Otoe County is located in southeast Nebraska. The County Seat is Nebraska City and the largest city is Nebraska City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.otoe.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 15,797 and the 2010 census population was 15,740. The land area is 615.63 square miles and there are 25.6 persons per square mile.
96.9% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 6.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 91.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $118,000, there are 6,438 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,855, the median household income is $50,881, and 10.5% of the persons in Otoe County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,647. Retail sales (in $1000) were $146,815, and sales per capita were $9,459.
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