Kearney County, Nebraska Population 2018

Kearney County, Nebraska's estimated population is 6,530 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kearney County, Nebraska is the 44th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,530-18-0.27%
20166,548-21-0.32%
20166,569100.15%
20156,559-31-0.47%
20146,5901041.60%
20136,486-22-0.34%
20126,508-38-0.58%
20116,546691.07%
20106,477-152-2.29%
19906,629-424-6.01%
19807,0533465.16%
19706,7071271.93%
19606,5801712.67%
19506,409-445-6.49%
19406,854-1,240-15.32%
19308,094-489-5.70%
19208,583-523-5.74%
19109,106-760-7.70%
19009,8668058.88%
18909,0614,989122.52%
18804,0724,0146920.69%
187058-416-87.76%
18604740.00%

Kearney County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,432
Two or More Races49
Some Other Race27
Asian23
Black or African American10
American Indian and Alaska Native7

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

Kearney 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

Kearney County, Nebraska Median Age

40.1


Total

38


Male

43.3


Female

Kearney County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,963 adults, (1,218 of which are seniors) in Kearney County, Nebraska.

Kearney County, Nebraska Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kearney County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,320

50.70%

Male

3,228

49.30%

Kearney County, Nebraska Households and Families

Kearney County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kearney County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family59%41%
Male59%41%
Female33.3%66.7%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kearney County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7522.3569.3
Married1,4962.9780.9
Non Family9761.1359
Female1803.2333.3
Male1003.4159

2.92

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kearney County, Nebraska Households

Kearney County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade811.79%
9th to 12th Grade2184.83%
High School Graduate1,55834.52%
Some College1,13225.08%
Associates Degree4479.90%
Bachelors Degree75416.71%
Graduate Degree3237.16%

Kearney County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2964,0691,060
Hispanic18311612
Other Race2712
Multiple Races1515
Asian1182
Black53
Native American333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Kearney County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,105$42,738$28,250
Less Than High School$31,050$36,202$
High School Grad$30,482$38,125$21,953
Some College$34,519$45,078$27,500
Bachelors Degree$39,891$83,661$31,929
Graduate Degree$51,563$$52,927

$34,105

Average Earnings

$42,738

Average Male

$28,250

Average Female

Kearney County, Nebraska Language

Kearney County, Nebraska Language by Age

Kearney County, Nebraska Language

95.32% of Kearney County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.41% of the population.

Kearney County, Nebraska Poverty

Kearney County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0154337.20%
Multiple491020.41%

6.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.70%

Male Poverty Rate

8.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kearney County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kearney County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 20.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kearney County, Nebraska is White, with 7.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.99%.

Kearney County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.98%
High School5.06%
Some College3.84%
Bachelors or Greater1.12%

Kearney County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.84%
Male Unemployed8.33%
Female Employed5.53%
Male Employed3.67%

Kearney County, Nebraska Income

Kearney County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,068$72,215
Families$70,793$90,744
Married Families$76,282$
Non Families$29,593$35,278

Kearney County, Nebraska Marital Status

Kearney County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kearney County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Kearney 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.

Kearney County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Kearney County, Nebraska Veterans

Kearney County, Nebraska Veterans by War

534

Number of Veterans

481

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam135
Second Gulf War105
First Gulf War99
World War II53
Korea36

Kearney County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+150
65 to 74118
35 to 54117
55 to 6495
18 to 3454

Kearney County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Kearney County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

2.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kearney County, Nebraska Employment Status

Kearney County, Nebraska Employment by Age

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kearney County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Kearney County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kearney County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Minden29232996732.50%
Axtell72673591.24%
Wilcox358355-3-0.84%
Heartwell7170-1-1.41%
Norman434300.00%
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