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Nebraska State Information

Nebraska State is located in the western north-central of US. Nebraska state rank is size wise 15th rank among the 50 states. The state total are is 200,349 sq km. Nebraska is bordered on the north by South Dakota, on east by Iowa and Missouri, south by Kansas and Colorado and west by Colorado and Wyoming. The state boundary length is 2,143 km. Nebraska State has a continental climate. It has highly variable temperatures from season to season and year to year. In population wise the state rank is 38th among the total United States. In 2002 estimation, the Nebraska state total population was 1,729,180. The population was projected to reach 1,761,000 by 2005 and 1.9 million by 2025. Nebraska State has many religions. Nebraska's religious history derives from its patterns of immigration. German and Scandinavian settlers tended to be Lutheran; Irish, Polish, and Czech immigrants were mainly Roman Catholic. Methodism and other Protestant religions were spread by settlers from other Midwestern states. The state official language is English. The agricultural Nebraska state ranked 4th among the 50 United States. About $6.1 billion of all farm marketing came from livestock production, and $3.4 billion from cash crops. The US Fish and Wildlife Service maintain 87 public fishing areas. In Nebraska State has negligible commercial fishing. Nebraska has a small but growing industrial sector. The value of shipments for manufactured goods for Nebraska in 1997 was $28 billion.

Nebraska Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Nebraska State is home to several important annual events that help define and celebrate the community, its history, and its future. Other annual activities include the Juneteenth Parade. North Omaha has long been the location of a thriving community of African Americans. They followed African American culture. The most attended Nebraska attractions in 2002. Nebraska State has many attractive places. There are 8 state parks, 9 state historical parks, 12 federal areas, and 55 recreational areas are main tourist attractions and fishing, swimming, picnicking, and sightseeing are the principal activities. Nebraska tourist attractions like the Lincoln's Children's Zoo or the Lauritzen Gardens, a botanical delight in Omaha. In Nebraska State have no major league professional sports teams. Minor league baseball's Omaha Golden Spikes play in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. Major annual sporting events are the NCAA College Baseball World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium and the River City Roundup and Rodeo, both held in Omaha. Nebraska state most popular spectator sport is college football.

Nebraska State Demographics

Nebraska total population - 1,711,263
Nebraska male population - 843,351
Nebraska female population - 867,912
Nebraska white population - 1,533,261
Nebraska black population - 68,541
Nebraska American Indian and Alaska Native - 14,896
Nebraska Asian population - 21,931
Nebraska Hispanic or Latino population - 94,425

Nebraska School Information

Nebraska State Board of Education is providing grants to State Education Agencies. At the Nebraska Department of Education have collected and managed data about students, staff, courses, programs, and schools in order to report on the status and progress of our educational system to the people of Nebraska. Minority students made up approximately 18% of the total enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools. The state total enrollment was estimated at 286,176 in fall 2000 and expected to rise to 287,000 by fall 2005. The University of Nebraska is the state's largest postsecondary institution.

Nebraska State Symbols

Nebraska state flag
Nebraska state Slogan
Nebraska state Slogan
Nebraska state Song
Nebraska state Song
Beautiful Nebraska
Nebraska state Reptile
Nebraska state Reptile
Desert tortoise
Nebraska state  Fossil
Nebraska state Fossil
Nebraska state  Motto
Nebraska state Motto
Equality Before the Law
Nebraska state  Fish
Nebraska state Fish
Channel catfish
Nebraska state  Flower
Nebraska state Flower
Nebraska state  Bird
Nebraska state Bird
Western Meadowlark
Nebraska state  Tree
Nebraska state Tree
Nebraska state  Soil
Nebraska state Soil
Holdrege series
Nebraska state  Dance
Nebraska state Dance
Square Dance
Nebraska state  Soil
Nebraska state Soil
Nebraska state  Mammal
Nebraska state Mammal
White-tailed deer

Nebraska State History

In 10,000 BC are the Nebraska,s first inhabitants. The earliest inhabitants were nomadic hunters, but centuries later, others came to the grasslands to hunt, fish and farm. The Indians understood the world to have a unity or coherence that was incomprehensible to European Americans. The Indians developed amiable relations with the first white explorers. In the 17th and 18th centuries, Plains Indian cultures were profoundly influenced when Spanish intruders introduced horses. Traditional Indian culture thrived in Nebraska until the 1834s. The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 established Nebraska Territory, which stretched from Kansas to Canada and from the Missouri River to the Rockies. The Kansas-Nebraska Act officially created the Kansas and Nebraska territories, opening the area to settlement west of the Missouri River. The Nebraska Territory's boundaries extended from the 40th parallel to the Canadian border and from the Missouri River to the Continental Divide, including parts of present-day Montana, North and South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado, as well as Nebraska. Nebraska joined the Union as the 37th state on March 1, 1867. Nebraska settlers were tested by falling land prices in the 1890s.Many Nebraska farmers also joined the Populist Party, which advocated agricultural reforms. The Populists nearly carried the state in the presidential election of 1892, and from 1895 to 1901, they held the governor's office. World War I had a notable effect on life in Nebraska. The state furnished 47,801 men for the war, and about 1,000 soldiers were killed in the line of duty. With the advent of World War II, which created new demand for farm products, Nebraska's economy began to improve significantly. Nebraskans experienced some of the racial unrest more commonly associated with the country's larger urban areas. Since World War II the state education is many changes. The University of Nebraska was reorganized to include campuses at Lincoln and Omaha, with central administration at Lincoln. Kearney State College was added to the university system in 1991. In 1971, the state is supported to create supported system of community colleges.

Nebraska State Tourist Information

Nebraska state tourism is the 3rd largest source of outside revenue. In 2002, the state hosted about 19.6 million travelers. Omaha is a city experiencing dynamic growth. $2 billion has been spent to transform the downtown into a Midwestern oasis. New riverfront activities, a historic shopping and dining district, a modern arena and convention facility, museums, a world-class zoo. A past Nebraska tourism slogan was "Where the West Begins". The 8 state parks, 9 state historical parks, 12 federal areas, and 55 recreational areas are main tourist attractions. Total travel expenditures were at about $2.8 billion. The tourism industry supports nearly 46,000 jobs in Nebraska State.

Nebraska State Transportation

Nebraska State has a rich railroad history. Nebraska's development was profoundly influenced by two major railroads. The state's road system is estimated at 149,332 km in 2002. Nebraska State has 180 private and 87 public airports in the state in 2002. The Transportation Enhancement Selection Committee prioritizes these quality-of-life projects based on available funding for each year. Funding for more than 825 projects has been awarded to communities statewide since the inception of the program, reaching one in three Nebraska communities. The Nebraska Department of Roads Transportation Enhancement Program provides funding to local, state, and regional governmental entities to build and restore transportation infrastructure.

Nebraska Taxes

Nebraska State Tax Rate Range Low 2.56% High 6.84%
Nebraska State Tax Income Brackets Lowest flat rate 2,400(k) - Highest flat rate 27,001(k)
Nebraska State Personal Exemptions Single - 113(c) Married - 226 (c) Dependents - 113 (c)
Nebraska State Sales Tax Rate on Food 5.5%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
Nebraska State Total Tax on Gasoline 23.9%, on Diesel Fuel 23.3%
Nebraska State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 64(¢ per pack)
Nebraska State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.31($ per gallon)
Nebraska State Wine Excise Tax Rate $0.95($ per gallon)

Nebraska Universities

Creighton University - 6,981 Students
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - 22,106 Students
Clarkson College - 789 Students
University of Nebraska at Kearney - 6,468 Students
Nebraska Wesleyan University - 2,068 Students
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health - 587 Students
Doane College - 922 Students
Concordia University - 1,251 Students
University of Nebraska at Omaha - 13,906 Students
York College - 441 Students

Nebraska Religions

Christian - 90%
Protestant - 61%
Lutheran - 16%
Methodist - 11%
Baptist - 9%
Presbyterian - 4%
Other Protestant - 21%
Roman Catholic - 28%
Other Christian - 1%
Other religions - 1%
Non-religious - 9%

Nebraska Counties

Adams County, Nebraska - Population 31,151
Antelope County, Nebraska - Population 7,452
Arthur County, Nebraska - Population 444
Banner County, Nebraska - Population 819
Blaine County, Nebraska - Population 583
Boone County, Nebraska - Population 6,259
Box Butte County, Nebraska - Population 12,158
Boyd County, Nebraska - Population 2,438
Brown County, Nebraska - Population 3,525
Buffalo County, Nebraska - Population 42,259
Burt County, Nebraska - Population 7,791
Butler County, Nebraska - Population 8,767
Cass County, Nebraska - Population 24,334
Cedar County, Nebraska - Population 9,615
Chase County, Nebraska - Population 4,068
Cherry County, Nebraska - Population 6,148
Cheyenne County, Nebraska - Population 9,834
Clay County, Nebraska - Population 7,039
Colfax County, Nebraska - Population 10,441
Cuming County, Nebraska - Population 10,203
Custer County, Nebraska - Population 11,793
Dakota County, Nebraska - Population 20,253
Dawes County, Nebraska - Population 9,060
Dawson County, Nebraska - Population 24,365
Deuel County, Nebraska - Population 2,098
Dixon County, Nebraska - Population 6,339
Dodge County, Nebraska - Population 36,160
Douglas County, Nebraska - Population 463,585
Dundy County, Nebraska - Population 2,292
Fillmore County, Nebraska - Population 6,634
Franklin County, Nebraska - Population 3,574
Frontier County, Nebraska - Population 3,099
Furnas County, Nebraska - Population 5,324
Gage County, Nebraska - Population 22,993
Garden County, Nebraska - Population 2,292
Garfield County, Nebraska - Population 1,902
Gosper County, Nebraska - Population 2,143
Grant County, Nebraska - Population 747
Greeley County, Nebraska - Population 2,714
Hall County, Nebraska - Population 53,534
Hamilton County, Nebraska - Population 9,403
Harlan County, Nebraska - Population 3,786
Hayes County, Nebraska - Population 1,068
Hitchcock County, Nebraska - Population 3,111
Holt County, Nebraska - Population 11,551
Hooker County, Nebraska - Population 783
Howard County, Nebraska - Population 6,567
Jefferson County, Nebraska - Population 8,333
Johnson County, Nebraska - Population 4,488
Kearney County, Nebraska - Population 6,882
Keith County, Nebraska - Population 8,875
Keya Paha County, Nebraska - Population 983
Kimball County, Nebraska - Population 4,089
Knox County, Nebraska - Population 9,374
Lancaster County, Nebraska - Population 250,291
Lincoln County, Nebraska - Population 34,632
Logan County, Nebraska - Population 774
Loup County, Nebraska - Population 712
Madison County, Nebraska - Population 35,226
McPherson County, Nebraska - Population 533
Merrick County, Nebraska - Population 8,204
Morrill County, Nebraska - Population 5,440
Nance County, Nebraska - Population 4,038
Nemaha County, Nebraska - Population 7,576
Nuckolls County, Nebraska - Population 5,057
Otoe County, Nebraska - Population 15,396
Pawnee County, Nebraska - Population 3,087
Perkins County, Nebraska - Population 3,200
Phelps County, Nebraska - Population 9,747
Pierce County, Nebraska - Population 7,857
Platte County, Nebraska - Population 31,662
Polk County, Nebraska - Population 5,639
Red Willow County, Nebraska - Population 11,448
Richardson County, Nebraska - Population 9,531
Rock County, Nebraska - Population 1,756
Saline County, Nebraska - Population 13,843
Sarpy County, Nebraska - Population 122,595
Saunders County, Nebraska - Population 19,834
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska - Population 36,951
Seward County, Nebraska - Population 16,496
Sheridan County, Nebraska - Population 6,198
Sherman County, Nebraska - Population 3,318
Sioux County, Nebraska - Population 1,475
Stanton County, Nebraska - Population 6,455
Thayer County, Nebraska - Population 6,055
Thomas County, Nebraska - Population 729
Thurston County, Nebraska - Population 7,171
Valley County, Nebraska - Population 4,647
Washington County, Nebraska - Population 18,780
Wayne County, Nebraska - Population 9,851
Webster County, Nebraska - Population 4,061
Wheeler County, Nebraska - Population 886
York County, Nebraska - Population 14,598

Nebraska State Government

In 1866, the state first constitution was adopted. Nebraska's legislature is unique among the United States. Nebraska's Legislature is also the only state legislature in the United States that is nonpartisan. A three-fifths majority of the legislature is required to propose an amendment to the state constitution. Legislators must be qualified voters, at least 21 years old, and should have lived in their district for a year prior to election. Elected executives are the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, auditor, treasurer, and attorney general, all of whom serve four-year terms. Voters in Nebraska must be US citizens, at least 18 years old, and state residents. The state's highest court is the Supreme Court, consisting of a chief justice and six other justices, all of whom are initially appointed by the governor.

Nebraska State Economy

In 2010 the gross product of Nebraska was $89.8 billion. Agriculture is the main income of Nebraska economy. Nebraska agriculture is the most important source and the rank was four in the nation. Nebraska economy is based on manufacturing, mining, transportation and services. The agricultural live stocks of Nebraska are cattle, hogs, eggs, sheep, lambs, broilers and chickens and the agricultural crops are corn, soybeans, wheat, hay and sorghum. The manufacturing outputs of Nebraska are chemicals, machinery and food processing. The food production is the great processing in Nebraska. Petroleum, sand, gravel and clays are the outputs of Nebraska mined items. The service sectors of Nebraska are health care, data processing, wholesale, retail, government, transportation, IT companies and law firms. In 1997 the cattle rank was 2nd in the state.

Nebraska State Parks

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument - Harrison, NE: Fee is $3.00 per person and children under 16 free. Opening at 8.00am to 6.00 pm of summer season and Off Season - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. California National Historic Trail - Various States, CA,CO,ID,KS,MO,NE,NV,OR,UT,WY: There are no fee. Homestead National Monument of America - Beatrice, NE: There is no fee for visiting. open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail - Eleven States: , ID,IL,IA,KS,MO,MT,NE,ND,OR,SD,WA: Open at summer hours Mon. to Fri. 8AM to 5PM and Sat. & Sun. 9AM to 5PM. Winter hours Mon. to Fri. 8AM to 4:30PM Saturday and Sunday closed in winter season. Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail - Various States, IL,IA,NE,UT,WY: There are no fee. Niobrara National Scenic River - Valentine, NE: $4.00 per person and 11 years old and under are free. Oregon National Historic Trail - Various States, ID,KS,MO,NE,OR,WY: Entrance and parking fees may be charged at some locations and hours vary at the discretion of the site administrator/manager. Pony Express National Historic Trail - Various States, CA,CO,KS,MO,NE,NV,UT,WY: Entrance and parking fees may be charged at some locations and hours vary at the discretion of the site administrator. Scotts Bluff National Monument - Gering, NE: Annual park pass is $15.00 per person, open at summer season on 8 a.m to 7 p.m. and Off Season - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m..