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

564 sq mi (1,461 km²)
1,424 sq mi (3,688 km²)
6 sq mi (16 km²), 0.42%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Morrill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 5,440. Its county seat is Bridgeport6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Morrill County is represented by the prefix 64 (it had the sixty-fourth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

Geography[edit | edit source]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,703 km² (1,430 sq mi). 3,688 km² (1,424 sq mi) of it is land and 16 km² (6 sq mi) of it (0.42%) is water.

Adjacent Counties[edit | edit source]

Demographics[edit | edit source]

Morrill County
Population by decade

1910 - 4,584
1920 - 9,151
1930 - 9,950
1940 - 9,436
1950 - 8,263
1960 - 7,057
1970 - 5,813
1980 - 6,085
1990 - 5,423
2000 - 5,440

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,440 people, 2,138 households, and 1,494 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (4/sq mi). There were 2,460 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 93.68% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 4.12% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. 10.09% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,138 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 6.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 17.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,235, and the median income for a family was $36,673. Males had a median income of $27,107 versus $19,271 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,725. About 10.00% of families and 14.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.00% of those under age 18 and 10.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and village[edit | edit source]

Coordinates: 41°41′N 103°01′W / 41.69, -103.01

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