Grant County, NE

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2020 Population
691
4.29% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Ben Sasse
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37.9
2.32% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
17.4%
9.33% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$43,625
6.18% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$72,500
24.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Grant County, NE had a population of 691 people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $43,625. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Grant County, NE declined from 722 to 691, a −4.29% decrease and its median household income declined from $46,500 to $43,625, a −6.18% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grant County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (97.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.01%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.868%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.724%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.145%).

None of the households in Grant 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.

98.1% of the residents in Grant County, NE are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Grant County, NE was $72,500, and the homeownership rate was 69%.

Most people in Grant County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Grant County, NE was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Grant County, NE is home to a population of 691 people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.17% of Grant County, NE residents were born outside of the country (15 people).

In 2020, there were 95.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (671 people) in Grant County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 6 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2020 Citizenship
100%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.1% of Grant County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Grant County, NE was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grant County, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    671 ± 69
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7 ± 11.7
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    6 ± 7
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2020, there were 95.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (671 people) in Grant County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 6 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.17%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
15 people
0.416%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3 people

As of 2020, 2.17% of Grant County, NE residents (15 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grant County, NE was 0.416%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8 ± 15
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2 ± 15
  3. World War II
    2 ± 5

Grant County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Grant County, NE employs 343 people. The largest industries in Grant County, NE are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (108 people), Educational Services (41 people), and Retail Trade (34 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,536), Information ($61,250), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,500).

Occupations

343
2020 Value
± 65
−1.44%
1 Year decline
± 27.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grant County, NE declined at a rate of −1.44%, from 348 employees to 343 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grant County, NE, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (51 people), Management Occupations (48 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (41 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grant County, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

343
2020 Value
± 65
−1.44%
1 Year decline
± 27.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grant County, NE declined at a rate of −1.44%, from 348 employees to 343 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grant County, NE, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (108 people), Educational Services (41 people), and Retail Trade (34 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grant County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Grant 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

$31,771
Median earning men ± $5,255
$21,875
Median earning women ± $6,745

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,893), Information ($62,083), and Retail Trade ($50,536).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,750), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($27,083), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($21,875).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Nebraska. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Nebraska.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 9
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 8
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 5
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $25.7B
  2. $15.7B
  3. $13B

In 2020, the top outbound Nebraska product (by dollars) was Meat/seafood with $25.7B, followed by Live animals/fish ($15.7B) and Cereal grains ($13B).

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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$153B
2020 Value in Nebraska
$285B
Projected 2050 Value in Nebraska
86.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nebraska trade was $153B. This is expected to increase 86.9% to $285B by 2050.

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. $11.7B
  2. $8.57B
  3. $7.11B

In 2020, the top outbound Nebraska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Iowa with $11.7B, followed by Kansas with $8.57B and Texas and $7.11B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Grant County, NE went to Donald J. Trump with 93.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (4.98%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.74%).

Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse 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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Deb Fischer
Senator from Nebraska1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Sasse
Senator from Nebraska2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse 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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nebraska have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.858% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.835% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (379k), Some college (365k), and Bachelors Degree (295k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Grant County, NE was $72,500 in 2020, which is 0.315 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $58,300 to $72,500, a 24.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Grant County, NE is 69%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Grant County, NE have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grant County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$72,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$33,001
$205
Median Property Taxes
±$38

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 Grant County, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Grant County, NE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69%
Homeownership
2020
56%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69% of the housing units in Grant County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.5%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9563
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$43,625
Median Household Income
± $15,930
297
Number of Households
± 50

In 2020, the median household income of the 297 households in Grant County, NE declined from $43,625 from the previous year's value of $46,500.

The following chart displays the households in Grant 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grant County, NE is from Nebraska.
0.441
2020 Wage GINI in Nebraska
0.444
2019 Wage GINI in Nebraska

In 2020, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.441 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.534% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (61.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (21.5%)
  3. Walked (8.53%)

In 2020, 61.8% of workers in Grant County, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (21.5%) and those who walked to work (8.53%).

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

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grant County, NE have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.49% of the workforce in Grant 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 Grant County, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grant County, NE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grant County, NE (115 out of 662 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 65 - 74, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grant County, NE is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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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86.8% of the population of Grant County, NE has health coverage, with 29% on employee plans, 8.42% on Medicaid, 19.9% on Medicare, 28.6% on non-group plans, and 0.871% on military or VA plans.

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

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 56.1% were men and 43.9% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Nebraska, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Nebraska across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 32.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 56.1% were men and 43.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13.2%
Uninsured
29%
Employer Coverage
8.42%
Medicaid
19.9%
Medicare
28.6%
Non-Group
0.871%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grant County, NE grew by 15.6% from 11.4% to 13.2%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 32.2% in Grant County, NE.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Grant County, NE.

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