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Harlan County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Harlan County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
Seat Alma
Largest city Alma
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

574 sq mi (1,487 km²)
553 sq mi (1,432 km²)
21 sq mi (54 km²), 3.73%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3,786
8/sq mi (3/km²)
Founded 1871
Harlan County Courthouse (Nebraska) 5.jpg
Harlan County Courthouse in Alma, Nebraska

Harlan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population was 3,786. Its county seat is Alma[1]. The county is home to the Harlan County Reservoir.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Harlan County is represented by the prefix 51 (it had the fifty-first-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 574 square miles (1,487 km²), of which, 553 square miles (1,432 km²) of it is land and 21 square miles (55 km²) of it (3.73%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

History

Harlan County was formed in 1871.[2]

Demographics

Harlan County
Population by decade

1880 - 6,086
1890 - 8,158
1900 - 9,370
1910 - 9,578
1920 - 9,220
1930 - 8,951
1940 - 7,130
1950 - 7,189
1960 - 5,081
1970 - 4,357
1980 - 4,292
1990 - 3,810
2000 - 3,786

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,786 people, 1,597 households, and 1,049 families residing in the county. The population density was 7 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 2,327 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.86% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,597 households out of which 25.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% were married couples living together, 4.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.30% were non-families. 30.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 21.60% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 23.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 98.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,679, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $27,580 versus $18,411 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,618. About 7.00% of families and 10.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.40% of those under age 18 and 9.10% of those age 65 or over.

City and villages

Townships

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ [1] Retrieved on March 14, 2008.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 40°10′N 99°24′W / 40.17°N 99.40°W / 40.17; -99.40


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Harlan County, Nebraska
Map
File:Map of Nebraska highlighting Harlan County.png
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the USA highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded Information needed
Seat Alma
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 3.73%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3786

Harlan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 3,786. Its county seat is Alma6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Harlan County is represented by the prefix 51 (it had the fifty-first-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,487 km² (574 sq mi). 1,432 km² (553 sq mi) of it is land and 55 km² (21 sq mi) of it (3.73%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Harlan County
Population by decade

1880 - 6,086
1890 - 8,158
1900 - 9,370
1910 - 9,578
1920 - 9,220
1930 - 8,951
1940 - 7,130
1950 - 7,189
1960 - 5,081
1970 - 4,357
1980 - 4,292
1990 - 3,810
2000 - 3,786

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,786 people, 1,597 households, and 1,049 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (7/sq mi). There were 2,327 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.86% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,597 households out of which 25.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% were married couples living together, 4.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.30% were non-families. 30.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 21.60% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 23.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 98.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,679, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $27,580 versus $18,411 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,618. About 7.00% of families and 10.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.40% of those under age 18 and 9.10% of those age 65 or over.



City and villages

Coordinates: 40°10′N 99°24′W / 40.17, -99.40

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