Burt County

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Burt County, Nebraska

PO Box 87
Tekamah, NE 68061
Phone: (402) 374-2955
Fax: (402) 374-2956
www.burtcounty.ne.gov

On the central eastern border of NE, north of Omaha; original county; organized Feb 18, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Francis Burt (1807-54), SC legislator, editor, and first territorial governor of NE (1854)

Area (sq mi):: 497.10 (land 492.77; water 4.33) Population per square mile: 15.10
Population 2005: 7,455 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.30%; 1990-2000 -1.00% Population 2000: 7,791 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 42.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,654; median household $33,954; Population below poverty level: 8.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,001-$25,791
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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