Grant County, Nebraska Information

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Grant County, Nebraska
Grant County, Nebraska courthouse from NE 2.JPG
Grant County Courthouse in Hyannis
Map of Nebraska highlighting Grant County
Location within the U.S. state of Nebraska
Map of the United States highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location within the U.S.
Founded31 March 1887
Named for Ulysses S. Grant
Seat Hyannis
Largest villageHyannis
Area
 • Total783 sq mi (2,028 km2)
 • Land776 sq mi (2,010 km2)
 • Water7.0 sq mi (18 km2), 0.9%
Population (est.)
 • ( 2017)649
 • Density0.8/sq mi (0.3/km2)
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Mountain: UTC−7/ −6

Grant County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 614, [1] making it the fourth-least populous county in Nebraska and the ninth-least populous county in the United States. Its county seat is Hyannis. [2] The county was founded in 1887 and named for Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States. [3]

In the Nebraska license plate system, Grant County is represented by the prefix 92 (it had the ninety-second-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

Geography

Grant County terrain is characterized by continuous waves of east-west oriented rolling hillocks on otherwise flat areas. As a result, the county is dotted with small lakes and reservoirs. [4]

According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 783 square miles (2,030 km2), of which 776 square miles (2,010 km2) is land and 7.0 square miles (18 km2) (0.9%) is water. [5]

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890458
190076366.6%
19101,09743.8%
19201,48635.5%
19301,427−4.0%
19401,327−7.0%
19501,057−20.3%
19601,009−4.5%
19701,0191.0%
1980877−13.9%
1990769−12.3%
2000747−2.9%
2010614−17.8%
Est. 2017649 [6]5.7%
US Decennial Census [7]
1790-1960 [8] 1900-1990 [9]
1990-2000 [10] 2010-2013 [1]

As of the 2000 United States Census, [11] there were 747 people, 292 households, and 226 families residing in the county. The population density was 0.95 people per square mile (0.37/km²). There were 449 housing units at an average density of 0.57 per square mile (0.22/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.80% White, 0.13% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.80% from other races. 1.34% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 292 households out of which 37.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.50% were married couples living together, 6.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.60% were non-families. 22.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.98.

The county population contained 29.20% under the age of 18, 5.20% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 27.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 114.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,821, and the median income for a family was $37,011. Males had a median income of $26,319 versus $14,417 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,815. About 8.20% of families and 9.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.70% of those under age 18 and 0.00% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Ghost town

Politics

Grand County voters are strongly Republican. In no national election since 1936 has the county selected the Democratic Party candidate.

Presidential election results
Presidential Elections Results [12]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 90.6% 367 4.9% 20 4.4% 18
2012 88.7% 322 8.3% 30 3.0% 11
2008 86.7% 318 11.2% 41 2.2% 8
2004 88.9% 352 10.4% 41 0.8% 3
2000 84.2% 324 12.7% 49 3.1% 12
1996 64.8% 258 21.1% 84 14.1% 56
1992 55.0% 247 16.7% 75 28.3% 127
1988 76.8% 301 22.7% 89 0.5% 2
1984 88.5% 406 11.1% 51 0.4% 2
1980 80.2% 373 16.3% 76 3.5% 16
1976 70.4% 314 26.0% 116 3.6% 16
1972 84.5% 376 15.5% 69
1968 74.9% 311 20.2% 84 4.8% 20
1964 60.4% 304 39.6% 199
1960 76.4% 410 23.7% 127
1956 83.3% 433 16.7% 87
1952 81.2% 452 18.9% 105
1948 66.3% 273 33.7% 139
1944 65.5% 327 34.5% 172
1940 63.5% 423 36.5% 243
1936 45.3% 267 54.4% 321 0.3% 2
1932 37.4% 251 58.9% 395 3.7% 25
1928 70.9% 398 28.5% 160 0.5% 3
1924 48.7% 260 35.8% 191 15.6% 83
1920 64.2% 256 35.3% 141 0.5% 2
1916 38.6% 157 59.2% 241 2.2% 9
1912 34.8% 82 39.4% 93 25.8% 61
1908 47.7% 93 51.8% 101 0.5% 1
1904 66.9% 113 29.0% 49 4.1% 7
1900 59.2% 148 38.8% 97 2.0% 5

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 31 May 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 141.
  4. ^ Grant County Google Maps (accessed 21 January 2019)
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". US Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Archived from the original on November 13, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  7. ^ "US Decennial Census". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
  9. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". US Census Bureau. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). US Census Bureau. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 11 September 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2008.
  12. ^ Election Results


GRANT COUNTY NEBRASKA Latitude and Longitude:

41°55′N 101°44′W / 41.92°N 101.74°W / 41.92; -101.74