Dakota County, Nebraska Population 2018

Dakota County, Nebraska's estimated population is 20,186 with a growth rate of -2.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dakota County, Nebraska is the 17th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,186-511-2.47%
201620,6972961.45%
201620,401-243-1.18%
201520,644330.16%
201420,611-191-0.92%
201320,802580.28%
201220,744-79-0.38%
201120,823-209-0.99%
201021,0324,29025.62%
199016,7421691.02%
198016,5733,43626.16%
197013,1379697.96%
196012,1681,76716.99%
195010,4015655.74%
19409,8363313.48%
19309,5051,81123.54%
19207,6941,13017.22%
19106,5642784.42%
19006,28690016.71%
18905,3862,17367.63%
18803,2131,17357.50%
18702,0401,221149.08%
18608190.00%

Dakota County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,611
Some Other Race3,638
Black or African American862
Asian659
American Indian and Alaska Native485
Two or More Races417
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander25

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

Dakota County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Dakota County, Nebraska Median Age

34.1


Total

33.4


Male

34.6


Female

Dakota County, Nebraska Adults

There are 14,674 adults, (2,691 of which are seniors) in Dakota County, Nebraska.

Dakota County, Nebraska Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dakota County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

10,625

51.34%

Male

10,072

48.66%

Dakota County, Nebraska Households and Families

Dakota County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dakota County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Male44.5%55.5%
Female36.5%63.5%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dakota County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3142.7966.7
Married4,1423.4484.6
Non Family1,7781.2847.4
Female1,0572.8236.5
Male3372.7244.5

3.21

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dakota County, Nebraska Households

Dakota County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,19117.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,0688.44%
High School Graduate4,53935.85%
Some College2,46419.46%
Associates Degree7555.96%
Bachelors Degree1,1308.93%
Graduate Degree5144.06%

Dakota County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6987,0051,259
Hispanic3,6361,557233
Other Race1,775847105
Black452197
Asian36527552
Multiple Races25418387
Native American22221113
Islander2512

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 95.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 34.25%.

Dakota County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,460$36,290$25,115
Less Than High School$23,668$25,435$22,195
High School Grad$28,859$40,881$21,563
Some College$32,575$41,682$25,670
Bachelors Degree$39,819$54,943$38,000
Graduate Degree$43,036$53,333$42,012

$29,460

Average Earnings

$36,290

Average Male

$25,115

Average Female

Dakota County, Nebraska Language

Dakota County, Nebraska Language by Age

Dakota County, Nebraska Language

60.98% of Dakota County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 39.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.30% of the population.

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,7911,43018.35%
White10,3221,08010.46%
Other3,62974020.39%
Black86051159.42%
Native47817235.98%
Asian65911918.06%
Multiple379318.18%

16.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.40%

Male Poverty Rate

17.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dakota County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dakota County, Nebraska is Black, with 59.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dakota County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 8.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.96%.

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.29%
Some College11.13%
High School10.27%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.65%
Male Unemployed15.97%
Male Employed9.09%
Female Employed6.17%

Dakota County, Nebraska Income

Dakota County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,336$61,822
Families$56,626$67,231
Married Families$63,301$
Non Families$30,027$40,840

Dakota County, Nebraska Marital Status

Dakota County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dakota County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Dakota County, Nebraska Marriage

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

Dakota County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by War

1,025

Number of Veterans

941

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam418
Second Gulf War159
First Gulf War150
Korea96
World War II42

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74311
75+229
55 to 64218
35 to 54159
18 to 34108

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9458.67%
Hispanic370.80%
Other371.67%
2 or More164.91%
Indian156.22%
Asian122.78%

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

8.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dakota County, Nebraska Employment Status

Dakota County, Nebraska Employment by Age

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Dakota County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Dakota County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dakota County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
South Sioux City1335313120-233-1.74%
Dakota City19191880-39-2.03%
Emerson 840804-36-4.29%
Homer549532-17-3.10%
Hubbard236231-5-2.12%
Jackson223214-9-4.04%
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