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Time Zone: Otoe County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Nebraska City is the Seat for Otoe County.

Otoe County was founded in 1854.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Otoe had a population of 15,214 people. This is a decrease of 1.18% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,396 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Otoe represented 0.9% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 19th most populous county (out of 93 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201015,740+2.23%+3.46% since 2009
200915,214-1.18%-1% since 2008
200815,367-0.19%-1% since 2007
200015,396The Last Census

More information can be found on the Otoe County Census Page for Otoe County.


Below are some of the communities located in Otoe County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Otoe County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Nebraska City   6,8697,2284.97% decrease  
Syracuse   1,8001,7622.16% increase  
Palmyra   5205464.76% decrease  
Unadilla   3263424.68% decrease  
Talmage   2542685.22% decrease  

Websites for Otoe County

Official Website:   www.co.otoe.ne.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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