Perkins County is located in west-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Grant and the largest city is Grant. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.perkins.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 2,891 and the 2010 census population was 2,970. The land area is 883.34 square miles and there are 3.4 persons per square mile.
98.4% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 3.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.3% is two or more races. 91% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,500, there are 1,262 households, an average of 2.30 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,931, the median household income is $58,625, and 5.8% of the persons in Perkins County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 295. Retail sales (in $1000) were $44,652, and sales per capita were $15,558. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 14.2%.
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