Greeley County


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Greeley County, Nebraska

PO Box 287
Greeley, NE 68842
Phone: (308) 428-3625
Fax: (308) 428-3022

In east-central NE, north of Grand Island; organized Mar 1, 1871 from Boone County. Name Origin: For Horace Greeley (1811-72), editor who championed westward expansion

Area (sq mi):: 570.71 (land 569.85; water 0.85) Population per square mile: 4.40
Population 2005: 2,512 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.40%; 1990-2000 -9.70% Population 2000: 2,714 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 41.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,731; median household $28,375; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,637-$26,559
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Greeley County, Kansas

PO Box 277
Tribune, KS 67879
Phone: (620) 376-4256
Fax: (620) 376-2294
www.greeleycountygovernment.org

On the central western border of KS; established Mar 6, 1873. Name Origin: For Horace Greeley (1811-72), editor of the New York Tribune and champion of westward expansion.

Area (sq mi):: 778.01 (land 778.01; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 1.70
Population 2005: 1,349 State rank: 105 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.10%; 1990-2000 -13.50% Population 2000: 1,534 (White 87.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 11.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 6.60%). Foreign born: 8.50%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $19,974; median household $34,605; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,408-$27,006
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 15.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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