County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.03 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built in Seward County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Seward County, Nebraska
  • 1972014 or later
  • 1252010 to 2013
  • 7682000 to 2009
  • 8511990 to 1999
  • 5491980 to 1989
  • 1,2901970 to 1979
  • 7911960 to 1969
  • 5241950 to 1959
  • 1801940 to 1949
  • 1,9081939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Seward County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Seward County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Seward County, Nebraska
  • 51 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 363 rooms
  • 3084 rooms
  • 6385 rooms
  • 9616 rooms
  • 7777 rooms
  • 6238 rooms
  • 1,4729+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seward County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seward County, Nebraska
  • 601 room
  • 682 rooms
  • 3083 rooms
  • 4114 rooms
  • 2875 rooms
  • 1996 rooms
  • 2017 rooms
  • 1898 rooms
  • 1699+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Seward County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Seward County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Seward County, Nebraska
  • 4no bedroom
  • 1241 bedroom
  • 8902 bedrooms
  • 2,1173 bedrooms
  • 1,2234 bedrooms
  • 4695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seward County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seward County, Nebraska
  • 61no bedroom
  • 3331 bedroom
  • 7072 bedrooms
  • 4973 bedrooms
  • 2054 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Seward County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Seward County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Seward County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 36no vehicle
  • 5591 vehicle
  • 1,9762 vehicles
  • 1,4973 vehicles
  • 4904 vehicles
  • 2985+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Seward County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Seward County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 196no vehicle
  • 7661 vehicle
  • 5452 vehicles
  • 2013 vehicles
  • 1184 vehicles
  • 565+ vehicles

84.3% of Seward County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Nebraska.

Seward County:

84.3%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 12,919
  • Other state: 4,003
  • Northeast: 114
  • Midwest: 2,198
  • South: 607
  • West: 1,080
Year householders moved into unit in Seward County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Seward County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.5%Utility gas
  • 26.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.0%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 38.6%Electricity
  • 16.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 423
Here:

22.6%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

6.8%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 960
Here:

57.8%
Nebraska:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Seward County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,055,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $359,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,515,000
    General - Other: $3,153,000
    Police Protection: $1,730,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,339,000
    Correctional Institutions: $968,000
    Financial Administration: $591,000
    Central Staff Services: $467,000
    General Public Buildings: $415,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $296,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $327,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,580,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,580,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $961,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,720,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $660,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,371,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,018,000
    Other: $951,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,939,000
    Death and Gift: $625,000
    Other License: $72,000

Seward County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,055,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $359,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,515,000
    General - Other: $3,153,000
    Police Protection: $1,730,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,339,000
    Correctional Institutions: $968,000
    Financial Administration: $591,000
    Central Staff Services: $467,000
    General Public Buildings: $415,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $296,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $327,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,580,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,580,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $961,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,720,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $660,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,371,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,018,000
    Other: $951,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,939,000
    Death and Gift: $625,000
    Other License: $72,000

Seward County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,055,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $359,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,515,000
    General - Other: $3,153,000
    Police Protection: $1,730,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,339,000
    Correctional Institutions: $968,000
    Financial Administration: $591,000
    Central Staff Services: $467,000
    General Public Buildings: $415,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $296,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $327,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,580,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,580,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $961,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,720,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $660,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,371,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,018,000
    Other: $951,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,939,000
    Death and Gift: $625,000
    Other License: $72,000

Seward County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,055,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $359,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,515,000
    General - Other: $3,153,000
    Police Protection: $1,730,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,339,000
    Correctional Institutions: $968,000
    Financial Administration: $591,000
    Central Staff Services: $467,000
    General Public Buildings: $415,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $296,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $327,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,580,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,580,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $961,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,720,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $660,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,371,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,018,000
    Other: $951,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,939,000
    Death and Gift: $625,000
    Other License: $72,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 135
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 121
  • Number of recipients under 18: 29
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 81
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 25
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 47
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 49
Most common first names in Seward County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13079.2 years
William10778.8 years
Mary8583.6 years
Anna7786.5 years
Walter5976.8 years
Edward5781.6 years
Charles5576.0 years
Frank5478.9 years
George5282.0 years
Emma4985.2 years
Most common last names in Seward County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roth4976.0 years
Miller3581.3 years
Stutzman3176.6 years
Schweitzer2978.5 years
Meyer2783.5 years
Luebbe2682.0 years
Stauffer2480.8 years
Smith2373.0 years
Johnson2376.4 years
Hans2174.9 years
Businesses in Seward County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen2Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Seward County on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"