Gage County, Nebraska Population 2018

Gage County, Nebraska's estimated population is 21,601 with a growth rate of -0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gage County, Nebraska is the 14th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,601-177-0.81%
201621,7781690.78%
201621,609-81-0.37%
201521,6901570.73%
201421,533-193-0.89%
201321,726730.34%
201221,653-253-1.15%
201121,906-363-1.63%
201022,269-525-2.30%
199022,794-1,662-6.80%
198024,456-1,263-4.91%
197025,719-1,099-4.10%
196026,818-1,234-4.40%
195028,052-1,536-5.19%
194029,588-654-2.16%
193030,2425211.75%
192029,721-604-1.99%
191030,3252740.91%
190030,051-6,293-17.32%
189036,34423,180176.09%
188013,1649,805291.90%
18703,3592,938697.86%
18604210.00%

Gage County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,033
Two or More Races275
Some Other Race136
Asian119
Black or African American118
American Indian and Alaska Native77
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20

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

Gage 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

Gage County, Nebraska Median Age

44.8


Total

42.9


Male

47


Female

Gage County, Nebraska Adults

There are 16,922 adults, (4,486 of which are seniors) in Gage County, Nebraska.

Gage County, Nebraska Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Gage County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

10,971

50.38%

Male

10,807

49.62%

Gage County, Nebraska Households and Families

Gage County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gage County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All69.5%30.5%
Non Family56.1%43.9%
Male54.8%45.2%
Female42.4%57.6%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gage County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2512.2969.5
Married5,0122.9282.8
Non Family3,2961.1456.1
Female6843.0542.4
Male2592.8154.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gage County, Nebraska Households

Gage County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7074.58%
9th to 12th Grade9376.08%
High School Graduate5,43935.27%
Some College3,38121.92%
Associates Degree1,85512.03%
Bachelors Degree2,32015.04%
Graduate Degree7835.08%

Gage County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,83313,2893,042
Hispanic22719820
Multiple Races13811215
Black956810
Asian676716
Other Race665119
Native American6446
Islander2020

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 28.79%.

Gage County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,800$40,126$26,677
Less Than High School$13,644$15,149$13,043
High School Grad$28,036$37,299$21,464
Some College$33,804$41,221$29,319
Bachelors Degree$41,390$51,406$35,066
Graduate Degree$57,500$63,203$55,104

$31,800

Average Earnings

$40,126

Average Male

$26,677

Average Female

Gage County, Nebraska Language

Gage County, Nebraska Language by Age

Gage County, Nebraska Language

97.18% of Gage County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3721,9319.48%
Hispanic45611625.44%
Multiple2738029.30%
Other1296046.51%
Black1104843.64%
Native724461.11%
Asian1191613.45%

10.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.26%

Male Poverty Rate

11.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gage County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gage County, Nebraska is Native, with 61.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gage County, Nebraska is White, with 9.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.05%.

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.51%
High School9.83%
Some College6.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.40%

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.34%
Male Unemployed20.35%
Female Employed5.10%
Male Employed5.07%

Gage County, Nebraska Income

Gage County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,731$60,644
Families$61,682$74,370
Married Families$68,909$
Non Families$27,279$34,346

Gage County, Nebraska Marital Status

Gage County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gage County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Gage County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Gage County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by War

1,630

Number of Veterans

1,523

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam574
First Gulf War303
Second Gulf War234
Korea190
World War II159

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+484
55 to 64368
35 to 54366
65 to 74315
18 to 3497

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6109.78%
Hispanic208.10%
Black2020.41%

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

3.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gage County, Nebraska Employment Status

Gage County, Nebraska Employment by Age

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gage County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Gage County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gage County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Beatrice1268412362-322-2.54%
Wymore14571401-56-3.84%
Adams583607244.12%
Cortland482472-10-2.07%
Blue Springs331319-12-3.63%
Odell307300-7-2.28%
Clatonia231226-5-2.16%
Pickrell199195-4-2.01%
Filley132129-3-2.27%
Barneston116114-2-1.72%
Liberty7675-1-1.32%
Virginia6059-1-1.67%
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