Burt County

Burt County, Nebraska

PO Box 87
Tekamah, NE 68061
Phone: (402) 374-2955
Fax: (402) 374-2956

On the central eastern border of NE, north of Omaha; original county; organized Feb 18, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Francis Burt (1807-54), SC legislator, editor, and first territorial governor of NE (1854)

Area (sq mi):: 497.10 (land 492.77; water 4.33) Population per square mile: 15.10
Population 2005: 7,455 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.30%; 1990-2000 -1.00% Population 2000: 7,791 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 42.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,654; median household $33,954; Population below poverty level: 8.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,001-$25,791
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
The US federal pipeline regulator sent an inspector to Burt County, Nebraska to monitor the leak.
Contract Awarded for Construct a shallow water habitat at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County
A grass-roots group in eastern Nebraska's Burt County has been making attempts to get its wind farm up and going, producing energy.
In eastern Nebraska, Lee's publications include the Lincoln Journal Star and the Beatrice Daily Sun, the weekly Plattsmouth Journal, the bi-weekly agricultural publication Midwest Messenger in Tekamah, the weekly Burt County Plaindealer in Tekamah, and a variety of shoppers and specialty publications.