Cherry County, Nebraska Population 2018

Cherry County, Nebraska's estimated population is 5,818 with a growth rate of 0.64% 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
20175,818370.64%
20165,781-48-0.82%
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
White5,286
Two or More Races243
American Indian and Alaska Native218
Asian25
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8
Black or African American1

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

Cherry County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cherry County, Nebraska Median Age

43.7


Total

42.4


Male

46.1


Female

Cherry County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,567 adults, (1,226 of which are seniors) in Cherry County, Nebraska.

Cherry County, Nebraska Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherry County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

2,937

50.80%

Male

2,844

49.20%

Cherry County, Nebraska Households and Families

Cherry County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cherry County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family38.8%61.2%
Female36.1%63.9%
Male34.6%65.4%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherry County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6912.161.9
Married1,5812.5878.6
Non Family9231.1238.8
Male1042.2234.6
Female833.7536.1

2.58

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

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 Grade842.00%
9th to 12th Grade2846.75%
High School Graduate1,38432.91%
Some College1,18328.13%
Associates Degree46811.13%
Bachelors Degree57813.75%
Graduate Degree2245.33%

Cherry County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7913,567753
Multiple Races15212328
Hispanic1382119
Native American1031031
Asian2222
Black111

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 100.00%.

Cherry County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,249$32,267$22,530
Less Than High School$$30,893$2,500
High School Grad$26,449$30,037$16,605
Some College$30,577$35,190$23,681
Bachelors Degree$39,375$50,083$29,432
Graduate Degree$47,206$$46,838

$30,249

Average Earnings

$32,267

Average Male

$22,530

Average Female

Cherry County, Nebraska Language

Cherry County, Nebraska Language by Age

Cherry County, Nebraska Language

95.13% of Cherry County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.87% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.74% of the population.

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0643426.75%
Hispanic1548756.49%
Multiple2403414.17%
Native218104.59%

8.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.91%

Male Poverty Rate

11.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 56.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska is Native, with 4.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.18%.

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.82%
High School6.42%
Some College5.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.31%
Female Employed8.51%
Male Employed2.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cherry County, Nebraska Income

Cherry County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,059$63,352
Families$63,591$77,381
Married Families$66,575$
Non Families$26,752$33,076

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

69.0%

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

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by War

432

Number of Veterans

391

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam193
Korea91
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War29
World War II14

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+149
65 to 74107
55 to 6496
35 to 5458
18 to 3422

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4159.74%
2 or More105.99%
Indian76.73%

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

7.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment Status

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment by Age

74.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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