Kimball County, Nebraska
|Kimball County, Nebraska|
Kimball County Courthouse in Kimball, Nebraska
Location in the state of Nebraska
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
952 sq mi (2,466 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.06%
5/sq mi (2/km²)
In the Nebraska license plate system, Kimball County is represented by the prefix 71 (it had the seventy-first-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 952 square miles (2,465.7 km2), of which 952 square miles (2,465.7 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.06%) is water. The highest natural point in Nebraska, Panorama Point at 5,424 feet (1,653 m), is located in Kimball County.
Major highways 
Adjacent counties 
- Banner County, Nebraska - north
- Cheyenne County, Nebraska - east
- Logan County, Colorado - southeast
- Weld County, Colorado - southwest
- Laramie County, Wyoming - west
|Laramie County, Wyoming||Cheyenne County|
|Weld County, Colorado||Logan County, Colorado|
Population by decade
1890 - 959
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,089 people, 1,727 households, and 1,136 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 1,972 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.99% White, 0.22% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.66% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. 3.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 34.3% were of German, 12.2% English, 7.9% Irish, 6.1% American and 5.5% Swedish ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 1,727 households out of which 26.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.10% were married couples living together, 6.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.20% were non-families. 30.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 23.00% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 21.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.20 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $30,586, and the median income for a family was $35,880. Males had a median income of $28,300 versus $16,863 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,525. About 9.10% of families and 11.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.30% of those under age 18 and 5.90% of those age 65 or over.
City and villages 
See also 
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
-  Retrieved on March 15, 2008.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.