Douglas County, Nebraska Population 2018

Douglas County, Nebraska's estimated population is 561,620 with a growth rate of 3.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Nebraska is the 1st largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017561,62018,3673.38%
2016543,253-12,641-2.27%
2016555,8945,9751.09%
2015549,9196,3491.17%
2014543,5706,0431.12%
2013537,5276,2291.17%
2012531,2986,8401.30%
2011524,4585,8721.13%
2010518,586102,14224.53%
1990416,44419,4064.89%
1980397,0387,5831.95%
1970389,45545,96513.38%
1960343,49062,47022.23%
1950281,02033,45813.51%
1940247,56214,5806.26%
1930232,98228,45813.91%
1920204,52435,97821.35%
1910168,54627,95619.88%
1900140,590-17,418-11.02%
1890158,008120,363319.73%
188037,64517,66388.39%
187019,98215,654361.69%
18604,3280.00%

Douglas County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White431,358
Black or African American60,705
Asian17,723
Two or More Races15,429
Some Other Race14,965
American Indian and Alaska Native2,834
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander239

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

Douglas 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

Douglas County, Nebraska Median Age

34.1


Total

33.3


Male

35


Female

Douglas County, Nebraska Adults

There are 402,550 adults, (62,474 of which are seniors) in Douglas County, Nebraska.

Douglas County, Nebraska Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

275,706

50.75%

Male

267,547

49.25%

Douglas County, Nebraska Households and Families

Douglas County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Douglas County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All61.4%38.6%
Male55.4%44.6%
Female43.8%56.2%
Non Family42.8%57.2%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Douglas County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All210,9312.5261.4
Married94,7593.2882.8
Non Family80,8521.2642.8
Female26,0013.3643.8
Male9,3193.3255.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Douglas County, Nebraska Households

Douglas County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,4704.97%
9th to 12th Grade19,7005.60%
High School Graduate76,35621.72%
Some College80,15722.80%
Associates Degree25,6687.30%
Bachelors Degree86,83424.70%
Graduate Degree45,37412.91%

Douglas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White269,433256,658114,175
Black34,69729,8277,456
Hispanic30,70914,7773,362
Asian10,7387,9505,616
Other Race7,3353,551612
Multiple Races5,1394,4631,527
Native American1,6501,265154
Islander1157830

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.30%.

Douglas County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,835$42,560$32,875
Less Than High School$22,273$24,318$19,157
High School Grad$28,308$31,777$24,415
Some College$34,871$41,293$29,883
Bachelors Degree$49,022$60,402$41,783
Graduate Degree$61,865$79,392$53,240

$37,835

Average Earnings

$42,560

Average Male

$32,875

Average Female

Douglas County, Nebraska Language

Douglas County, Nebraska Language by Age

Douglas County, Nebraska Language

85.44% of Douglas County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 14.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.29% of the population.

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White375,75331,9088.49%
Black58,75218,13130.86%
Hispanic64,03417,96728.06%
Asian17,3114,15023.97%
Other14,7083,53324.02%
Multiple14,8942,91019.54%
Native2,70574527.54%
Islander1903518.42%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.78%

Male Poverty Rate

15.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska is Black, with 30.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska is White, with 8.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.51%.

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.39%
High School13.72%
Some College10.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.93%
Male Unemployed34.12%
Female Employed8.36%
Male Employed5.83%

Douglas County, Nebraska Income

Douglas County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,003$76,873
Families$73,885$94,441
Married Families$91,265$112,291
Non Families$34,745$45,896

Douglas County, Nebraska Marital Status

Douglas County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Douglas 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 35To44.

Douglas County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by War

31,253

Number of Veterans

28,378

Male Veterans

2,875

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,602
First Gulf War6,254
Second Gulf War5,144
Korea2,911
World War II1,704

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 548,163
65 to 747,293
75+6,549
55 to 646,004
18 to 343,244

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White27,0908.22%
Black3,2227.78%
Hispanic8942.35%
2 or More4757.00%
Indian1708.84%
Other1391.50%
Asian1341.04%
Hawaiian2311.62%

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Employment Status

Douglas County, Nebraska Employment by Age

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Douglas County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Douglas County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Omaha432003446970149673.46%
Ralston59437329138623.32%
Valley1869217230316.21%
Bennington14601510503.42%
Waterloo848909617.19%
Boys Town745619-126-16.91%
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