Gage County

Gage County, Nebraska

PO Box 429
Beatrice, NE 68310
Phone: (402) 223-1300
Fax: (402) 223-1371

On the southern border of NE, south of Lincoln; original county; organized Mar 16, 1855 ( prior to statehood). Name Origin: For William D. Gage (1803-85). Methodist minister and a local official

Area (sq mi):: 859.94 (land 855.29; water 4.65) Population per square mile: 27.20
Population 2005: 23,306 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 0.90% Population 2000: 22,993 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 39.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,190; median household $34,908; Population below poverty level: 8.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,444-$27,857
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Beatrice County seat (12,963)

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    It is a good opportunity for kids to explore something they might want to go into and at the same time not lose a whole semester of college doing it," career academy coordinator of Gage County Doris Martin said.
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    Local Nebraska newspaper the Beatrice Daily Sun reported last week that officials with the city of Beatrice, the Beatrice Chamber of Commerce and Gage County, NE have announced construction is scheduled to begin this summer on a new biodiesel facility capable of producing 50 million gallons of the alternative fuel per year, as well as a glycerine byproduct.
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    1 Gage County, Nebraska bonds, issued on behalf of Beatrice Community Hospital (BCH):
    The Gage County Board of Supervisors approved contracts with two Nebraska counties to hold inmates on occasions when the Gage County Jail approaches capacity.
    According to initial autopsy reports, Kendra Benham, 18, died of severe head and trunk trauma due to a traffic accident, said Gage County Coroner Richard Smith.
    BCH is located in Gage County, approximately 40 miles south of Lincoln, Nebraska.
    Chad Winter, 28, also was ordered to perform 10 hours of community service during sentencing recently in Gage County District Court.
    where the interconnection of several pipelines offers access to an abundant supply of natural gas, directly connecting Trailblazer to the Powder River Supply Basin and terminating in Gage County, Neb.
    1 Gage County, Nebraska health care facilities revenue bonds: