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Sherman County, NE

Child Well-Being Snapshot

See the state of child well-being in Sherman County below. All data comes from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, the Nebraska Department of Education, the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Crimial Justice, the US Census Bureau and the County Health Rankings and Roadmap Program. Population analysis by CPAR at UNO.

22 percent of Sherman County's population is children age 18 or younger.

Population estimate based on 2009-2013 data.

14 percent of the population in Sherman County Nebraska is living below the poverty line

Estimate based on 2009-2013 population data.

Sherman County Nebraska has seen a decline in substantiated child abuse and neglect rates since 2010

Number of kids in foster care in Sherman County has declined since 2010

Reading proficiency among 3rd graders in Sherman County has gone from 54 percent in 2010 to 82 percent in 2013

3 percent of children in Sherman County Nebraska live in a home where a language other than English is spoken.

Births to teens is at its lowest since in 4 years in Adams County Nebraska

20 percent of children in Sherman County Nebraska lived in a single-parent household in 2013

Nebraska Children's investments in Sherman County

Sherman County Child Abuse Prevention & Treatment Team in Loup City, serving Blain, Custer, Greeley, Loup, Sherman and Valley Counties.

Sixpence Early Learning Program

Loup City partnership is between Loup City Public Schools (LCPS), Central Nebraska Community Services (CNCS) Early Head Start, Private Mental Health Provider, and East Central District Health Department. Endowment funds established a new year round program providing home visitation to 10-12 families with children under age 3 and/or prenatal mothers.

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