Rock County, Nebraska

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}

Rock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population was 1,756. Its county seat is Bassett.[1]

In the Nebraska license plate system, Rock County is represented by the prefix 81 (it had the eighty-first-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,012 square miles (2,621 km²), of which, 1,008 square miles (2,612 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (9 km²) of it (0.34%) is water.[2]

Rock County is located in Nebraska's Outback region.[3]

Adjacent counties

National protected areas


Demographics

1890 - 3,083
1900 - 2,809
1910 - 3,627
1920 - 3,703
1930 - 3,366
1940 - 3,977
1950 - 3,026
1960 - 2,554
1970 - 2,231
1980 - 2,383
1990 - 2,019
2000 - 1,756

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,756 people, 763 households, and 501 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 935 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.03% White, 0.46% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. 0.51% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 33.1% were of German, 12.7% American, 10.5% Irish and 8.4% English ancestry according to Census 2000

Full article ▸

related documents
Platte County, Nebraska
Loup County, Nebraska
Sheridan County, Nebraska
Garfield County, Nebraska
Murray County, Minnesota
Elliott County, Kentucky
Nevada County, Arkansas
Alamosa County, Colorado
Steele County, Minnesota
Wadena County, Minnesota
Chase County, Nebraska
Carlton County, Minnesota
Liberty County, Florida
Hoke County, North Carolina
Mercer County, Illinois
Rock County, Minnesota
Carter County, Kentucky
Grant County, Nebraska
York County, Nebraska
Collingsworth County, Texas
Little River County, Arkansas
Redwood County, Minnesota
Wayne County, Utah
Camas County, Idaho
Harlan County, Nebraska
Washington County, North Carolina
Idaho County, Idaho
Ouray County, Colorado
Nemaha County, Nebraska
Saline County, Nebraska