County Data

 Total population (2011 & 2015)

Total population (2015)

State Number
2011 1,842,383
2015 1,896,190
Highest county 2015
By number Douglas
By percent change Sarpy
Lowest county 2015
By number Arthur
By percent change McPherson

2011

2015

% Change

2011

2015

% Change

2011

2015

% Change

Adams

31,233

31,587

1.1%

Frontier

2,732

2,624

-4.0%

Nance

3,736

3,595

-3.8%

Antelope

6,632

6,414

-3.3%

Furnas

4,936

4,862

-1.5%

Nemaha

7,272

7,046

-3.1%

Arthur

469

456

-2.8%

Gage

21,955

21,900

-0.3%

Nuckolls

4,448

4,329

-2.7%

Banner

737

788

6.9%

Garden

2,046

1,918

-6.3%

Otoe

15,799

15,984

1.2%

Blaine

496

487

-1.8%

Garfield

1,989

2,028

2.0%

Pawnee

2,780

2,659

-4.4%

Boone

5,397

5,315

-1.5%

Gosper

1,949

1,973

1.2%

Perkins

2,948

2,944

-0.1%

Box Butte

11,292

11,337

0.4%

Grant

633

641

1.3%

Phelps

9,162

9,296

1.5%

Boyd

2,085

2,006

-3.8%

Greeley

2,533

2,429

-4.1%

Pierce

7,190

7,208

0.3%

Brown

3,081

2,946

-4.4%

Hall

59,586

61,680

3.5%

Platte

32,461

32,847

1.2%

Buffalo

46,835

48,863

4.3%

Hamilton

9,073

9,190

1.3%

Polk

5,341

5,202

-2.6%

Burt

6,794

6,585

-3.1%

Harlan

3,442

3,452

0.3%

Red Willow

11,011

10,829

-1.7%

Butler

8,308

8,115

-2.3%

Hayes

984

932

-5.3%

Richardson

8,343

8,094

-3.0%

Cass

25,264

25,512

1.0%

Hitchcock

2,873

2,883

0.3%

Rock

1,432

1,381

-3.6%

Cedar

8,776

8,564

-2.4%

Holt

10,459

10,313

-1.4%

Saline

14,355

14,282

-0.5%

Chase

4,000

3,956

-1.1%

Hooker

743

732

-1.5%

Sarpy

162,667

175,692

8.0%

Cherry

5,740

5,848

1.9%

Howard

6,304

6,409

1.7%

Saunders

20,884

21,016

0.6%

Cheyenne

9,974

10,167

1.9%

Jefferson

7,542

7,263

-3.7%

Scotts Bluff

36,932

36,261

-1.8%

Clay

6,480

6,309

-2.6%

Johnson

5,198

5,173

-0.5%

Seward

16,739

17,110

2.2%

Colfax

10,576

10,520

-0.5%

Kearney

6,555

6,585

0.5%

Sheridan

5,387

5,220

-3.1%

Cuming

9,143

9,125

-0.2%

Keith

8,223

8,063

-1.9%

Sherman

3,141

3,091

-1.6%

Custer

10,877

10,806

-0.7%

Keya Paha

823

804

-2.3%

Sioux

1,327

1,260

-5.0%

Dakota

20,834

20,781

-0.3%

Kimball

3,781

3,689

-2.4%

Stanton

6,189

5,937

-4.1%

Dawes

9,236

9,055

-2.0%

Knox

8,587

8,543

-0.5%

Thayer

5,174

5,163

-0.2%

Dawson

24,296

23,886

-1.7%

Lancaster

289,989

306,468

5.7%

Thomas

688

684

-0.6%

Deuel

1,971

1,921

-2.5%

Lincoln

36,054

35,656

-1.1%

Thurston

6,909

7,064

2.2%

Dixon

6,013

5,797

-3.6%

Logan

769

777

1.0%

Valley

4,247

4,154

-2.2%

Dodge

36,946

36,706

-0.6%

Loup

614

585

-4.7%

Washington

20,263

20,248

-0.1%

Douglas

524,677

550,064

4.8%

Madison

34,998

35,039

0.1%

Wayne

9,452

9,367

-0.9%

Dundy

1,976

1,799

-9.0%

McPherson

545

475

-12.8%

Webster

3,768

3,625

-3.8%

Fillmore

5,839

5,619

-3.8%

Merrick

7,735

7,787

0.7%

Wheeler

815

750

-8.0%

Franklin

3,217

2,985

-7.2%

Morrill

4,926

4,854

-1.5%

York

13,753

13,806

0.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

Children 19 & under (2011 & 2015) 

Percent of children 19 & under (2015)

State

Number

% total population

2011

515,973

28.0%

2015

523,254

27.6%

Highest county

By number

By % total population

2011

Douglas

Thurston

2015

Douglas

Thurston

Lowest county

By number

By % total population

2011

Blaine

Banner

2015

Blaine

Garden

2011 % total population 2015 % total population 2011 % total population 2015 % total population 2011 % total population 2015 % total population
Adams 8,601 27.5% 8,515 27.0% Frontier 711 26.0% 674 25.7% Nance 966 25.9% 876 24.4%
Antelope 1,706 25.7% 1,631 25.4% Furnas 1,252 25.4% 1,200 24.7% Nemaha 1,894 26.0% 1,844 26.2%
Arthur 140 29.9% 138 30.3% Gage 5,469 24.9% 5,287 24.1% Nuckolls 1,007 22.6% 980 22.6%
Banner 149 20.2% 175 22.2% Garden 424 20.7% 379 19.8% Otoe 4,106 26.0% 4,058 25.4%
Blaine 121 24.4% 112 23.0% Garfield 458 23.0% 421 20.8% Pawnee 657 23.6% 633 23.8%
Boone 1,387 25.7% 1,361 25.6% Gosper 477 24.5% 486 24.6% Perkins 782 26.5% 787 26.7%
Box Butte 3,128 27.7% 3,159 27.9% Grant 143 22.6% 147 22.9% Phelps 2,449 26.7% 2,448 26.3%
Boyd 483 23.2% 449 22.4% Greeley 654 25.8% 624 25.7% Pierce 1,991 27.7% 1,943 27.0%
Brown 735 23.9% 692 23.5% Hall 17,680 29.7% 18,089 29.3% Platte 9,500 29.3% 9,368 28.5%
Buffalo 13,230 28.2% 13,396 27.4% Hamilton 2,492 27.5% 2,458 26.7% Polk 1,381 25.9% 1,300 25.0%
Burt 1,668 24.6% 1,589 24.1% Harlan 818 23.8% 816 23.6% Red Willow 2,901 26.3% 2,732 25.2%
Butler 2,196 26.4% 2,104 25.9% Hayes 241 24.5% 201 21.6% Richardson 1,985 23.8% 1,872 23.1%
Cass 6,929 27.4% 6,762 26.5% Hitchcock 657 22.9% 679 23.6% Rock 318 22.2% 311 22.5%
Cedar 2,438 27.8% 2,325 27.1% Holt 2,711 25.9% 2,713 26.3% Saline 4,207 29.3% 4,184 29.3%
Chase 1,055 26.4% 1,049 26.5% Hooker 173 23.3% 169 23.1% Sarpy 50,448 31.0% 53,091 30.2%
Cherry 1,398 24.4% 1,431 24.5% Howard 1,691 26.8% 1,650 25.7% Saunders 5,852 28.0% 5,605 26.7%
Cheyenne 2,602 26.1% 2,642 26.0% Jefferson 1,768 23.4% 1,720 23.7% Scotts Bluff 10,083 27.3% 9,822 27.1%
Clay 1,780 27.5% 1,676 26.6% Johnson 1,105 21.3% 1,117 21.6% Seward 4,761 28.4% 4,828 28.2%
Colfax 3,370 31.9% 3,382 32.1% Kearney 1,765 26.9% 1,728 26.2% Sheridan 1,327 24.6% 1,275 24.4%
Cuming 2,463 26.9% 2,473 27.1% Keith 1,907 23.2% 1,821 22.6% Sherman 747 23.8% 723 23.4%
Custer 2,794 25.7% 2,743 25.4% Keya Paha 190 23.1% 164 20.4% Sioux 331 24.9% 292 23.2%
Dakota 6,828 32.8% 6,561 31.6% Kimball 919 24.3% 874 23.7% Stanton 1,826 29.5% 1,680 28.3%
Dawes 2,481 26.9% 2,304 25.4% Knox 2,259 26.3% 2,276 26.6% Thayer 1,197 23.1% 1,269 24.6%
Dawson 7,526 31.0% 7,250 30.4% Lancaster 78,550 27.1% 81,922 26.7% Thomas 184 26.7% 172 25.1%
Deuel 454 23.0% 444 23.1% Lincoln 9,786 27.1% 9,398 26.4% Thurston 2,664 38.6% 2,703 38.3%
Dixon 1,693 28.2% 1,594 27.5% Logan 215 28.0% 213 27.4% Valley 1,024 24.1% 1,050 25.3%
Dodge 9,760 26.4% 9,622 26.2% Loup 146 23.8% 129 22.1% Washington 5,653 27.9% 5,458 27.0%
Douglas 150,558 28.7% 156,696 28.5% Madison 9,799 28.0% 9,548 27.2% Wayne 2,669 28.2% 2,592 27.7%
Dundy 483 24.4% 405 22.5% McPherson 165 30.3% 125 26.3% Webster 947 25.1% 870 24.0%
Fillmore 1,469 25.2% 1,202 21.4% Merrick 2,067 26.7% 1,984 25.5% Wheeler 209 25.6% 165 22.0%
Franklin 738 22.9% 628 21.0% Morrill 1,319 26.8% 1,290 26.6% York 3,533 25.7% 3,511 25.4%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

 Children 4 years & under (2011 & 2015)

Percent of children 4 & under (2015)

State

Number

% of all children

2011

131,568

25.5%

2015

130,731

25.0%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Douglas

Grant

2015

Douglas

Grant

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Blaine

Garfield

2015

McPherson

McPherson

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

2,020

23.5%

1,995

23.4%

Frontier

142

20.0%

111

16.5%

Nance

225

23.3%

215

24.5%

Antelope

421

24.7%

432

26.5%

Furnas

255

20.4%

252

21.0%

Nemaha

452

23.9%

424

23.0%

Arthur

40

28.6%

22

15.9%

Gage

1,317

24.1%

1,225

23.2%

Nuckolls

222

22.0%

189

19.3%

Banner

32

21.5%

32

18.3%

Garden

95

22.4%

79

20.8%

Otoe

987

24.0%

964

23.8%

Blaine

32

26.4%

31

27.7%

Garfield

73

15.9%

73

17.3%

Pawnee

143

21.8%

163

25.8%

Boone

317

22.9%

309

22.7%

Gosper

90

18.9%

112

23.0%

Perkins

195

24.9%

204

25.9%

Box Butte

789

25.2%

823

26.1%

Grant

49

34.3%

49

33.3%

Phelps

605

24.7%

658

26.9%

Boyd

103

21.3%

84

18.7%

Greeley

164

25.1%

125

20.0%

Pierce

430

21.6%

533

27.4%

Brown

153

20.8%

143

20.7%

Hall

4,734

26.8%

4,742

26.2%

Platte

2,420

25.5%

2,423

25.9%

Buffalo

3,348

25.3%

3,485

26.0%

Hamilton

503

20.2%

519

21.1%

Polk

312

22.6%

292

22.5%

Burt

366

21.9%

349

22.0%

Harlan

197

24.1%

236

28.9%

Red Willow

688

23.7%

667

24.4%

Butler

480

21.9%

480

22.8%

Hayes

54

22.4%

43

21.4%

Richardson

429

21.6%

459

24.5%

Cass

1,586

22.9%

1,495

22.1%

Hitchcock

149

22.7%

164

24.2%

Rock

78

24.5%

54

17.4%

Cedar

561

23.0%

461

19.8%

Holt

687

25.3%

749

27.6%

Saline

1,002

23.8%

973

23.3%

Chase

283

26.8%

221

21.1%

Hooker

41

23.7%

48

28.4%

Sarpy

13,450

26.7%

13,279

25.0%

Cherry

320

22.9%

340

23.8%

Howard

391

23.1%

394

23.9%

Saunders

1,366

23.3%

1,234

22.0%

Cheyenne

652

25.1%

632

23.9%

Jefferson

403

22.8%

403

23.4%

Scotts Bluff

2,678

26.6%

2,421

24.6%

Clay

403

22.6%

402

24.0%

Johnson

281

25.4%

230

20.6%

Seward

1,028

21.6%

1,021

21.1%

Colfax

961

28.5%

885

26.2%

Kearney

419

23.7%

395

22.9%

Sheridan

294

22.2%

255

20.0%

Cuming

538

21.8%

510

20.6%

Keith

433

22.7%

364

20.0%

Sherman

170

22.8%

160

22.1%

Custer

630

22.5%

672

24.5%

Keya Paha

42

22.1%

44

26.8%

Sioux

69

20.8%

68

23.3%

Dakota

1,794

26.3%

1,603

24.4%

Kimball

236

25.7%

210

24.0%

Stanton

452

24.8%

385

22.9%

Dawes

488

19.7%

452

19.6%

Knox

525

23.2%

561

24.6%

Thayer

285

23.8%

293

23.1%

Dawson

1,836

24.4%

1,791

24.7%

Lancaster

20,302

25.8%

20,263

24.7%

Thomas

49

26.6%

56

32.6%

Deuel

89

19.6%

102

23.0%

Lincoln

2,429

24.8%

2,161

23.0%

Thurston

743

27.9%

700

25.9%

Dixon

422

24.9%

351

22.0%

Logan

54

25.1%

51

23.9%

Valley

250

24.4%

240

22.9%

Dodge

2,444

25.0%

2,341

24.3%

Loup

42

28.8%

22

17.1%

Washington

1,144

20.2%

1,136

20.8%

Douglas

40,422

26.8%

41,763

26.7%

Madison

2,654

27.1%

2,509

26.3%

Wayne

547

20.5%

538

20.8%

Dundy

98

20.3%

74

18.3%

McPherson

37

22.4%

18

14.4%

Webster

237

25.0%

210

24.1%

Fillmore

301

20.5%

255

21.2%

Merrick

471

22.8%

451

22.7%

Wheeler

51

24.4%

42

25.5%

Franklin

159

21.5%

135

21.5%

Morrill

299

22.7%

260

20.2%

York

911

25.8%

942

26.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

Children 10-17 years (2011 & 2015) 

Percent of children 10-17 (2015)

State

Number

% of all children

2011

199,255

43.2%

2015

200,244

42.6%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Douglas

Garfield

2015

Douglas

Loup

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Arthur

Colfax

2015

Blaine

Thomas

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

3,282

44.5%

3,375

45.8%

Frontier

287

51.2%

263

49.7%

Nance

411

46.6%

383

47.3%

Antelope

727

46.2%

652

43.6%

Furnas

580

51.2%

547

50.4%

Nemaha

669

43.8%

646

43.0%

Arthur

51

39.2%

64

50.0%

Gage

2,285

45.9%

2,218

45.6%

Nuckolls

415

45.4%

471

52.4%

Banner

70

50.4%

79

49.1%

Garden

172

45.4%

169

48.6%

Otoe

1,747

46.8%

1,699

45.9%

Blaine

54

48.6%

37

37.4%

Garfield

223

54.0%

202

53.7%

Pawnee

302

51.3%

259

44.6%

Boone

601

48.1%

584

47.0%

Gosper

210

49.1%

212

47.1%

Perkins

318

44.2%

318

43.5%

Box Butte

1,257

44.0%

1,267

43.4%

Grant

52

41.3%

51

37.8%

Phelps

1,014

45.4%

1,012

44.7%

Boyd

224

51.3%

211

51.5%

Greeley

272

45.9%

288

50.3%

Pierce

895

49.3%

847

47.6%

Brown

319

47.4%

322

51.2%

Hall

6,826

42.1%

7,169

43.0%

Platte

3,829

44.4%

3,761

43.8%

Buffalo

4,649

41.8%

4,806

42.0%

Hamilton

1,116

49.5%

1,122

50.4%

Polk

594

47.1%

558

47.4%

Burt

715

47.2%

701

47.6%

Harlan

353

47.8%

310

41.1%

Red Willow

1,147

45.1%

1,127

46.7%

Butler

984

49.3%

977

50.9%

Hayes

107

49.5%

81

46.6%

Richardson

873

48.6%

815

47.2%

Cass

3,010

47.4%

3,019

48.6%

Hitchcock

272

45.1%

296

46.2%

Rock

134

45.0%

147

51.4%

Cedar

1,024

46.5%

1,043

49.1%

Holt

1,130

45.9%

1,045

41.8%

Saline

1,524

43.6%

1,533

43.4%

Chase

408

42.3%

450

46.6%

Hooker

77

50.7%

67

42.4%

Sarpy

19,562

42.1%

21,657

44.0%

Cherry

587

46.5%

610

47.1%

Howard

680

44.5%

708

46.5%

Saunders

2,472

46.4%

2,433

47.4%

Cheyenne

1,059

44.5%

1,101

45.4%

Jefferson

750

46.1%

750

47.3%

Scotts Bluff

3,821

42.1%

3,948

44.1%

Clay

742

46.0%

717

46.5%

Johnson

459

45.4%

498

48.6%

Seward

1,839

46.7%

1,890

47.2%

Colfax

1,198

38.8%

1,281

40.7%

Kearney

708

44.4%

718

45.1%

Sheridan

586

48.0%

576

49.6%

Cuming

1,064

47.1%

1,123

49.6%

Keith

808

46.8%

843

50.8%

Sherman

308

45.2%

319

47.6%

Custer

1,151

45.2%

1,129

44.7%

Keya Paha

80

46.8%

63

42.0%

Sioux

152

50.8%

124

46.8%

Dakota

2,746

44.2%

2,646

44.0%

Kimball

383

45.7%

363

45.4%

Stanton

763

45.3%

728

47.3%

Dawes

798

45.5%

725

44.9%

Knox

965

46.9%

944

45.5%

Thayer

494

45.9%

551

47.0%

Dawson

3,059

44.6%

3,035

45.6%

Lancaster

27,397

40.8%

29,723

42.2%

Thomas

81

46.8%

59

36.9%

Deuel

175

42.5%

194

48.0%

Lincoln

3,938

44.3%

3,857

45.0%

Thurston

1,019

41.7%

1,071

42.5%

Dixon

735

47.4%

689

47.4%

Logan

81

40.5%

95

47.3%

Valley

436

46.3%

458

47.9%

Dodge

3,801

43.6%

3,823

44.2%

Loup

59

45.4%

66

56.4%

Washington

2,437

48.9%

2,439

50.1%

Douglas

57,401

42.1%

60,585

42.6%

Madison

3,724

42.6%

3,621

42.3%

Wayne

828

44.6%

784

42.3%

Dundy

240

53.8%

188

52.2%

McPherson

73

46.2%

59

52.2%

Webster

414

48.4%

352

44.7%

Fillmore

675

51.5%

543

49.8%

Merrick

899

47.6%

858

47.5%

Wheeler

96

49.7%

57

38.0%

Franklin

349

52.1%

260

46.6%

Morrill

582

47.8%

571

48.4%

York

1,372

44.3%

1,278

40.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table Single Year Age.

 Emerging adults 18-24 years (2011 & 2015)

Percent of population 18-24 (2015)

State

Number

% of population

2011

184,838

10.0%

2015

192,804

10.2%

Highest county

By number

By % of population

2011

Douglas

Wayne

2015

Douglas

Dawes

Lowest county

By number

By % of population

2011

McPherson

McPherson

2015

Arthur

Thomas

2011

% of

population

2015

% of

population

2011

% of

population

2015

% of

population

2011

% of

population

2015

% of

population

Adams

3,732

11.9%

3,701

11.7%

Frontier

314

11.5%

302

11.5%

Nance

249

6.7%

251

7.0%

Antelope

403

6.1%

460

7.2%

Furnas

286

5.8%

379

7.8%

Nemaha

966

13.3%

919

13.0%

Arthur

23

4.9%

27

5.9%

Gage

1,570

7.2%

1,602

7.3%

Nuckolls

223

5.0%

276

6.4%

Banner

35

4.7%

43

5.5%

Garden

118

5.8%

112

5.8%

Otoe

1,075

6.8%

1,244

7.8%

Blaine

27

5.4%

43

8.8%

Garfield

103

5.2%

156

7.7%

Pawnee

167

6.0%

194

7.3%

Boone

366

6.8%

425

8.0%

Gosper

108

5.5%

133

6.7%

Perkins

161

5.5%

179

6.1%

Box Butte

768

6.8%

865

7.6%

Grant

42

6.6%

34

5.3%

Phelps

585

6.4%

722

7.8%

Boyd

108

5.2%

136

6.8%

Greeley

154

6.1%

165

6.8%

Pierce

451

6.3%

568

7.9%

Brown

160

5.2%

198

6.7%

Hall

5,003

8.4%

5,399

8.8%

Platte

2,650

8.2%

2,842

8.7%

Buffalo

7,403

15.8%

7,787

15.9%

Hamilton

583

6.4%

761

8.3%

Polk

300

5.6%

394

7.6%

Burt

385

5.7%

422

6.4%

Harlan

178

5.2%

224

6.5%

Red Willow

1,017

9.2%

1,043

9.6%

Butler

499

6.0%

604

7.4%

Hayes

57

5.8%

77

8.3%

Richardson

511

6.1%

538

6.6%

Cass

1,684

6.7%

1,859

7.3%

Hitchcock

166

5.8%

167

5.8%

Rock

67

4.7%

78

5.6%

Cedar

565

6.4%

655

7.6%

Holt

629

6.0%

708

6.9%

Saline

1,852

12.9%

1,833

12.8%

Chase

252

6.3%

257

6.5%

Hooker

38

5.1%

37

5.1%

Sarpy

14,289

8.8%

15,131

8.6%

Cherry

334

5.8%

421

7.2%

Howard

403

6.4%

420

6.6%

Saunders

1,399

6.7%

1,584

7.5%

Cheyenne

674

6.8%

720

7.1%

Jefferson

435

5.8%

480

6.6%

Scotts Bluff

3,254

8.8%

2,995

8.3%

Clay

450

6.9%

468

7.4%

Johnson

360

6.9%

392

7.6%

Seward

2,227

13.3%

2,237

13.1%

Colfax

941

8.9%

888

8.4%

Kearney

420

6.4%

484

7.4%

Sheridan

299

5.6%

349

6.7%

Cuming

550

6.0%

683

7.5%

Keith

490

6.0%

552

6.8%

Sherman

158

5.0%

183

5.9%

Custer

700

6.4%

801

7.4%

Keya Paha

29

3.5%

48

6.0%

Sioux

74

5.6%

81

6.4%

Dakota

2,016

9.7%

2,013

9.7%

Kimball

245

6.5%

264

7.2%

Stanton

415

6.7%

453

7.6%

Dawes

2,083

22.6%

2,152

23.8%

Knox

467

5.4%

582

6.8%

Thayer

298

5.8%

354

6.9%

Dawson

2,039

8.4%

2,062

8.6%

Lancaster

43,221

14.9%

47,097

15.4%

Thomas

33

4.8%

34

5.0%

Deuel

125

6.3%

124

6.5%

Lincoln

2,801

7.8%

2,774

7.8%

Thurston

698

10.1%

719

10.2%

Dixon

400

6.7%

459

7.9%

Logan

35

4.6%

48

6.2%

Valley

247

5.8%

305

7.3%

Dodge

3,382

9.2%

3,419

9.3%

Loup

41

6.7%

36

6.2%

Washington

1,724

8.5%

1,828

9.0%

Douglas

51,922

9.9%

51,207

9.3%

Madison

3,620

10.3%

3,471

9.9%

Wayne

2,381

25.2%

2,224

23.7%

Dundy

80

4.0%

138

7.7%

McPherson

16

2.9%

30

6.3%

Webster

267

7.1%

301

8.3%

Fillmore

363

6.2%

412

7.3%

Merrick

540

7.0%

622

8.0%

Wheeler

39

4.8%

52

6.9%

Franklin

185

5.8%

211

7.1%

Morrill

310

6.3%

365

7.5%

York

1,326

9.6%

1,312

9.5%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

Children: White, non-Hispanic (2011 & 2015) 

Percent of children: White, non-Hispanic (2015)

State

Number

% of all children

2011

373,883

72.5%

2015

368,401

70.4%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Douglas

Garfield

2015

Douglas

Keya Paha

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Blaine

Thurston

2015

Blaine

Thurston

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

6,967

81.0%

6,745

79.2%

Frontier

687

96.6%

640

95.0%

Nance

907

93.9%

824

94.1%

Antelope

1,573

92.2%

1,520

93.2%

Furnas

1,143

91.3%

1,083

90.3%

Nemaha

1,750

92.4%

1,685

91.4%

Arthur

127

90.7%

121

87.7%

Gage

5,047

92.3%

4,797

90.7%

Nuckolls

938

93.1%

914

93.3%

Banner

132

88.6%

156

89.1%

Garden

379

89.4%

332

87.6%

Otoe

3,500

85.2%

3,380

83.3%

Blaine

119

98.3%

109

97.3%

Garfield

453

98.9%

407

96.7%

Pawnee

611

93.0%

589

93.0%

Boone

1,313

94.7%

1,270

93.3%

Gosper

418

87.6%

416

85.6%

Perkins

712

91.0%

707

89.8%

Box Butte

2,255

72.1%

2,274

72.0%

Grant

137

95.8%

142

96.6%

Phelps

2,192

89.5%

2,138

87.3%

Boyd

449

93.0%

414

92.2%

Greeley

607

92.8%

578

92.6%

Pierce

1,899

95.4%

1,851

95.3%

Brown

685

93.2%

640

92.5%

Hall

10,166

57.5%

9,875

54.6%

Platte

6,985

73.5%

6,576

70.2%

Buffalo

10,955

82.8%

10,817

80.7%

Hamilton

2,328

93.4%

2,207

89.8%

Polk

1,282

92.8%

1,179

90.7%

Burt

1,479

88.7%

1,404

88.4%

Harlan

771

94.3%

749

91.8%

Red Willow

2,558

88.2%

2,347

85.9%

Butler

2,043

93.0%

1,938

92.1%

Hayes

223

92.5%

189

94.0%

Richardson

1,748

88.1%

1,611

86.1%

Cass

6,351

91.7%

6,130

90.7%

Hitchcock

615

93.6%

613

90.3%

Rock

307

96.5%

292

93.9%

Cedar

2,313

94.9%

2,193

94.3%

Holt

2,499

92.2%

2,419

89.2%

Saline

2,683

63.8%

2,438

58.3%

Chase

834

79.1%

811

77.3%

Hooker

165

95.4%

149

88.2%

Sarpy

39,280

77.9%

40,513

76.3%

Cherry

1,124

80.4%

1,150

80.4%

Howard

1,570

92.8%

1,541

93.4%

Saunders

5,469

93.5%

5,147

91.8%

Cheyenne

2,194

84.3%

2,249

85.1%

Jefferson

1,598

90.4%

1,518

88.3%

Scotts Bluff

6,200

61.5%

5,742

58.5%

Clay

1,470

82.6%

1,342

80.1%

Johnson

911

82.4%

886

79.3%

Seward

4,450

93.5%

4,414

91.4%

Colfax

1,278

37.9%

1,157

34.2%

Kearney

1,575

89.2%

1,489

86.2%

Sheridan

918

69.2%

854

67.0%

Cuming

2,010

81.6%

1,962

79.3%

Keith

1,649

86.5%

1,542

84.7%

Sherman

710

95.0%

668

92.4%

Custer

2,602

93.1%

2,517

91.8%

Keya Paha

186

97.9%

161

98.2%

Sioux

298

90.0%

254

87.0%

Dakota

2,522

36.9%

2,244

34.2%

Kimball

736

80.1%

702

80.3%

Stanton

1,594

87.3%

1,451

86.4%

Dawes

1,972

79.5%

1,803

78.3%

Knox

1,769

78.3%

1,698

74.6%

Thayer

1,099

91.8%

1,156

91.1%

Dawson

3,581

47.6%

3,470

47.9%

Lancaster

59,653

75.9%

60,644

74.0%

Thomas

168

91.3%

163

94.8%

Deuel

416

91.6%

376

84.7%

Lincoln

8,154

83.3%

7,660

81.5%

Thurston

607

22.8%

631

23.3%

Dixon

1,340

79.1%

1,230

77.2%

Logan

198

92.1%

195

91.5%

Valley

952

93.0%

983

93.6%

Dodge

7,571

77.6%

7,241

75.3%

Loup

134

91.8%

119

92.2%

Washington

5,256

93.0%

5,004

91.7%

Douglas

90,602

60.2%

91,407

58.3%

Madison

6,992

71.4%

6,641

69.6%

Wayne

2,315

86.7%

2,173

83.8%

Dundy

405

83.9%

339

83.7%

McPherson

153

92.7%

118

94.4%

Webster

821

86.7%

741

85.2%

Fillmore

1,302

88.6%

1,040

86.5%

Merrick

1,812

87.7%

1,693

85.3%

Wheeler

199

95.2%

152

92.1%

Franklin

700

94.9%

584

93.0%

Morrill

986

74.8%

921

71.4%

York

3,077

87.1%

3,047

86.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

 Children: Hispanic (2011 & 2015)

Percent of children: Hispanic (2015)

State

Number

% of all children

2011

67,632

13.1%

2015

73,597

14.1%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Douglas

Colfax

2015

Douglas

Colfax

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Blaine

Blaine

2015

Blaine, Keya Paha

Keya Paha

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

1,032

12.0%

1,155

13.6%

Frontier

7

1.0%

12

1.8%

Nance

31

3.2%

29

3.3%

Antelope

90

5.3%

67

4.1%

Furnas

65

5.2%

69

5.8%

Nemaha

46

2.4%

51

2.8%

Arthur

7

5.0%

11

8.0%

Gage

162

3.0%

185

3.5%

Nuckolls

39

3.9%

36

3.7%

Banner

11

7.4%

11

6.3%

Garden

32

7.5%

33

8.7%

Otoe

408

9.9%

435

10.7%

Blaine

0

0.0%

1

0.9%

Garfield

4

0.9%

8

1.9%

Pawnee

20

3.0%

15

2.4%

Boone

33

2.4%

50

3.7%

Gosper

34

7.1%

45

9.3%

Perkins

49

6.3%

55

7.0%

Box Butte

436

13.9%

447

14.2%

Grant

3

2.1%

3

2.0%

Phelps

181

7.4%

194

7.9%

Boyd

15

3.1%

17

3.8%

Greeley

22

3.4%

22

3.5%

Pierce

37

1.9%

43

2.2%

Brown

21

2.9%

19

2.7%

Hall

5,726

32.4%

6,164

34.1%

Platte

1,948

20.5%

2,150

23.0%

Buffalo

1,503

11.4%

1,648

12.3%

Hamilton

100

4.0%

162

6.6%

Polk

64

4.6%

81

6.2%

Burt

67

4.0%

68

4.3%

Harlan

26

3.2%

36

4.4%

Red Willow

212

7.3%

228

8.3%

Butler

93

4.2%

91

4.3%

Hayes

11

4.6%

7

3.5%

Richardson

36

1.8%

42

2.2%

Cass

279

4.0%

303

4.5%

Hitchcock

24

3.7%

41

6.0%

Rock

2

0.6%

8

2.6%

Cedar

73

3.0%

65

2.8%

Holt

137

5.1%

173

6.4%

Saline

1,188

28.2%

1,308

31.3%

Chase

202

19.1%

212

20.2%

Hooker

2

1.2%

7

4.1%

Sarpy

4,685

9.3%

5,381

10.1%

Cherry

34

2.4%

41

2.9%

Howard

59

3.5%

54

3.3%

Saunders

183

3.1%

197

3.5%

Cheyenne

245

9.4%

224

8.5%

Jefferson

93

5.3%

106

6.2%

Scotts Bluff

2,954

29.3%

2,989

30.4%

Clay

210

11.8%

212

12.6%

Johnson

149

13.5%

174

15.6%

Seward

130

2.7%

189

3.9%

Colfax

1,740

51.6%

1,758

52.0%

Kearney

131

7.4%

178

10.3%

Sheridan

53

4.0%

76

6.0%

Cuming

358

14.5%

401

16.2%

Keith

155

8.1%

169

9.3%

Sherman

17

2.3%

22

3.0%

Custer

84

3.0%

107

3.9%

Keya Paha

2

1.1%

1

0.6%

Sioux

22

6.6%

21

7.2%

Dakota

3,239

47.4%

3,199

48.8%

Kimball

107

11.6%

103

11.8%

Stanton

140

7.7%

119

7.1%

Dawes

116

4.7%

98

4.3%

Knox

51

2.3%

73

3.2%

Thayer

49

4.1%

57

4.5%

Dawson

3,170

42.1%

2,941

40.6%

Lancaster

6,073

7.7%

6,943

8.5%

Thomas

13

7.1%

5

2.9%

Deuel

26

5.7%

39

8.8%

Lincoln

1,063

10.9%

1,090

11.6%

Thurston

60

2.3%

57

2.1%

Dixon

284

16.8%

290

18.2%

Logan

12

5.6%

10

4.7%

Valley

44

4.3%

34

3.2%

Dodge

1,528

15.7%

1,598

16.6%

Loup

10

6.8%

8

6.2%

Washington

187

3.3%

222

4.1%

Douglas

22,674

15.1%

25,637

16.4%

Madison

1,953

19.9%

1,907

20.0%

Wayne

176

6.6%

209

8.1%

Dundy

52

10.8%

41

10.1%

McPherson

2

1.2%

2

1.6%

Webster

67

7.1%

72

8.3%

Fillmore

96

6.5%

73

6.1%

Merrick

139

6.7%

147

7.4%

Wheeler

4

1.9%

5

3.0%

Franklin

15

2.0%

17

2.7%

Morrill

255

19.3%

270

20.9%

York

245

6.9%

224

6.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

Children: Black/African American (2011 & 2015) 

Percent of children: Black/African American (2015)

State

Number

% of all children

2011

29,847

5.8%

2015

30,236

5.8%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Douglas

Douglas

2015

Douglas

Douglas

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

11 with 0

11 with 0%

2015

14 with 0

14 with 0%

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

104

1.2%

111

1.3%

Frontier

0

0.0%

1

0.1%

Nance

5

0.5%

3

0.3%

Antelope

11

0.6%

11

0.7%

Furnas

6

0.5%

6

0.5%

Nemaha

33

1.7%

29

1.6%

Arthur

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Gage

28

0.5%

49

0.9%

Nuckolls

4

0.4%

1

0.1%

Banner

2

1.3%

6

3.4%

Garden

2

0.5%

1

0.3%

Otoe

33

0.8%

33

0.8%

Blaine

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Garfield

1

0.2%

3

0.7%

Pawnee

8

1.2%

5

0.8%

Boone

14

1.0%

9

0.7%

Gosper

4

0.8%

5

1.0%

Perkins

6

0.8%

5

0.6%

Box Butte

17

0.5%

27

0.9%

Grant

1

0.7%

0

0.0%

Phelps

8

0.3%

28

1.1%

Boyd

2

0.4%

1

0.2%

Greeley

11

1.7%

12

1.9%

Pierce

6

0.3%

8

0.4%

Brown

3

0.4%

4

0.6%

Hall

393

2.2%

504

2.8%

Platte

56

0.6%

56

0.6%

Buffalo

142

1.1%

162

1.2%

Hamilton

12

0.5%

15

0.6%

Polk

3

0.2%

3

0.2%

Burt

12

0.7%

13

0.8%

Harlan

2

0.2%

0

0.0%

Red Willow

30

1.0%

31

1.1%

Butler

13

0.6%

10

0.5%

Hayes

2

0.8%

0

0.0%

Richardson

9

0.5%

14

0.7%

Cass

40

0.6%

45

0.7%

Hitchcock

2

0.3%

0

0.0%

Rock

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Cedar

5

0.2%

4

0.2%

Holt

10

0.4%

18

0.7%

Saline

42

1.0%

40

1.0%

Chase

3

0.3%

4

0.4%

Hooker

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Sarpy

2,067

4.1%

2,194

4.1%

Cherry

8

0.6%

6

0.4%

Howard

10

0.6%

11

0.7%

Saunders

39

0.7%

87

1.6%

Cheyenne

14

0.5%

13

0.5%

Jefferson

14

0.8%

9

0.5%

Scotts Bluff

82

0.8%

97

1.0%

Clay

16

0.9%

21

1.3%

Johnson

7

0.6%

11

1.0%

Seward

30

0.6%

39

0.8%

Colfax

25

0.7%

65

1.9%

Kearney

6

0.3%

5

0.3%

Sheridan

5

0.4%

7

0.5%

Cuming

9

0.4%

14

0.6%

Keith

6

0.3%

18

1.0%

Sherman

3

0.4%

5

0.7%

Custer

22

0.8%

29

1.1%

Keya Paha

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Sioux

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Dakota

286

4.2%

277

4.2%

Kimball

5

0.5%

3

0.3%

Stanton

20

1.1%

19

1.1%

Dawes

61

2.5%

60

2.6%

Knox

5

0.2%

7

0.3%

Thayer

7

0.6%

13

1.0%

Dawson

293

3.9%

319

4.4%

Lancaster

3,680

4.7%

3,991

4.9%

Thomas

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Deuel

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Lincoln

98

1.0%

119

1.3%

Thurston

9

0.3%

26

1.0%

Dixon

7

0.4%

6

0.4%

Logan

1

0.5%

0

0.0%

Valley

1

0.1%

2

0.2%

Dodge

85

0.9%

106

1.1%

Loup

2

1.4%

1

0.8%

Washington

50

0.9%

49

0.9%

Douglas

21,459

14.3%

20,965

13.4%

Madison

162

1.7%

187

2.0%

Wayne

57

2.1%

63

2.4%

Dundy

3

0.6%

2

0.5%

McPherson

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Webster

11

1.2%

8

0.9%

Fillmore

23

1.6%

23

1.9%

Merrick

7

0.3%

9

0.5%

Wheeler

0

0.0%

1

0.6%

Franklin

4

0.5%

1

0.2%

Morrill

4

0.3%

6

0.5%

York

59

1.7%

65

1.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

 Children: American Indian or Alaska Native (2011 & 2015)

Percent of children: American Indian or Alaska Native (2015)

State

Number

% of all children

2011

5,794

1.1%

2015

5,793

1.1%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Thurston

Thurston

2015

Thurston

Thurston

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

11 with 0

11 with 0%

2015

8 with 0

8 with 0%

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

51

0.6%

58

0.7%

Frontier

4

0.6%

7

1.0%

Nance

6

0.6%

4

0.5%

Antelope

1

0.1%

2

0.1%

Furnas

5

0.4%

7

0.6%

Nemaha

8

0.4%

5

0.3%

Arthur

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Gage

34

0.6%

35

0.7%

Nuckolls

2

0.2%

4

0.4%

Banner

1

0.7%

0

0.0%

Garden

1

0.2%

0

0.0%

Otoe

13

0.3%

15

0.4%

Blaine

0

0.0%

1

0.9%

Garfield

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Pawnee

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Boone

7

0.5%

6

0.4%

Gosper

1

0.2%

1

0.2%

Perkins

2

0.3%

3

0.4%

Box Butte

160

5.1%

137

4.3%

Grant

0

0.0%

1

0.7%

Phelps

8

0.3%

8

0.3%

Boyd

1

0.2%

3

0.7%

Greeley

3

0.5%

2

0.3%

Pierce

8

0.4%

9

0.5%

Brown

6

0.8%

9

1.3%

Hall

65

0.4%

86

0.5%

Platte

47

0.5%

54

0.6%

Buffalo

49

0.4%

51

0.4%

Hamilton

6

0.2%

11

0.4%

Polk

1

0.1%

2

0.2%

Burt

35

2.1%

28

1.8%

Harlan

4

0.5%

4

0.5%

Red Willow

14

0.5%

17

0.6%

Butler

2

0.1%

1

0.0%

Hayes

1

0.4%

1

0.5%

Richardson

101

5.1%

77

4.1%

Cass

26

0.4%

25

0.4%

Hitchcock

1

0.2%

2

0.3%

Rock

4

1.3%

8

2.6%

Cedar

8

0.3%

12

0.5%

Holt

9

0.3%

6

0.2%

Saline

13

0.3%

26

0.6%

Chase

0

0.0%

4

0.4%

Hooker

5

2.9%

12

7.1%

Sarpy

185

0.4%

193

0.4%

Cherry

127

9.1%

96

6.7%

Howard

7

0.4%

3

0.2%

Saunders

15

0.3%

18

0.3%

Cheyenne

18

0.7%

11

0.4%

Jefferson

7

0.4%

7

0.4%

Scotts Bluff

187

1.9%

162

1.6%

Clay

14

0.8%

11

0.7%

Johnson

2

0.2%

2

0.2%

Seward

24

0.5%

24

0.5%

Colfax

17

0.5%

19

0.6%

Kearney

5

0.3%

5

0.3%

Sheridan

226

17.0%

200

15.7%

Cuming

6

0.2%

8

0.3%

Keith

6

0.3%

4

0.2%

Sherman

1

0.1%

2

0.3%

Custer

11

0.4%

12

0.4%

Keya Paha

1

0.5%

1

0.6%

Sioux

1

0.3%

9

3.1%

Dakota

168

2.5%

161

2.5%

Kimball

11

1.2%

9

1.0%

Stanton

13

0.7%

12

0.7%

Dawes

117

4.7%

93

4.0%

Knox

307

13.6%

346

15.2%

Thayer

2

0.2%

4

0.3%

Dawson

34

0.5%

39

0.5%

Lancaster

528

0.7%

542

0.7%

Thomas

0

0.0%

1

0.6%

Deuel

0

0.0%

2

0.5%

Lincoln

50

0.5%

44

0.5%

Thurston

1,808

67.9%

1,740

64.4%

Dixon

14

0.8%

14

0.9%

Logan

4

1.9%

4

1.9%

Valley

1

0.1%

3

0.3%

Dodge

44

0.5%

52

0.5%

Loup

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Washington

10

0.2%

9

0.2%

Douglas

903

0.6%

975

0.6%

Madison

125

1.3%

127

1.3%

Wayne

19

0.7%

17

0.7%

Dundy

2

0.4%

1

0.2%

McPherson

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Webster

4

0.4%

2

0.2%

Fillmore

13

0.9%

13

1.1%

Merrick

9

0.4%

12

0.6%

Wheeler

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Franklin

1

0.1%

3

0.5%

Morrill

15

1.1%

13

1.0%

York

19

0.5%

24

0.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

Children: Asian or Pacific Islander (2011 & 2015) 

Percent of children: Asian or Pacific Islander (2015)

State

Number

% of all children

2011

10,453

2.0%

2015

12,722

2.4%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Douglas

Lancaster

2015

Douglas

Lancaster

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

16 with 0

16 with 0%

2015

17 with 0

17 with 0%

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

142

1.7%

121

1.4%

Frontier

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Nance

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Antelope

13

0.8%

12

0.7%

Furnas

2

0.2%

4

0.3%

Nemaha

6

0.3%

9

0.5%

Arthur

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Gage

22

0.4%

22

0.4%

Nuckolls

3

0.3%

2

0.2%

Banner

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Garden

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Otoe

34

0.8%

38

0.9%

Blaine

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Garfield

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Pawnee

1

0.2%

1

0.2%

Boone

7

0.5%

6

0.4%

Gosper

1

0.2%

1

0.2%

Perkins

4

0.5%

2

0.3%

Box Butte

10

0.3%

11

0.3%

Grant

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Phelps

12

0.5%

13

0.5%

Boyd

8

1.7%

7

1.6%

Greeley

1

0.2%

3

0.5%

Pierce

5

0.3%

4

0.2%

Brown

1

0.1%

3

0.4%

Hall

175

1.0%

169

0.9%

Platte

75

0.8%

64

0.7%

Buffalo

148

1.1%

207

1.5%

Hamilton

8

0.3%

7

0.3%

Polk

6

0.4%

6

0.5%

Burt

7

0.4%

5

0.3%

Harlan

0

0.0%

1

0.1%

Red Willow

10

0.3%

12

0.4%

Butler

16

0.7%

18

0.9%

Hayes

2

0.8%

1

0.5%

Richardson

9

0.5%

11

0.6%

Cass

32

0.5%

39

0.6%

Hitchcock

1

0.2%

5

0.7%

Rock

1

0.3%

0

0.0%

Cedar

2

0.1%

4

0.2%

Holt

9

0.3%

25

0.9%

Saline

80

1.9%

122

2.9%

Chase

1

0.1%

0

0.0%

Hooker

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Sarpy

947

1.9%

1,106

2.1%

Cherry

7

0.5%

4

0.3%

Howard

5

0.3%

5

0.3%

Saunders

36

0.6%

35

0.6%

Cheyenne

60

2.3%

51

1.9%

Jefferson

7

0.4%

5

0.3%

Scotts Bluff

57

0.6%

89

0.9%

Clay

2

0.1%

2

0.1%

Johnson

18

1.6%

14

1.3%

Seward

23

0.5%

27

0.6%

Colfax

9

0.3%

12

0.4%

Kearney

6

0.3%

5

0.3%

Sheridan

8

0.6%

4

0.3%

Cuming

4

0.2%

3

0.1%

Keith

9

0.5%

10

0.5%

Sherman

9

1.2%

6

0.8%

Custer

10

0.4%

6

0.2%

Keya Paha

1

0.5%

1

0.6%

Sioux

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Dakota

212

3.1%

186

2.8%

Kimball

14

1.5%

17

1.9%

Stanton

1

0.1%

5

0.3%

Dawes

59

2.4%

63

2.7%

Knox

10

0.4%

28

1.2%

Thayer

11

0.9%

10

0.8%

Dawson

61

0.8%

56

0.8%

Lancaster

3,128

4.0%

3,718

4.5%

Thomas

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Deuel

1

0.2%

2

0.5%

Lincoln

65

0.7%

77

0.8%

Thurston

5

0.2%

14

0.5%

Dixon

4

0.2%

1

0.1%

Logan

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Valley

3

0.3%

4

0.4%

Dodge

63

0.6%

65

0.7%

Loup

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Washington

20

0.4%

27

0.5%

Douglas

4,539

3.0%

5,906

3.8%

Madison

60

0.6%

63

0.7%

Wayne

23

0.9%

24

0.9%

Dundy

2

0.4%

2

0.5%

McPherson

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Webster

11

1.2%

4

0.5%

Fillmore

4

0.3%

15

1.2%

Merrick

49

2.4%

57

2.9%

Wheeler

3

1.4%

2

1.2%

Franklin

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Morrill

6

0.5%

5

0.4%

York

27

0.8%

31

0.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

 Children: 2+ races, or non-White, Hispanic (2011 & 2015)

Percent of children: 2+ races, or non-White, Hispanic (2015)

State

Number

% of all children

2011

28,364

5.5%

2015

32,505

6.2%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

Douglas

Colfax

2015

Douglas

Colfax

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children

2011

4 with 0

4 with 0%

2015

Keya Paha

Keya Paha

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

305

3.5%

325

3.8%

Frontier

13

1.8%

14

2.1%

Nance

17

1.8%

16

1.8%

Antelope

18

1.1%

19

1.2%

Furnas

31

2.5%

31

2.6%

Nemaha

51

2.7%

65

3.5%

Arthur

6

4.3%

6

4.3%

Gage

176

3.2%

199

3.8%

Nuckolls

21

2.1%

23

2.3%

Banner

3

2.0%

2

1.1%

Garden

10

2.4%

13

3.4%

Otoe

118

2.9%

157

3.9%

Blaine

2

1.7%

1

0.9%

Garfield

0

0.0%

3

0.7%

Pawnee

17

2.6%

23

3.6%

Boone

13

0.9%

20

1.5%

Gosper

19

4.0%

18

3.7%

Perkins

9

1.2%

15

1.9%

Box Butte

250

8.0%

263

8.3%

Grant

2

1.4%

1

0.7%

Phelps

48

2.0%

67

2.7%

Boyd

8

1.7%

7

1.6%

Greeley

10

1.5%

7

1.1%

Pierce

36

1.8%

28

1.4%

Brown

19

2.6%

17

2.5%

Hall

1,155

6.5%

1,291

7.1%

Platte

389

4.1%

468

5.0%

Buffalo

433

3.3%

511

3.8%

Hamilton

38

1.5%

56

2.3%

Polk

25

1.8%

29

2.2%

Burt

68

4.1%

71

4.5%

Harlan

15

1.8%

26

3.2%

Red Willow

77

2.7%

97

3.6%

Butler

29

1.3%

46

2.2%

Hayes

2

0.8%

3

1.5%

Richardson

82

4.1%

117

6.3%

Cass

201

2.9%

220

3.3%

Hitchcock

14

2.1%

18

2.7%

Rock

4

1.3%

3

1.0%

Cedar

37

1.5%

47

2.0%

Holt

47

1.7%

72

2.7%

Saline

201

4.8%

250

6.0%

Chase

15

1.4%

18

1.7%

Hooker

1

0.6%

1

0.6%

Sarpy

3,284

6.5%

3,704

7.0%

Cherry

98

7.0%

134

9.4%

Howard

40

2.4%

36

2.2%

Saunders

110

1.9%

121

2.2%

Cheyenne

71

2.7%

94

3.6%

Jefferson

49

2.8%

75

4.4%

Scotts Bluff

603

6.0%

743

7.6%

Clay

68

3.8%

88

5.3%

Johnson

18

1.6%

30

2.7%

Seward

104

2.2%

135

2.8%

Colfax

301

8.9%

371

11.0%

Kearney

42

2.4%

46

2.7%

Sheridan

117

8.8%

134

10.5%

Cuming

76

3.1%

85

3.4%

Keith

82

4.3%

78

4.3%

Sherman

7

0.9%

20

2.8%

Custer

65

2.3%

72

2.6%

Keya Paha

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Sioux

10

3.0%

8

2.7%

Dakota

401

5.9%

494

7.5%

Kimball

46

5.0%

40

4.6%

Stanton

58

3.2%

74

4.4%

Dawes

156

6.3%

187

8.1%

Knox

117

5.2%

124

5.4%

Thayer

29

2.4%

29

2.3%

Dawson

387

5.1%

425

5.9%

Lancaster

5,488

7.0%

6,084

7.4%

Thomas

3

1.6%

3

1.7%

Deuel

11

2.4%

25

5.6%

Lincoln

356

3.6%

408

4.3%

Thurston

175

6.6%

235

8.7%

Dixon

44

2.6%

53

3.3%

Logan

0

0.0%

4

1.9%

Valley

23

2.2%

24

2.3%

Dodge

469

4.8%

560

5.8%

Loup

0

0.0%

1

0.8%

Washington

130

2.3%

147

2.7%

Douglas

10,381

6.9%

11,806

7.5%

Madison

507

5.2%

623

6.5%

Wayne

79

3.0%

106

4.1%

Dundy

19

3.9%

20

4.9%

McPherson

10

6.1%

5

4.0%

Webster

33

3.5%

43

4.9%

Fillmore

31

2.1%

38

3.2%

Merrick

51

2.5%

66

3.3%

Wheeler

3

1.4%

5

3.0%

Franklin

18

2.4%

23

3.7%

Morrill

53

4.0%

75

5.8%

York

106

3.0%

120

3.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

Children 17 & under in poverty (2006-2010 & 2010-2014) 

Percent of children 17 & under in poverty (2010-2014)

State

Number

% of all children

2006-2010

68,473

15.5%

2010-2014

79,766

17.6%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children

2006-2010

Douglas

Loup

2010-2014

Douglas

Keya Paha

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children

2006-2010

Thomas

Thomas

2010-2014

Arthur, Rock

Rock

2006-2010

% of all children

2010-2014

% of all children

2006-2010

% of all children

2010-2014

% of all children

2006-2010

% of all children

2010-2014

% of all children

Adams

1,251

16.8%

1,215

16.8%

Frontier

129

20.7%

103

20.4%

Nance

63

7.3%

108

12.8%

Antelope

266

16.5%

263

17.3%

Furnas

306

26.1%

372

32.8%

Nemaha

165

10.7%

180

12.0%

Arthur

6

4.7%

1

0.6%

Gage

943

18.1%

747

15.5%

Nuckolls

374

38.5%

109

12.7%

Banner

47

25.7%

42

25.1%

Garden

46

14.3%

51

15.5%

Otoe

635

16.8%

531

14.3%

Blaine

22

22.7%

23

15.3%

Garfield

113

22.6%

49

11.3%

Pawnee

106

18.6%

151

26.1%

Boone

39

3.0%

151

12.2%

Gosper

57

13.0%

46

9.2%

Perkins

52

7.3%

66

9.7%

Box Butte

769

26.7%

1,097

39.1%

Grant

36

28.1%

22

15.7%

Phelps

215

10.2%

140

6.3%

Boyd

56

13.6%

59

13.6%

Greeley

112

17.0%

73

12.0%

Pierce

183

9.6%

83

4.7%

Brown

126

17.0%

140

20.6%

Hall

2,330

15.5%

3,555

22.5%

Platte

880

10.5%

1,150

13.7%

Buffalo

1,616

15.3%

1,404

13.0%

Hamilton

342

14.3%

310

13.7%

Polk

128

9.8%

136

10.9%

Burt

127

8.1%

113

7.8%

Harlan

112

15.2%

188

25.9%

Red Willow

312

12.5%

425

17.0%

Butler

240

11.8%

199

10.2%

Hayes

31

13.1%

22

9.1%

Richardson

470

25.6%

610

35.4%

Cass

308

4.8%

480

7.7%

Hitchcock

139

22.7%

131

22.9%

Rock

47

14.0%

1

0.4%

Cedar

241

10.4%

257

11.8%

Holt

235

9.4%

319

12.9%

Saline

680

20.2%

534

15.6%

Chase

212

22.9%

182

18.8%

Hooker

17

10.8%

30

25.6%

Sarpy

3,410

7.9%

4,716

10.1%

Cherry

41

3.1%

147

13.1%

Howard

196

12.7%

184

12.2%

Saunders

503

9.5%

644

12.2%

Cheyenne

244

10.1%

525

22.0%

Jefferson

354

21.6%

456

28.4%

Scotts Bluff

2,130

23.8%

1,907

21.5%

Clay

147

8.8%

218

14.1%

Johnson

160

18.5%

126

13.0%

Seward

106

2.7%

394

10.1%

Colfax

245

8.9%

540

18.0%

Kearney

206

13.0%

65

4.2%

Sheridan

263

20.9%

407

32.5%

Cuming

440

19.0%

404

18.3%

Keith

178

10.1%

341

20.5%

Sherman

153

22.5%

154

22.6%

Custer

264

10.2%

314

12.8%

Keya Paha

57

42.9%

46

40.7%

Sioux

29

11.4%

39

15.7%

Dakota

1,403

24.1%

1,441

23.4%

Kimball

123

14.2%

128

14.6%

Stanton

257

15.3%

233

14.1%

Dawes

330

19.8%

281

17.7%

Knox

395

19.5%

434

21.3%

Thayer

181

15.9%

247

22.4%

Dawson

1,555

23.6%

1,403

21.1%

Lancaster

10,369

16.5%

12,040

18.1%

Thomas

0.0%

20

12.0%

Deuel

75

19.3%

132

31.2%

Lincoln

1,083

12.5%

1,684

19.3%

Thurston

1,017

41.9%

967

40.3%

Dixon

228

14.2%

264

18.0%

Logan

1

0.7%

34

18.6%

Valley

194

21.0%

109

11.7%

Dodge

1,676

19.7%

1,426

16.7%

Loup

63

44.1%

49

39.5%

Washington

154

2.9%

682

13.9%

Douglas

22,694

17.6%

27,320

20.3%

Madison

1,277

15.0%

1,790

20.9%

Wayne

436

22.1%

331

18.1%

Dundy

75

17.6%

50

12.2%

McPherson

11

8.9%

8

8.9%

Webster

149

17.3%

132

16.3%

Fillmore

138

11.4%

125

10.7%

Merrick

274

14.5%

192

11.0%

Wheeler

26

15.0%

21

15.0%

Franklin

167

24.6%

113

18.1%

Morrill

318

25.9%

244

20.9%

York

94

3.5%

371

12.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 and 2014 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, Table B17001.

 Children 5 & under in poverty (2006-2010 & 2010-2014)

Percent of children 5 & under in poverty (2010-2014)

State

Number

% of all children 5 & under

2006-2010

28,843

19.0%

2010-2014

32,507

21.2%

Highest county

By number

By % of all children 5 & under

2006-2010

Douglas

Richardson

2010-2014

Douglas

Richardson

Lowest county

By number

By % of all children 5 & under

2006-2010

4 with 0

4 with 0%

2010-2014

3 with 0

3 with 0%

2006-2010

% children ≤ 5

2010-2014

% children ≤ 5

2006-2010

% children ≤ 5

2010-2014

% children ≤ 5

2006-2010

% children ≤ 5

2010-2014

% children ≤ 5

Adams

468

18.8%

433

18.1%

Frontier

43

21.4%

37

26.1%

Nance

105

19.1%

103

21.3%

Antelope

149

28.8%

118

23.8%

Furnas

110

38.7%

100

36.5%

Nemaha

156

57.1%

27

10.6%

Arthur

6

19.4%

0

0.0%

Gage

321

19.4%

267

17.7%

Nuckolls

247

21.6%

225

19.7%

Banner

30

46.2%

5

9.1%

Garden

39

36.8%

22

14.2%

Otoe

28

17.7%

36

20.2%

Blaine

3

6.4%

2

3.7%

Garfield

34

38.2%

4

3.4%

Pawnee

20

9.1%

24

10.9%

Boone

12

3.5%

26

7.4%

Gosper

11

6.7%

9

6.8%

Perkins

109

16.3%

62

8.6%

Box Butte

316

34.8%

356

48.2%

Grant

11

30.6%

13

39.4%

Phelps

26

4.6%

19

3.4%

Boyd

16

12.6%

20

13.9%

Greeley

26

16.9%

29

15.7%

Pierce

258

9.8%

313

11.4%

Brown

45

19.7%

69

33.3%

Hall

1,359

24.1%

1,812

33.4%

Platte

35

9.3%

32

9.2%

Buffalo

791

20.8%

645

16.8%

Hamilton

110

15.8%

126

19.9%

Polk

166

19.1%

180

23.0%

Burt

42

9.4%

41

11.0%

Harlan

33

18.0%

71

28.1%

Red Willow

326

59.2%

223

48.8%

Butler

48

9.1%

64

11.1%

Hayes

27

23.7%

18

29.5%

Richardson

19

17.6%

1

1.2%

Cass

102

5.2%

183

9.3%

Hitchcock

46

23.6%

71

39.0%

Rock

170

14.4%

107

9.4%

Cedar

75

10.3%

108

16.1%

Holt

66

9.2%

113

14.1%

Saline

1,380

9.0%

1,579

10.2%

Chase

101

37.3%

94

25.1%

Hooker

0

0.0%

16

33.3%

Sarpy

196

12.2%

283

18.0%

Cherry

22

4.6%

56

15.2%

Howard

61

12.3%

40

9.1%

Saunders

951

31.3%

779

25.8%

Cheyenne

95

11.5%

232

30.1%

Jefferson

156

31.7%

149

30.6%

Scotts Bluff

54

4.7%

162

13.8%

Clay

62

14.7%

61

13.6%

Johnson

74

24.8%

46

15.4%

Seward

121

29.9%

80

25.6%

Colfax

152

16.0%

201

19.1%

Kearney

66

15.1%

32

7.0%

Sheridan

27

12.2%

24

11.3%

Cuming

87

14.2%

148

23.4%

Keith

48

8.8%

139

32.8%

Sherman

2

3.8%

0

0.0%

Custer

64

8.1%

76

9.6%

Keya Paha

14

28.0%

5

19.2%

Sioux

120

22.8%

61

12.2%

Dakota

838

39.0%

801

36.8%

Kimball

45

17.8%

71

21.5%

Stanton

54

14.7%

125

34.5%

Dawes

159

30.6%

114

19.3%

Knox

106

18.1%

160

26.0%

Thayer

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Dawson

551

24.4%

515

23.1%

Lancaster

4,655

20.0%

5,239

22.0%

Thomas

400

50.0%

357

43.9%

Deuel

54

37.5%

27

26.2%

Lincoln

475

17.1%

611

21.9%

Thurston

59

20.1%

37

12.3%

Dixon

86

18.8%

87

19.2%

Logan

0

0.0%

21

30.9%

Valley

55

3.5%

256

19.3%

Dodge

742

27.6%

691

24.3%

Loup

0

0.0%

6

19.4%

Washington

297

37.1%

185

32.5%

Douglas

9,282

20.1%

11,463

24.1%

Madison

611

20.1%

846

27.5%

Wayne

16

7.2%

66

26.1%

Dundy

11

14.1%

17

13.4%

McPherson

1

3.6%

2

5.4%

Webster

8

10.4%

2

5.3%

Fillmore

60

15.7%

51

13.6%

Merrick

189

35.3%

80

16.6%

Wheeler

37

4.9%

171

15.3%

Franklin

46

19.8%

43

20.7%

Morrill

127

33.4%

63

19.8%

York

43

5.4%

100

10.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 and 2014 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, Table B17001.

Children of color* in poverty (2006-2010 & 2010-2014) 

Percent of children of color* in poverty (2010-2014)

State

Number

% of children of color

2006-2010

34,919

30.9%

2010-2014

43,670

33.8%

Highest county

By number

By % of children of color

2006-2010

Douglas

6 with 100%

2010-2014

Douglas

3 with 100%

Lowest county

By number

By % of children of color

2006-2010

17 with 0

17 with 0%

2010-2014

11 with 0

11 with 0%

2006-2010

% children of color

2010-2014

% children of color

2006-2010

% children of color

2010-2014

% children of color

2006-2010

% children of color

2010-2014

% children of color

Adams

481

35.6%

362

24.6%

Frontier

39

44.8%

8

44.4%

Nance

11

35.5%

3

7.9%

Antelope

64

56.1%

65

53.3%

Furnas

44

50.6%

109

82.6%

Nemaha

25

43.1%

17

17.2%

Arthur

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Gage

148

36.4%

128

34.4%

Nuckolls

38

43.7%

22

56.4%

Banner

8

50.0%

9

22.5%

Garden

3

60.0%

20

31.7%

Otoe

246

51.4%

164

26.8%

Blaine

2

100.0%

1

100.0%

Garfield

0

0.0%

11

40.7%

Pawnee

5

83.3%

0

0.0%

Boone

0

0.0%

16

39.0%

Gosper

2

6.7%

0

0.0%

Perkins

32

54.2%

12

32.4%

Box Butte

441

58.7%

503

62.3%

Grant

2

100.0%

0

0.0%

Phelps

9

23.7%

12

5.0%

Boyd

0

0.0%

8

21.1%

Greeley

0

0.0%

24

44.4%

Pierce

7

16.3%

4

5.1%

Brown

0

0.0%

6

17.1%

Hall

1,340

23.5%

2,622

38.0%

Platte

308

16.1%

838

36.0%

Buffalo

471

29.6%

327

18.1%

Hamilton

22

17.9%

12

6.6%

Polk

11

15.7%

25

22.1%

Burt

18

12.8%

4

3.3%

Harlan

6

24.0%

43

53.8%

Red Willow

59

34.7%

73

25.0%

Butler

26

29.2%

2

1.8%

Hayes

0

0.0%

4

33.3%

Richardson

71

34.1%

106

48.0%

Cass

10

2.3%

36

6.5%

Hitchcock

16

44.4%

8

25.8%

Rock

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Cedar

26

20.3%

28

26.4%

Holt

19

10.6%

25

10.2%

Saline

281

24.3%

416

30.3%

Chase

92

60.5%

60

27.9%

Hooker

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Sarpy

1,445

16.0%

1,819

17.4%

Cherry

0

0.0%

12

7.3%

Howard

8

11.0%

19

17.6%

Saunders

80

27.7%

87

22.9%

Cheyenne

75

21.3%

235

60.7%

Jefferson

53

47.7%

84

54.5%

Scotts Bluff

1,093

32.2%

1,198

34.1%

Clay

79

29.0%

91

33.5%

Johnson

10

17.5%

52

31.9%

Seward

8

3.2%

84

29.2%

Colfax

198

13.0%

362

19.1%

Kearney

3

2.5%

0

0.0%

Sheridan

131

37.1%

231

55.5%

Cuming

160

40.9%

166

38.4%

Keith

23

12.7%

64

29.4%

Sherman

92

93.9%

32

58.2%

Custer

38

33.6%

21

12.8%

Keya Paha

15

100.0%

6

100.0%

Sioux

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Dakota

961

29.0%

1,185

29.6%

Kimball

0

0.0%

46

26.6%

Stanton

135

65.9%

26

10.9%

Dawes

50

16.9%

80

27.7%

Knox

199

50.3%

213

45.1%

Thayer

26

38.2%

78

85.7%

Dawson

810

25.2%

989

27.8%

Lancaster

4,808

32.7%

5,878

34.9%

Thomas

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Deuel

8

53.3%

60

68.2%

Lincoln

108

9.3%

598

40.4%

Thurston

997

52.9%

902

48.9%

Dixon

104

34.7%

121

39.9%

Logan

1

100.0%

10

100.0%

Valley

18

46.2%

20

54.1%

Dodge

641

40.1%

599

29.7%

Loup

20

100.0%

11

55.0%

Washington

0

0.0%

51

15.0%

Douglas

17,142

35.0%

20,595

37.5%

Madison

590

26.2%

1,215

47.1%

Wayne

181

58.0%

35

14.2%

Dundy

6

18.8%

1

1.9%

McPherson

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Webster

47

53.4%

21

17.1%

Fillmore

1

4.0%

30

27.5%

Merrick

87

52.1%

35

19.9%

Wheeler

3

100.0%

0

0.0%

Franklin

0

0.0%

18

66.7%

Morrill

82

28.7%

54

18.1%

York

0

0.0%

103

27.4%

*Includes all children who are not White, non-Hispanic.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 and 2014 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, Table B17001.

 Children 5 & under with all available parents working (2006-2010 & 2010-2014)

Percent of children 5 & under with all available parents working (2010-2014)

State

Number

% of all children

2006-2010

110,466

73.6%

2010-2014

110,021

72.9%

Highest county

By number

By percent

2006-2010

Douglas

Garden

2010-2014

Douglas

Gosper

Lowest county

By number

By percent

2006-2010

McPherson

Banner

2010-2014

Grant

Banner

2006-2010

% children ≤ 5

2010-2014

% children ≤ 5

2006-2010

% children ≤ 5

2010-2014

% children ≤ 5

2006-2010

% children ≤ 5

2010-2014

% children ≤ 5

Adams

1,868

75.3%

1,820

76.6%

Frontier

123

61.2%

85

59.9%

Nance

194

73.2%

231

93.9%

Antelope

334

64.5%

353

74.0%

Furnas

212

77.1%

182

66.9%

Nemaha

391

71.2%

287

59.9%

Arthur

25

80.6%

48

75.0%

Gage

1,320

82.0%

1,130

78.1%

Nuckolls

205

77.4%

222

90.6%

Banner

20

33.9%

22

40.0%

Garden

106

100.0%

146

94.2%

Otoe

906

80.0%

891

77.8%

Blaine

45

95.7%

35

64.8%

Garfield

56

62.9%

109

93.2%

Pawnee

119

78.8%

92

52.6%

Boone

255

73.7%

259

75.1%

Gosper

128

78.0%

132

99.2%

Perkins

195

88.6%

177

80.1%

Box Butte

457

53.5%

429

60.5%

Grant

31

86.1%

16

48.5%

Phelps

530

80.5%

487

67.5%

Boyd

116

91.3%

86

59.7%

Greeley

110

71.4%

127

68.6%

Pierce

510

90.7%

482

85.0%

Brown

146

66.1%

145

70.0%

Hall

4,112

73.7%

3,863

72.4%

Platte

1,896

73.4%

2,190

80.1%

Buffalo

2,699

71.7%

2,890

75.6%

Hamilton

497

71.8%

362

57.6%

Polk

258

68.4%

298

86.1%

Burt

257

58.5%

293

79.4%

Harlan

86

48.0%

180

71.4%

Red Willow

683

78.7%

654

83.4%

Butler

369

70.4%

326

60.7%

Hayes

82

71.9%

31

50.8%

Richardson

226

41.3%

282

62.8%

Cass

1,521

77.1%

1,356

69.8%

Hitchcock

152

77.9%

108

63.5%

Rock

83

76.9%

62

74.7%

Cedar

575

80.4%

473

70.7%

Holt

594

83.2%

578

72.5%

Saline

788

71.9%

839

76.8%

Chase

154

58.6%

243

65.0%

Hooker

23

74.2%

33

68.8%

Sarpy

11,164

72.7%

11,001

71.2%

Cherry

431

89.6%

274

74.5%

Howard

347

70.1%

375

85.4%

Saunders

1,394

87.6%

1,011

67.7%

Cheyenne

582

70.5%

553

72.6%

Jefferson

389

79.1%

429

89.9%

Scotts Bluff

2,316

77.3%

2,041

69.3%

Clay

268

64.9%

247

59.8%

Johnson

160

53.7%

243

83.5%

Seward

892

77.4%

870

74.0%

Colfax

709

78.3%

689

69.5%

Kearney

300

68.6%

391

85.6%

Sheridan

272

68.3%

211

70.1%

Cuming

502

82.7%

469

76.4%

Keith

336

61.9%

365

86.1%

Sherman

147

66.5%

137

64.9%

Custer

536

70.2%

569

73.4%

Keya Paha

25

50.0%

25

96.2%

Sioux

30

57.7%

45

75.0%

Dakota

1,445

69.8%

1,493

70.5%

Kimball

143

56.5%

221

67.0%

Stanton

418

79.3%

293

58.5%

Dawes

428

83.3%

422

71.5%

Knox

476

83.1%

498

83.0%

Thayer

282

76.8%

211

58.3%

Dawson

1,563

71.3%

1,706

78.2%

Lancaster

17,588

76.2%

17,377

73.6%

Thomas

24

49.0%

26

83.9%

Deuel

113

78.5%

87

84.5%

Lincoln

2,234

81.5%

1,938

70.5%

Thurston

567

78.2%

574

75.3%

Dixon

363

79.4%

400

89.1%

Logan

29

50.9%

25

45.5%

Valley

167

66.5%

237

78.7%

Dodge

1,865

69.9%

2,025

72.5%

Loup

20

48.8%

28

96.6%

Washington

984

62.4%

944

71.1%

Douglas

32,713

72.0%

33,388

71.6%

Madison

2,190

72.3%

2,388

77.8%

Wayne

654

81.8%

459

80.5%

Dundy

49

62.8%

79

65.8%

McPherson

18

64.3%

23

62.2%

Webster

181

81.9%

250

98.8%

Fillmore

280

73.3%

301

80.3%

Merrick

391

72.9%

377

80.0%

Wheeler

52

67.5%

24

63.2%

Franklin

150

64.7%

156

75.0%

Morrill

231

63.1%

198

62.3%

York

591

78.9%

874

78.0%

*Includes all children who are not White, non-Hispanic.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 and 2014 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, Table B17001.

Total births (2011 & 2015) 

Percent change in total births (2011 to 2015)

State

Number

2011

25,722

2015

26,678

Highest county

2015

By number

Douglas

By percent change

Blaine

Lowest county

2015

By number

Arthur

By percent change

Arthur

2011

2015

% Change

2011

2015

% Change

2011

2015

% Change

Adams

401

408

1.7%

Frontier

25

25

0.0%

Nance

56

47

-16.1%

Antelope

77

77

0.0%

Furnas

39

57

46.2%

Nemaha

82

69

-15.9%

Arthur

7

3

-57.1%

Gage

231

230

-0.4%

Nuckolls

46

52

13.0%

Banner

7

8

14.3%

Garden

22

19

-13.6%

Otoe

212

219

3.3%

Blaine

5

14

180.0%

Garfield

15

16

6.7%

Pawnee

27

37

37.0%

Boone

54

60

11.1%

Gosper

24

20

-16.7%

Perkins

42

41

-2.4%

Box Butte

126

168

33.3%

Grant

12

8

-33.3%

Phelps

122

110

-9.8%

Boyd

24

23

-4.2%

Greeley

33

29

-12.1%

Pierce

66

105

59.1%

Brown

24

26

8.3%

Hall

893

975

9.2%

Platte

498

518

4.0%

Buffalo

652

697

6.9%

Hamilton

99

96

-3.0%

Polk

52

54

3.8%

Burt

67

66

-1.5%

Harlan

36

27

-25.0%

Red Willow

125

129

3.2%

Butler

95

73

-23.2%

Hayes

14

12

-14.3%

Richardson

86

77

-10.5%

Cass

287

300

4.5%

Hitchcock

32

38

18.8%

Rock

12

17

41.7%

Cedar

105

105

0.0%

Holt

140

137

-2.1%

Saline

191

193

1.0%

Chase

50

50

0.0%

Hooker

8

7

-12.5%

Sarpy

2,606

2,557

-1.9%

Cherry

80

88

10.0%

Howard

71

79

11.3%

Saunders

260

252

-3.1%

Cheyenne

114

119

4.4%

Jefferson

71

73

2.8%

Scotts Bluff

499

500

0.2%

Clay

83

102

22.9%

Johnson

51

50

-2.0%

Seward

212

180

-15.1%

Colfax

165

190

15.2%

Kearney

79

83

5.1%

Sheridan

68

51

-25.0%

Cuming

95

117

23.2%

Keith

75

78

4.0%

Sherman

27

29

7.4%

Custer

116

141

21.6%

Keya Paha

6

5

-16.7%

Sioux

7

10

42.9%

Dakota

333

360

8.1%

Kimball

42

47

11.9%

Stanton

83

58

-30.1%

Dawes

109

87

-20.2%

Knox

102

89

-12.7%

Thayer

54

55

1.9%

Dawson

361

427

18.3%

Lancaster

3,951

4,067

2.9%

Thomas

11

6

-45.5%

Deuel

18

19

5.6%

Lincoln

436

416

-4.6%

Thurston

134

163

21.6%

Dixon

79

74

-6.3%

Logan

10

9

-10.0%

Valley

55

54

-1.8%

Dodge

422

519

23.0%

Loup

5

8

60.0%

Washington

212

211

-0.5%

Douglas

8,278

8,696

5.0%

Madison

558

575

75.0%

Wayne

110

111

0.9%

Dundy

9

22

144.4%

McPherson

4

7

3.0%

Webster

42

31

-26.2%

Fillmore

52

75

44.2%

Merrick

86

88

2.3%

Wheeler

6

9

50.0%

Franklin

27

26

-3.7%

Morrill

57

59

3.5%

York

170

164

-3.5%

Source: Vital Statistics, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

 Births to females age 10-17 (2011 & 2015)

Percent of all births to females age 10-17 (2015)

State

Number

% of births

2011

473

1.8%

2015

379

1.4%

Highest county

By number

By percent

2011

Douglas

Thomas

2015

Douglas

Knox

Lowest county

By number

By percent

2011

28 with 0

28 with 0%

2015

42 with 0

42 with 0%

2011

% of births

2015

% of births

2011

% of births

2015

% of births

2011

% of births

2015

% of births

Adams

7

1.7%

11

2.7%

Frontier

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Nance

0

0.0%

2

4.3%

Antelope

1

1.3%

0

0.0%

Furnas

2

5.1%

0

0.0%

Nemaha

2

2.4%

0

0.0%

Arthur

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Gage

2

0.9%

2

0.9%

Nuckolls

1

2.2%

0

0.0%

Banner

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Garden

1

4.5%

1

5.3%

Otoe

4

1.9%

3

1.4%

Blaine

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Garfield

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Pawnee

1

3.7%

1

2.7%

Boone

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Gosper

1

4.2%

1

5.0%

Perkins

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Box Butte

5

4.0%

2

1.2%

Grant

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Phelps

2

1.6%

1

0.9%

Boyd

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Greeley

1

3.0%

0

0.0%

Pierce

1

1.5%

1

1.0%

Brown

1

4.2%

0

0.0%

Hall

26

2.9%

27

2.8%

Platte

12

2.4%

7

1.4%

Buffalo

15

2.3%

4

0.6%

Hamilton

3

3.0%

1

1.0%

Polk

0

0.0%

1

1.9%

Burt

2

3.0%

1

1.5%

Harlan

1

2.8%

0

0.0%

Red Willow

3

2.4%

3

2.3%

Butler

1

1.1%

1

1.4%

Hayes

1

7.1%

0

0.0%

Richardson

3

3.5%

0

0.0%

Cass

2

0.7%

2

0.7%

Hitchcock

1

3.1%

0

0.0%

Rock

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Cedar

0

0.0%

3

2.9%

Holt

1

0.7%

1

0.7%

Saline

1

0.5%

4

2.1%

Chase

1

2.0%

1

2.0%

Hooker

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Sarpy

23

0.9%

19

0.7%

Cherry

1

1.3%

0

0.0%

Howard

1

1.4%

0

0.0%

Saunders

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Cheyenne

2

1.8%

4

3.4%

Jefferson

0

0.0%

2

2.7%

Scotts Bluff

14

2.8%

13

2.6%

Clay

1

1.2%

1

1.0%

Johnson

2

3.9%

1

2.0%

Seward

3

1.4%

3

1.7%

Colfax

5

3.0%

3

1.6%

Kearney

1

1.3%

0

0.0%

Sheridan

3

4.4%

0

0.0%

Cuming

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Keith

3

4.0%

2

2.6%

Sherman

0

0.0%

1

3.4%

Custer

3

2.6%

1

0.7%

Keya Paha

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Sioux

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Dakota

11

3.3%

10

2.8%

Kimball

3

7.1%

0

0.0%

Stanton

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Dawes

2

1.8%

1

1.1%

Knox

1

1.0%

6

6.7%

Thayer

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Dawson

14

3.9%

12

2.8%

Lancaster

55

1.4%

51

1.3%

Thomas

1

9.1%

0

0.0%

Deuel

1

5.6%

1

5.3%

Lincoln

5

1.1%

7

1.7%

Thurston

12

9.0%

10

6.1%

Dixon

1

1.3%

3

4.1%

Logan

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Valley

1

1.8%

0

0.0%

Dodge

13

3.1%

10

1.9%

Loup

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Washington

1

0.5%

3

1.4%

Douglas

159

1.9%

123

1.4%

Madison

14

2.5%

7

1.2%

Wayne

5

4.5%

1

0.9%

Dundy

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

McPherson

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Webster

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Fillmore

2

3.8%

0

0.0%

Merrick

2

2.3%

0

0.0%

Wheeler

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Franklin

1

3.7%

1

3.8%

Morrill

0

0.0%

1

1.7%

York

1

0.6%

1

0.6%

Source: Vital Statistics, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Low birth weight births (2011 & 2015) 

Percent low birth weight births (2015)

State

Number

% of births

2011

1,707

6.6%

2015

1,898

7.1%

Highest county

By number

By percent

2011

Douglas

Boyd

2015

Douglas

Gosper

Lowest county

By number

By percent

2011

13 with 0

13 with 0%

2015

14 with 0

14 with 0%

2011

% of births

2015

% of births

2011

% of births

2015

% of births

2011

% of births

2015

% of births

Adams

31

7.7%

26

6.4%

Frontier

0

0.0%

2

8.0%

Nance

7

12.5%

3

6.4%

Antelope

3

3.9%

4

5.2%

Furnas

3

7.7%

0

0.0%

Nemaha

5

6.1%

1

1.4%

Arthur

1

14.3%

0

0.0%

Gage

13

5.6%

10

4.3%

Nuckolls

2

4.3%

0

0.0%

Banner

1

14.3%

0

0.0%

Garden

1

4.5%

1

5.3%

Otoe

19

9.0%

11

5.0%

Blaine

0

0.0%

1

7.1%

Garfield

1

6.7%

0

0.0%

Pawnee

2

7.4%

1

2.7%

Boone

2

3.7%

6

10.0%

Gosper

1

4.2%

4

20.0%

Perkins

1

2.4%

5

12.2%

Box Butte

10

7.9%

10

6.0%

Grant

1

8.3%

0

0.0%

Phelps

7

5.7%

5

4.5%

Boyd

4

16.7%

1

4.3%

Greeley

1

3.0%

4

13.8%

Pierce

5

7.6%

3

2.9%

Brown

1

4.2%

1

3.8%

Hall

84

9.4%

76

7.8%

Platte

28

5.6%

27

5.2%

Buffalo

32

4.9%

54

7.7%

Hamilton

3

3.0%

5

5.2%

Polk

0

0.0%

1

1.9%

Burt

3

4.5%

4

6.1%

Harlan

2

5.6%

1

3.7%

Red Willow

10

8.0%

9

7.0%

Butler

4

4.2%

3

4.1%

Hayes

1

7.1%

0

0.0%

Richardson

1

1.2%

5

6.5%

Cass

12

4.2%

17

5.7%

Hitchcock

1

3.1%

1

2.6%

Rock

0

0.0%

1

5.9%

Cedar

3

2.9%

4

3.8%

Holt

3

2.1%

7

5.1%

Saline

12

6.3%

13

6.7%

Chase

2

4.0%

2

4.0%

Hooker

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Sarpy

169

6.5%

156

6.1%

Cherry

3

3.8%

8

9.1%

Howard

4

5.6%

6

7.6%

Saunders

17

6.5%

22

8.7%

Cheyenne

9

7.9%

4

3.4%

Jefferson

3

4.2%

2

2.7%

Scotts Bluff

35

7.0%

52

10.4%

Clay

2

2.4%

14

13.7%

Johnson

3

5.9%

4

8.0%

Seward

10

4.7%

5

2.8%

Colfax

11

6.7%

9

4.7%

Kearney

7

8.9%

7

8.4%

Sheridan

2

2.9%

1

2.0%

Cuming

6

6.3%

6

5.1%

Keith

7

9.3%

6

7.7%

Sherman

1

3.7%

1

3.4%

Custer

5

4.3%

6

4.3%

Keya Paha

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Sioux

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Dakota

21

6.3%

30

8.3%

Kimball

3

7.1%

5

10.6%

Stanton

4

4.8%

5

8.6%

Dawes

6

5.5%

8

9.2%

Knox

1

1.0%

8

9.0%

Thayer

3

5.6%

1

1.8%

Dawson

22

6.1%

34

8.0%

Lancaster

253

6.4%

256

6.3%

Thomas

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Deuel

2

11.1%

2

10.5%

Lincoln

28

6.4%

31

7.5%

Thurston

7

5.2%

11

6.7%

Dixon

7

8.9%

6

8.1%

Logan

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Valley

6

10.9%

6

11.1%

Dodge

19

4.5%

42

8.1%

Loup

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Washington

17

8.0%

21

10.0%

Douglas

626

7.6%

727

8.4%

Madison

29

5.2%

27

4.7%

Wayne

12

10.9%

13

11.7%

Dundy

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

McPherson

0

0.0%

1

14.3%

Webster

4

9.5%

3

9.7%

Fillmore

1

1.9%

3

4.0%

Merrick

6

7.0%

5

5.7%

Wheeler

0

0.0%

1

11.1%

Franklin

3

11.1%

1

3.8%

Morrill

2

3.5%

5

8.5%

York

8

4.7%

8

4.9%

Source: Vital Statistics, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

 Children without health insurance (2010 & 2014)

Percent of children without health insurance (2014)

State

Number

% of all children

2010

27,694

5.9%

2014

27,417

5.4%

Highest county

By number

By percent

2010

Douglas

Keya Paha

2014

Douglas

Blaine

Lowest county

By number

By percent

2010

Hooker

Sarpy

2014

Hooker

Sarpy

2010

% of all children

2014

% of all children

2010

% of all children

2014

% of all children

2010

% of all children

2014

% of all children

Adams

478

6.2%

376

5.0%

Frontier

64

10.4%

48

8.3%

Nance

79

8.7%

64

7.7%

Antelope

123

7.7%

117

7.6%

Furnas

95

8.0%

79

7.0%

Nemaha

95

5.9%

78

5.0%

Arthur

19

15.0%

25

19.7%

Gage

245

4.6%

216

4.4%

Nuckolls

75

7.8%

63

6.8%

Banner

26

15.5%

25

16.6%

Garden

47

11.6%

30

8.5%

Otoe

221

5.7%

192

5.0%

Blaine

29

23.4%

31

25.8%

Garfield

59

13.0%

40

10.2%

Pawnee

67

10.9%

48

7.8%

Boone

102

7.5%

89

6.9%

Gosper

35

7.3%

29

6.0%

Perkins

58

7.8%

58

8.0%

Box Butte

167

5.8%

161

5.5%

Grant

19

13.6%

17

12.9%

Phelps

117

5.0%

122

5.4%

Boyd

61

13.1%

43

9.8%

Greeley

97

15.8%

86

14.0%

Pierce

167

8.7%

126

6.8%

Brown

101

14.4%

64

10.2%

Hall

1,115

6.8%

1,157

6.8%

Platte

581

6.6%

547

6.2%

Buffalo

555

5.0%

532

4.6%

Hamilton

133

5.4%

111

4.7%

Polk

87

6.5%

85

6.6%

Burt

109

6.9%

80

5.3%

Harlan

64

8.5%

60

7.6%

Red Willow

146

5.6%

132

5.3%

Butler

118

5.5%

94

4.7%

Hayes

58

24.1%

41

20.7%

Richardson

121

6.5%

103

5.9%

Cass

345

5.2%

283

4.3%

Hitchcock

60

9.4%

46

7.2%

Rock

59

18.3%

54

17.0%

Cedar

265

11.3%

196

8.9%

Holt

216

8.6%

214

8.3%

Saline

238

6.7%

255

7.2%

Chase

103

10.5%

99

10.0%

Hooker

18

10.6%

12

8.0%

Sarpy

1,885

4.0%

1,861

3.7%

Cherry

143

10.9%

122

9.3%

Howard

146

9.2%

111

7.1%

Saunders

287

5.1%

242

4.5%

Cheyenne

151

6.1%

122

4.8%

Jefferson

92

5.6%

91

5.5%

Scotts Bluff

563

5.9%

607

6.6%

Clay

129

7.6%

119

7.5%

Johnson

94

9.2%

76

7.2%

Seward

174

4.2%

174

4.2%

Colfax

293

9.3%

287

9.0%

Kearney

91

5.6%

81

4.8%

Sheridan

116

8.9%

129

10.5%

Cuming

207

8.8%

180

7.8%

Keith

176

9.4%

105

6.0%

Sherman

74

10.3%

58

8.8%

Custer

214

8.1%

214

8.3%

Keya Paha

51

28.7%

28

17.0%

Sioux

45

14.7%

37

12.7%

Dakota

526

8.1%

482

7.8%

Kimball

72

8.3%

59

6.9%

Stanton

122

7.1%

87

5.4%

Dawes

133

7.2%

142

8.1%

Knox

199

9.3%

215

10.1%

Thayer

89

7.6%

77

6.5%

Dawson

605

8.5%

567

8.2%

Lancaster

3,249

4.8%

2,957

4.1%

Thomas

36

21.1%

18

11.3%

Deuel

44

10.1%

35

8.2%

Lincoln

411

4.4%

415

4.6%

Thurston

204

7.9%

204

8.1%

Dixon

132

8.3%

108

7.3%

Logan

31

16.1%

23

12.3%

Valley

109

11.2%

95

9.5%

Dodge

518

5.7%

468

5.3%

Loup

19

14.0%

19

15.4%

Washington

235

4.4%

193

3.8%

Douglas

7,529

5.5%

7,358

5.1%

Madison

581

6.5%

570

6.4%

Wayne

134

6.9%

105

5.5%

Dundy

67

14.4%

55

13.2%

McPherson

28

18.4%

22

17.5%

Webster

72

8.0%

55

6.6%

Fillmore

88

6.4%

66

5.8%

Merrick

131

6.7%

108

5.9%

Wheeler

50

23.5%

22

13.6%

Franklin

54

7.4%

42

6.8%

Morrill

91

7.3%

106

8.7%

York

167

5.4%

144

4.5%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 and 2014 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates.

Children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP (2011 & 2015) 

Percent of children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP (2015)

State

Number

% of all children

2011

153,706

32.6%

2015

162,087

33.8%

Highest county

By number

By percent

2011

Douglas

Thurston

2015

Douglas

Thurston

Lowest county

By number

By percent

2011

Arthur

Arthur

2015

Arthur

York

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

2,874

37.3%

2,948

39.2%

Frontier

178

28.9%

181

31.2%

Nance

237

26.1%

212

25.6%

Antelope

516

32.1%

369

24.0%

Furnas

430

36.1%

430

38.0%

Nemaha

510

31.7%

445

28.4%

Arthur

18

14.1%

8

6.3%

Gage

1,611

30.6%

1,663

33.6%

Nuckolls

299

31.1%

282

30.3%

Banner

53

31.2%

37

24.5%

Garden

171

42.3%

162

45.6%

Otoe

1,079

27.6%

1,057

27.6%

Blaine

55

43.9%

51

42.5%

Garfield

169

37.4%

154

39.3%

Pawnee

185

29.9%

190

31.0%

Boone

305

22.6%

301

23.5%

Gosper

121

25.6%

109

22.6%

Perkins

162

21.6%

143

19.7%

Box Butte

1,048

36.1%

1,023

34.6%

Grant

50

35.0%

77

58.3%

Phelps

651

28.1%

598

26.2%

Boyd

148

31.6%

151

34.4%

Greeley

229

37.1%

188

30.5%

Pierce

428

22.2%

407

21.8%

Brown

268

38.0%

236

37.7%

Hall

6,996

42.6%

7,541

44.6%

Platte

2,241

25.5%

2,476

28.2%

Buffalo

3,792

33.8%

3,387

29.6%

Hamilton

554

22.7%

523

22.3%

Polk

302

22.5%

300

23.4%

Burt

452

28.6%

480

31.6%

Harlan

243

32.1%

230

29.2%

Red Willow

896

34.4%

811

32.3%

Butler

497

23.2%

432

21.4%

Hayes

47

19.8%

41

20.7%

Richardson

763

41.2%

710

40.8%

Cass

1,577

23.8%

1,550

23.8%

Hitchcock

284

44.6%

224

35.2%

Rock

125

38.5%

103

32.5%

Cedar

481

20.5%

436

19.8%

Holt

824

32.7%

852

33.0%

Saline

1,133

31.8%

1,277

36.0%

Chase

319

32.4%

287

29.0%

Hooker

35

20.6%

42

28.0%

Sarpy

8,198

17.2%

9,768

19.5%

Cherry

545

41.7%

466

35.7%

Howard

422

26.6%

372

23.9%

Saunders

1,053

18.8%

1,180

21.8%

Cheyenne

635

25.7%

564

22.3%

Jefferson

520

31.9%

545

33.0%

Scotts Bluff

4,422

46.7%

4,328

47.3%

Clay

572

33.6%

575

36.4%

Johnson

307

29.9%

339

32.0%

Seward

733

17.8%

767

18.6%

Colfax

1,206

38.4%

1,405

44.2%

Kearney

464

28.5%

473

28.2%

Sheridan

550

42.4%

438

35.8%

Cuming

545

23.3%

627

27.2%

Keith

564

30.1%

588

33.9%

Sherman

235

32.5%

179

27.2%

Custer

918

34.6%

849

33.0%

Keya Paha

47

26.7%

49

29.7%

Sioux

52

17.0%

50

17.2%

Dakota

2,836

43.6%

3,063

49.5%

Kimball

355

40.8%

271

31.8%

Stanton

280

16.4%

226

14.0%

Dawes

704

38.1%

579

32.9%

Knox

764

35.8%

770

36.2%

Thayer

287

24.7%

335

28.2%

Dawson

2,866

40.3%

3,070

44.6%

Lancaster

20,561

30.4%

23,124

32.4%

Thomas

45

26.4%

39

24.4%

Deuel

147

34.1%

120

28.2%

Lincoln

3,095

33.3%

2,779

30.9%

Thurston

1,752

67.9%

1,472

58.6%

Dixon

314

19.8%

253

17.1%

Logan

53

27.5%

60

32.1%

Valley

297

30.7%

320

32.2%

Dodge

3,360

37.2%

3,613

40.7%

Loup

43

31.1%

41

33.3%

Washington

863

16.2%

843

16.7%

Douglas

50,839

37.0%

55,137

38.5%

Madison

3,286

36.5%

3,398

38.1%

Wayne

499

25.8%

630

33.1%

Dundy

166

36.0%

131

31.3%

McPherson

40

26.2%

25

19.8%

Webster

290

32.3%

281

33.7%

Fillmore

482

35.4%

386

34.1%

Merrick

633

32.3%

587

32.0%

Wheeler

63

29.6%

37

22.8%

Franklin

268

36.7%

215

34.9%

Morrill

524

42.0%

481

39.4%

York

973

31.3%

144

4.5%

Sources: Financial and Program Analysis Unit, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2015 population estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.
Note: Based on average monthly participation. 2,024 out-of-state children included in 2015 state total.

 Family Bottom Line full-time hourly wage (2015)

Family Bottom Line hourly wage – 2 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler family (2015)

Highest county

Hourly wage

2 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler

Sarpy

1 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler

Sarpy

Lowest county

Hourly wage

2 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler

Thurston

1 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler

Thurston

2 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler 1 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler 2 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler 1 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler 2 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler 1 adult, 1 infant, 1 toddler

Adams

$10.49

$17.17

Frontier

$10.02

$16.59

Nance

$10.00

$16.54

Antelope

$10.00

$16.54

Furnas

$10.00

$16.55

Nemaha

$10.00

$16.54

Arthur

$10.02

$16.58

Gage

$10.00

$16.55

Nuckolls

$10.22

$17.08

Banner

$10.02

$16.58

Garden

$10.04

$16.61

Otoe

$10.00

$16.55

Blaine

$10.00

$16.54

Garfield

$10.01

$16.56

Pawnee

$10.00

$16.55

Boone

$10.00

$16.54

Gosper

$9.99

$16.52

Perkins

$10.02

$16.58

Box Butte

$10.04

$16.61

Grant

$10.03

$16.60

Phelps

$10.24

$17.09

Boyd

$10.00

$16.54

Greeley

$9.99

$16.54

Pierce

$10.00

$16.54

Brown

$10.04

$16.61

Hall

$10.17

$16.98

Platte

$10.00

$16.55

Buffalo

$10.49

$17.48

Hamilton

$10.01

$16.56

Polk

$10.00

$16.55

Burt

$9.95

$16.45

Harlan

$10.24

$17.09

Red Willow

$10.04

$16.61

Butler

$10.00

$16.55

Hayes

$10.02

$16.58

Richardson

$10.00

$16.55

Cass

$10.71

$17.98

Hitchcock

$10.02

$16.58

Rock

$10.00

$16.55

Cedar

$10.00

$16.54

Holt

$10.00

$16.54

Saline

$10.17

$16.98

Chase

$10.03

$16.60

Hooker

$10.03

$16.60

Sarpy

$13.77

$24.58

Cherry

$10.04

$16.61

Howard

$10.01

$16.56

Saunders

$10.67

$17.86

Cheyenne

$10.04

$16.61

Jefferson

$10.00

$16.55

Scotts Bluff

$10.04

$16.61

Clay

$10.22

$17.08

Johnson

$10.00

$16.55

Seward

$10.00

$16.54

Colfax

$10.00

$16.55

Kearney

$10.23

$17.08

Sheridan

$10.03

$16.60

Cuming

$10.00

$16.54

Keith

$10.04

$16.61

Sherman

$10.02

$16.58

Custer

$10.02

$16.58

Keya Paha

$10.00

$16.55

Sioux

$10.03

$16.60

Dakota

$13.31

$23.63

Kimball

$10.04

$16.61

Stanton

$9.98

$16.52

Dawes

$10.04

$16.61

Knox

$10.00

$16.54

Thayer

$10.00

$16.54

Dawson

$10.12

$16.88

Lancaster

$12.95

$22.95

Thomas

$10.02

$16.58

Deuel

$10.03

$16.60

Lincoln

$10.16

$16.96

Thurston

$9.94

$16.44

Dixon

$10.07

$16.65

Logan

$10.02

$16.58

Valley

$10.02

$16.58

Dodge

$10.62

$17.76

Loup

$10.00

$16.54

Washington

$10.99

$18.63

Douglas

$13.36

$23.74

Madison

$10.00

$16.55

Wayne

$10.00

$16.54

Dundy

$10.04

$16.61

McPherson

$10.09

$16.80

Webster

$10.23

$17.09

Fillmore

$10.00

$16.55

Merrick

$10.01

$16.56

Wheeler

$9.99

$16.54

Franklin

$10.22

$17.06

Morrill

$10.03

$16.60

York

$10.24

$17.12

Source: Center for Women’s Welfare, “The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Nebraska “(2010).
Note: Calculation based on 2,080 hours worked annually per adult. Figures were updated for inflation from 2010 to 2015 by Voices for Children in Nebraska.

Average monthly number of families on ADC (SFY 2011 & 2015) 

Average percent of families on ADC (SFY 2015)

State

Number

Percent of all families with children

2011

8,669

4.0%

2015

6,063

2.8%

Highest county

By number

By percent

2011

Douglas

Thurston

2015

Douglas

Thurston

Lowest county

By number

By percent

2011

3 with 0

3 with 0%

2015

4 with 0

4 with 0%

2011

% of all families with children

2015

% of all families with children

2011

% of all families with children

2015

% of all families with children

2011

% of all families with children

2015

% of all families with children

Adams

220

5.8%

115

3.3%

Frontier

5

1.8%

8

2.8%

Nance

6

1.7%

2

0.5%

Antelope

9

1.1%

10

1.4%

Furnas

11

2.0%

9

1.9%

Nemaha

18

2.4%

9

1.3%

Arthur

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Gage

64

2.7%

51

2.3%

Nuckolls

8

1.9%

7

1.5%

Banner

1

1.3%

1

1.4%

Garden

3

1.6%

3

1.8%

Otoe

50

2.6%

38

2.1%

Blaine

1

1.3%

2

2.8%

Garfield

1

0.5%

4

2.3%

Pawnee

6

2.0%

5

1.5%

Boone

11

1.8%

9

1.7%

Gosper

4

1.7%

2

1.5%

Perkins

6

1.8%

4

1.2%

Box Butte

53

3.6%

25

2.0%

Grant

1

1.3%

1

2.0%

Phelps

28

2.7%

16

1.5%

Boyd

2

1.6%

1

0.8%

Greeley

5

1.6%

3

1.1%

Pierce

10

1.1%

5

0.6%

Brown

4

1.1%

8

1.4%

Hall

448

6.1%

277

3.7%

Platte

116

3.1%

64

1.8%

Buffalo

148

2.9%

83

1.5%

Hamilton

14

1.4%

15

1.5%

Polk

7

1.2%

7

1.1%

Burt

20

2.7%

8

1.2%

Harlan

9

2.7%

6

2.2%

Red Willow

35

2.8%

19

1.6%

Butler

9

1.0%

3

0.4%

Hayes

2

1.1%

2

1.4%

Richardson

19

2.4%

12

1.5%

Cass

48

1.6%

29

0.9%

Hitchcock

8

2.2%

6

2.1%

Rock

2

1.3%

3

2.2%

Cedar

7

0.8%

4

0.5%

Holt

27

2.5%

21

1.8%

Saline

41

2.7%

39

2.4%

Chase

13

3.1%

6

1.2%

Hooker

1

1.3%

3

4.6%

Sarpy

397

1.8%

267

1.2%

Cherry

16

2.5%

11

2.1%

Howard

14

2.0%

9

1.4%

Saunders

28

1.0%

23

1.0%

Cheyenne

30

2.4%

10

0.8%

Jefferson

23

3.2%

21

2.8%

Scotts Bluff

200

5.0%

157

3.9%

Clay

28

3.7%

20

2.8%

Johnson

15

2.6%

8

1.7%

Seward

16

0.9%

10

0.5%

Colfax

73

5.2%

53

4.0%

Kearney

11

1.4%

3

0.4%

Sheridan

17

2.9%

17

3.4%

Cuming

21

1.9%

20

1.8%

Keith

25

2.4%

18

2.1%

Sherman

3

0.9%

2

0.6%

Custer

26

2.1%

15

1.2%

Keya Paha

1

1.8%

1

1.8%

Sioux

1

0.8%

0

0.0%

Dakota

126

4.6%

89

3.0%

Kimball

6

1.3%

6

1.5%

Stanton

7

1.0%

6

0.8%

Dawes

31

4.0%

30

3.4%

Knox

18

1.8%

18

2.0%

Thayer

6

1.1%

13

2.2%

Dawson

148

5.0%

110

3.8%

Lancaster

1,176

3.5%

985

3.0%

Thomas

0

0.0%

1

1.3%

Deuel

4

2.1%

1

0.6%

Lincoln

184

4.3%

124

3.1%

Thurston

164

24.4%

119

17.9%

Dixon

12

1.6%

6

0.9%

Logan

4

5.1%

1

2.0%

Valley

8

1.8%

6

1.1%

Dodge

180

4.1%

141

3.3%

Loup

1

1.5%

1

2.2%

Washington

29

1.3%

18

0.7%

Douglas

3,850

6.3%

2,609

4.1%

Madison

174

4.7%

103

2.6%

Wayne

22

2.6%

18

2.0%

Dundy

4

1.6%

2

1.0%

McPherson

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Webster

15

3.8%

11

3.0%

Fillmore

10

1.5%

7

1.2%

Merrick

16

1.8%

13

1.7%

Wheeler

1

1.5%

0

0.0%

Franklin

5

1.5%

3

1.2%

Morrill

15

2.8%

12

2.2%

York

21

1.6%

13

1.0%

Sources: Financial and Program Analysis Unit, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
U.S. Census Bureau, 2011 and 2014 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, Table DP02.
Note: 16 Out-of-state families received ADC from Nebraska in 2015.

 Child food insecurity (2014)

Percent of food-insecure children (2014)

State

2014

# of Children

92,172

Percent of Children

19.7%

Percent of food insecure children likely eligible for federal nutrition assistance

61%

Highest county

2014

# of Children

Douglas

Percent of Children

Thurston

Percent of food insecure children likely eligible for federal nutrition assistance

Grant

Lowest county

2014

# of Children

McPherson

Percent of Children

Colfax

Percent of food insecure children likely eligible for federal nutrition assistance

Dodge

2014

% of children

% of food insecure children likely eligible for federal nutrition assistance

2014

% of children

% of food insecure children likely eligible for federal nutrition assistance

2014

% of children

% of food insecure children likely eligible for federal nutrition assistance

Adams

1,455

19.6%

65%

Frontier

117

22.3%

63%

Nance

166

19.7%

70%

Antelope

315

20.6%

73%

Furnas

284

24.7%

66%

Nemaha

302

20.0%

71%

Arthur

31

19.8%

64%

Gage

1,028

21.0%

58%

Nuckolls

182

20.4%

78%

Banner

39

23.2%

85%

Garden

69

20.3%

57%

Otoe

749

19.9%

63%

Blaine

34

22.9%

62%

Garfield

88

20.0%

80%

Pawnee

139

23.7%

63%

Boone

239

19.1%

54%

Gosper

97

19.2%

79%

Perkins

122

17.6%

45%

Box Butte

754

26.4%

74%

Grant

33

23.1%

100%

Phelps

391

17.4%

58%

Boyd

98

20.6%

98%

Greeley

119

19.6%

93%

Pierce

316

17.4%

73%

Brown

167

24.0%

77%

Hall

3,239

19.9%

67%

Platte

1,514

17.7%

61%

Buffalo

2,037

18.3%

59%

Hamilton

441

19.4%

68%

Polk

244

19.4%

65%

Burt

277

19.1%

51%

Harlan

171

23.4%

73%

Red Willow

498

19.8%

54%

Butler

376

19.1%

70%

Hayes

48

19.8%

77%

Richardson

467

27.1%

78%

Cass

1,140

18.1%

44%

Hitchcock

141

23.5%

98%

Rock

45

17.1%

98%

Cedar

405

18.6%

63%

Holt

494

19.8%

81%

Saline

624

18.1%

67%

Chase

189

19.1%

76%

Hooker

29

24.1%

69%

Sarpy

8,071

17.1%

47%

Cherry

239

20.3%

77%

Howard

296

19.6%

62%

Saunders

671

19.1%

53%

Cheyenne

502

20.7%

63%

Jefferson

389

23.8%

60%

Scotts Bluff

1,820

20.1%

73%

Clay

306

19.6%

76%

Johnson

186

18.9%

64%

Seward

731

18.4%

48%

Colfax

466

15.3%

73%

Kearney

268

16.9%

76%

Sheridan

326

25.9%

87%

Cuming

447

20.1%

67%

Keith

364

21.3%

55%

Sherman

152

22.3%

63%

Custer

494

19.7%

72%

Keya Paha

33

29.0%

92%

Sioux

51

20.4%

55%

Dakota

1,238

19.9%

79%

Kimball

180

20.2%

76%

Stanton

321

19.3%

77%

Dawes

349

21.3%

63%

Knox

456

22.0%

71%

Thayer

248

22.5%

81%

Dawson

1,240

18.2%

78%

Lancaster

13,639

20.1%

61%

Thomas

34

20.0%

48%

Deuel

103

23.0%

69%

Lincoln

1,839

20.7%

61%

Thurston

758

30.8%

83%

Dixon

298

20.0%

63%

Logan

44

21.7%

46%

Valley

192

20.4%

83%

Dodge

1,748

20.1%

10%

Loup

33

26.7%

63%

Washington

909

18.5%

45%

Douglas

26,981

19.6%

62%

Madison

1,763

20.2%

74%

Wayne

364

19.9%

68%

Dundy

81

19.8%

91%

McPherson

17

19.4%

27%

Webster

172

20.4%

64%

Fillmore

230

18.2%

55%

Merrick

365

19.9%

77%

Wheeler

30

21.3%

86%

Franklin

135

21.0%

74%

Morrill

250

21.0%

82%

York

589

19.2%

58%

Source: Feeding America, Map the Meal Gap 2016, Child Food Insecurity in Nebraska by County in 2014.
U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2014 estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

SNAP participation among children (2011 & 2015) 

Percent of children receiving SNAP (2015)

State

Number

Percent

2011

87,666

18.6%

2015

87,263

18.2%

Highest county

By number

By percent

2011

Douglas

Thurston

2015

Douglas

Thurston

Lowest county

By number

By percent

2011

Arthur

Arthur

2015

Arthur

Arthur

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

2011

% of all children

2015

% of all children

Adams

1,689

21.9%

1,510

20.1%

Frontier

85

13.8%

66

11.4%

Nance

95

10.5%

96

11.6%

Antelope

194

12.1%

145

9.4%

Furnas

207

17.4%

226

19.9%

Nemaha

326

20.2%

254

16.2%

Arthur

3

2.4%

0

0.0%

Gage

911

17.3%

927

18.7%

Nuckolls

131

13.7%

125

13.4%

Banner

15

8.8%

11

7.3%

Garden

97

24.1%

71

20.0%

Otoe

573

14.7%

604

15.8%

Blaine

17

13.6%

19

15.8%

Garfield

67

14.8%

46

11.7%

Pawnee

86

13.9%

85

13.9%

Boone

121

9.0%

110

8.6%

Gosper

48

10.1%

49

10.2%

Perkins

69

9.2%

60

8.3%

Box Butte

599

20.6%

561

19.0%

Grant

20

14.1%

21

15.9%

Phelps

330

14.2%

236

10.4%

Boyd

29

6.2%

32

7.3%

Greeley

64

10.4%

55

8.9%

Pierce

193

10.0%

144

7.7%

Brown

102

14.5%

77

12.3%

Hall

3,934

24.0%

4,025

23.8%

Platte

1,205

13.7%

1,142

13.0%

Buffalo

2,027

18.1%

1,557

13.6%

Hamilton

277

11.4%

228

9.7%

Polk

142

10.6%

133

10.4%

Burt

290

18.4%

232

15.3%

Harlan

92

12.2%

84

10.7%

Red Willow

497

19.0%

422

16.8%

Butler

222

10.4%

214

10.6%

Hayes

25

10.5%

16

8.1%

Richardson

412

22.3%

414

23.8%

Cass

818

12.3%

731

11.2%

Hitchcock

121

19.0%

88

13.8%

Rock

53

16.4%

30

9.5%

Cedar

208

8.8%

181

8.2%

Holt

294

11.7%

244

9.5%

Saline

472

13.3%

618

17.4%

Chase

131

13.3%

67

6.8%

Hooker

6

3.6%

10

6.7%

Sarpy

4,585

9.6%

4,726

9.4%

Cherry

191

14.6%

171

13.1%

Howard

179

11.3%

148

9.5%

Saunders

533

9.5%

538

10.0%

Cheyenne

302

12.2%

293

11.6%

Jefferson

264

16.2%

317

19.2%

Scotts Bluff

2,698

28.5%

2,441

26.7%

Clay

320

18.8%

249

15.7%

Johnson

170

16.6%

182

17.2%

Seward

344

8.4%

335

8.1%

Colfax

498

15.9%

575

18.1%

Kearney

209

12.8%

177

10.6%

Sheridan

276

21.3%

245

20.0%

Cuming

260

11.1%

305

13.3%

Keith

343

18.3%

266

15.3%

Sherman

97

13.4%

63

9.6%

Custer

366

13.8%

294

11.4%

Keya Paha

7

4.0%

6

3.6%

Sioux

25

8.2%

13

4.5%

Dakota

1,639

25.2%

1,530

24.7%

Kimball

157

18.0%

133

15.6%

Stanton

124

7.3%

94

5.8%

Dawes

311

16.8%

294

16.7%

Knox

333

15.6%

376

17.7%

Thayer

159

13.7%

182

15.3%

Dawson

1,427

20.0%

1,507

21.9%

Lancaster

12,836

19.0%

13,439

18.8%

Thomas

13

7.7%

9

5.6%

Deuel

97

22.5%

71

16.7%

Lincoln

1,862

20.1%

1,616

18.0%

Thurston

1,198

46.4%

1,230

49.0%

Dixon

149

9.4%

95

6.4%

Logan

34

17.6%

18

9.6%

Valley

143

14.8%

106

10.7%

Dodge

1,925

21.3%

1,947

21.9%

Loup

7

5.0%

7

5.7%

Washington

473

8.9%

464

9.2%

Douglas

32,129

23.4%

33,313

23.3%

Madison

1,781

19.8%

1,658

18.6%

Wayne

256

13.2%

274

14.4%

Dundy

63

13.6%

48

11.5%

McPherson

19

12.3%

13

10.3%

Webster

132

14.7%

107

12.8%

Fillmore

147

10.8%

124

10.9%

Merrick

270

13.8%

275

15.0%

Wheeler

15

7.1%

7

4.3%

Franklin

125

17.1%

115

18.7%

Morrill

271

21.7%

239

19.6%

York

428

13.8%

399

12.4%

Sources: Financial and Program Services, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2015 population estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.
Note: 179 and 263 out-of-state children were supported in 2011 and 2015 respectively. Data is taken from June of each year.

 Children eligible for free and reduced meals (2010/11 & 2014/15)

Percent of children eligible for free and reduced meals (2014/15)

State

Number

Percent

2010/11

130,044

39%

2014/15

138,868

39.7%

Highest county

By number

By percent

2010/11

Douglas

Thurston

2014/15

Douglas

Thurston

Lowest county

By number

By percent

2010/11

Arthur, McPherson

Arthur, McPherson

2014/15

Arthur, McPherson, Sioux

Arthur, McPherson, Sioux

2010/11

% of all children

2014/15

% of all children

2010/11

% of all children

2014/15

% of all children

2010/11

% of all children

2014/15

% of all children

Adams

2,348

42%

2,673

47.4%

Frontier

256

43%

266

44.6%

Nance

285

34%

265

33.1%

Antelope

571

46%

578

48.8%

Furnas

495

44%

630

56.2%

Nemaha

459

40%

436

37.3%

Arthur

***

***

***

***

Gage

1,222

36%

1,482

42.2%

Nuckolls

499

40%

510

42.6%

Banner

91

53%

91

56.2%

Garden

167

61%

136

52.9%

Otoe

984

34%

1,009

33.8%

Blaine

57

50%

50

43.5%

Garfield

136

35%

125

34.6%

Pawnee

267

54%

232

48.7%

Boone

340

35%

433

38.9%

Gosper

89

35%

89

39.9%

Perkins

116

31%

155

36.3%

Box Butte

957

45%

968

45.3%

Grant

59

45%

74

47.4%

Phelps

527

32%

553

33.4%

Boyd

164

48%

188

53.9%

Greeley

308

56%

254

66.8%

Pierce

359

24%

403

28.3%

Brown

238

46%

214

44.9%

Hall

6,267

52%

6,948

54.9%

Platte

2,437

38%

2,559

40.9%

Buffalo

1,906

36%

3,057

36.4%

Hamilton

483

28%

493

30.0%

Polk

385

32%

491

37.9%

Burt

444

34%

476

37.6%

Harlan

134

44%

114

40.9%

Red Willow

751

39%

760

39.7%

Butler

548

33%

475

31.2%

Hayes

56

40%

49

46.7%

Richardson

714

47%

700

47.1%

Cass

1,178

29%

1,280

32.5%

Hitchcock

174

63%

173

58.8%

Rock

74

37%

90

43.5%

Cedar

586

36%

554

33.6%

Holt

795

43%

788

41.8%

Saline

1,243

42%

1,405

47.2%

Chase

322

41%

333

39.5%

Hooker

102

50%

75

43.1%

Sarpy

5,879

23%

6,820

24.1%

Cherry

358

45%

375

46.5%

Howard

472

37%

449

34.3%

Saunders

975

28%

1,070

30.3%

Cheyenne

578

34%

601

34.4%

Jefferson

720

45%

790

48.8%

Scotts Bluff

3,333

50%

3,626

52.5%

Clay

312

42%

352

47.7%

Johnson

299

40%

365

46.4%

Seward

624

21%

727

24.6%

Colfax

1,446

62%

1,542

58.0%

Kearney

430

33%

404

32.0%

Sheridan

443

50%

447

53.0%

Cuming

813

40%

861

41.7%

Keith

509

39%

524

43.3%

Sherman

259

53%

185

41.7%

Custer

730

42%

673

38.2%

Keya Paha

45

44%

41

40.2%

Sioux

17

18%

***

***

Dakota

2,771

64%

3,087

68.5%

Kimball

274

51%

290

53.9%

Stanton

181

39%

192

41.3%

Dawes

459

36%

468

38.2%

Knox

791

49%

776

46.7%

Thayer

270

31%

280

31.0%

Dawson

3,309

62%

3,420

63.1%

Lancaster

17,069

36%

19,022

37.2%

Thomas

37

33%

42

36.8%

Deuel

214

47%

186

46.5%

Lincoln

2,387

38%

2,455

38.8%

Thurston

1,227

74%

1,455

74.3%

Dixon

404

36%

212

22.5%

Logan

67

34%

87

40.7%

Valley

248

36%

306

39.1%

Dodge

2,840

43%

3,388

50.3%

Loup

48

54%

31

40.3%

Washington

727

20%

837

23.2%

Douglas

42,996

41%

51,110

45.9%

Madison

2,629

37%

2,965

41.8%

Wayne

604

37%

639

39.3%

Dundy

162

43%

170

49.7%

McPherson

***

***

***

***

Webster

306

46%

208

35.2%

Fillmore

257

25%

296

31.3%

Merrick

416

33%

393

33.1%

Wheeler

62

56%

41

44.6%

Franklin

167

50%

144

46.9%

Morrill

509

56%

470

51.0%

York

778

36%

906

37.8%

Source: Nebraska Department of Education.
Note: Percent and number determined on the last Friday in September.
***Data are masked when there are fewer than 10 students

3- and 4-year-olds enrolled in school (2006-2010 & 2010-2014) 

Percent of 3- and 4-year-olds enrolled in school (2010-2014)

State

Number

% of 3-4 year olds

2006-2010

22,786

44.7%

2010-2014

24,388

45.8%

Highest county

By number

By percent

2006-2010

Douglas

Loup

2010-2014

Douglas

Garfield

Lowest county

By number

By percent

2006-2010

4 with 0

4 with 0%

2010-2014

Banner, Thomas

Banner, Thomas

2006-2010

% of 3-4 year-olds

2010-2014

% of 3-4 year-olds

2006-2010

% of 3-4 year-olds

2010-2014

% of 3-4 year-olds

2006-2010

% of 3-4 year-olds

2010-2014

% of 3-4 year-olds

Adams

307

39.7%

479

54.8%

Frontier

29

47.5%

42

49.4%

Nance

28

37.3%

14

21.2%

Antelope

82

47.1%

39

33.9%

Furnas

33

35.9%

43

43.9%

Nemaha

80

48.5%

81

49.7%

Arthur

9

75.0%

1

10.0%

Gage

235

37.4%

289

62.3%

Nuckolls

57

68.7%

61

66.3%

Banner

4

25.0%

0

0.0%

Garden

23

52.3%

45

68.2%

Otoe

209

46.8%

123

36.3%

Blaine

9

42.9%

1

4.3%

Garfield

13

56.5%

33

84.6%

Pawnee

24

63.2%

45

64.3%

Boone

31

25.6%

57

46.7%

Gosper

22

91.7%

30

71.4%

Perkins

54

84.4%

27

32.1%

Box Butte

243

63.9%

255

76.3%

Grant

3

37.5%

7

58.3%

Phelps

133

55.4%

107

40.2%

Boyd

14

23.3%

29

46.0%

Greeley

23

38.3%

18

35.3%

Pierce

83

35.3%

90

42.3%

Brown

35

56.5%

32

64.0%

Hall

666

34.5%

790

46.9%

Platte

304

35.5%

388

43.7%

Buffalo

543

41.9%

615

45.4%

Hamilton

70

27.7%

98

48.5%

Polk

69

55.2%

53

42.4%

Burt

74

45.1%

60

40.5%

Harlan

32

32.0%

47

37.0%

Red Willow

129

50.8%

144

51.6%

Butler

113

55.7%

134

69.4%

Hayes

18

62.1%

8

80.0%

Richardson

60

35.5%

93

67.9%

Cass

346

51.6%

306

48.1%

Hitchcock

6

14.6%

6

12.5%

Rock

10

55.6%

3

23.1%

Cedar

88

43.3%

98

36.3%

Holt

62

25.9%

85

32.3%

Saline

224

69.6%

249

55.1%

Chase

88

73.3%

50

44.2%

Hooker

8

57.1%

6

60.0%

Sarpy

2,687

51.4%

2,700

49.0%

Cherry

47

28.0%

40

27.0%

Howard

83

48.5%

110

61.5%

Saunders

289

44.4%

254

39.7%

Cheyenne

142

56.1%

100

31.8%

Jefferson

101

68.7%

160

82.5%

Scotts Bluff

401

49.5%

667

66.8%

Clay

86

60.1%

64

41.0%

Johnson

19

40.4%

69

57.0%

Seward

143

50.9%

154

43.6%

Colfax

45

16.7%

127

31.2%

Kearney

64

43.5%

51

52.6%

Sheridan

81

42.9%

48

38.1%

Cuming

65

33.9%

49

33.6%

Keith

70

27.5%

51

32.9%

Sherman

35

51.5%

44

75.9%

Custer

62

22.0%

107

36.6%

Keya Paha

0

0.0%

6

75.0%

Sioux

8

72.7%

17

68.0%

Dakota

115

19.5%

160

26.5%

Kimball

44

39.6%

10

11.1%

Stanton

63

25.9%

53

37.6%

Dawes

81

49.4%

32

18.3%

Knox

104

43.9%

90

45.2%

Thayer

41

38.0%

56

40.3%

Dawson

304

35.5%

297

42.7%

Lancaster

3,204

42.0%

3,393

41.4%

Thomas

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Deuel

2

15.4%

20

57.1%

Lincoln

321

37.8%

548

49.7%

Thurston

225

77.3%

175

61.8%

Dixon

95

51.4%

87

53.4%

Logan

2

13.3%

7

28.0%

Valley

29

33.0%

49

41.9%

Dodge

417

39.6%

313

36.4%

Loup

2

100.0%

9

69.2%

Washington

298

43.8%

283

51.1%

Douglas

7,186

47.0%

7,481

43.9%

Madison

562

49.4%

720

70.5%

Wayne

171

73.7%

125

50.4%

Dundy

4

10.3%

5

9.1%

McPherson

0

0.0%

2

13.3%

Webster

52

53.1%

62

59.0%

Fillmore

100

65.8%

52

56.5%

Merrick

72

34.4%

64

42.7%

Wheeler

0

0.0%

3

27.3%

Franklin

36

67.9%

16

34.8%

Morrill

51

37.0%

40

41.2%

York

84

33.6%

237

82.3%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 and 2014 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, Table B14003.

 Child maltreatment (2011 & 2015)*

Child maltreatment per 1,000 children (2015)

State

Number

Rate per 1,000

2011

5,239

11.4

2015

3,691

7.9

Highest county

By number

By rate

2011

Douglas

Deuel

2015

Douglas

Nance

Lowest county

By number

By rate

2011

18 with 0

18 with 0

2015

16 with 0

16 with 0

2011

Rate per 1,000 children

2015

Rate per 1,000 children

2011

Rate per 1,000 children

2015

Rate per 1,000 children

2011

Rate per 1,000 children

2015

Rate per 1,000 children

Adams

60

8.1

36

4.9

Frontier

0

0.0

4

7.6

Nance

7

7.9

16

19.8

Antelope

5

3.2

2

1.3

Furnas

2

1.8

7

6.4

Nemaha

19

12.4

12

8.0

Arthur

0

0.0

0

0.0

Gage

72

14.5

39

8.0

Nuckolls

13

14.2

5

5.6

Banner

0

0.0

0

0.0

Garden

2

5.3

0

0.0

Otoe

44

11.8

44

11.9

Blaine

0

0.0

0

0.0

Garfield

0

0.0

1

2.7

Pawnee

6

10.2

10

17.2

Boone

7

5.6

10

8.1

Gosper

3

7.0

1

2.2

Perkins

2

2.8

7

9.6

Box Butte

41

14.4

6

2.1

Grant

0

0.0

0

0.0

Phelps

8

3.6

5

2.2

Boyd

4

9.2

3

7.3

Greeley

3

5.1

2

3.5

Pierce

8

4.4

8

4.5

Brown

8

11.9

9

14.3

Hall

112

6.9

135

8.1

Platte

79

9.2

59

6.9

Buffalo

115

10.3

84

7.3

Hamilton

7

3.1

8

3.6

Polk

15

11.9

12

10.2

Burt

13

8.6

10

6.8

Harlan

6

8.1

2

2.6

Red Willow

4

1.6

13

5.4

Butler

18

9.0

18

9.4

Hayes

0

0.0

0

0.0

Richardson

20

11.1

10

5.8

Cass

52

8.2

44

7.1

Hitchcock

0

0.0

5

14.7

Rock

6

20.1

0

0.0

Cedar

3

1.4

2

0.9

Holt

20

8.1

15

6.0

Saline

27

7.7

13

3.7

Chase

5

5.2

3

3.1

Hooker

0

0.0

0

0.0

Sarpy

302

6.5

273

5.5

Cherry

16

12.7

6

4.6

Howard

8

5.2

5

3.3

Saunders

47

8.8

23

4.5

Cheyenne

16

6.7

10

4.1

Jefferson

21

12.9

5

3.2

Scotts Bluff

198

21.8

94

10.5

Clay

9

5.6

3

1.9

Johnson

7

6.9

11

10.7

Seward

43

10.9

39

9.7

Colfax

28

9.1

26

8.3

Kearney

11

6.9

6

3.8

Sheridan

15

12.3

8

6.9

Cuming

15

6.6

24

10.6

Keith

15

8.7

20

12.0

Sherman

0

0.0

1

1.5

Custer

13

5.1

25

9.9

Keya Paha

0

0.0

0

0.0

Sioux

0

0.0

0

0.0

Dakota

86

13.8

52

8.7

Kimball

13

15.5

0

0.0

Stanton

2

1.2

3

1.9

Dawes

21

12.0

7

4.3

Knox

1

0.5

32

15.4

Thayer

18

16.7

5

4.3

Dawson

41

6.0

37

5.6

Lancaster

1,223

18.2

685

9.7

Thomas

0

0.0

0

0.0

Deuel

9

21.8

1

2.5

Lincoln

117

13.2

82

9.6

Thurston

10

4.1

41

16.3

Dixon

4

2.6

3

2.1

Logan

0

0.0

0

0.0

Valley

0

0.0

3

3.1

Dodge

57

6.5

67

7.8

Loup

0

0.0

0

0.0

Washington

11

2.2

26

5.3

Douglas

1,835

13.5

1,248

8.8

Madison

119

13.6

70

19.7

Wayne

4

2.2

9

4.9

Dundy

1

2.2

0

0.0

McPherson

0

0.0

0

0.0

Webster

8

9.4

5

6.4

Fillmore

21

16.0

4

3.7

Merrick

3

1.6

13

7.2

Wheeler

0

0.0

1

6.7

Franklin

5

7.5

2

3.6

Morrill

9

7.4

9

7.6

York

41

13.2

20

6.3

Source: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2015 estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.
* Number of substantiated victims of child maltreatment.

State wards (2011 & 2015) 

State wards per 1,000 children (2015)

State

Number

Rate per 1,000

2011

9,775

21.2

2015

6,681

14.4

Highest county

By number

By rate

2011

Douglas

Lincoln

2015

Douglas

Hitchcock

Lowest county

By number

By rate

2011

10 with 0

10 with 0

2015

11 with 0

11 with 0

2011

Rate per 1,000 children

2015

Rate per 1,000 children

2011

Rate per 1,000 children

2015

Rate per 1,000 children

2011

Rate per 1,000 children

2015

Rate per 1,000 children

Adams

181

24.6

145

19.7

Frontier

7

12.5

8

15.1

Nance

11

12.5

17

21.0

Antelope

11

7.0

15

10.0

Furnas

34

30.0

21

19.3

Nemaha

29

19.0

19

12.6

Arthur

1

7.7

0

0.0

Gage

83

16.7

56

11.5

Nuckolls

10

10.9

6

6.7

Banner

0

0.0

2

12.4

Garden

2

5.3

2

5.7

Otoe

78

20.9

64

17.3

Blaine

0

0.0

0

0.0

Garfield

5

12.1

1

2.7

Pawnee

8

13.6

18

31.0

Boone

18

14.4

14

11.3

Gosper

5

11.7

5

11.1

Perkins

4

5.6

6

8.2

Box Butte

32

11.2

13

4.5

Grant

0

0.0

0

0.0

Phelps

37

16.6

26

11.5

Boyd

6

13.7

2

4.9

Greeley

4

6.8

7

12.2

Pierce

14

7.7

14

7.9

Brown

11

16.3

9

14.3

Hall

321

19.8

251

15.1

Platte

133

15.4

119

13.9

Buffalo

216

19.4

240

21.0

Hamilton

22

9.8

3

1.3

Polk

11

8.7

11

9.3

Burt

16

10.6

22

14.9

Harlan

18

24.4

13

17.2

Red Willow

41

16.1

43

17.8

Butler

39

19.5

47

24.5

Hayes

0

0.0

0

0.0

Richardson

32

17.8

25

14.5

Cass

96

15.1

54

8.7

Hitchcock

8

13.3

17

49.9

Rock

4

13.4

0

0.0

Cedar

7

3.2

3

1.4

Holt

29

11.8

18

7.2

Saline

41

11.7

41

11.6

Chase

10

10.4

8

8.3

Hooker

0

0.0

0

0.0

Sarpy

570

12.3

366

7.4

Cherry

11

8.7

9

6.9

Howard

12

7.8

11

7.2

Saunders

65

12.2

73

14.2

Cheyenne

42

17.6

27

11.1

Jefferson

18

11.1

16

10.1

Scotts Bluff

256

28.2

165

18.4

Clay

16

9.9

10

6.5

Johnson

14

13.8

18

17.6

Seward

66

16.8

45

11.2

Colfax

41

13.3

40

12.7

Kearney

40

25.1

30

18.8

Sheridan

11

9.0

18

15.5

Cuming

36

15.9

30

13.3

Keith

29

16.8

37

22.3

Sherman

10

14.7

0

0.0

Custer

34

13.4

35

13.9

Keya Paha

0

0.0

0

0.0

Sioux

0

0.0

0

0.0

Dakota

122

19.6

39

6.5

Kimball

27

32.2

14

17.5

Stanton

9

5.3

3

1.9

Dawes

25

14.2

9

5.6

Knox

6

2.9

13

6.3

Thayer

9

8.4

4

3.4

Dawson

149

21.7

81

12.2

Lancaster

1,999

29.8

969

13.8

Thomas

0

0.0

3

18.8

Deuel

9

21.8

4

9.9

Lincoln

415

46.7

221

25.8

Thurston

23

9.4

14

5.6

Dixon

9

5.8

9

6.2

Logan

1

5.0

7

34.8

Valley

22

23.4

10

10.5

Dodge

190

21.8

186

21.5

Loup

0

0.0

0

0.0

Washington

52

10.4

21

4.3

Douglas

3,411

25.0

2,458

17.3

Madison

234

26.8

166

46.6

Wayne

10

5.4

17

9.2

Dundy

4

9.0

4

11.1

McPherson

1

6.3

1

8.8

Webster

3

3.5

15

19.1

Fillmore

21

16.0

16

14.7

Merrick

27

14.3

24

13.3

Wheeler

0

0.0

0

0.0

Franklin

9

13.4

13

23.3

Morrill

12

9.9

4

3.4

York

70

22.6

41

12.9

Sources: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

 Children in out-of-home care (2011 & 2015)

Children in out-of-home care rate per 1,000 children (2015)

State

Number

Rate

2011

7,761

16.8

2015

5,667

12.2

Highest county

By number

By rate

2011

Douglas

Lincoln

2015

Douglas

Madison

Lowest county

By number

By rate

2011

11 with 0

11 with 0

2015

11 with 0

11 with 0

2011

Rate per 1,000 children

2015

Rate per 1,000 children

2011

Rate per 1,000 children

2015

Rate per 1,000 children

2011

Rate per 1,000 children

2015

Rate per 1,000 children

Adams

129

17.5

115

15.6

Frontier

4

7.1

7

13.2

Nance

9

10.2

15

18.5

Antelope

11

7.0

15

10.0

Furnas

30

26.5

12

11.0

Nemaha

24

15.7

19

12.6

Arthur

1

7.7

0

0.0

Gage

53

10.6

49

10.1

Nuckolls

6

6.6

6

6.7

Banner

0

0.0

1

6.2

Garden

0

0.0

2

5.7

Otoe

59

15.8

54

14.6

Blaine

0

0.0

0

0.0

Garfield

3

7.3

1

2.7

Pawnee

8

13.6

18

31.0

Boone

15

12.0

14

11.3

Gosper

5

11.7

5

11.1

Perkins

3

4.2

6

8.2

Box Butte

25

8.8

7

2.4

Grant

0

0.0

0

0.0

Phelps

26

11.6

20

8.8

Boyd

5

11.4

2

4.9

Greeley

4

6.8

7

12.2

Pierce

12

6.6

12

6.7

Brown

11

16.3

8

12.7

Hall

259

16.0

193

11.6

Platte

99

11.5

108

12.6

Buffalo

159

14.3

198

17.3

Hamilton

15

6.7

3

1.3

Polk

10

7.9

10

8.5

Burt

13

8.6

18

12.2

Harlan

15

20.3

9

11.9

Red Willow

31

12.2

36

14.9

Butler

34

17.0

35

18.2

Hayes

0

0.0

0

0.0

Richardson

28

15.6

20

11.6

Cass

75

11.8

47

7.6

Hitchcock

8

13.3

12

35.2

Rock

4

13.4

0

0.0

Cedar

5

2.3

3

1.4

Holt

16

6.5

15

6.0

Saline

24

6.9

35

9.9

Chase

10

10.4

4

4.1

Hooker

0

0.0

0

0.0

Sarpy

423

9.1

317

6.4

Cherry

11

8.7

7

5.4

Howard

11

7.2

9

5.9

Saunders

46

8.6

58

11.3

Cheyenne

22

9.2

22

9.1

Jefferson

14

8.6

12

7.6

Scotts Bluff

223

24.6

151

16.9

Clay

12

7.4

10

6.5

Johnson

9

8.9

13

12.7

Seward

48

12.2

42

10.5

Colfax

33

10.7

38

12.1

Kearney

33

20.7

20

12.6

Sheridan

9

7.4

14

12.1

Cuming

32

14.2

18

8.0

Keith

26

15.0

29

17.5

Sherman

10

14.7

0

0.0

Custer

26

10.2

27

10.7

Keya Paha

0

0.0

0

0.0

Sioux

0

0.0

0

0.0

Dakota

87

14.0

39

6.5

Kimball

16

19.1

10

12.5

Stanton

8

4.8

1

0.6

Dawes

23

13.1

5

3.1

Knox

6

2.9

11

5.3

Thayer

8

7.4

4

3.4

Dawson

116

16.9

70

10.5

Lancaster

1,529

22.8

762

10.8

Thomas

0

0.0

3

18.8

Deuel

8

19.4

3

7.4

Lincoln

318

35.8

180

21.0

Thurston

23

9.4

14

5.6

Dixon

5

3.2

5

3.4

Logan

1

5.0

3

14.9

Valley

19

20.2

7

7.3

Dodge

150

17.2

151

17.5

Loup

0

0.0

0

0.0

Washington

40

8.0

15

3.1

Douglas

2,848

20.9

2,213

15.5

Madison

179

20.5

131

36.8

Wayne

9

4.8

13

7.0

Dundy

4

9.0

4

11.1

McPherson

1

6.3

1

8.8

Webster

2

2.3

9

11.4

Fillmore

20

15.3

15

13.7

Merrick

26

13.8

19

10.5

Wheeler

0

0.0

0

0.0

Franklin

8

11.9

12

21.5

Morrill

11

9.0

4

3.4

York

60

19.4

35

11.1

Sources: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2011 and 2015 estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

Youth arrests ages 17 & under (2011 & 2015) 

Youth arrest rate per 1,000 children 10-17 (2015)

State

Number

Rate

2011

13,137

65.9

2015

10,198

50.9

Highest county

By number

By rate

2011

Douglas

Hall

2015

Douglas

Keya Paha

Lowest county

By number

By rate

2011

20 with 0

20 with 0

2015

24 with 0

24 with 0

2011

Rate per 1,000 youth

ages 10-17

2015

Rate per 1,000 youth

ages 10-17

2011

Rate per 1,000 youth

ages 10-17

2015

Rate per 1,000 youth

ages 10-17

2011

Rate per 1,000 youth

ages 10-17

2015

Rate per 1,000 youth

ages 10-17

Adams

184

56.1

231

68.4

Frontier

0

0.0

0

0.0

Nance

2

4.9

0

0.0

Antelope

0

0.0

0

0.0

Furnas

0

0.0

9

16.5

Nemaha

13

19.4

13

20.1

Arthur

1

19.6

0

0.0

Gage

215

94.1

122

55.0

Nuckolls

6

14.5

2

4.2

Banner

1

14.3

0

0.0

Garden

0

0.0

1

5.9

Otoe

91

52.1

48

28.3

Blaine

0

0.0

0

0.0

Garfield

1

4.5

0

0.0

Pawnee

3

9.9

6

23.2

Boone

0

0.0

1

1.7

Gosper

0

0.0

8

37.7

Perkins

0

0.0

3

9.4

Box Butte

118

93.9

61

48.1

Grant

0

0.0

0

0.0

Phelps

39

38.5

24

23.7

Boyd

8

35.7

0

0.0

Greeley

0

0.0

1

3.5

Pierce

8

8.9

7

8.3

Brown

3

9.4

4

12.4

Hall

951

139.3

593

82.7

Platte

301

78.6

237

63.0

Buffalo

508

109.3

442

92.0

Hamilton

11

9.9

1

0.9

Polk

9

15.2

7

12.5

Burt

17

23.8

6

8.6

Harlan

3

8.5

3

9.7

Red Willow

58

50.6

80

71.0

Butler

14

14.2

31

31.7

Hayes

0

0.0

1

12.3

Richardson

65

74.5

17

20.9

Cass

43

14.3

63

20.9

Hitchcock

2

7.4

3

10.1

Rock

0

0.0

0

0.0

Cedar

8

7.8

0

0.0

Holt

13

11.5

33

31.6

Saline

95

62.3

118

77.0

Chase

5

12.3

15

33.3

Hooker

1

13.0

0

0.0

Sarpy

1,246

63.7

992

45.8

Cherry

35

59.6

10

16.4

Howard

7

10.3

1

1.4

Saunders

53

21.4

41

16.9

Cheyenne

36

34.0

38

34.5

Jefferson

25

33.3

52

69.3

Scotts Bluff

323

84.5

246

62.3

Clay

1

1.3

0

0.0

Johnson

0

0.0

0

0.0

Seward

60

32.6

29

15.3

Colfax

3

2.5

3

2.3

Kearney

32

45.2

14

19.5

Sheridan

79

134.8

24

41.7

Cuming

23

21.6

12

10.7

Keith

68

84.2

67

79.5

Sherman

3

9.7

0

0.0

Custer

31

26.9

33

29.2

Keya Paha

6

75.0

8

127.0

Sioux

0

0.0

3

24.2

Dakota

312

113.6

156

59.0

Kimball

22

57.4

5

13.8

Stanton

30

39.3

39

53.6

Dawes

33

41.4

31

42.8

Knox

1

1.0

0

0.0

Thayer

10

20.2

0

0.0

Dawson

253

82.7

166

54.7

Lancaster

2,557

93.3

2,120

71.3

Thomas

2

24.7

0

0.0

Deuel

13

74.3

1

5.2

Lincoln

329

83.5

270

70.0

Thurston

0

0.0

2

1.9

Dixon

10

13.6

26

37.7

Logan

0

0.0

0

0.0

Valley

0

0.0

1

2.2

Dodge

256

67.4

282

73.8

Loup

0

0.0

0

0.0

Washington

80

32.8

62

25.4

Douglas

3,804

66.3

2,870

47.4

Madison

384

103.1

271

74.8

Wayne

1

1.2

2

2.6

Dundy

0

0.0

2

10.6

McPherson

0

0.0

0

0.0

Webster

3

7.2

8

22.7

Fillmore

2

3.0

10

18.4

Merrick

4

4.4

0

0.0

Wheeler

2

20.8

0

0.0

Franklin

3

8.6

0

0.0

Morrill

24

41.2

15

26.3

York

169

123.2

43

33.6

Sources: Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, July 1, 2014 estimates, Table PEPAGESEX.

 Youth court cases with access to counsel (2015)

Percent of juvenile court cases with access to counsel (2015)

State

Number of cases

% with counsel

Juvenile Court

6,602

61.8%

Criminal Court

1,961

32.7%

Highest county

Number of cases

% with counsel

Juvenile Court

Douglas

Dundy, Keya Paha, Knox

Criminal Court

Douglas

4 with 100%

Lowest county

Number of cases

% with counsel

Juvenile Court

8 with 0

8 with 0%

Criminal Court

15 with 0

26 with 0%

Juvenile Court Cases

% of Juvenile Court cases with counsel

Criminal Court Cases

% of Criminal Court Cases with counsel

Juvenile Court Cases

% of Juvenile Court cases with counsel

Criminal Court Cases

% of Criminal Court Cases with counsel

Juvenile Court Cases

% of Juvenile Court cases with counsel

Criminal Court Cases

% of Criminal Court Cases with counsel

Adams

223

35.0%

38

28.9%

Frontier

5

40.0%

9

11.1%

Nance

12

50.0%

4

25.0%

Antelope

29

34.5%

10

10.0%

Furnas

14

28.6%

6

50.0%

Nemaha

7

42.9%

6

0.0%

Arthur

0

0

Gage

135

37.8%

9

44.4%

Nuckolls

10

20.0%

2

50.0%

Banner

1

0.0%

2

0.0%

Garden

11

90.9%

1

100.0%

Otoe

68

61.8%

18

22.2%

Blaine

0

0

Garfield

3

33.3%

6

0.0%

Pawnee

4

0.0%

1

0.0%

Boone

20

45.0%

0

Gosper

5

40.0%

4

0.0%

Perkins

8

75.0%

1

0.0%

Box Butte

53

45.3%

34

23.5%

Grant

0

0

Phelps

35

48.6%

7

28.6%

Boyd

6

66.7%

2

0.0%

Greeley

6

33.3%

0

Pierce

13

38.5%

7

0.0%

Brown

11

18.2%

11

45.5%

Hall

523

43.8%

140

33.6%

Platte

222

27.9%

11

54.5%

Buffalo

161

61.5%

64

34.4%

Hamilton

35

42.9%

8

50.0%

Polk

7

0.0%

2

0.0%

Burt

3

66.7%

3

66.7%

Harlan

12

41.7%

0

Red Willow

69

33.3%

12

25.0%

Butler

23

60.9%

4

0.0%

Hayes

2

50.0%

2

0.0%

Richardson

17

17.6%

3

0.0%

Cass

105

60.0%

4

25.0%

Hitchcock

1

0.0%

1

100.0%

Rock

1

0.0%

0

Cedar

13

23.1%

2

50.0%

Holt

31

29.0%

21

19.0%

Saline

71

43.7%

18

27.8%

Chase

18

33.3%

8

25.0%

Hooker

0

0

Sarpy

478

98.3%

139

36.7%

Cherry

10

80.0%

16

56.3%

Howard

3

66.7%

15

0.0%

Saunders

29

82.8%

2

50.0%

Cheyenne

43

76.7%

8

50.0%

Jefferson

58

34.5%

10

30.0%

Scotts Bluff

276

35.1%

108

43.5%

Clay

24

12.5%

1

100.0%

Johnson

10

30.0%

1

0.0%

Seward

45

48.9%

0

Colfax

68

58.8%

11

18.2%

Kearney

18

33.3%

12

33.3%

Sheridan

32

43.8%

8

37.5%

Cuming

18

66.7%

13

46.2%

Keith

31

48.4%

10

20.0%

Sherman

6

83.3%

1

0.0%

Custer

34

47.1%

16

18.8%

Keya Paha

2

100.0%

8

0.0%

Sioux

1

0.0%

0

Dakota

71

36.6%

75

45.3%

Kimball

20

55.0%

3

0.0%

Stanton

31

38.7%

13

0.0%

Dawes

47

48.9%

12

16.7%

Knox

3

100.0%

1

0.0%

Thayer

23

17.4%

1

0.0%

Dawson

207

28.5%

55

12.7%

Lancaster

782

63.2%

303

19.8%

Thomas

0

0

Deuel

2

50.0%

3

33.3%

Lincoln

179

58.1%

147

25.9%

Thurston

7

57.1%

3

0.0%

Dixon

19

5.3%

3

33.3%

Logan

0

0

Valley

2

0.0%

2

0.0%

Dodge

186

55.4%

32

9.4%

Loup

0

1

0.0%

Washington

59

62.7%

43

18.6%

Douglas

1,618

93.9%

339

57.2%

Madison

123

29.3%

68

32.4%

Wayne

26

26.9%

3

0.0%

Dundy

2

100.0%

1

0.0%

McPherson

1

0.0%

0

Webster

12

75.0%

8

100.0%

Fillmore

10

20.0%

3

66.7%

Merrick

32

68.8%

1

0.0%

Wheeler

0

0

Franklin

14

21.4%

0

Morrill

19

52.6%

8

12.5%

York

44

38.6%

6

33.3%

Source: JUSTICE Administrative Office of the Courts.

Youth 18 & under adjudicated in adult court (2012 & 2015) 

Percent change of cases of youth adjudicated in adult court (2012 to 2015)

State

Number of cases

2012

5,850

2015

4,575

Highest county

2015

By number of cases

Douglas

By percent change

Gosper

Lowest county

2015

By number of cases

7 with 0

By percent change

4 with -100%

2012

2015

% Change

2012

2015

% Change

2012

2015

% Change

Adams

110

82

-25.5%

Frontier

9

8

-11.1%

Nance

8

4

-50.0%

Antelope

11

13

18.2%

Furnas

7

5

-28.6%

Nemaha

28

21

-25.0%

Arthur

0

1

100.0%

Gage

47

29

-38.3%

Nuckolls

7

9

28.6%

Banner

6

3

-50.0%

Garden

3

2

-33.3%

Otoe

66

39

-40.9%

Blaine

1

0

-100.0%

Garfield

5

6

20.0%

Pawnee

7

4

-42.9%

Boone

11

10

-9.1%

Gosper

3

11

266.7%

Perkins

8

5

-37.5%

Box Butte

46

44

-4.3%

Grant

3

0

-100.0%

Phelps

31

24

-22.6%

Boyd

3

0

-100.0%

Greeley

2

2

0.0%

Pierce

11

10

-9.1%

Brown

23

9

-60.9%

Hall

262

247

-5.7%

Platte

140

59

-57.9%

Buffalo

189

141

-25.4%

Hamilton

21

18

-14.3%

Polk

8

5

-37.5%

Burt

17

10

-41.2%

Harlan

8

1

-87.5%

Red Willow

45

42

-6.7%

Butler

15

25

66.7%

Hayes

4

3

-25.0%

Richardson

14

16

14.3%

Cass

64

36

-43.8%

Hitchcock

6

3

-50.0%

Rock

3

1

-66.7%

Cedar

31

11

-64.5%

Holt

37

32

-13.5%

Saline

81

58

-28.4%

Chase

13

17

30.8%

Hooker

3

1

-66.7%

Sarpy

365

292

-20.0%

Cherry

22

22

0.0%

Howard

39

17

-56.4%

Saunders

34

31

-8.8%

Cheyenne

36

21

-41.7%

Jefferson

22

32

45.5%

Scotts Bluff

223

180

-19.3%

Clay

11

16

45.5%

Johnson

11

9

-18.2%

Seward

44

26

-40.9%

Colfax

35

36

2.9%

Kearney

17

12

-29.4%

Sheridan

33

32

-3.0%

Cuming

45

31

-31.1%

Keith

21

35

66.7%

Sherman

3

4

33.3%

Custer

26

18

-30.8%

Keya Paha

5

5

0.0%

Sioux

1

0

-100.0%

Dakota

260

170

-34.6%

Kimball

9

11

22.2%

Stanton

24

26

8.3%

Dawes

38

20

-47.4%

Knox

19

5

-73.7%

Thayer

8

4

-50.0%

Dawson

158

108

-31.6%

Lancaster

410

385

-6.1%

Thomas

2

1

-50.0%

Deuel

4

5

25.0%

Lincoln

144

116

-19.4%

Thurston

21

10

-52.4%

Dixon

5

7

40.0%

Logan

3

2

-33.3%

Valley

15

5

-66.7%

Dodge

213

168

-21.1%

Loup

1

1

0.0%

Washington

59

36

-39.0%

Douglas

1,636

1,391

-15.0%

Madison

210

116

-44.8%

Wayne

27

21

-22.2%

Dundy

7

3

-57.1%

McPherson

0

0

0.0%

Webster

7

3

-57.1%

Fillmore

25

9

-64.0%

Merrick

36

12

-66.7%

Wheeler

1

0

-100.0%

Franklin

0

0

0.0%

Morrill

29

21

-27.6%

York

69

33

-52.2%

Source: JUSTICE, Administrative Office of the Courts.
Note: Youth include those 18 and under. Numbers from each year are number of cases, not number of youth.