Scotts Bluff County, NE Demographic Data

Scotts Bluff County, NE Summary

Scotts Bluff County is located in Nebraska
  • Population: 36,987
  • Area: 745.36 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 739.40 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 5.96 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 49.62 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 3,977.36 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Scotts Bluff County, NE Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
18,932
52%
50.8
Male
17,667
48%
49.2
Total Population
36,599
 
323,128,000

Scotts Bluff County, NE Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,429
6.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
2,878
7.9% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
2,344
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
2,301
6.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
2,181
6.0% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
4,365
11.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
4,117
11.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
4,485
12.3% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
2,531
6.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
2,454
6.7% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
3,313
9.1% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
2,046
5.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,155
3.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
27,531
75.2%
77.2
Female
14,394
52.3%
51.3
Male
13,137
47.7%
48.7
21 Years and over
26,079
71.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
7,955
21.7%
18.8
65 Years and over
6,514
17.8%
15.2
Female
3,711
57.0%
55.8
Male
2,803
43.0%
44.2
Median Age (years)
40
0.0%
0.0

Scotts Bluff County, NE Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
35,918
98.1% 
96.8
White
34,154
93.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
311
0.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
400
1.1% 
0.8
Asian
242
0.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
12
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
93
0.3% 
1.3
Filipino
6
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
87
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
31
0.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
13
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
13
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
13
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
798
2.2% 
5.1
Two or More Races
681
1.9% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
8,349
22.8% 
17.8
Mexican
7,471
20.4% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
179
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
21
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
678
1.9% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
28,250
77.2% 
82.2

Scotts Bluff County, NE Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,329
5.4% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,851
7.6% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
7,209
29.5% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
6,138
25.1% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
2,708
11.1% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
3,424
14.0% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
1,807
7.4% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,180
13.0%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
21,286
87.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
5,231
21.4%
31.2

Scotts Bluff County, NE Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
7,848
27.1%
33.7%
Now Married
14,542
50.2%
47.5
Divorced
3,892
13.4%
11.0%
Separated
551
1.9%
2.0
Widowed
2,115
7.3
5.8%

Scotts Bluff County, NE Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
29,938
87.6%
78.4%
Languages other than english
4,232
12.4%
21.6%
Spanish
3,782
11.1%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
242
0.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
107
0.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
101
0.3%
1.1%

Scotts Bluff County, NE Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
935
6.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
802
5.5%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
1,821
12.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
2,041
14.0%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
2,240
15.4%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,851
19.6%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
1,592
10.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
1,477
10.2%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
419
2.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
366
2.5%
6.4
Median household income
46,632
 
57,617
Per capita income
25,863
 
31,128

Scotts Bluff County, NE Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
739
4.1%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,490
8.3%
9.8
Construction
1,465
8.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
4,457
24.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,091
6.0%
6.6
Information
286
1.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,304
7.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
1,144
6.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,085
6.0%
11.4
Public administration
746
4.1%
4.6
Retail trade
2,457
13.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,352
7.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
418
2.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
2,279
12.6%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
5,441
30.2%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,408
13.4%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
4,635
25.7%
23.3%
Service occupations
3,271
18.1%
18.1%

Scotts Bluff County, NE Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
17,723
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
14,729
83.1%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,748
9.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
64
0.4%
5.1
Walked
323
1.8%
2.7
Other means
225
1.3%
1.8
Worked at home
634
3.6%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
15.4
 
26.6

Scotts Bluff County, NE Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
681
4.7%
8.7
1 vehicles
4,449
30.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
5,569
38.3%
37.1
3 or more
3,845
26.4%
21.0

Scotts Bluff County, NE Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
14,544
89.1%
87.6
Owner Occupied
9,940
68.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
4,604
31.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
1,783
10.9%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Scotts Bluff County, NE Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
16,327
1 room
150
0.9%
2.4
2 rooms
342
2.1%
2.7
3 rooms
1,082
6.6%
9.1
4 rooms
2,825
17.3%
16.5
5 rooms
3,284
20.1%
19.8
6 rooms
2,697
16.5%
17.8
7 rooms
1,857
11.4%
12.0
8 rooms
1,344
8.2%
8.6
9 rooms or more
2,746
16.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Scotts Bluff County, NE Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
16,327
 
 
1-unit, detached
12,679
77.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
446
2.7%
5.9
2-units
358
2.2%
3.6
3 or 4 units
660
4.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
368
2.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
209
1.3%
4.4
20 or more units
544
3.3%
9.0
Mobile home
1,014
6.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
49
0.3%
0.1

Scotts Bluff County, NE Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
3,684
22.6%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
1,628
10.0%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
2,165
13.3%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
1,843
11.3%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
3,300
20.2%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
1,375
8.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
1,094
6.7%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
1,103
6.8%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
124
0.8%
2.8%
2014 or later
11
0.1%
1.4%

Scotts Bluff County, NE Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
8,861
60.9%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,162
8.0%
4.7
Electricity
4,053
27.9%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
30
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
5
0.0%
0.1
Wood
277
1.9%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
100
0.7%
0.5
No fuel used
56
0.4%
1.1

Scotts Bluff County, NE Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
5,849
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
125
2.1%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
186
3.2%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
256
4.4%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
306
5.2%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
869
14.9%
20.1%
$500 to $999
1,979
33.8%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
2,128
36.4%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,488
42.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
980
16.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
555
9.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
552
9.5%
7.0%
35.0% or more
1,253
21.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
21
0.0%
0.0%

Scotts Bluff County, NE Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
4,152 
 
41,631,300 
$2,000 to $2,499
16
0.4%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
18
0.4%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
25
0.6%
1.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
87
2.1%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
526
12.7%
28.3%
Less than $500
903
21.7%
10.7%
$500 to $999
2,577
62.1%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
452
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
708
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
546
13.3%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
505
12.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
672
16.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
520
12.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
383
9.3%
9.0%
35.0% or more
1,486
36.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
492
0.0%
0.0%

Scotts Bluff County, NE Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
9,940
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
1,418
14.3%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,991
30.1%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,356
23.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,301
13.1%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
972
9.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
598
6.0%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
247
2.5%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
57
0.6%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
111,200
 
205,000
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