Kearney, Nebraska Population 2018

Kearney, Nebraska's estimated population is 33,835 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Kearney, Nebraska is the 5th largest city in Nebraska based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2424.08 people/mi² (935.94 people/km²), with a household density of 369.51 people/km² (957.02 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 30.6 years, 29.8 years for males, and 31.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,358 households in the city, with an average size of 2.42 people per household. The vacancy rate was 5.5%, with a median rent of $722/month. The median house has 5.8 rooms, and has a value of $159,400.

The median income for households in Kearney, Nebraska is $51,333, while the mean household income is $66,145. The per capita income is $26,274, and 9% of families and 16.5% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 17% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 6.2% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201733,8353160.94%
201633,5194681.42%
201533,0514251.30%
201432,6262520.78%
201332,3743050.95%
201232,0695931.88%
201131,4764781.54%
201030,9983,56713.00%
200027,4313,03512.44%
199024,3963,23815.30%
198021,1581,97710.31%
197019,1814,97134.98%
196014,2102,09517.29%
195012,1152,47225.64%
19409,6431,06812.45%
19308,57587311.33%
19207,7021,50024.19%
19106,20256810.08%
19005,634-2,440-30.22%
18908,0740.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White30,423
Two or More Races697
Asian608
Some Other Race441
Black or African American430
American Indian and Alaska Native108
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Kearney Ne Population Pyramid 2018

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Kearney Ne Median Age

30.6


Total

29.8


Male

31.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 26,594 adults in Kearney Ne.

Kearney Ne Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kearney Ne Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.8
Houses Without Mortgage
2,769
Houses With Mortgage
4,457
Vacancy Rate
5.5
Median Rent
722
Median Home Value
159,400
Renter-Occupied Units
5,396
Owner-Occupied Units
7,226
Total Housing Units
13,358

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Kearney Ne for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 2.7% and the labor force participation rate is 74.9%.

Kearney Ne Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.42
Average Family Size
2.93
Total Households
12622
Married Couple Households
5770
Male Householder (no wife) Families
274
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1362
Non Family Households
5216
Total Families
7406
Households With Own Children
3577
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.1

Kearney Ne Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
830
$10,000 to $14,999
460
$15,000 to $24,999
1,587
$25,000 to $34,999
1,361
$35,000 to $49,999
1,873
$50,000 to $74,999
2,330
$75,000 to $99,999
1,714
$100,000 to $149,999
1,663
$150,000 to $199,999
482
Over $200,000
322

Kearney Ne Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Kearney Ne

Nebraska

$51,333

$54,384

$66,145

$71,166

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Kearney Ne Education Data

Kearney Ne Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2531.33%
9th to 12th Grade
7093.74%
High School Graduate
4,37423.05%
Some College
4,89725.80%
Associates Degree
1,7629.28%
Bachelors Degree
4,75725.07%
Graduate Degree
2,22511.72%