Scotts Bluff County


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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska

1825 10th St
Gering, NE 69341
Phone: (308) 436-6600
Fax: (308) 436-3178
www.scottsbluffcounty.org

On western border of NE; organized Nov 6, 1888 from Cheyenne County. Name Origin: For the prominent bluff on the North Platte River, named for Hiram Scott, a member of the Bonneville expedition of 1832, who died there

Area (sq mi):: 745.50 (land 739.27; water 6.22) Population per square mile: 49.70
Population 2005: 36,752 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 2.60% Population 2000: 36,951 (White 79.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 17.20%; Asian 0.60%; Other 11.50%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,355; median household $32,016; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,788-$25,335
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 14.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Scottsbluff (14,767)

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