Jefferson County, Nebraska Population 2018

Jefferson County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,178 with a growth rate of 0.00% 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
20177,276981.37%
20177,1780.00%
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
White7,040
Two or More Races145
American Indian and Alaska Native72
Asian10
Some Other Race8
Black or African American1

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

Jefferson County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Jefferson County, Nebraska Median Age

45.7


Total

45.2


Male

46.6


Female

Jefferson County, Nebraska Adults

There are 5,711 adults, (1,691 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Nebraska.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Age Dependency

81

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,765

51.75%

Male

3,511

48.25%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Households and Families

Jefferson County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Jefferson County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All73.5%26.5%
Male68.8%31.3%
Non Family58%42%
Female44.8%55.2%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3082.1673.5
Married1,6462.7290.8
Non Family1,3031.1358
Female2793.4744.8
Male803.0368.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

6.1%

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 Grade1943.71%
9th to 12th Grade3115.94%
High School Graduate2,15541.19%
Some College1,20122.95%
Associates Degree60111.49%
Bachelors Degree57110.91%
Graduate Degree1993.80%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0084,606736
Hispanic151681
Multiple Races554233
Native American4535
Asian10
Other Race88
Black11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 60.00%.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,601$35,118$24,924
Less Than High School$28,728$29,477$
High School Grad$29,982$39,545$20,428
Some College$29,573$32,750$27,201
Bachelors Degree$35,984$48,929$31,477
Graduate Degree$56,389$75,000$55,833

$30,601

Average Earnings

$35,118

Average Male

$24,924

Average Female

Jefferson County, Nebraska Language

Jefferson County, Nebraska Language by Age

Jefferson County, Nebraska Language

96.20% of Jefferson County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,7436239.24%
Hispanic25310039.53%
Multiple1455638.62%
Native722331.94%
Asian1010100.00%

10.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.67%

Male Poverty Rate

13.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Nebraska is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Nebraska is White, with 9.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.20%.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.06%
High School11.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.52%
Some College5.52%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.77%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed3.55%
Male Employed3.55%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Income

Jefferson County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,576$58,495
Families$54,890$72,649
Married Families$57,563$
Non Families$23,338$34,110

Jefferson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Jefferson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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 45To54.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race


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

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by War

568

Number of Veterans

512

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam301
Korea89
First Gulf War73
World War II32
Second Gulf War8

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74183
75+156
55 to 64152
35 to 5474
18 to 343

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White56310.11%
2 or More57.81%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Nebraska Employment Status

Jefferson County, Nebraska Employment by Age

64%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

2.1%

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