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Nebraska Rural Health Works Health Economic Profile for Logan County Nebraska Prepared by Li Wu Chen Ph D Project Director Michelle Lampman M A Health Data Analyst Liyan Xu M S Health Data Analyst Celeste Pierce Project Assistant January 2010 Report Number PR09 49 University of Nebraska Medical Center Nebraska Center for Rural Health Research in partnership with Nebraska Office of Rural Health I GEOGRAPHY Logan County is located in the West Central region of Nebraska The county has a total of 570 68 square miles with a population density of 1 4 people per square mile Nebraska 22 3 per square mile The county seat of Logan County is Stapleton Nebraska Cherry Rock Brown U V 7 Mullen U V 2 Seneca Thedford Hooker Thomas Brewster Blaine Halsey Loup U V 91 Dunning U V 97 Taylor 183 U V 83 2 Sargent Anselmo McPherson Logan U V 92 Stapleton Merna U V Gandy 70 Arnold Custer Broken Bow U V 97 U V Callaway Paxton Hershey 80 25 21 30 Logan County U VAnd Vicinity 70 U V Lincoln Sutherland U V 70 Ansley 40 Keith U V Berwyn 183 U V 47 North Platte 83 83 Oconto 30 0 4 8 Miles 16 Maxwell Dawson Buffalo Logan County Nebraska 0 20 40 80 120 160 Miles II POPULATION The population for Logan County was 692 in 2006 The county experienced a negative population change of 21 2 compared to 12 0 statewide during 1990 2006 Figure 1 The white population represented the majority of county s population in 2006 98 3 vs 91 8 statewide Table 1 In addition the county s population is slightly older than the state s with the elderly aged 65 representing 14 7 compared to 13 9 statewide of the population in 2006 Table 2 2 Chen Lampman Xu and Pierce Figure 1 Population Growth Rate Logan County and Nebraska 1990 2006 12 0 Population Growth Rate in 8 4 3 3 10 6 11 8 21 2 1990 2000 2000 2006 Logan 1990 2006 Nebraska Sources U S Bureau of the Census Census 1990 and Census 2000 Summary Tape File 1 http factfinder census gov 2006 population 2006 Estimates 2011 project by Geolytics Inc Table 1 Population by Race



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