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Deuel County, Nebraska
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Location in the state of Nebraska
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Seat Chappell
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

441 sq mi (1,142 km²)
440 sq mi (1,140 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.20%
 - (2000)
 - Density

5/sq mi (2/km²)

Deuel County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 2,098. Its county seat is Chappell6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Deuel County is represented by the prefix 78 (it had the seventy-eighth-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 1,142 km² (441 sq mi). 1,139 km² (440 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.20%) is water.

Adjacent Counties Edit


Deuel County
Population by decade

1890 - 2,893
1900 - 2,630
1910 - 1,786
1920 - 3,282
1930 - 3,992
1940 - 3,580
1950 - 3,330
1960 - 3,125
1970 - 2,717
1980 - 2,462
1990 - 2,237
2000 - 2,098

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,098 people, 908 households, and 601 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (5/sq mi). There were 1,032 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.33% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 1.14% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 2.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 908 households out of which 25.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.60% were married couples living together, 5.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.80% were non-families. 31.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 4.90% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 22.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,981, and the median income for a family was $41,550. Males had a median income of $26,020 versus $19,479 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,891. About 5.30% of families and 9.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.40% of those under age 18 and 6.10% of those age 65 or over.

City and village Edit

Coordinates: 41°07′N 102°20′W / 41.11, -102.33

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