Holt County, NE

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Population

10,293

0.647% decline

Poverty Rate

8.89%


Median Age

44.1


Median Household Income

$52,050

4.92% growth

Number of Employees

5,662

1.42% growth

Median Property Value

$102,900

6.19% growth

About

In 2017, Holt County, NE had a population of 10.3k people with a median age of 44.1 and a median household income of $52,050. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Holt County, NE declined from 10,360 to 10,293, a -0.647% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,607 to $52,050, a 4.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Holt County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (94%), White (Hispanic) (3.29%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.787%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.534%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.466%). N/A% of the people in Holt County, NE speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Holt County, NE is $102,900, and the homeownership rate is 72%. Most people in Holt County, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Holt County, NE is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Holt County, NE employs 5.66k people. The largest industries in Holt County, NE are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,104 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (910 people), and Educational Services (585 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,056), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,866), and Transportation & Warehousing ($48,482).

Median household income in Holt County, NE is $52,050. Males in Holt County, NE have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,865. The income inequality in Holt County, NE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,050

2017 value

± $2,484

4.92%

1 Year Growth

± 8.23%

Households in Holt County, NE have a median annual income of $52,050, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,607 in 2016, which represents a 4.92% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,849

Average Male Salary

± $2,084

$42,865

Average Female Salary

± $1,555

In 2017, full-time male employees in Nebraska made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $46,766 ± $9,518

  2. White

    $44,931 ± $1,266

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $34,147 ± $19,585

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nebraska workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Holt County, NE is from Nebraska.

0.446

2017 Wage GINI

0.447

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.189% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Nebraska was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nebraska in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9741

  2. Census Tract 9740

  3. Census Tract 9742

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Holt County, NE was Census Tract 9741 with a value of $54,483, followed by Census Tract 9740 and Census Tract 9742, with respective values of $52,321 and $51,838.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Holt County, NE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Holt County, NE (899 out of 10.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 18 - 24.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    857 ± 143

  2. Hispanic

    45 ± 80

  3. Two Or More

    23 ± 78

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Holt County, NE is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

5.66k

2017 Value

± 357

1.42%

1 Year growth

± 8.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Holt County, NE grew at a rate of 1.42%, from 5.58k employees to 5.66k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Holt County, NE, are Management Occupations (815 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (585 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (541 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Holt County, NE.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Holt County, NE, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (815 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (585 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (541 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Holt County, NE has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7.66 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.69 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.48 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Holt County, NE, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($61,488), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($55,469), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($55,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.66k

2017 Value

± 357

1.42%

1 Year growth

± 8.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Holt County, NE grew at a rate of 1.42%, from 5.58k employees to 5.66k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Holt County, NE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,104 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (910 people), and Educational Services (585 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Holt County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Holt County, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Holt County, NE, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,104 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (910 people), and Educational Services (585 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Holt County, NE has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (13.6 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.99 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Holt County, NE, by median earnings, are Utilities ($63,056), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,866), and Transportation & Warehousing ($48,482).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nebraska to other states, or from other states to Nebraska.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.4B

  2. $22.4B

  3. $12.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Nebraska product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $24.4B, followed by Meat/seafood ($22.4B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($12.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nebraska products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$162B

2020 Value

$229B

Projected 2045 Value

41.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nebraska trade was $162B. This is expected to increase 41.8% to $229B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nebraska trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nebraska to other states, or from other states to Nebraska.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $13.3B

  2. $10B

  3. $9.14B

In 2015, the top outbound Nebraska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Iowa with $13.3B, followed by Kansas with $10B and California and $9.14B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nebraska shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92% of the population of Holt County, NE has health coverage, with 46.3% on employee plans, 7.62% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 21.5% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Holt County, NE was $8,412 in 2014. This is a 3.43% increase from the previous year ($8,133).

Primary care physicians in Holt County, NE see 859 patients per year on average, which represents a 17.4% decrease from the previous year (1040 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 932 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 539 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Thurston County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.5%). Additionally, Thurston County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

859 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Holt County, NE see an average of 859 patients per year. This represents a 17.4% decrease from the previous year (1,040 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Holt County, NE in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,412

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,536

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,964

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,956

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nebraska (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.43%, from $8,133 to $8,412.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.99%

Uninsured

46.3%

Employer Coverage

7.62%

Medicaid

15.5%

Medicare

21.5%

Non-Group

1.06%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Holt County, NE grew by 9.7% from 7.28% to 7.99%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Holt County, NE changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.5% prevalence

  2. 14.8% prevalence

  3. 13.5% prevalence

Thurston County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nebraska, at 16.5%.

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Diversity

Holt County, NE is home to a population of 10.3k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.66% of Holt County, NE residents were born outside of the country (274 people).

In 2017, there were 28.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.68k people) in Holt County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 339 White (Hispanic) and 81 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Holt County, NE was 44.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Holt County, NE are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Holt County, NE residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.66%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

274 people

2.14%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

222 people

As of 2017, 2.66% of Holt County, NE residents (274 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Holt County, NE was 2.14%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    47,787 ± 5,299 people

  2. Guatemala

    8,331 ± 2,236 people

  3. Vietnam

    6,596 ± 1,990 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nebraska was Mexico, the natal country of 47,787 Nebraska residents, followed by Guatemala with 8,331 and Vietnam with 6,596.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Holt County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Holt County, NE was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Holt County, NE

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    9.68k ± 15

  2. White (Hispanic)

    339 ± 75

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)

    81 ± 32

In 2017, there were 28.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.68k people) in Holt County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 339 White (Hispanic) and 81 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Holt County, NE as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    232 ± 60

  2. Korea

    149 ± 51

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    111 ± 64

Holt County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Holt County, NE was $102,900 in 2017, which is 0.448 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,900 to $102,900, a 6.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Holt County, NE is 72%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Holt County, NE have an average commute time of 12.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Holt County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$102,900

2017 Median

± $5,313

$96,900

2016 Median

± $6,586

In 2017, the median property value in Holt County, NE grew to to $102,900 from the previous year's value of $96,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Holt County, NE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Holt County, NE the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$52,050

Median Household Income

± $2,484

4.57k

Number of Households

± 334

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.57k households in Holt County, NE grew to $52,050 from the previous year's value of $49,607.

The following chart displays the households in Holt County, NE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Holt County, NE distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Holt County, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

72%

2017 Homeownership

73.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72% of the housing units in Holt County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Holt County, NE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

12.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Holt County, NE have a shorter commute time (12.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.54% of the workforce in Holt County, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    11.1%

  3. Carpooled

    9.02%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Holt County, NE was Drove Alone (73.4%), followed by those who Worked At Home (11.1%) and those who Carpooled (9.02%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Holt County, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Holt County, NE have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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