Grant County, NE

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2022 Population
649
9.61% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.2
7.77% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.8%
31.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$65,139
14.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$104,200
10.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Grant County, NE had a population of 649 people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $65,139. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Grant County, NE declined from 718 to 649, a −9.61% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,806 to $65,139, a 14.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grant County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.23%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.77%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.616%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.616%).

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.

97.4% of the residents in Grant County, NE are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Grant County, NE was $104,200, and the homeownership rate was 69.8%.

Most people in Grant County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Grant County, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Grant County, NE is home to a population of 649 people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.39% of Grant County, NE residents were born outside of the country (22 people).

In 2022, there were 78.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (625 people) in Grant County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 5 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.4%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.4% of Grant County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Grant County, NE was 97.9%, 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)
    625 ± 80
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    8 ± 14.9
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5 ± 8
0.308%
Hispanic Population
2 people

In 2022, there were 78.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (625 people) in Grant County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 5 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.308% of the people in Grant County, NE are hispanic (2 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.39%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
22 people
2.79%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
20 people

As of 2022, 3.39% of Grant County, NE residents (22 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grant County, NE was 2.79%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    6 ± 12
  2. Vietnam
    4 ± 15
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    3 ± 11

Grant County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Grant County, NE employs 350 people. The largest industries in Grant County, NE are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (91 people), Educational Services (46 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (32 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($110,833), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,167), and Transportation & Warehousing ($73,056).

Occupations

350
2022 Value
± 65

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grant County, NE stayed at a rate of 0%, from 350 employees to 350 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grant County, NE, are Management Occupations (65 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (35 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (33 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

350
2022 Value
± 65

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grant County, NE stayed at a rate of 0%, from 350 employees to 350 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grant County, NE, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (91 people), Educational Services (46 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (32 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

$40,278
Median earning men ± $7,269
$23,333
Median earning women ± $5,680

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($148,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,167), and Information ($70,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,000), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($29,464), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($25,833).

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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. 9
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 8
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 5
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

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 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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Race

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 Grant County, NE was $104,200 in 2022, which is 0.37 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $94,300 to $104,200, a 10.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Grant County, NE is 69.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Grant County, NE have an average commute time of 22.4 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

$104,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$35,969
$196
Median Property Taxes
±$43

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.

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Rent vs Own

69.8%
Homeownership
2022
53.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.8% of the housing units in Grant County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.1%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9563
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$65,139
Median Household Income
± $10,971
281
Number of Households
± 49

In 2022, the median household income of the 281 households in Grant County, NE grew to $65,139 from the previous year's value of $56,806.

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.
0.444
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 (67.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.9%)
  3. Walked (6.98%)

In 2022, 67.4% of workers in Grant County, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.9%) and those who walked to work (6.98%).

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

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grant County, NE have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.02% 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

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grant County, NE (68 out of 630 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 Males 65 - 74, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grant County, NE is White, followed by Native American 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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Health

87.2% of the population of Grant County, NE has health coverage, with 27.9% on employee plans, 9.4% on Medicaid, 19.4% on Medicare, 30.4% on non-group plans, and 0.154% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 57.2% were men and 42.8% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.3% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 57.2% were men and 42.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.8%
Uninsured
27.9%
Employer Coverage
9.4%
Medicaid
19.4%
Medicare
30.4%
Non-Group
0.154%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grant County, NE declined by 9.21% from 14.1% to 12.8%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 36.4% in Grant County, NE.

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