Stanton County, Nebraska

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

431 sq mi (1,116 km²)
430 sq mi (1,114 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.29%
 - (2000)
 - Density

16/sq mi (6/km²)

Stanton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 6,455. Its county seat is Stanton6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Stanton County is represented by the prefix 53 (it had the fifty-third-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 1,116 km² (431 sq mi). 1,113 km² (430 sq mi) of it is land and 3 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.29%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


Stanton County
Population by decade

1870 - 636
1880 - 1,813
1890 - 4,619
1900 - 6,959
1910 - 7,542
1920 - 7,756
1930 - 7,809
1940 - 6,887
1950 - 6,387
1960 - 5,783
1970 - 5,758
1980 - 6,549
1990 - 6,244
2000 - 6,455

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,455 people, 2,297 households, and 1,784 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (15/sq mi). There were 2,452 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.72% White, 0.42% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 1.38% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 2.31% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,297 households out of which 38.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.50% were married couples living together, 7.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.30% were non-families. 19.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.80% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $36,676, and the median income for a family was $41,040. Males had a median income of $27,969 versus $19,428 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,511. About 5.30% of families and 6.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.80% of those under age 18 and 7.20% of those age 65 or over.

City and village Edit

Coordinates: 41°55′N 97°11′W / 41.92, -97.19

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