Dundy County is located in southwest Nebraska. The County Seat is Benkelman and the largest city is Benkelman. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.dundy.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 1,886 and the 2010 census population was 2,008. The land area is 919.68 square miles and there are 2.2 persons per square mile.
96.3% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 6.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 93.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $69,100, there are 893 households, an average of 2.18 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,502, the median household income is $47,431, and 8.1% of the persons in Dundy County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 190. Retail sales (in $1000) were $14,035, and sales per capita were $7,074. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 43.2%.
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