Dakota County, Nebraska Population 2019

Dakota County, Nebraska's estimated population is 20,186 with a growth rate of -1.05% 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
201720,186-215-1.05%
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
White14,604
Some Other Race3,378
Black or African American898
Asian624
American Indian and Alaska Native581
Two or More Races421
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander23

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

Dakota County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Dakota County, Nebraska Median Age

33.8


Total

33


Male

34.6


Female

Dakota County, Nebraska Adults

There are 14,572 adults, (2,671 of whom are seniors) in Dakota County, Nebraska.

Dakota County, Nebraska Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dakota County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

10,455

50.93%

Male

10,074

49.07%

Dakota County, Nebraska Households and Families

Dakota County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Dakota County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All65.9%34.1%
Male60.6%39.4%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Female36.7%63.3%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dakota County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4272.7365.9
Married4,1263.3784.1
Non Family1,8221.2444.5
Female1,1902.7136.7
Male289360.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

7.6%

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 Grade2,29018.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,0508.34%
High School Graduate4,40534.99%
Some College2,38318.93%
Associates Degree8746.94%
Bachelors Degree1,0488.33%
Graduate Degree5384.27%

Dakota County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,5146,8501,171
Hispanic3,7151,535218
Other Race1,562765111
Black46717910
Asian33025573
Multiple Races28121698
Native American28024016
Islander2312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.88%.

Dakota County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,378$34,940$26,123
Less Than High School$24,239$25,780$22,122
High School Grad$29,132$40,956$21,926
Some College$32,263$41,866$28,000
Bachelors Degree$46,286$66,182$39,238
Graduate Degree$43,371$$44,107

$29,378

Average Earnings

$34,940

Average Male

$26,123

Average Female

Dakota County, Nebraska Language

Dakota County, Nebraska Language by Age

Dakota County, Nebraska Language

60.11% of Dakota County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 39.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.45% of the population.

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,8571,37017.44%
White10,0351,09210.88%
Other3,37090526.85%
Black88857865.09%
Native57320335.43%
Asian62419831.73%
Multiple4106215.12%

16.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dakota County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dakota County, Nebraska is Black, with 65.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dakota County, Nebraska is White, with 10.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.50%.

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.93%
High School12.55%
Some College9.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.96%
Male Unemployed10.33%
Male Employed7.86%
Female Employed7.21%

Dakota County, Nebraska Income

Dakota County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,401$63,231
Families$56,976$69,002
Married Families$66,071$
Non Families$29,244$40,622

Dakota County, Nebraska Marital Status

Dakota County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Dakota County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race


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

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by War

991

Number of Veterans

878

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam401
Second Gulf War167
First Gulf War150
Korea65
World War II43

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74351
75+202
35 to 54189
55 to 64148
18 to 34101

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9218.37%
Hispanic420.89%
2 or More339.48%
Asian164.06%
Other120.61%
Indian93.01%

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

9.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dakota County, Nebraska Employment Status

Dakota County, Nebraska Employment by Age

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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