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

576 sq mi (1,492 km²)
576 sq mi (1,492 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.06%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

14,598
26/sq mi (10/km²)
Founded 1855
York County Courthouse (Nebraska) 1.jpg
York County courthouse in York
Website www.yorkcounty.ne.gov

York County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population was 14,598. Its county seat is York[1].

In the Nebraska license plate system, York County is represented by the prefix 17 (it had the seventeenth-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 576 square miles (1,492 km²), of which, 576 square miles (1,491 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.06%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

History

York County was formed in 1855. It was either named after the city York in England or for York County in Pennsylvania.[2]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 14,598 people, 5,722 households, and 3,931 families residing in the county. The population density was 25 people per square mile (10/km²). There were 6,172 housing units at an average density of 11 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.78% White, 0.96% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 1.40% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 52.0% were of German, 8.2% Irish, 7.2% English and 5.1% Swedish ancestry according to Census 2000.

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1870 604
1880 11,170 1,749.3%
1890 17,279 54.7%
1900 18,205 5.4%
1910 18,721 2.8%
1920 17,146 −8.4%
1930 17,239 0.5%
1940 14,874 −13.7%
1950 14,346 −3.5%
1960 13,724 −4.3%
1970 13,685 −0.3%
1980 14,798 8.1%
1990 14,428 −2.5%
2000 14,598 1.2%

There were 5,722 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.20% were married couples living together, 6.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% were non-families. 27.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,093, and the median income for a family was $44,741. Males had a median income of $30,658 versus $19,874 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,670. About 6.00% of families and 8.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.90% of those under age 18 and 7.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and villages

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 15, 2008.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 40°52′N 97°36′W / 40.87°N 97.60°W / 40.87; -97.60


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York County, Nebraska
Map
File:Map of Nebraska highlighting York County.png
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the USA highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1855
Seat York
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.06%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

14598
Website: www.yorkcounty.ne.gov

York County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 14,598. Its county seat is York6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, York County is represented by the prefix 17 (it had the seventeenth-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 1,492 km² (576 sq mi). 1,491 km² (576 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.06%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 14,598 people, 5,722 households, and 3,931 families residing in the county. The population density was 10/km² (25/sq mi). There were 6,172 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.78% White, 0.96% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 1.40% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,722 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.20% were married couples living together, 6.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% were non-families. 27.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,093, and the median income for a family was $44,741. Males had a median income of $30,658 versus $19,874 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,670. About 6.00% of families and 8.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.90% of those under age 18 and 7.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and villages

Coordinates: 40°52′N 97°36′W / 40.87, -97.60

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