Boyd County, NE

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Population

2,049

2.14% growth

Median Age

52.1


Median Household Income

$48,750

14.8% growth

Poverty Rate

9.83%


Number of Employees

1,020

4.19% growth

Median Property Value

$63,800

13.5% growth

About

In 2017, Boyd County, NE had a population of 2.05k people with a median age of 52.1 and a median household income of $48,750. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Boyd County, NE grew from 2,006 to 2,049, a 2.14% increase and its median household income grew from $42,463 to $48,750, a 14.8% increase.

The population of Boyd County, NE is 95% White Alone, 1.51% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 1.37% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Boyd County, NE speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Boyd County, NE is $63,800, and the homeownership rate is 81.8%. Most people in Boyd County, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Boyd County, NE is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Boyd County, NE employs 1.02k people. The largest industries in Boyd County, NE are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (246 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (107 people), and Retail Trade (98 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($73,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,964), and Finance & Insurance ($40,714).

Median household income in Boyd County, NE is $48,750. Males in Boyd County, NE have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,865. The income inequality in Boyd County, NE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,750

2017 value

± $7,047

14.8%

1 Year Growth

± 14.6%

Households in Boyd County, NE have a median annual income of $48,750, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,463 in 2016, which represents a 14.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,849

Average Male Salary

± $2,084

$42,865

Average Female Salary

± $1,555

In 2017, full-time male employees in Nebraska made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $46,766 ± $9,518

  2. White

    $44,931 ± $1,266

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $34,147 ± $19,585

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nebraska workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Boyd County, NE is from Nebraska.

0.446

2017 Wage GINI

0.447

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.189% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Nebraska was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nebraska in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nebraska across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9758

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Boyd County, NE was Census Tract 9758 with a value of $48,750, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Boyd County, NE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.83% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Boyd County, NE (197 out of 2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 75+ and then Males 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    187 ± 46

  2. Black

    8 ± 45

  3. Other

    2 ± 45

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.02k

2017 Value

± 91

4.19%

1 Year growth

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Boyd County, NE grew at a rate of 4.19%, from 979 employees to 1.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Boyd County, NE, are Management Occupations (235 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (106 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (79 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Boyd County, NE.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Boyd County, NE, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (235 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (106 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (79 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Boyd County, NE has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (10.3 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (2.26 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Boyd County, NE, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($62,083), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($53,333), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($42,813).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.02k

2017 Value

± 91

4.19%

1 Year growth

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Boyd County, NE grew at a rate of 4.19%, from 979 employees to 1.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Boyd County, NE, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (246 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (107 people), and Retail Trade (98 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Boyd County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Boyd County, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Boyd County, NE, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (246 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (107 people), and Retail Trade (98 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Boyd County, NE has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (20.4 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.03 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (2.03 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Boyd County, NE, by median earnings, are Information ($73,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,964), and Finance & Insurance ($40,714).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nebraska to other states, or from other states to Nebraska.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.1B

  2. $20.7B

  3. $11.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Nebraska product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $24.1B, followed by Meat/seafood ($20.7B) and Live animals/fish ($11.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nebraska products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$149B

2015 Value

$229B

Projected 2045 Value

53.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Nebraska trade was $149B. This is expected to increase 53.9% to $229B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nebraska trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nebraska to other states, or from other states to Nebraska.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.4B

  2. $9.12B

  3. $8.39B

In 2015, the top outbound Nebraska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Iowa with $12.4B, followed by Kansas with $9.12B and California and $8.39B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nebraska shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

87.2% of the population of Boyd County, NE has health coverage, with 26.4% on employee plans, 10.2% on Medicaid, 17.7% on Medicare, 29.6% on non-group plans, and 3.31% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Boyd County, NE was $8,412 in 2014. This is a 3.43% increase from the previous year ($8,133).

Primary care physicians in Boyd County, NE see 669 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.33% decrease from the previous year (678 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1982 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Thurston County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.5%). Additionally, Thurston County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

669 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Boyd County, NE see an average of 669 patients per year. This represents a 1.33% decrease from the previous year (678 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Boyd County, NE in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,412

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,536

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,964

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,956

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nebraska (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.43%, from $8,133 to $8,412.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.8%

Uninsured

26.4%

Employer Coverage

10.2%

Medicaid

17.7%

Medicare

29.6%

Non-Group

3.31%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Boyd County, NE grew by 13.2% from 11.3% to 12.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Boyd County, NE changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.5% prevalence

  2. 14.8% prevalence

  3. 13.5% prevalence

Thurston County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nebraska, at 16.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Nebraska by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Boyd County, NE is home to a population of 2.05k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.46% of Boyd County, NE residents were born outside of the country (30 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Boyd County, NE is composed of 1.95k White Alone residents (95%), 31 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.51%), 28 Two or More Races residents (1.37%), 18 Asian Alone residents (0.878%), 15 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.732%), 10 Black or African American Alone residents (0.488%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Boyd County, NE are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

53

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

28

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 21.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Boyd County, NE was 52.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 53, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 28. But people in Boyd County, NE are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Boyd County, NE residents was 51.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.46%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

30 people

0.548%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

11 people

As of 2017, 1.46% of Boyd County, NE residents (30 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Boyd County, NE was 0.548%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    47,787 ± 5,299 people

  2. Guatemala

    8,331 ± 2,236 people

  3. Vietnam

    6,596 ± 1,990 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nebraska was Mexico, the natal country of 47,787 Nebraska residents, followed by Guatemala with 8,331 and Vietnam with 6,596.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Boyd County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Boyd County, NE was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.95k ± 84

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    31 ± 16

  3. Two or More Races

    28 ± 15

In 2017, there were 62.8 times more White Alone residents (1.95k people) in Boyd County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 28 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Boyd County, NE as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Boyd County, NE citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Boyd County, NE was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Boyd County, NE are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    80 ± 25

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    19 ± 15

  3. Korea

    19 ± 13

Boyd County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Boyd County, NE was $63,800 in 2017, which is 0.293 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $56,200 to $63,800, a 13.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Boyd County, NE is 81.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Boyd County, NE have an average commute time of 13.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Boyd County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$48,750

Median Household Income

± $7,047

905

Number of Households

± 79

In 2017, the median household income of the 905 households in Boyd County, NE grew to $48,750 from the previous year's value of $42,463.

The following chart displays the households in Boyd County, NE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$63,800

2017 Median

± $8,846

$56,200

2016 Median

± $7,265

In 2017, the median property value in Boyd County, NE grew to to $63,800 from the previous year's value of $56,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Boyd County, NE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Boyd County, NE the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Boyd County, NE distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Boyd County, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.8%

2017 Homeownership

81.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.8% of the housing units in Boyd County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Boyd County, NE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Boyd County, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Boyd County, NE have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

13.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Boyd County, NE have a shorter commute time (13.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.6% of the workforce in Boyd County, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    65.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    20.5%

  3. Walked

    7.96%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Boyd County, NE was Drove Alone (65.1%), followed by those who Worked At Home (20.5%) and those who Walked (7.96%).

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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