Richardson County is located in southeast Nebraska. The County Seat is Falls City and the largest city is Falls City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.richardson.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,128 and the 2010 census population was 8,363. The land area is 551.84 square miles and there are 15.2 persons per square mile.
93.9% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 3.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 92.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $62,600, there are 3,779 households, an average of 2.14 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,566, the median household income is $38,582, and 17.2% of the persons in Richardson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,084. Retail sales (in $1000) were $70,387, and sales per capita were $8,481. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 16.1%.
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