Cherry County, Nebraska Population 2018

Cherry County, Nebraska's estimated population is 5,818 with a growth rate of -0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherry County, Nebraska is the 49th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,792-26-0.45%
20175,818-11-0.19%
20165,829120.21%
20155,817771.34%
20145,740-14-0.24%
20135,754230.40%
20125,73110.02%
20115,730360.63%
20105,694-613-9.72%
19906,307-451-6.67%
19806,758-88-1.29%
19706,846-1,372-16.70%
19608,218-179-2.13%
19508,397-1,240-12.87%
19409,637-1,261-11.57%
193010,898-855-7.27%
192011,7531,33912.86%
191010,4143,87359.21%
19006,5411131.76%
18906,4280.00%

Cherry County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,263
Two or More Races273
American Indian and Alaska Native234
Asian11
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9
Black or African American2

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Cherry County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250 Male Population50100150200250 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cherry County, Nebraska Median Age

43.8


Total

40.7


Male

45.8


Female

Cherry County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,503 adults, (1,240 of whom are seniors) in Cherry County, Nebraska.

Cherry County, Nebraska Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherry County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

2,921

50.43%

Male

2,871

49.57%

Cherry County, Nebraska Households and Families

Cherry County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Cherry County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All61.8%38.2%
Female53.4%46.6%
Non Family42.3%57.7%
Male28.6%71.4%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherry County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6522.1461.8
Married1,4802.6877.3
Non Family9271.0942.3
Female1333.253.4
Male1122.3628.6

2.66

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cherry County, Nebraska Households

Cherry County, Nebraska Education

Cherry County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade821.98%
9th to 12th Grade2425.84%
High School Graduate1,39433.66%
Some College1,21429.31%
Associates Degree3799.15%
Bachelors Degree59314.32%
Graduate Degree2385.75%

Cherry County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7683,547797
Multiple Races15011718
Native American1281281
Hispanic881614
Asian88
Black221

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50.00%.

Cherry County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,927$32,578$27,394
Less Than High School$$30,395$
High School Grad$27,471$30,313$19,615
Some College$31,004$34,554$27,813
Bachelors Degree$39,318$50,893$34,609
Graduate Degree$50,385$$50,109

$30,927

Average Earnings

$32,578

Average Male

$27,394

Average Female

Cherry County, Nebraska Language

Cherry County, Nebraska Language by Age

Cherry County, Nebraska Language

98.29% of Cherry County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0424148.21%
Hispanic1799452.51%
Multiple2704617.04%
Native23472.99%

9.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.35%

Male Poverty Rate

11.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 52.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska is Native, with 2.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.53%.

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.38%
High School7.53%
Some College6.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.30%
Female Employed6.68%
Male Employed3.51%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cherry County, Nebraska Income

Cherry County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,226$62,787
Families$61,707$76,115
Married Families$65,357$
Non Families$27,182$34,492

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

65.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

66.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Cherry County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by War

426

Number of Veterans

389

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam141
Korea113
First Gulf War34
Second Gulf War33
World War II10

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+179
65 to 7496
55 to 6464
35 to 5458
18 to 3429

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4069.69%
Indian118.53%
2 or More95.49%

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

9.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment Status

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment by Age

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cherry County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Valentine27372803662.41%
Cody15415731.95%
Merriman12813132.34%
Kilgore777922.60%
Crookston697122.90%
Wood Lake636523.17%
Nenzel202000.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990