Chase County, NE

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2022 Population
3,704
0.271% 1-year growth
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.2
0.465% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.2%
0.731% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$57,313
2.91% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$176,900
11% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Chase County, NE had a population of 3.7k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $57,313. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chase County, NE grew from 3,694 to 3,704, a 0.271% increase and its median household income grew from $55,690 to $57,313, a 2.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chase County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.8%), White (Hispanic) (10.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.02%).

None of the households in Chase County, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.6% of the residents in Chase County, NE are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Chase County, NE was $176,900, and the homeownership rate was 74%.

Most people in Chase County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Chase County, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Chase County, NE is home to a population of 3.7k people, from which 94.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.13% of Chase County, NE residents were born outside of the country (227 people).

In 2022, there were 7.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.84k people) in Chase County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 388 White (Hispanic) and 252 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.6%
2022 Citizenship
93.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.6% of Chase County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chase County, NE was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chase County, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.84k ± 156
  2. White (Hispanic)
    388 ± 119
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    252 ± 81.6
18.7%
Hispanic Population
694 people

In 2022, there were 7.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.84k people) in Chase County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 388 White (Hispanic) and 252 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.7% of the people in Chase County, NE are hispanic (694 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Chase County, NE as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.13%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
227 people
7.17%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
265 people

As of 2022, 6.13% of Chase County, NE residents (227 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chase County, NE was 7.17%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    51 ± 28
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    39 ± 27
  3. Korea
    26 ± 24

Chase County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chase County, NE employs 1.73k people. The largest industries in Chase County, NE are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (315 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (241 people), and Retail Trade (186 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($108,571), Transportation & Warehousing ($88,650), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($88,250).

Occupations

1.73k
2022 Value
± 205
−0.231%
1 Year decline
± 16.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chase County, NE declined at a rate of −0.231%, from 1.73k employees to 1.73k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chase County, NE, are Management Occupations (292 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (221 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (194 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chase County, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.73k
2022 Value
± 205
−0.231%
1 Year decline
± 16.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chase County, NE declined at a rate of −0.231%, from 1.73k employees to 1.73k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chase County, NE, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (315 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (241 people), and Retail Trade (186 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chase County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Chase County, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,401
Median earning men ± $5,181
$23,750
Median earning women ± $10,618

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($136,042), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($89,150), and Wholesale Trade ($71,691).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($75,536), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,750), and Wholesale Trade ($38,917).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.25%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.03M people employed in Nebraska. This represents a 2.25% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.87%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Nebraska.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 69
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 62
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 41
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Chase County, NE went to Donald J. Trump with 87.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (11.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.35%).

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing the state of Nebraska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nebraska

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Senator from Nebraska1
  1. Deb Fischer
    Assumed office on January 3, 2013
  2. Pete Ricketts
    Assumed office on January 12, 2023
    Appointed to the seat on January 12, 2023 following the resignation of Ben Sasse.

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing Nebraska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Nebraska

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.09% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.952% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (381k), Some college (364k), and Bachelors Degree (309k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chase County, NE was $176,900 in 2022, which is 0.628 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $159,400 to $176,900, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Chase County, NE is 74%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chase County, NE have an average commute time of 15.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chase County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$176,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$27,392
$1,094
Median Property Taxes
±$149

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chase County, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Chase County, NE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74%
Homeownership
2022
64.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74% of the housing units in Chase County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.6%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9619
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$57,313
Median Household Income
± $5,811
1.48k
Number of Households
± 184

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.48k households in Chase County, NE grew to $57,313 from the previous year's value of $55,690.

The following chart displays the households in Chase County, NE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chase County, NE is from Nebraska.
0.444
2022 Wage GINI in Nebraska
0.444
2021 Wage GINI in Nebraska

In 2022, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0995% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nebraska was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nebraska in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.52%)

In 2022, 73.3% of workers in Chase County, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.52%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

15.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chase County, NE have a shorter commute time (15.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.664% of the workforce in Chase County, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chase County, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chase County, NE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chase County, NE (298 out of 3.63k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chase County, NE is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.4% of the population of Chase County, NE has health coverage, with 43.1% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 19% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 0.33% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.8% were men and 53.2% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 14.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.8% were men and 53.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.6%
Uninsured
43.1%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
19%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
0.33%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chase County, NE grew by 25.7% from 9.21% to 11.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.5% in Chase County, NE.

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