Nebraska Furnas County Public Schools

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Overview for Furnas County, NE
Map of Furnas County, NEFurnas County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 718.1 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 7.0 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 22.8%. On the 2000 census form, 99.2% of the population reported only one race, with 0.1% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.1% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.28 persons compared to an average family size of 2.88 persons.

In 2005 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $14,631. Per capita income grew by 6.4% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 5,019 Covered Employment 1,772
Growth (%) since 1990 -9.6% Average wage per job $22,675
Households (2000) 2,278 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 2.0%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 2,599 Average wage per job $24,559
Unemployment Rate (2005) 3.6 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 3.9%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $25,242 Average wage per job $26,191
Median Household Income (2003) $31,503 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 11.1 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 84.2 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 16.1 Average wage per job D

1. ARAPAHOE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 610 Walnut, Arapahoe, NE 68922
Phone: (308) 962-5459
County: Furnas County
Enrollment: 176
Grades: PK-6

2. ARAPAHOE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 610 Walnut, Arapahoe, NE 68922
Phone: (308) 962-5458
County: Furnas County
Enrollment: 154
Grades: 7-12

3. CAMBRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1003 Nelson, Cambridge, NE 69022
Phone: (308) 697-3322
County: Furnas County
Enrollment: 172
Grades: PK-6

4. CAMBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1003 Nelson, Cambridge, NE 69022
Phone: (308) 697-3322
County: Furnas County
Enrollment: 159
Grades: 7-12

5. PHOENIX CENTER WEST
Address: 814 O Street, Beaver City, NE 68926
Phone: (308) 995-6585
County: Furnas County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 7-12

6. SCH FOR THE TR MENTALLY HDCP
Address: 1103 Central Ave, Oxford, NE 68967
Phone: (308) 824-3738
County: Furnas County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: PK-12

7. SO VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 43737 Hwy 89, Oxford, NE 68967
Phone: (308) 868-2222
County: Furnas County
Enrollment: 259
Grades: PK-6

8. SOUTHERN VALLEY JR/SR HIGH
Address: 43739 Hwy 89, Oxford, NE 68967
Phone: (308) 868-2222
County: Furnas County
Enrollment: 255
Grades: 7-12