Grant County, Nebraska

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Grant County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Grant County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of USA NE
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
Founded March 31, 1887
Named for Ulysses S. Grant
Seat Hyannis
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

783 sq mi (2,029 km²)
776 sq mi (2,010 km²)
7 sq mi (18 km²), 0.89%
 - (2000)
 - Density

1/sq mi (0/km²)
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6

Grant County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 747. Its county seat is Hyannis6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Grant County is represented by the prefix 92 (it had the ninety-second-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 2,029 km² (783 sq mi). 2,010 km² (776 sq mi) of it is land and 18 km² (7 sq mi) of it (0.89%) is water.

Adjacent Counties Edit


Grant County
Population by decade

1870 - 484
1890 - 458
1900 - 763
1910 - 1,097
1920 - 1,486
1930 - 1,427
1940 - 1,327
1950 - 1,057
1960 - 1,009
1970 - 1,019
1980 - 877
1990 - 769
2000 - 747

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 747 people, 292 households, and 226 families residing in the county. The population density was 0/km² (1/sq mi). There were 449 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.80% White, 0.13% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.80% from other races. 1.34% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 292 households out of which 37.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.50% were married couples living together, 6.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.60% were non-families. 22.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.20% under the age of 18, 5.20% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 27.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 114.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,821, and the median income for a family was $37,011. Males had a median income of $26,319 versus $14,417 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,815. About 8.20% of families and 9.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.70% of those under age 18 and 0.00% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 41°55′N 101°44′W / 41.92, -101.74

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