Antelope County, Nebraska

The Antelope County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Neligh, which was after John D. Neligh, an early settler, named.

Geography

The County is located in northeastern Nebraska, is located in the north about 40 miles from South Dakota and has an area of ​​2223 square kilometers, of which 4 square kilometers of water surface. It is bordered by the following counties:

History

The Antelope County was formed in 1871.

Demographic data

2000 2010

According to the census in 2000 lived in Antelope County 7,452 people in 2,953 households and 2,073 families. The population density was 3 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 98.82 percent White, 0.05 percent African American, 0.31 percent Native American, 0.05 percent Asian, and 0.28 percent from other races; 0.48 percent were descended from two or more races. 0.70 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race, were members of the various groups mentioned.

Of the 2,953 households out of which 32.2 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 62.5 percent were married couples living together, 5.5 percent were single mothers, 29.8 percent were non-families, 27.8 percent of all households and 16.2 percent lived in people aged 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size is 3.05 people.

Based on the county the population was spread from 27.5 percent population under 18 years, 6.2 percent between 18 and 24 years, 23.3 percent between 25 and 44 years, 23.2 percent between 45 and 64 years and 19.9 percent were 65 years old or older. The average age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.3 men statistically.

The median income for a household was $ 30,114, and the median income for a family was $ 36,240. Males had a median income of $ 26,288, women $ 16,926. The per capita income was $ 14,601. 10.3 percent of families and 13.6 percent of the population lived below the poverty line. Of these, 17.2 percent were children or adolescents under age 18 and 11.9 percent of those 65 years.

Cities and Towns

The largest town in the county is Neligh with 1,651 inhabitants ( 2000). There follow Tilden with 1,078 inhabitants and Elgin ( 735 ). Other towns are Brunswick ( 179), Clearwater ( 384 ), Oakdale (345 ), Orchard (391) and Royal (75).

Citys

  • Elgin
  • Neligh
  • Tilden1

Villages

  • Brunswick
  • Clearwater
  • Oakdale
  • Orchard
  • Royal

1 - partly in Madison County

Townships

  • Bazile Township
  • Blaine Township
  • Burnett Township
  • Cedar Township
  • Clearwater Township
  • Crawford Township
  • Custer Township
  • Eden Township
  • Elgin Township
  • Ellsworth Township
  • Elm Township
  • Frenchtown Township
  • Garfield Township
  • Grant Township
  • Lincoln Township
  • Logan Township
  • Neligh Township
  • Oakdale Township
  • Ord Township
  • Royal Township
  • Sherman Township
  • Stanton Township
  • Verdigris Township
  • Willow Township
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