This article is based on the corresponding article in another wiki. For Familypedia purposes, it requires significantly more historical detail on phases of this location's development. The ideal article for a place will give the reader a feel for what it was like to live at that location at the time their relatives were alive there. Also desirable are links to organizations that may be repositories of genealogical information..
Please help to improve this page yourself if you can.

Nuckolls County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Nuckolls County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of USA NE
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
Founded Information needed
Seat Nelson
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

576 sq mi (1,492 km²)
575 sq mi (1,489 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.11%
 - (2000)
 - Density

8/sq mi (3/km²)

Nuckolls County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 5,057. Its county seat is Nelson6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Nuckolls County is represented by the prefix 42 (it had the forty-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 1,492 km² (576 sq mi). 1,490 km² (575 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.11%) is water.

Adjacent Counties Edit


Nuckolls County
Population by decade

1860 - 22
1870 - 8
1880 - 4,235
1890 - 11,417
1900 - 12,414
1910 - 13,019
1920 - 13,236
1930 - 12,629
1940 - 12,781
1950 - 10,973
1960 - 8,217
1970 - 7,404
1980 - 6,726
1990 - 5,786
2000 - 5,057

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,057 people, 2,218 households, and 1,443 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (9/sq mi). There were 2,530 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.91% White, 0.02% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.53% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. 1.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,218 households out of which 26.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% were married couples living together, 4.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.90% were non-families. 32.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 5.40% from 18 to 24, 22.50% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 24.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,958, and the median income for a family was $35,018. Males had a median income of $24,533 versus $17,806 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,608. About 6.50% of families and 11.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.70% of those under age 18 and 8.90% of those age 65 or over.

External LinksEdit

Cities and villages Edit

Coordinates: 40°11′N 98°03′W / 40.18, -98.05

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Nuckolls County, Nebraska. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.