Banner County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Banner County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of USA NE
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
Founded 1888
Seat Harrisburg
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

746 sq mi (1,932 km²)
746 sq mi (1,932 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.02%
 - (2000)
 - Density

109/sq mi (042/km²)

Banner County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 819. Its county seat is Harrisburg6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Banner County is represented by the prefix 85 (it had the eighty-fifth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,933 km² (746 sq mi). 1,933 km² (746 sq mi) of it is land and 0 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.02%) is water.

Adjacent Counties Edit


Banner County
Population by decade

1890 - 2,435
1900 - 1,114
1910 - 1,444
1920 - 1,435
1930 - 1,676
1940 - 1,403
1950 - 1,325
1960 - 1,269
1970 - 1,034
1980 - 918
1990 - 852
2000 - 819

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 819 people, 311 households, and 237 families residing in the county. The population density was 0.42/km² (1/sq mi). There were 375 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (0/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.85% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 3.05% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 5.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 311 households out of which 30.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.10% were married couples living together, 4.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.50% were non-families. 19.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.80% under the age of 18, 3.70% from 18 to 24, 24.30% from 25 to 44, 27.20% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 108.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,339, and the median income for a family was $41,538. Males had a median income of $25,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,149. About 12.30% of families and 13.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.00% of those under age 18 and 11.10% of those age 65 or over.

Census-designated place Edit

Coordinates: 41°32′N 103°43′W / 41.54, -103.72

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