Nebraska Kearney County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Kearney County, Nebraska. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Nebraska Kearney County.

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1. Library System AXTELL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 305 North Main Street, Axtell, NE 68924
Phone Number: (308) 743-2592 Kearney 3,520 3,227

2. Central Library AXTELL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 305 North Main Street, Axtell, NE 68924
Phone Number: (308) 743-2592 Kearney N/A N/A

3. Central Library JENSEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 443 North Kearney, Minden, NE 68959
Phone Number: (308) 832-2648 Kearney N/A N/A

4. Library System JENSEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 443 North Kearney, Minden, NE 68959
Phone Number: (308) 832-2648 Kearney 48,977 26,441

5. Library System WILCOX PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 121 South Main Street, Wilcox, NE 68982
Phone Number: (308) 478-5554 Kearney N/A N/A

6. Central Library WILCOX PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 121 South Main Street, Wilcox, NE 68982
Phone Number: (308) 478-5554 Kearney N/A N/A

Overview of Kearney County, Nebraska

Kearney County is a county located in the state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 6,882. Its county seat is Minden.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,337 km² (516 mi²). 1,337 km² (516 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.02% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 6,882 people, 2,643 households, and 1,902 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km² (13/mi²). There are 2,846 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.82% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 2.34% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,643 households out of which 34.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.90% are married couples living together, 6.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.00% are non-families. 24.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $39,247, and the median income for a family is $44,877. Males have a median income of $29,987 versus $20,081 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,118. 8.50% of the population and 5.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.00% of those under the age of 18 and 6.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Kearney County, Nebraska has the following cities and towns:

  • Axtell
  • Heartwell
  • Minden
  • Norman
  • Wilcox

Map of Kearney County Nebraska