Dixon County is located in northeast Nebraska. The County Seat is Ponca and the largest city is Wakefield. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.dixon.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,782 and the 2010 census population was 6,000. The land area is 476.23 square miles and there are 12.6 persons per square mile.
97.4% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 11.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 86.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $76,300, there are 2,348 households, an average of 2.50 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,769, the median household income is $47,325, and 11.2% of the persons in Dixon County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $37,054, and sales per capita were $5,948.
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