Hooker County

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Hooker County, Nebraska

PO Box 184
Mullen, NE 69152
Phone: (308) 546-2244
Fax: (308) 546-2490
www.co.hooker.ne.us

In west-central NE, northwest of North Platte; organized Mar 29, 1889 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Joseph Hooker (1814-79), famous Union general during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 721.51 (land 721.17; water 0.34) Population per square mile: 1.00
Population 2005: 744 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 -1.30% Population 2000: 783 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.00%. Median age: 45.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,513; median household $27,868; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,222-$19,567
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 15.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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