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Dundy County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Dundy County
Location in the state of Nebraska
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Nebraska's location in the U.S.
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Seat Benkelman
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

921 sq mi (2,385 km²)
920 sq mi (2,383 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.10%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Dundy County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 2,292. Its county seat is Benkelman6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Dundy County is represented by the prefix 76 (it had the seventy-sixth-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 2,385 km² (921 sq mi). 2,382 km² (920 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.10%) is water.

Adjacent Counties Edit


Dundy County
Population by decade

1880 - 37
1890 - 4,012
1900 - 2,434
1910 - 4,098
1920 - 4,869
1930 - 5,610
1940 - 5,122
1950 - 4,354
1960 - 3,570
1970 - 2,926
1980 - 2,861
1990 - 2,582
2000 - 2,292

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,292 people, 961 households, and 637 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 1,196 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.95% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.79% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.87% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 3.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 961 households out of which 27.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% were married couples living together, 3.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.70% were non-families. 30.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.60% 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, 5.70% from 18 to 24, 23.50% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 22.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,010, and the median income for a family was $35,862. Males had a median income of $22,415 versus $18,583 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,786. About 11.00% of families and 13.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.10% of those under age 18 and 15.00% of those age 65 or over.

City and village Edit

Coordinates: 40°11′N 101°41′W / 40.18, -101.69

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