Keith County

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Keith County, Nebraska

PO Box 149
Ogallala, NE 69153
Phone: (308) 284-4726
Fax: (308) 284-6277
www.co.keith.ne.us

In west-central NE, west of North Platte; organized May 3, 1873 from Lincoln County. Name Origin: For either Morrill C. Keith, the grandfather of NE governor Keith Morrill (1917-19), or John Keith, a prominent citizen of North Platte

Area (sq mi):: 1109.77 (land 1061.26; water 48.51) Population per square mile: 7.80
Population 2005: 8,330 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.10%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 8,875 (White 94.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,421; median household $32,325; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,256-$23,138
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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