Saline County is located in southeast Nebraska. The County Seat is Wilber and the largest city is Crete. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.saline.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,252 and the 2010 census population was 14,200. The land area is 574.02 square miles and there are 24.7 persons per square mile.
93.6% of the population is White, 1.5% is Black or African American, 22.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% is Asian, 1.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.5% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 83.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $94,400, there are 5,051 households, an average of 2.63 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,407, the median household income is $44,109, and 16.8% of the persons in Saline County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 603. Retail sales (in $1000) were $102,412, and sales per capita were $7,410. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22.4%.
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