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

The community of Falls City is the Seat for Richardson County.

Richardson County is one of the original counties of Nebraska and was founded in 1854.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Richardson had a population of 8,125 people. This is a decrease of 14.75% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,531 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Richardson represented 0.56% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 32nd 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
20108,363-12.25%+2.93% since 2009
20098,125-14.75%-1.17% since 2008
20088,221-13.74%-0.94% since 2007
20009,531The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Falls City   3,9334,67115.8% decrease  
Humboldt   79394115.73% decrease  
Shubert   21925213.1% decrease  
Rulo   19722612.83% decrease  
Stella   19222012.73% decrease  

Websites for Richardson County

Official Website:   www.co.richardson.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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