RETAIL TRADE BY COUNTY
Nebraska - 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012 1                  
  Number of Establishments Sales ($000)
County 1982 1987 1992 1997 2002 2007 2012 1982 1987 1992 1997 2002 2007 2012
Adams 342 238 234 180 167 163 144 $151,288 $171,899 $224,334 $289,533 $293,103 $360,802 $453,261
Antelope 107 65 60 51 54 45 37 28,943 27,743 31,770 52,136 80,452 57,007 70,221
Arthur 4 3 5 3 4 3 2 830 (D) 747 332 (D) 937 (D)
Banner 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 (D) 0 0 0 (D) 0 0
Blaine 12 6 6 4 4 4 2 1,770 1,257 1,527 933 (D) (D) (D)
Boone 108 72 65 49 52 45 38 28,258 30,456 28,231 60,507 62,244 81,645 85,849
Box Butte 147 104 93 72 66 55 47 53,126 51,433 66,420 107,284 95,272 82,175 96,471
Boyd 53 33 30 15 17 14 11 5,889 5,365 6,904 7,936 (D) 13,217 14,353
Brown 74 45 43 30 30 29 31 16,549 12,804 21,288 28,796 39,786 48,132 68,062
Buffalo 413 329 321 239 248 250 236 190,260 223,501 337,179 455,259 583,227 739,878 966,976
Burt 116 64 64 51 40 34 29 26,797 23,709 30,103 49,215 43,032 40,579 33,813
Butler 107 56 46 25 26 26 27 17,996 20,060 20,446 23,328 48,065 72,333 64,161
Cass 188 104 111 77 71 74 70 45,647 43,769 80,945 113,457 149,131 183,630 177,805
Cedar 132 73 67 51 53 55 46 23,981 21,857 32,364 62,915 61,220 121,798 111,037
Chase 72 38 41 35 32 31 30 21,408 19,289 27,496 44,796 75,272 60,445 92,252
Cherry 99 62 58 49 42 48 38 31,172 31,317 47,343 60,701 67,398 78,284 87,324
Cheyenne 143 104 82 61 64 57 52 80,571 167,432 269,096 649,802 (D) (D) 1,081,569
Clay 98 65 45 40 35 28 25 17,455 20,255 19,248 43,925 42,957 60,659 135,943
Colfax 117 76 75 51 53 48 43 29,028 29,015 36,013 76,250 74,544 107,576 105,973
Cuming 128 96 85 60 60 61 50 39,685 43,071 48,822 97,788 121,266 174,641 205,974
Custer 214 119 109 83 74 81 63 52,379 47,406 60,892 81,226 79,594 118,022 143,360
Dakota 166 102 101 80 75 73 68 53,422 56,126 89,556 105,028 131,451 170,315 198,738
Dawes 136 110 92 61 60 58 58 43,559 48,679 60,915 81,390 120,282 164,591 169,884
Dawson 295 176 181 149 132 123 107 107,769 100,769 154,532 185,350 242,984 345,341 423,429
Deuel 50 21 24 15 17 12 11 20,270 16,296 8,653 24,628 51,805 102,008 94,793
Dixon 82 34 31 16 19 18 9 8,933 9,695 11,026 23,497 (D) 37,054 11,679
Dodge 411 295 280 185 179 176 162 179,084 222,423 356,079 479,844 598,277 665,022 1,097,282
Douglas 3,281 2,715 2,822 1,931 1,948 1,863 1,749 2,200,852 2,914,405 3,878,393 5,634,500 6,453,551 8,109,038 8,585,975
Dundy 42 20 19 17 13 9 10 7,547 5,619 5,207 15,727 12,191 14,035 12,270
Fillmore 106 62 66 38 38 38 30 23,938 16,995 27,112 30,545 34,536 39,676 65,026
Franklin 291 35 26 23 17 18 12 11,712 10,062 9,368 13,043 15,511 17,262 20,410
Frontier 36 24 17 17 14 14 12 7,695 6,270 6,606 6,270 (D) 14,785 19,161
Furnas 32 56 60 41 41 35 33 20,675 19,712 29,204 55,221 70,095 50,222 52,924
Gage 25 183 186 153 145 118 112 101,343 109,163 141,938 190,134 230,234 238,113 262,350
Garden 20 24 27 15 17 11 12 6,004 6,062 9,385 9,638 (D) 12,385 11,883
Garfield 43 29 30 26 25 24 22 10,282 11,205 12,404 32,983 17,590 27,142 29,644
Gosper 579 7 10 5 5 7 5 2,818 928 1,974 1,973 1,818 2,343 3,723
Grant 88 10 3 6 7 6 4 2,606 1,778 1,766 2,927 (D) D 3,333
Greeley 73 23 26 19 20 19 15 9,676 5,271 7,640 32,676 25,436 25,361 41,643
Hall 11 453 465 347 337 336 297 296,700 363,592 517,587 722,070 876,194 1,087,733 1,256,329
Hamilton 41 51 47 35 34 41 40 26,511 252,618 27,896 39,868 36,307 101,126 116,504
Harlan 165 48 38 20 20 17 18 14,766 12,437 14,169 17,020 23,171 25,999 34,390
Hayes 20 9 2 1 2 2 2 2,810 2,150 (D) (D) (D) D D
Hitchcock 81 22 14 14 12 10 13 5,390 6,523 7,802 18,183 (D) D 15,808
Holt 130 118 117 95 97 87 80 50,729 57,093 70,208 99,633 134,570 143,200 159,915
Hooker 64 11 8 8 8 7 5 2,751 2,956 2,103 4,115 (D) D 7,239
Howard 79 44 48 38 30 30 27 16,181 13,962 20,266 25,098 35,169 48,446 52,860
Jefferson 130 75 76 51 42 38 33 39,593 40,397 49,908 60,628 58,853 124,811 176,919
Johnson 64 43 48 34 31 28 26 14,473 11,563 24,681 29,124 31,178 34,432 44,756
Kearney 79 46 41 28 29 25 20 18,969 18,691 17,784 24,202 31,063 29,729 33,428
Keith 155 115 101 75 76 70 63 67,742 70,466 92,199 97,760 128,119 203,776 241,529
Keya Paha 20 10 8 6 5 4 3 2,136 2,270 1,655 2,071 (D) D 4,986
Kimball 74 46 44 30 33 29 22 24,344 20,517 20,857 21,101 43,867 49,041 50,280
Knox 155 97 99 73 69 62 54 26,930 25,300 35,446 61,346 68,114 82,386 82,227
Lancaster 1,762 1,318 1,358 996 1,049 1,052 1,016 923,287 1,262,687 1,750,650 2,270,447 2,871,797 3,662,691 4,322,640
Lincoln 404 272 275 198 206 204 194 189,656 189,488 255,369 314,466 446,166 634,917 728,760
Logan 8 7 8 2 3 3 2 810 1,298 1,170 (D) (D) D D
Loup 4 6 5 3 2 3 1 618 837 1,163 (D) (D) D D
Madison 414 291 279 226 226 230 212 173,104 212,340 297,195 479,570 565,879 649,732 815,241
McPherson 5 3 3 2 2 3 2 (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) D D
Merrick 102 62 58 39 39 37 33 26,422 28,023 32,475 31,454 33,882 45,568 72,069
Morrill 72 33 33 23 25 24 20 14,162 10,838 14,514 23,913 21,576 46,228 37,166
Nance 62 29 26 21 19 18 16 7,079 6,320 7,735 14,849 16,378 22,402 25,400
Nemaha 112 58 64 45 46 44 37 26,638 22,990 34,907 51,498 49,613 59,321 57,722
Nuckolls 95 54 54 40 35 32 26 24,481 26,159 27,574 43,151 41,005 53,345 73,832
Otoe 192 131 131 98 88 84 80 67,612 66,307 83,984 110,611 99,662 146,815 202,505
Pawnee 50 24 21 12 10 13 10 10,353 6,552 7,951 7,139 (D) 14,362 15,734
Perkins 44 24 23 18 17 15 19 8,408 7,258 9,170 12,397 13,835 44,652 56,803
Phelps 138 82 80 70 53 50 48 51,714 46,068 58,466 81,827 74,803 94,533 116,501
Pierce 86 64 63 51 43 36 36 24,357 22,916 28,686 45,131 39,528 41,414 69,620
Platte 336 225 240 176 165 174 161 128,042 161,036 225,382 293,741 338,431 494,298 541,183
Polk 73 40 46 24 23 24 24 15,076 10,237 17,346 23,813 25,278 35,465 50,228
Red Willow 197 131 115 109 93 88 80 78,331 88,768 113,652 176,293 171,530 175,905 329,205
Richardson 150 97 78 66 55 48 44 40,707 41,231 42,973 59,430 57,184 70,387 94,078
Rock 32 17 22 10 13 10 7 7,462 5,909 8,838 6,359 (D) D 6,786
Saline 143 102 100 62 55 55 43 43,401 65,941 74,860 95,643 90,022 102,412 129,196
Sarpy 484 362 391 291 324 373 367 254,411 348,640 463,510 695,565 1,170,215 2,285,801 2,926,381
Saunders 194 120 114 79 72 64 67 50,019 58,963 76,932 92,845 100,651 148,986 161,665
Scotts Bluff 441 307 294 239 225 200 178 205,899 232,314 288,782 391,868 (D) 519,759 D
Seward 164 106 104 63 59 56 47 50,661 52,962 79,768 80,692 97,044 109,761 105,630
Sheridan 134 76 75 58 55 46 42 33,577 23,374 43,143 56,889 53,608 50,250 55,733
Sherman 49 33 29 18 15 15 17 7,514 6,744 13,160 17,788 19,601 35,456 59,084
Sioux 11 9 6 5 6 4 3 2,447 2,402 1,975 2,152 (D) D D
Stanton 40 18 15 13 12 15 13 5,359 4,525 4,014 8,249 15,272 33,003 17,939
Thayer 96 70 58 45 48 41 31 30,264 26,350 30,645 44,183 42,361 54,943 56,066
Thomas 20 11 7 6 3 4 4 3,284 2,384 2,808 4,177 (D) D 8,002
Thurston 61 31 26 29 25 24 24 19,629 12,607 15,927 42,448 45,553 54,072 73,014
Valley 76 58 54 38 40 36 33 19,170 19,504 25,067 27,284 74,397 66,843 116,530
Washington 159 111 107 72 62 60 56 46,414 56,792 103,203 233,886 529,854 642,646 747,416
Wayne 107 73 63 46 47 44 40 34,236 37,704 42,232 47,022 69,238 79,455 69,563
Webster 66 33 31 22 21 20 19 10,371 8,334 12,411 21,323 19,090 23,738 29,339
Wheeler 10 3 3 4 4 3 2 859 434 322 1,708 (D) D D
York 184 126 119 98 82 77 70 67,330 80,766 117,248 160,176 171,844 241,319 290,248
Nebraska 11,140 11,485 11,375 8,295 8,157 7,888 7,279 $6,774,893 $8,486,334 $11,521,818 $16,529,333 $20,249,200 $26,486,612 $30,470,717
(D) - Data withheld to avoid disclosing information on individual firms.
Note:  Leased departments are treated separately from the main store in which they are located.
1 1997 and 2002 establishments classified according to NAICS rather than SIC industrial classification code, so direct comparisons of 1997 and 2002 numbers with years before 1997 not possible.  1997 retail trade sector (NAICS code 44) does not include "eating & drinking" establishments.
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census of Retail Trade, 2012
Last Updated: December 14, 2017
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov