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Encyclopedia > Nemaha County, Kansas
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Nemaha County (standard abbreviation: NM) is a county located in the state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 10,717. Its county seat is Seneca, Kansas6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,863 km˛ (719 mi˛). 1,860 km˛ (718 mi˛) of it is land and 4 km˛ (1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.20% water.


Adjacent counties

  • Richardson County, Nebraska (northeast)
  • Brown County, Kansas (east)
  • Jackson County, Kansas (southeast)
  • Pottawatomie County, Kansas (southwest)
  • Marshall County, Kansas (west)
  • Pawnee County, Nebraska (northwest)

See also: List of counties in Kansas


Demographics

As of the census˛ of 2000, there are 10,717 people, 3,959 households, and 2,763 families residing in the county. The population density is 6/km˛ (15/mi˛). There are 4,340 housing units at an average density of 2/km˛ (6/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 98.35% White, 0.49% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.71% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 3,959 households out of which 34.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% are married couples living together, 5.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.20% are non-families. 28.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.20.


In the county the population is spread out with 28.50% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 24.10% from 25 to 44, 19.40% from 45 to 64, and 22.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $34,296, and the median income for a family is $41,838. Males have a median income of $28,879 versus $19,340 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,121. 9.10% of the population and 6.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.90% of those under the age of 18 and 8.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Subdivisions

Cities and towns

  • Bern
  • Centralia
  • Corning
  • Goff
  • Oneida
  • Seneca
  • Wetmore

Education

Unified school districts

  • Sabetha USD 441
  • Nemaha Valley USD 442
  • B & B USD 451

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Nemaha County, Kansas - definition of Nemaha County, Kansas in Encyclopedia (374 words)
Nemaha County (standard abbreviation: NM) is a county located in the state of Kansas.
In the county the population is spread out with 28.50% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 24.10% from 25 to 44, 19.40% from 45 to 64, and 22.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $34,296, and the median income for a family is $41,838.
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