Nuckolls County

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Nuckolls County, Nebraska

PO Box 366
Nelson, NE 68961
Phone: (402) 225-4361
Fax: (402) 225-4301
www.nuckollscounty.ne.gov

On the southern border of NE, southeast of Grand Island; organized Jun 27, 1871 from unorganized territory; a county originally named Nuckolls is now Thayer County. Name Origin: For Stephen Friel Nuckolls (1825-79), pioneer, NE territorial legislator (1859), and U.S. representative from WY (1869-71)

Area (sq mi):: 575.96 (land 575.30; water 0.66) Population per square mile: 8.20
Population 2005: 4,739 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.30%; 1990-2000 -12.60% Population 2000: 5,057 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 44.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,608; median household $28,958; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,010-$24,974
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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