Loup County, Nebraska

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Loup County, Nebraska
Loup County, Nebraska courthouse 2.JPG
Loup County Courthouse in Taylor
Map of Nebraska highlighting Loup County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the United States highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
Founded 1883
Seat Taylor
Largest village Taylor
Area
 • Total 571 sq mi (1,479 km2)
 • Land 568 sq mi (1,471 km2)
 • Water 3 sq mi (8 km2), 0.13%
Population
 • (2010) 632
 • Density 1.1/sq mi (0/km²)
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Loup County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 632.[1] Its county seat is Taylor.[2]

In the Nebraska license plate system, Loup County is represented by the prefix 88 (it had the eighty-eighth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 571 square miles (1,479 km2), of which, 568 square miles (1,471 km2) of it is land and 3 square miles (8 km2) of it (0.23%) is water.[3]

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Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 1,662
1900 1,305 −21.5%
1910 2,188 67.7%
1920 1,946 −11.1%
1930 1,818 −6.6%
1940 1,777 −2.3%
1950 1,348 −24.1%
1960 1,097 −18.6%
1970 854 −22.2%
1980 859 0.6%
1990 683 −20.5%
2000 712 4.2%
2010 632 −11.2%
Est. 2012 589 −6.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
2012 Estimate[1]

As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 632 people, 289 households, and 206 families residing in the county. The population density was 1 people per square mile (0/km²). There were 377 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.88% White, 0.28% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. 1.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 289 households out of which 31.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.70% were married couples living together, 4.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.40% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 4.50% from 18 to 24, 22.30% from 25 to 44, 27.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 108.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $27,788. Males had a median income of $20,515 versus $20,972 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,427. About 14.20% of families and 17.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.90% of those under age 18 and 11.60% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved September 21, 2013. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°56′N 99°27′W / 41.93°N 99.45°W / 41.93; -99.45