Cedar County NE

Founded in 1857, Cedar county is named for its abundant cedar trees. Coleridge (38 minutes to Yankton), Fordyce (17 minutes), Hartington (28 minutes), Laurel (50 minutes), and Randolph (40 minutes) offer the charms of rural, small town living. The county organizes an annual county fair, bringing in top name country musicians to perform. Cedar county borders South Dakota along the Missouri River to the north. Bow Creek Recreation Area offers access to the Missouri National Recreational River.

Public education from Kindergarten to high school is provided by Hartington-Newcastle Public Schools and Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Schools. Private education is available from Cedar Catholic Schools.

Cedar County, NE

Population

Total Population

8,780

Population
Growth Rate

-0.08%

Median Age

46

Diversity Index

9.400

Housing & Income

Households

3,565

Total Housing Units

4,148


Owner Occupied

2,895

Renter Occupied

670

Vacant

583

Median Home Value

$130,086


Average Home Value

$189,387

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.07%


Per Capita Income

1.31%

Income Projection

Median Household

$54,375 $56,180


Average Household

$71,081 $75,559


Per Capita

$28,871 $30,817

Workforce

Total Businesses

498

Total Employed

3,121

Workers 16+

4,413

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

16

Employed

625

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

26

Employed

298

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

42

Employed

244

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

56

Employed

238

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

63

Employed

234

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

20

Employed

222

Some
High School

263

Graduated
High School

2,041

Associates
Degree

1,096

Bachelor's
Degree

895

Graduate
Degree

366

Average Commute Time

16 min.



Resident Commuters

2,944

Non-Resident Commuters

755

Drive Alone

3,305

Carpooled

380

Public

3

Work At Home

402


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