- Pierce County, Nebraska
Infobox U.S. County
county = Pierce County
state = Nebraska
founded = 1856
seat wl = Pierce
largest city wl = Pierce
area percentage = 0.23%
census yr = 2000
pop = 7857
Pierce County is a
countylocated in the U.S. stateof Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 7,857. Its county seatis PierceGR|6.
Pierce County is part of the
Norfolk, NebraskaMicropolitan Statistical Area.
In the Nebraska
license platesystem, Pierce County is represented by the prefix 40 (it had the fortieth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 575
square miles (1,490 km²), of which, 574 square miles (1,486 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (3 km²) of it (0.23%) is water.
Cedar County, Nebraska- (Northeast)
Wayne County, Nebraska- (East)
Madison County, Nebraska- (South)
Antelope County, Nebraska- (West)
Knox County, Nebraska- (North)
Pierce County was formed in 1856. It was named after President
Franklin Pierce. [ [http://www.nacone.org/webpages/counties/countywebs/pierce.htm] Retrieved on March 14, 2008.]
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 7,857 people, 2,979 households, and 2,141 families residing in the county. The population densitywas 14 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 3,247 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.65% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 0.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 2,979 households out of which 35.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.40% were married couples living together, 5.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% were non-families. 25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.14.
In the county the population was spread out with 29.00% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 26.00% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,239, and the median income for a family was $40,500. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $20,237 for females. The
per capita incomefor the county was $15,980. About 8.80% of families and 11.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.20% of those under age 18 and 12.90% of those age 65 or over.
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