Otoe County

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Otoe County, Nebraska

1021 Central Ave Rm 103
Nebraska City, NE 68410
Phone: (402) 873-9500
Fax: (402) 873-9506
www.co.otoe.ne.us

On the southeastern border of NE, southeast of Lincoln; original county; organized Mar 2, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Siouan linguistic stock; meaning uncertain, but said to be 'lechers,' either as 'lovers' or in the pejorative sense. The name seems to be a shortened version of a Siouan or possibly French name

Area (sq mi):: 619.09 (land 615.69; water 3.40) Population per square mile: 25.20
Population 2005: 15,509 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 15,396 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,752; median household $37,302; Population below poverty level: 8.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,458-$25,588
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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