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Thomas County, Nebraska

 

Thomas County, Nebraska

Thomas County, Nebraska
Thomas County courthouse in Thedford
Map of Nebraska highlighting Thomas County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the United States highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
Founded 1887
Named for George Henry Thomas
Seat Thedford
Largest village Thedford
Area
 • Total 714 sq mi (1,849 km2)
 • Land 713 sq mi (1,847 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2 km2), 0.1%
Population
 • (2010) 647
 • Density 0.9/sq mi (0/km²)
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Thomas County is a

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References

See also

Communities

The median income for a household in the county was $27,292, and the median income for a family was $36,618. Males had a median income of $25,662 versus $20,577 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,335. About 13.60% of families and 14.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.30% of those under age 18 and 17.30% of those age 65 or over.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.60% under the age of 18, 4.40% from 18 to 24, 23.90% from 25 to 44, 27.80% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.80 males.

There were 325 households out of which 26.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% were married couples living together, 4.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.50% were non-families. 31.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.84.

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 729 people, 325 households, and 216 families residing in the county. The population density was 1 person per square mile (0/km²). There were 446 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.45% White, 0.27% Native American, and 0.27% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Demographics

National protected area

Adjacent counties

Major highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 714 square miles (1,850 km2), of which 713 square miles (1,850 km2) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) (0.1%) is water.[4]

A view of the Dismal River, Sandhills, and U.S. Route 83 in Thomas County

Geography

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
    • National protected area 1.3
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

In the Nebraska license plate system, Thomas County is represented by the prefix 89 (it had the eighty-ninth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

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