Dawes County, Nebraska Population 2018

Dawes County, Nebraska's estimated population is 8,890 with a growth rate of -2.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawes County, Nebraska is the 32nd largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,890-192-2.11%
20169,0821701.91%
20168,912-53-0.59%
20158,965-61-0.68%
20149,026-39-0.43%
20139,065-68-0.74%
20129,133-68-0.74%
20119,201330.36%
20109,1681471.63%
19909,021-588-6.12%
19809,609-84-0.87%
19709,6931571.65%
19609,536-172-1.77%
19509,708-420-4.15%
194010,128-1,365-11.88%
193011,4931,33313.12%
192010,1601,90623.09%
19108,2542,03932.81%
19006,215-3,507-36.07%
18909,7220.00%

Dawes County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,105
Two or More Races281
American Indian and Alaska Native258
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander199
Asian94
Black or African American91
Some Other Race54

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

Dawes County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Dawes County, Nebraska Median Age

34.1


Total

33.7


Male

34.6


Female

Dawes County, Nebraska Adults

There are 7,429 adults, (1,626 of which are seniors) in Dawes County, Nebraska.

Dawes County, Nebraska Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawes County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,606

50.72%

Male

4,476

49.28%

Dawes County, Nebraska Households and Families

Dawes County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dawes County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All61.7%38.3%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Male40.1%59.9%
Female34%66%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawes County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6762.1761.7
Married1,7652.8579.8
Non Family1,4331.2248.1
Female3412.4634
Male1372.6240.1

2.73

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dawes County, Nebraska Households

Dawes County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1252.29%
9th to 12th Grade1823.33%
High School Graduate1,47226.92%
Some College1,40625.71%
Associates Degree3877.08%
Bachelors Degree1,11820.45%
Graduate Degree77814.23%

Dawes County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,8004,5761,808
Hispanic25418950
Native American149149
Multiple Races12112124
Islander116116
Black2915
Asian141414
Other Race4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Dawes County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,915$40,729$22,263
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,136$41,450$18,032
Some College$24,516$31,549$22,719
Bachelors Degree$30,271$35,875$25,172
Graduate Degree$54,598$72,581$39,440

$29,915

Average Earnings

$40,729

Average Male

$22,263

Average Female

Dawes County, Nebraska Language

Dawes County, Nebraska Language by Age

Dawes County, Nebraska Language

94.90% of Dawes County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Dawes County, Nebraska Poverty

Dawes County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,86398914.41%
Native25817065.89%
Hispanic3785013.23%
Asian564275.00%
Multiple225177.56%
Black441636.36%

15.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawes County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawes County, Nebraska is Asian, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawes County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 7.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.15%.

Dawes County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.96%
High School18.83%
Some College12.60%
Bachelors or Greater6.12%

Dawes County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Unemployed22.58%
Female Employed12.40%
Male Employed11.12%

Dawes County, Nebraska Income

Dawes County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,685$54,048
Families$57,331$66,590
Married Families$67,793$
Non Families$26,891$32,224

Dawes County, Nebraska Marital Status

Dawes County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawes County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Dawes 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.

Dawes County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans

Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans by War

706

Number of Veterans

682

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam327
World War II115
First Gulf War111
Second Gulf War94
Korea69

Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74223
75+221
55 to 64132
18 to 3466
35 to 5464

Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6779.99%
Hispanic6622.60%
Indian2414.46%
Black58.47%

Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

4.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawes County, Nebraska Employment Status

Dawes County, Nebraska Employment by Age

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Dawes County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Dawes County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dawes County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chadron58515725-126-2.15%
Crawford997961-36-3.61%
Whitney7776-1-1.30%
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