Phelps County, Nebraska Population 2018

Phelps County, Nebraska's estimated population is 9,060 with a growth rate of -1.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Phelps County, Nebraska is the 30th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20179,060-176-1.91%
20169,236520.57%
20169,184-38-0.41%
20159,222550.60%
20149,167-15-0.16%
20139,182-31-0.34%
20129,213700.77%
20119,143-39-0.42%
20109,182-533-5.49%
19909,715-54-0.55%
19809,7692162.26%
19709,553-247-2.52%
19609,8007528.31%
19509,0485967.05%
19408,452-809-8.74%
19309,261-639-6.45%
19209,900-551-5.27%
191010,451-321-2.98%
190010,7729039.15%
18909,8697,422303.31%
18802,4470.00%

Phelps County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,941
Two or More Races202
Some Other Race52
Asian18
Black or African American12
American Indian and Alaska Native11

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

Phelps 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

Phelps County, Nebraska Median Age

41.7


Total

39.1


Male

44.8


Female

Phelps County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,973 adults, (1,829 of which are seniors) in Phelps County, Nebraska.

Phelps County, Nebraska Age Dependency

79.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Phelps County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,604

49.85%

Male

4,632

50.15%

Phelps County, Nebraska Households and Families

Phelps County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Phelps County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All69.6%30.4%
Male59%41%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female29.2%70.8%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phelps County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7732.3869.6
Married2,1793.0483.8
Non Family1,2801.152.5
Female1923.0529.2
Male122359

2.96

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Phelps County, Nebraska Households

Phelps County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1362.16%
9th to 12th Grade2974.71%
High School Graduate2,06032.69%
Some College1,61725.66%
Associates Degree72411.49%
Bachelors Degree1,12517.85%
Graduate Degree3425.43%

Phelps County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9685,6021,382
Hispanic25519376
Multiple Races7673
Other Race433218
Asian10106
Native American99
Black973

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 60.00%.

Phelps County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,466$41,991$26,147
Less Than High School$27,214$29,239$16,528
High School Grad$27,986$35,652$14,906
Some College$36,427$44,046$27,078
Bachelors Degree$38,977$61,125$31,429
Graduate Degree$55,735$116,944$44,000

$34,466

Average Earnings

$41,991

Average Male

$26,147

Average Female

Phelps County, Nebraska Language

Phelps County, Nebraska Language by Age

Phelps County, Nebraska Language

95.83% of Phelps County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Phelps County, Nebraska Poverty

Phelps County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,3356667.99%
Multiple1964824.49%
Hispanic469214.48%
Black8337.50%
Native11218.18%

8.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.30%

Male Poverty Rate

11.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phelps County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phelps County, Nebraska is Black, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phelps County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 4.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.42%.

Phelps County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.02%
High School10.97%
Some College6.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Phelps County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed6.90%
Female Employed5.88%
Male Employed2.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Phelps County, Nebraska Income

Phelps County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,264$66,130
Families$67,456$81,976
Married Families$72,168$
Non Families$25,992$33,480

Phelps County, Nebraska Marital Status

Phelps County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Phelps County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Phelps 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.

Phelps County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans

Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans by War

624

Number of Veterans

582

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam158
Second Gulf War86
Korea77
First Gulf War59
World War II37

Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+221
65 to 74133
35 to 54123
55 to 6478
18 to 3469

Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6189.07%
Hispanic62.06%
2 or More67.14%

Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

1.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phelps County, Nebraska Employment Status

Phelps County, Nebraska Employment by Age

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Phelps County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Phelps County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Phelps County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Holdrege54955555601.09%
Bertrand750734-16-2.13%
Loomis38238971.83%
Funk194193-1-0.52%
Atlanta13113100.00%
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