Custer County, Nebraska Population 2018

Custer County, Nebraska's estimated population is 10,897 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Custer County, Nebraska is the 22nd largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201710,836-61-0.56%
201710,897600.55%
201610,83720.02%
201510,835580.54%
201410,777-55-0.51%
201310,832-15-0.14%
201210,847-59-0.54%
201110,906-4-0.04%
201010,910-1,360-11.08%
199012,270-1,607-11.58%
198013,877-215-1.53%
197014,092-2,425-14.68%
196016,517-2,653-13.84%
195019,170-3,421-15.14%
194022,591-3,598-13.74%
193026,189-218-0.83%
192026,4077392.88%
191025,6685,91029.91%
190019,758-1,919-8.85%
189021,67719,466880.42%
18802,2110.00%

Custer County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,482
Some Other Race105
Asian86
Black or African American86
Two or More Races69
American Indian and Alaska Native8

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

Custer County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Custer County, Nebraska Median Age

43.5


Total

41.9


Male

45.2


Female

Custer County, Nebraska Adults

There are 8,315 adults, (2,315 of whom are seniors) in Custer County, Nebraska.

Custer County, Nebraska Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

5,479

50.56%

Male

5,357

49.44%

Custer County, Nebraska Households and Families

Custer County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Custer County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
Male77.7%22.3%
All71.9%28.1%
Female59.1%40.9%
Non Family59%41%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Custer County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7922.2371.9
Married2,5782.8181.6
Non Family1,6151.1559
Female4062.8459.1
Male1932.4477.7

2.74

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Custer County, Nebraska Households

Custer County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2132.82%
9th to 12th Grade3534.68%
High School Graduate2,43632.27%
Some College2,10427.87%
Associates Degree80610.68%
Bachelors Degree1,10014.57%
Graduate Degree5377.11%

Custer County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2926,8181,581
Hispanic159902
Asian634343
Other Race3926
Multiple Races2219
Black121211
Native American11

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 91.67%.

Custer County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,703$41,991$25,036
Less Than High School$29,375$32,083$16,750
High School Grad$27,500$37,260$20,951
Some College$31,811$43,350$23,850
Bachelors Degree$35,332$50,417$30,172
Graduate Degree$61,705$76,000$60,186

$32,703

Average Earnings

$41,991

Average Male

$25,036

Average Female

Custer County, Nebraska Language

Custer County, Nebraska Language by Age

Custer County, Nebraska Language

96.34% of Custer County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.89% of the population.

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1241,20011.85%
Hispanic3085417.53%
Black761114.47%
Other10576.67%
Multiple6968.70%

11.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.75%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 17.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Nebraska is Other, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.93%.

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.54%
High School12.64%
Some College9.50%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.21%
Male Unemployed35.14%
Female Employed6.91%
Male Employed5.22%

Custer County, Nebraska Income

Custer County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,836$73,606
Families$60,290$88,807
Married Families$64,653$
Non Families$28,750$41,794

Custer County, Nebraska Marital Status

Custer County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Custer County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Custer County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Custer County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race


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

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by War

835

Number of Veterans

769

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam383
Korea121
First Gulf War105
Second Gulf War100
World War II67

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74268
75+251
35 to 54170
55 to 64135
18 to 3411

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White83010.22%
2 or More418.18%
Black13.13%

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

3.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer County, Nebraska Employment Status

Custer County, Nebraska Employment by Age

67%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Custer County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Custer County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Custer County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Broken Bow35643539-25-0.70%
Arnold597578-19-3.18%
Callaway539529-10-1.86%
Sargent525507-18-3.43%
Ansley441424-17-3.85%
Merna36336410.28%
Mason City171170-1-0.58%
Oconto151149-2-1.32%
Anselmo145143-2-1.38%
Comstock9392-1-1.08%
Berwyn8382-1-1.20%
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