Otoe County

Otoe County, Nebraska

1021 Central Ave Rm 103
Nebraska City, NE 68410
Phone: (402) 873-9500
Fax: (402) 873-9506
www.co.otoe.ne.us

On the southeastern border of NE, southeast of Lincoln; original county; organized Mar 2, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Siouan linguistic stock; meaning uncertain, but said to be 'lechers,' either as 'lovers' or in the pejorative sense. The name seems to be a shortened version of a Siouan or possibly French name

Area (sq mi):: 619.09 (land 615.69; water 3.40) Population per square mile: 25.20
Population 2005: 15,509 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 15,396 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,752; median household $37,302; Population below poverty level: 8.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,458-$25,588
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The World-Herald reported that a working Nebraska City steam traction engine, on its way to an Otoe County scrap drive, "blew its flue, keeping it out of the pile for an extra day."
2008), from the southeasternmost part of the state (Richardson County), and in 2008 a nymph was photographed and collected in Otoe County. More recently, a few pictures have been found on BugGuide.net showing this species from Fontenelle Forest in Sarpy County (BugGuide 2015).
Another male was captured in eastern Otoe County on 7 September 1999 in smooth brome growing along a county road.
In northeastern Otoe County in September and October of 1994, four M.