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Frontier County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Frontier County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of USA NE
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
Founded 1872
Seat Stockville
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

980 sq mi (2,538 km²)
975 sq mi (2,525 km²)
6 sq mi (16 km²), 0.56%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Frontier County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 3,099. Its county seat is Stockville6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Frontier County is represented by the prefix 60 (it had the sixtieth-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 2,538 km² (980 sq mi). 2,524 km² (975 sq mi) of it is land and 14 km² (6 sq mi) of it (0.56%) is water.

Adjacent Counties Edit


Frontier County
Population by decade

1880 - 934
1890 - 8,497
1900 - 8,781
1910 - 8,572
1920 - 8,540
1930 - 8,114
1940 - 6,417
1950 - 5,282
1960 - 4,311
1970 - 3,982
1980 - 3,647
1990 - 3,101
2000 - 3,099

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,099 people, 1,192 households, and 828 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 1,543 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.29% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,192 households out of which 31.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.50% were married couples living together, 4.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 11.30% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,038, and the median income for a family was $38,664. Males had a median income of $25,792 versus $16,941 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,648. About 9.30% of families and 12.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.90% of those under age 18 and 8.30% of those age 65 or over.

City and villages Edit

Coordinates: 40°32′N 100°23′W / 40.53, -100.39

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