Jefferson County, Nebraska Population 2018

Jefferson County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,178 with a growth rate of -2.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Nebraska is the 40th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,178-176-2.39%
20167,3541762.45%
20167,178-34-0.47%
20157,212-88-1.21%
20147,300-211-2.81%
20137,511-22-0.29%
20127,533-17-0.23%
20117,550290.39%
20107,521-1,238-14.13%
19908,759-1,058-10.78%
19809,817-619-5.93%
197010,436-1,184-10.19%
196011,620-2,003-14.70%
195013,623-1,909-12.29%
194015,532-877-5.34%
193016,4092691.67%
192016,140-712-4.23%
191016,8521,65610.90%
190015,1963462.33%
189014,8506,75483.42%
18808,0965,656231.80%
18702,4400.00%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,110
Two or More Races165
American Indian and Alaska Native70
Some Other Race9

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

Jefferson County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Jefferson County, Nebraska Median Age

45.7


Total

45


Male

47.5


Female

Jefferson County, Nebraska Adults

There are 5,758 adults, (1,706 of which are seniors) in Jefferson County, Nebraska.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,774

51.32%

Male

3,580

48.68%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Households and Families

Jefferson County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
Male83.5%16.5%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female38.1%61.9%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3032.1975.7
Married1,6882.7191.5
Non Family1,2631.1662.1
Female2733.4438.1
Male793.2783.5

2.79

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Nebraska Households

Jefferson County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2154.08%
9th to 12th Grade3496.61%
High School Graduate2,06239.08%
Some College1,29724.58%
Associates Degree56910.78%
Bachelors Degree58010.99%
Graduate Degree2043.87%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0744,578753
Hispanic136831
Multiple Races614530
Native American4534
Other Race99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 49.18%.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,988$32,264$22,315
Less Than High School$30,394$31,065$11,750
High School Grad$28,571$35,128$19,844
Some College$28,464$36,354$25,032
Bachelors Degree$31,322$31,027$31,667
Graduate Degree$55,491$50,694$56,071

$29,988

Average Earnings

$32,264

Average Male

$22,315

Average Female

Jefferson County, Nebraska Language

Jefferson County, Nebraska Language by Age

Jefferson County, Nebraska Language

97.25% of Jefferson County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,81974010.85%
Hispanic2458635.10%
Multiple1657143.03%
Native702332.86%

11.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.15%

Male Poverty Rate

14.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 43.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Nebraska is White, with 10.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.93%.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.66%
High School10.01%
Some College6.66%
Bachelors or Greater5.81%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Unemployed21.00%
Female Employed5.39%
Male Employed3.70%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Income

Jefferson County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,616$57,410
Families$52,460$69,512
Married Families$58,056$77,500
Non Families$24,288$35,896

Jefferson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Jefferson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson 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.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by War

621

Number of Veterans

554

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam326
Korea96
First Gulf War80
World War II34
Second Gulf War9

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74202
55 to 64188
75+154
35 to 5476
18 to 341

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White61710.98%
2 or More45.41%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

6.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Nebraska Employment Status

Jefferson County, Nebraska Employment by Age

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Jefferson County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jefferson County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fairbury39423714-228-5.78%
Plymouth409382-27-6.60%
Diller260256-4-1.54%
Daykin166161-5-3.01%
Endicott132126-6-4.55%
Jansen118113-5-4.24%
Reynolds6966-3-4.35%
Steele City6158-3-4.92%
Harbine4947-2-4.08%
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