Dawson County, Nebraska Population 2019

Dawson County, Nebraska's estimated population is 23,709 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawson County, Nebraska is the 13th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201723,709-114-0.48%
201623,823-148-0.62%
201523,971-77-0.32%
201424,048-25-0.10%
201324,073510.21%
201224,022-221-0.91%
201124,243-75-0.31%
201024,3184,37821.96%
199019,940-2,364-10.60%
198022,3042,83714.57%
197019,467620.32%
196019,405120.06%
195019,3931,5038.40%
194017,890150.08%
193017,8751,87111.69%
192016,004430.27%
191015,9613,74730.68%
190012,2142,08520.58%
189010,1297,220248.20%
18802,9092,8062724.27%
187010387543.75%
1860160.00%

Dawson County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,474
Black or African American1,415
Some Other Race526
Two or More Races343
American Indian and Alaska Native149
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12
Asian6

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

Dawson County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Dawson County, Nebraska Median Age

35.8


Total

35.3


Male

36.4


Female

Dawson County, Nebraska Adults

There are 17,306 adults, (3,522 of whom are seniors) in Dawson County, Nebraska.

Dawson County, Nebraska Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

11,690

48.86%

Male

12,235

51.14%

Dawson County, Nebraska Households and Families

Dawson County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Dawson County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
Male69.3%30.7%
All66.8%33.2%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Female44.3%55.7%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawson County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8982.6566.8
Married4,8263.2380.7
Non Family2,4871.2148.9
Female1,0513.0644.3
Male5343.2569.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dawson County, Nebraska Households

Dawson County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,22114.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,3829.05%
High School Graduate4,97932.60%
Some College2,90619.02%
Associates Degree1,3728.98%
Bachelors Degree1,68711.04%
Graduate Degree7284.77%

Dawson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3629,6492,194
Hispanic3,9461,338181
Black86756720
Other Race31486
Multiple Races1345012
Native American90778
Asian44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.17%.

Dawson County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,245$36,387$25,938
Less Than High School$27,772$30,078$23,287
High School Grad$27,206$32,684$23,476
Some College$33,004$44,974$26,911
Bachelors Degree$41,890$51,000$34,276
Graduate Degree$64,103$73,649$55,750

$31,245

Average Earnings

$36,387

Average Male

$25,938

Average Female

Dawson County, Nebraska Language

Dawson County, Nebraska Language by Age

Dawson County, Nebraska Language

69.19% of Dawson County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 30.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.00% of the population.

Dawson County, Nebraska Poverty

Dawson County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,8671,73322.03%
White14,0811,2839.11%
Other52221641.38%
Black1,39315411.06%
Multiple3317622.96%

13.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.77%

Male Poverty Rate

15.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Nebraska is Other, with 41.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Nebraska is White, with 9.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.28%.

Dawson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.01%
High School8.69%
Some College7.66%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%

Dawson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed12.45%
Female Employed10.50%
Male Employed8.22%
Male Unemployed6.16%

Dawson County, Nebraska Income

Dawson County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,238$66,472
Families$59,433$75,266
Married Families$65,955$
Non Families$29,427$39,454

Dawson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Dawson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Dawson 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 55To64.

Dawson County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race


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

Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans

Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans by War

1,128

Number of Veterans

1,102

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam458
Korea177
First Gulf War167
Second Gulf War110
World War II78

Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74399
75+344
35 to 54168
55 to 64152
18 to 3465

Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0756.88%
Hispanic971.98%
Black353.45%
2 or More138.18%
Other51.33%

Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

3.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Nebraska Employment Status

Dawson County, Nebraska Employment by Age

70.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Dawson County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dawson County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lexington1023010004-226-2.21%
Cozad39773805-172-4.32%
Gothenburg35743475-99-2.77%
Overton594563-31-5.22%
Sumner236228-8-3.39%
Farnam171165-6-3.51%
Eddyville9793-4-4.12%
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