Box Butte County

Box Butte County, Nebraska

PO Box 678
Alliance, NE 69301
Phone: (308) 762-6565
Fax: (308) 762-2867

In northwestern NE, northeast of Scottsbluff; organized Nov 2, 1886 from Dawes County. Name Origin: Descriptive of the rectangular-shaped butte near Alliance

Area (sq mi):: 1077.84 (land 1075.29; water 2.54) Population per square mile: 10.60
Population 2005: 11,374 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.40%; 1990-2000 -7.40% Population 2000: 12,158 (White 87.70%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 7.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 8.30%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,407; median household $39,366; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,195-$26,905
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 14.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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RWMC's primary service area encompasses Scotts Bluff County, Morrill County, Banner County, Sioux County, and Box Butte County, and its secondary service area includes Dawes, Cheyenne and Kimball Counties in Nebraska and Goshen County in Wyoming.
Historical records from pre-1950 to the present show the species extending its range westward in the state to Box Butte Reservoir, Box Butte County (Fig.
In 2001, the Box Butte County Board of Equalization (Board) determined that 67 unsold properties were taxable because they were not being used for a public purpose or being developed for a public purpose.