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|People QuickFacts||Buffalo County||Nebraska|
|Population, 2013 estimate||47,893||1,868,516|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||46,102||1,826,341|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||3.9%||2.3%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.9%||7.0%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.6%||24.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||12.5%||14.1%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.4%||50.2%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||95.8%||89.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.0%||4.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||1.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.4%||2.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.2%||2.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||8.3%||9.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||88.2%||81.0%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||79.4%||83.2%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||4.0%||6.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||7.1%||10.4%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||92.4%||90.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||31.6%||28.1%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||15.2||18.1|
|Housing units, 2013||19,381||807,034|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||65.0%||67.6%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||20.2%||19.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$136,500||$126,700|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.51||2.46|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$24,204||$26,523|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$50,307||$51,381|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||13.5%||12.4%|
|Business QuickFacts||Buffalo County||Nebraska|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||1,552||52,2941|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||22,282||818,2891|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||5.1%||2.6%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||3,646||127,097|
|Total number of firms, 2007||4,571||159,665|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.8%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.4%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.5%||1.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||22.9%||25.7%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||40,157,999|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||659,317||24,019,868|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||739,878||26,486,612|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$16,483||$14,965|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||103,135||2,685,580|
|Building permits, 2012||200||6,116|
|Geography QuickFacts||Buffalo County||Nebraska|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||968.11||76,824.17|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||47.6||23.8|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Kearney, NE Micro Area|