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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