Fillmore County, NE

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2022 Population
5,557
0.0719% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.4
1.09% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7%
0.794% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$72,335
8.92% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$122,700
20.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Fillmore County, NE had a population of 5.56k people with a median age of 46.4 and a median household income of $72,335. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Fillmore County, NE declined from 5,561 to 5,557, a −0.0719% decrease and its median household income grew from $66,410 to $72,335, a 8.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fillmore County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.2%), White (Hispanic) (2.25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.24%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.486%).

None of the households in Fillmore County, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in Fillmore County, NE are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Fillmore County, NE was $122,700, and the homeownership rate was 80.6%.

Most people in Fillmore County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Fillmore County, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Fillmore County, NE is home to a population of 5.56k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.21% of Fillmore County, NE residents were born outside of the country (67 people).

In 2022, there were 41.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.18k people) in Fillmore County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 125 White (Hispanic) and 105 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Fillmore County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Fillmore County, NE was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fillmore County, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.18k ± 41
  2. White (Hispanic)
    125 ± 36
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    105 ± 43.9
3.78%
Hispanic Population
210 people

In 2022, there were 41.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.18k people) in Fillmore County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 125 White (Hispanic) and 105 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.78% of the people in Fillmore County, NE are hispanic (210 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.21%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
67 people
1.06%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
59 people

As of 2022, 1.21% of Fillmore County, NE residents (67 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fillmore County, NE was 1.06%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    207 ± 62
  2. Korea
    59 ± 37
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    40 ± 28

Fillmore County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Fillmore County, NE employs 3k people. The largest industries in Fillmore County, NE are Health Care & Social Assistance (442 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (415 people), and Retail Trade (338 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,788), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,375), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($61,250).

Occupations

3k
2022 Value
± 213
0.907%
1 Year growth
± 9.71%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fillmore County, NE grew at a rate of 0.907%, from 2.98k employees to 3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fillmore County, NE, are Management Occupations (468 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (370 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (246 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fillmore County, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3k
2022 Value
± 213
0.907%
1 Year growth
± 9.71%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fillmore County, NE grew at a rate of 0.907%, from 2.98k employees to 3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fillmore County, NE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (442 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (415 people), and Retail Trade (338 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fillmore County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Fillmore County, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,991
Median earning men ± $4,272
$31,623
Median earning women ± $2,236

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,333), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,333), and Public Administration ($62,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($52,500), Manufacturing ($44,000), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($43,155).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.25%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.03M people employed in Nebraska. This represents a 2.25% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.87%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 70
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 65
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 60
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Fillmore County, NE went to Donald J. Trump with 75.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.62%).

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing the state of Nebraska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nebraska

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Senator from Nebraska1
  1. Deb Fischer
    Assumed office on January 3, 2013
  2. Pete Ricketts
    Assumed office on January 12, 2023
    Appointed to the seat on January 12, 2023 following the resignation of Ben Sasse.

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing Nebraska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Nebraska

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.09% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.952% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (381k), Some college (364k), and Bachelors Degree (309k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fillmore County, NE was $122,700 in 2022, which is 0.435 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $101,800 to $122,700, a 20.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Fillmore County, NE is 80.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Fillmore County, NE have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fillmore County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$122,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$16,601
$1,921
Median Property Taxes
±$164

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fillmore County, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Fillmore County, NE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.6%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.6% of the housing units in Fillmore County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 917
  2. Census Tract 916

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

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Household Income

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$72,335
Median Household Income
± $4,594
2.38k
Number of Households
± 183

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.38k households in Fillmore County, NE grew to $72,335 from the previous year's value of $66,410.

The following chart displays the households in Fillmore 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fillmore County, NE is from Nebraska.
0.444
2022 Wage GINI in Nebraska
0.444
2021 Wage GINI in Nebraska

In 2022, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0995% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nebraska was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nebraska in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.43%)
  3. Carpooled (6.35%)

In 2022, 79.3% of workers in Fillmore County, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.43%) and those who carpooled to work (6.35%).

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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Commute Time

17 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fillmore County, NE have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.746% of the workforce in Fillmore County, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fillmore County, NE (375 out of 5.35k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fillmore 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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Health

95.1% of the population of Fillmore County, NE has health coverage, with 53.2% on employee plans, 6.47% on Medicaid, 17.1% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 2.37% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fillmore County, NE see 1821 patients per year on average, which represents a 31.8% increase from the previous year (1382 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1380 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 368 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,821 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fillmore County, NE

Primary care physicians in Fillmore County, NE see an average of 1,821 patients per year. This represents a 31.8% increase from the previous year (1,382 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.8% under 18 years, 17.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.92%
Uninsured
53.2%
Employer Coverage
6.47%
Medicaid
17.1%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
2.37%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fillmore County, NE declined by 8.8% from 5.39% to 4.92%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.4% in Fillmore County, NE.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.67% in Fillmore County, NE.

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