Saunders County is located in east-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Wahoo and the largest city is Wahoo. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.saunderscounty.ne.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,919 and the 2010 census population was 20,780. The land area is 750.23 square miles and there are 27.7 persons per square mile.
97.6% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 2.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 93.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 24.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $147,600, there are 8,142 households, an average of 2.52 persons per household. The per capita income is $30,039, the median household income is $59,870, and 8% of the persons in Saunders County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,838. Retail sales (in $1000) were $148,986, and sales per capita were $7,398. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 14.7%.
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