Cheyenne County, Nebraska

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Cheyenne County
Cheyenne County Courthouse in Sidney
Cheyenne County Courthouse in Sidney
Map of Nebraska highlighting Cheyenne County
Location within the U.S. state of Nebraska
Map of the United States highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°13′N 102°59′W / 41.22°N 102.99°W / 41.22; -102.99
Country United States
State  Nebraska
Founded1871
Named for Cheyenne people
Seat Sidney
Largest citySidney
Area
 • Total1,196 sq mi (3,100 km2)
 • Land1,196 sq mi (3,100 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.01%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
9,676
 • Density8.1/sq mi (3.1/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 ( Mountain)
 • Summer ( DST) UTC−6 ( MDT)
Congressional district 3rd
Website www.cheyennecountyne.net

Cheyenne County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 9,998. [1] Its county seat is Sidney. [2] The county was formed in 1871 [3] and named for the Cheyenne Native American tribe.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Cheyenne County is represented by the prefix 39 as it had the 39th-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922.

Geography

Cheyenne county lies on the south side of Nebraska. Its south boundary line abuts with the north boundary line of the state of Colorado. According to the US Census Bureau, the county has an area of 1,196 square miles (3,100 km2), of which 1,196 square miles (3,100 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.01%) is water. [4]

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870190
18801,558720.0%
18905,693265.4%
19005,570−2.2%
19104,551−18.3%
19208,40584.7%
193010,18721.2%
19409,505−6.7%
195012,08127.1%
196014,82822.7%
197010,778−27.3%
198010,057−6.7%
19909,494−5.6%
20009,8303.5%
20109,9981.7%
Est. 20179,676 [5]−3.2%
US Decennial Census [6]
1790-1960 [7] 1900-1990 [8]
1990-2000 [9] 2010-2013 [1]

As of the 2000 United States Census, [10] there were 9,830 people, 4,071 households, and 2,686 families in the county. The population density was 8 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 4,569 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.34% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.46% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 4.46% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 45.3% were of German, 9.1% English, 7.6% Irish and 7.5% American.

There were 4,071 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.80% were married couples living together, 8.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.00% were non-families. 30.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.

The county population contained 26.30% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,438, and the median income for a family was $41,024. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $20,467 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,437. About 8.20% of families and 10.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.80% of those under age 18 and 7.40% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

City

Villages

Census-designated places

Unincorporated communities

Politics

Cheyenne County voters are reliably Republican. In no national election since 1936 has the county selected the Democratic Party candidate, & only four total since 1900.

Presidential election results
Presidential election results [13]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 77.8% 3,665 15.1% 711 7.1% 335
2012 74.2% 3,449 23.3% 1,084 2.5% 116
2008 73.8% 3,572 24.2% 1,173 1.9% 94
2004 79.9% 3,791 18.8% 893 1.3% 62
2000 76.6% 3,207 20.2% 844 3.2% 135
1996 64.8% 2,571 26.7% 1,059 8.5% 336
1992 51.8% 2,197 22.8% 967 25.4% 1,077
1988 67.8% 2,862 31.6% 1,333 0.7% 28
1984 77.7% 3,159 21.1% 857 1.2% 48
1980 74.8% 3,073 18.9% 776 6.3% 259
1976 56.4% 2,285 41.1% 1,665 2.5% 102
1972 76.7% 3,120 23.3% 950
1968 66.0% 2,725 24.0% 993 10.0% 414
1964 53.8% 3,129 46.2% 2,689
1960 59.7% 3,814 40.4% 2,580
1956 63.6% 3,809 36.4% 2,182
1952 65.5% 4,206 34.5% 2,217
1948 50.3% 2,161 49.7% 2,139
1944 60.2% 2,654 39.8% 1,752
1940 55.2% 2,394 44.8% 1,943
1936 30.9% 1,374 66.4% 2,950 2.7% 118
1932 28.8% 1,285 68.7% 3,068 2.5% 112
1928 62.3% 2,618 37.2% 1,563 0.5% 22
1924 51.8% 1,719 16.7% 555 31.5% 1,047
1920 71.9% 1,857 23.4% 604 4.7% 121
1916 38.2% 563 56.6% 834 5.2% 76
1912 24.3% 233 36.3% 348 39.5% 379 [14]
1908 50.3% 886 46.0% 809 3.7% 65
1904 65.9% 681 25.9% 267 8.2% 85
1900 57.0% 714 40.6% 509 2.4% 30

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Retrieved September 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 3 May 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 August 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title ( link)
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". US Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Archived from the original on November 13, 2013. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  6. ^ "US Decennial Census". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  7. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  8. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". US Census Bureau. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  9. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). US Census Bureau. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 11 September 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2008.
  11. ^ Brownson NE Google Maps (accessed 17 January 2019)
  12. ^ Colton NE Google Maps (accessed 17 January 2019)
  13. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS
  14. ^ The leading "other" candidate, Progressive Theodore Roosevelt, received 281 votes, while Socialist candidate Eugene Debs received 78 votes and Prohibition Eugene Chafin received 20 votes.


Latitude and Longitude:

41°13′N 102°59′W / 41.22°N 102.99°W / 41.22; -102.99