Custer County, Nebraska Population 2018

Custer County, Nebraska's estimated population is 10,897 with a growth rate of 1.05% 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
201710,8971131.05%
201610,784-53-0.49%
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
White10,479
Asian91
Two or More Races78
Black or African American66
Some Other Race57
American Indian and Alaska Native13

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

Custer 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

Custer County, Nebraska Median Age

43.7


Total

42


Male

45.2


Female

Custer County, Nebraska Adults

There are 8,261 adults, (2,265 of which are seniors) in Custer County, Nebraska.

Custer County, Nebraska Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

5,453

50.57%

Male

5,331

49.43%

Custer County, Nebraska Households and Families

Custer County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Custer County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81%19%
Married80.7%19.3%
All72%28%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Female58.7%41.3%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Custer County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7812.2372
Married2,5852.8280.7
Non Family1,6561.1460.3
Female3662.7258.7
Male1742.7981

2.76

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

4%

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 Grade2172.89%
9th to 12th Grade3604.79%
High School Graduate2,45032.58%
Some College2,05827.37%
Associates Degree82210.93%
Bachelors Degree1,08614.44%
Graduate Degree5267.00%

Custer County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2816,8081,561
Hispanic147683
Asian594141
Other Race3517
Multiple Races1512
Native American95
Black887

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 87.50%.

Custer County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,697$42,121$24,114
Less Than High School$27,250$35,724$15,769
High School Grad$27,035$36,823$19,032
Some College$31,777$42,358$23,580
Bachelors Degree$35,901$50,592$30,875
Graduate Degree$61,082$73,750$55,893

$32,697

Average Earnings

$42,121

Average Male

$24,114

Average Female

Custer County, Nebraska Language

Custer County, Nebraska Language by Age

Custer County, Nebraska Language

96.54% of Custer County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1241,06910.56%
Hispanic2736824.91%
Multiple78810.26%
Black59711.86%

10.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.61%

Male Poverty Rate

13.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 24.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.76%.

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.78%
High School13.03%
Some College8.28%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed6.25%
Male Employed5.19%

Custer County, Nebraska Income

Custer County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,083$67,609
Families$58,619$81,518
Married Families$62,734$
Non Families$26,711$39,803

Custer County, Nebraska Marital Status

Custer County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Custer County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by War

808

Number of Veterans

751

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam353
Korea126
First Gulf War123
Second Gulf War100
World War II56

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74248
75+220
35 to 54176
55 to 64144
18 to 3420

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7989.84%
Hispanic95.33%
Other925.71%
Black16.25%

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer County, Nebraska Employment Status

Custer County, Nebraska Employment by Age

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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