Frontier County

Frontier County, Nebraska

PO Box 40
Stockville, NE 69042
Phone: (308) 367-8641
Fax: (308) 367-8730
www.co.frontier.ne.us

In south-central NE, south of North Platter; organized Jan 17, 1872 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For its location on the NE frontier at the time of naming

Area (sq mi):: 980.06 (land 974.55; water 5.51) Population per square mile: 2.90
Population 2005: 2,795 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.80%; 1990-2000 -0.10% Population 2000: 3,099 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,648; median household $33,038; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,807-$26,001
Unemployment (2004): 2.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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This study evaluated the relationship of APRN presence and the most consistently reported frontier county health indices: premature death rate (mortality); the percentage of low birth weight births; sexually transmitted infection rates (STI); and adult smoking rates.
Every frontier county included in this study had at least one RN.
But the timing of the Tapley's case is at the height of the effects of the financial panic in Dakota County, and therefore might have additional dimensions that make it unique to the situation of the frontier county.
Part of the ordinance's message, Baca said, is that ``Los Angeles County is not a frontier county anymore.

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