Scotts Bluff County is located in northwest Nebraska. The County Seat is Gering and the largest city is Scottsbluff. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.scottsbluffcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 36,465 and the 2010 census population was 36,970. The land area is 739.40 square miles and there are 50 persons per square mile.
94.1% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 22.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 2.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 87.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 20% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $102,600, there are 14,690 households, an average of 2.45 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,220, the median household income is $43,444, and 13.7% of the persons in Scotts Bluff County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,676. Retail sales (in $1000) were $519,759, and sales per capita were $14,283. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.9%.
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