Frontier County, NE

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2022 Population
2,491
0.836% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.3
0.915% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.4%
39.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$62,928
5.63% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$124,500
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1,181
0.84% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Frontier County, NE had a population of 2.49k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $62,928. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Frontier County, NE declined from 2,512 to 2,491, a −0.836% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,573 to $62,928, a 5.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Frontier County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.93%), Other (Hispanic) (1.65%), White (Hispanic) (1.16%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.12%).

None of the households in Frontier 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.

99.7% of the residents in Frontier County, NE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Frontier County, NE are Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (110 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Frontier County, NE was $124,500, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%.

Most people in Frontier County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Frontier County, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Frontier County, NE is home to a population of 2.49k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.883% of Frontier County, NE residents were born outside of the country (22 people).

In 2022, there were 31.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.3k people) in Frontier County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 73 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 41 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Frontier County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Frontier County, NE was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Frontier County, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.3k ± 75
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    73 ± 31.1
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    41 ± 21
3.37%
Hispanic Population
84 people

In 2022, there were 31.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.3k people) in Frontier County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 73 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 41 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.37% of the people in Frontier County, NE are hispanic (84 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    46,527 ± 5,232 people
  2. Guatemala
    10,472 ± 2,506 people
  3. India
    6,505 ± 1,977 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nebraska was Mexico, the natal country of 46,527 Nebraska residents, followed by Guatemala with 10,472 and India with 6,505.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.883%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
22 people
0.518%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13 people

As of 2022, 0.883% of Frontier County, NE residents (22 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 Frontier County, NE was 0.518%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    47 ± 19
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    34 ± 27
  3. Korea
    14 ± 16

Frontier County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Frontier County, NE employs 1.18k people. The largest industries in Frontier County, NE are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (215 people), Educational Services (181 people), and Retail Trade (153 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($80,990), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,083), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,500).

Males in Nebraska have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,834. The income inequality in Nebraska (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.18k
2022 Value
± 125
−0.84%
1 Year decline
± 14.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Frontier County, NE declined at a rate of −0.84%, from 1.19k employees to 1.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Frontier County, NE, are Management Occupations (179 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (127 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (100 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Frontier County, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.18k
2022 Value
± 125
−0.84%
1 Year decline
± 14.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Frontier County, NE declined at a rate of −0.84%, from 1.19k employees to 1.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Frontier County, NE, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (215 people), Educational Services (181 people), and Retail Trade (153 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Frontier County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Frontier 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

$46,111
Median earning men ± $8,542
$32,629
Median earning women ± $5,709

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($81,146), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($78,333), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,000), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,750), and Wholesale Trade ($46,250).

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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. 23
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 18
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 16
    Wholesale Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Frontier County, NE went to Donald J. Trump with 85.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (13.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.53%).

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

In 2022, universities in Frontier County, NE awarded 110 degrees. The student population of Frontier County, NE in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 103 male students and 200 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Frontier County, NE are White (99 and 90%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (9 and 8.18%), Two or More Races (1 and 0.909%), and Unknown (1 and 0.909%).

The largest universities in Frontier County, NE by number of degrees awarded are Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (110 and 100%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 303 students enrolled in Frontier County, NE, 34% men and 66% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 282 records, of which 66.3% were women and 33.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Frontier County, NE was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Frontier County, NE according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
110 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture with 110 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 47 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Frontier County, NE, which is 0.746 times less than the 63 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 99 degrees mean that there were 11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 9 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,726) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($876) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($828) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Frontier County, NE was $124,500 in 2022, which is 0.442 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $110,400 to $124,500, a 12.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Frontier County, NE is 67.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Frontier County, NE have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Frontier County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

In 2022, 7.62% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Frontier County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.223%.

Property

$124,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,232
$696
Median Property Taxes
±$83

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 Frontier 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 Frontier County, NE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.4%
Homeownership
2022
65.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.4% of the housing units in Frontier County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9611
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Frontier County, NE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$62,928
Median Household Income
± $7,256
1.03k
Number of Households
± 105

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.03k households in Frontier County, NE grew to $62,928 from the previous year's value of $59,573.

The following chart displays the households in Frontier 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Frontier 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 (78.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.65%)
  3. Carpooled (5.72%)

In 2022, 78.3% of workers in Frontier County, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.65%) and those who carpooled to work (5.72%).

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

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Frontier County, NE have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.06% of the workforce in Frontier 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 Frontier County, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Frontier County, NE have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 7.62% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Frontier County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.223%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Frontier County, NE (295 out of 2.38k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Frontier County, NE is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 17.1% of the children was living in poverty in Frontier County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1%.

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Health

89.6% of the population of Frontier County, NE has health coverage, with 41% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 16.8% on Medicare, 17.6% on non-group plans, and 2.03% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.1% were men and 47.9% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.3% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 33.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.1% were men and 47.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.4%
Uninsured
41%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
16.8%
Medicare
17.6%
Non-Group
2.03%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Frontier County, NE grew by 24.5% from 8.33% to 10.4%.

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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 37.3% in Frontier County, NE.

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