Nebraska Platte County Public Schools

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Overview for Platte County, NE
Part of: Columbus NE, Micropolitan Area
Map of Platte County, NEPlatte County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 678.1 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 46.1 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 19.3%. On the 2000 census form, 98.8% of the population reported only one race, with 0.4% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 6.5% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.59 persons compared to an average family size of 3.14 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $35,987. Per capita income grew by 12.6% 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) 31,262 Covered Employment 17,248
Growth (%) since 1990 4.8% Average wage per job $28,791
Households (2000) 12,076 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 30.1%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 17,336 Average wage per job $35,987
Unemployment Rate (2005) 3.7 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $28,325 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $41,425 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 8.6 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 84.7 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 3.1%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 17.2 Average wage per job $32,918

1. BOYS & GIRLS HOME-COLUMBUS
Address: 3020 18th St, Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 564-4949
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: PK-12

2. CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 500 Centennial St, Columbus, NE 68602
Phone: (402) 563-8180
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 502
Grades: PK-6

3. COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 2200 26th St, Columbus, NE 68602
Phone: (402) 563-7050
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 1,176
Grades: 9-12

4. COLUMBUS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 2410 16th St, Columbus, NE 68602
Phone: (402) 563-7060
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 776
Grades: 6-8

5. EMERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 2410 20th St, Columbus, NE 68602
Phone: (402) 563-7030
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 364
Grades: PK-6

6. HUMPHREY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 405 S 7th, Humphrey, NE 68642
Phone: (402) 923-1230
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 173
Grades: PK-6

7. HUMPHREY JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 405 S 7th, Humphrey, NE 68642
Phone: (402) 923-1230
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 130
Grades: 7-12

8. LAKEVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 3744 83rd St, Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-2345
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 321
Grades: 9-12

9. LINDSAY ATTENDANCE CENTER
Address: Po Box 62, Lindsay, NE 68644
Phone: (402) 428-2409
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 3
Grades: PK-6

10. LOST CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 3772 33rd Ave, Columbus, NE 68602
Phone: (402) 563-7045
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 298
Grades: PK-6

11. NORTH PARK ELEMENTARY
Address: 2200 31st St, Columbus, NE 68602
Phone: (402) 563-7070
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 332
Grades: PK-6

12. PLATTE CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 155 Platte St, Platte Center, NE 68653
Phone: (402) 246-3465
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 105
Grades: PK-8

13. SHELL CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 16786 280th St, Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 564-8008
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 196
Grades: PK-8

14. SUNRISE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 860 E 29th St, Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 564-4540
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 139
Grades: PK-8

15. WEST PARK ELEMENTARY
Address: 4100 Adamy St, Columbus, NE 68602
Phone: (402) 563-7075
County: Platte County
Enrollment: 297
Grades: PK-6