Box Butte County is located in northwest Nebraska. The County Seat is Alliance and the largest city is Alliance. The Official Web Site is located at http://boxbuttecounty.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 11,340 and the 2010 census population was 11,308. The land area is 1,075.29 square miles and there are 10.5 persons per square mile.
92.4% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 11.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 4.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 90.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $90,000, there are 4,860 households, an average of 2.28 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,046, the median household income is $46,373, and 23.9% of the persons in Box Butte County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,229. Retail sales (in $1000) were $82,175, and sales per capita were $7,443. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.6%.
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