Blaine County, NE

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2022 Population
384
11% 1-year growth
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
57.7
0.173% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.5%
32.2% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$52,083
5.29% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$85,700
1.18% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Blaine County, NE had a population of 384 people with a median age of 57.7 and a median household income of $52,083. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Blaine County, NE grew from 346 to 384, a 11% increase and its median household income grew from $49,464 to $52,083, a 5.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Blaine County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (100%), White (Hispanic) (0%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Blaine County, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Blaine County, NE are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Blaine County, NE was $85,700, and the homeownership rate was 77.6%.

Most people in Blaine County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Blaine County, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Blaine County, NE is home to a population of 384 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0% of Blaine County, NE residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2022, there were NaNy times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (384 people) in Blaine County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 0 White (Hispanic) and 0 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Blaine County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Blaine County, NE was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Blaine County, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    384 ± 57
  2. White (Hispanic)
    0 ± 10
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    0 ± 10
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2022, there were NaNy times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (384 people) in Blaine County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 0 White (Hispanic) and 0 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Blaine County, NE are hispanic (0 people).

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    23 ± 22
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    13 ± 13
  3. World War II
    11 ± 14

Blaine County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Blaine County, NE employs 206 people. The largest industries in Blaine County, NE are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (95 people), Construction (22 people), and Educational Services (22 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($68,333), Educational Services ($57,778), and Public Administration ($54,375).

Occupations

206
2022 Value
± 66

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Blaine County, NE stayed at a rate of 0%, from 206 employees to 206 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Blaine County, NE, are Management Occupations (65 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (23 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (22 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Blaine County, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

206
2022 Value
± 66

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Blaine County, NE stayed at a rate of 0%, from 206 employees to 206 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Blaine County, NE, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (95 people), Construction (22 people), and Educational Services (22 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Blaine County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Blaine County, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$32,917
Median earning men ± $7,737
$27,188
Median earning women ± $14,244

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,750), Construction ($29,750), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($29,659).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($54,375), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,429), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($34,063).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.25%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.03M people employed in Nebraska. This represents a 2.25% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.87%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 3
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 3
    Retail Trade
  3. 3
    Construction

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Blaine County, NE went to Donald J. Trump with 88.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (11%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.631%).

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing the state of Nebraska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nebraska

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Senator from Nebraska1
  1. Deb Fischer
    Assumed office on January 3, 2013
  2. Pete Ricketts
    Assumed office on January 12, 2023
    Appointed to the seat on January 12, 2023 following the resignation of Ben Sasse.

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing Nebraska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Nebraska

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.09% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.952% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (381k), Some college (364k), and Bachelors Degree (309k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Blaine County, NE was $85,700 in 2022, which is 0.304 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $84,700 to $85,700, a 1.18% increase. The homeownership rate in Blaine County, NE is 77.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Blaine County, NE have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Blaine County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$85,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,204
$156
Median Property Taxes
±$40

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Blaine County, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.6%
Homeownership
2022
73.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.6% of the housing units in Blaine County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.5%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9724
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$52,083
Median Household Income
± $8,876
201
Number of Households
± 43

In 2022, the median household income of the 201 households in Blaine County, NE grew to $52,083 from the previous year's value of $49,464.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Blaine County, NE is from Nebraska.
0.444
2022 Wage GINI in Nebraska
0.444
2021 Wage GINI in Nebraska

In 2022, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0995% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nebraska was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nebraska in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (55%)
  2. Worked At Home (21.5%)
  3. Walked (19%)

In 2022, 55% of workers in Blaine County, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (21.5%) and those who walked to work (19%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Blaine County, NE have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.82% of the workforce in Blaine County, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Blaine County, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Blaine County, NE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Blaine County, NE (44 out of 384 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Blaine County, NE is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.4% of the population of Blaine County, NE has health coverage, with 38.5% on employee plans, 13% on Medicaid, 23.7% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 5.73% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 14.8% under 18 years, 9.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 37.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.55%
Uninsured
38.5%
Employer Coverage
13%
Medicaid
23.7%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
5.73%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Blaine County, NE declined by 9.9% from 8.38% to 7.55%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.5% in Blaine County, NE.

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