Nuckolls County is located in south-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Nelson and the largest city is Superior. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.nuckollscounty.ne.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,369 and the 2010 census population was 4,500. The land area is 575.16 square miles and there are 7.8 persons per square mile.
98% of the population is White, 0.2% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 93% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $52,300, there are 2,119 households, an average of 2.08 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,448, the median household income is $37,594, and 11.1% of the persons in Nuckolls County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 487. Retail sales (in $1000) were $53,345, and sales per capita were $11,844.
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