Phelps County


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Phelps County, Nebraska

PO Box 404
Holdrege, NE 68949
Phone: (308) 995-4469
Fax: (308) 995-4368
www.phelpsgov.org

In south-central NE, southwest of Grand Island; organized Feb 11, 1873 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Capt. William Phelps (1808-?), an early settler and former Missouri River steamboat captain

Area (sq mi):: 540.60 (land 539.97; water 0.64) Population per square mile: 17.50
Population 2005: 9,449 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.10%; 1990-2000 0.30% Population 2000: 9,747 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,044; median household $37,319; Population below poverty level: 8.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,868-$30,309
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 15.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Phelps County, Missouri

200 N Main St
Rolla, MO 65401
Phone: (573) 364-1891
Fax: (573) 458-6119
www.phelpscounty.org

In south-central MO, southwest of Saint Louis; organized Nov 13, 1857 from Crawford County. Name Origin: For John Smith Phelps (1814-86), MO legislator, U.S. representative (1845-63), and governor (1876-80)

Area (sq mi):: 674.28 (land 672.85; water 1.43) Population per square mile: 62.60
Population 2005: 42,125 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 5.80%; 1990-2000 13.00% Population 2000: 39,825 (White 92.60%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 2.40%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,084; median household $29,378; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,348-$24,052
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Rolla County seat (17,411)

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    Before his job in Missouri, Ross held executive management positions at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo., North Iowa Mercy Health Center in Mason City, Iowa, and Ellsworth Municipal Hospital in Iowa Falls, Iowa.
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    Phelps County Bank, a small local bank in Rolla, Missouri, set up an ESOP in the early 1980s to limit the risk of an outside takeover.
    Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced that Phelps County will receive an economic development investment grant for $70,000:
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