Burt County is located in northeast Nebraska. The County Seat is Tekamah and the largest city is Tekamah. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.burtcounty.ne.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,573 and the 2010 census population was 6,858. The land area is 491.58 square miles and there are 14 persons per square mile.
95.9% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 91.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $85,700, there are 2,899 households, an average of 2.29 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,203, the median household income is $46,817, and 9.7% of the persons in Burt County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 549. Retail sales (in $1000) were $40,579, and sales per capita were $5,793.
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