Banner County

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Banner County, Nebraska

204 State St PO Box 67
Harrisburg, NE 69345
Phone: (308) 436-5265
Fax: (308) 436-4180
www.co.banner.ne.us

On the southwestern border of NE, south of Scottsbluff; organized Nov 6, 1888 from Cheyenne County. Name Origin: Named by the citizens who wanted the county to be the "banner county" of the state

Area (sq mi):: 746.37 (land 746.22; water 0.15) Population per square mile: 1.00
Population 2005: 733 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.50%; 1990-2000 -3.90% Population 2000: 819 (White 93.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 39.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,149; median household $31,339; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,362-$24,318
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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