Polk County, Nebraska Population 2018

Polk County, Nebraska's estimated population is 5,328 with a growth rate of 2.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Polk County, Nebraska is the 53rd largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,244-84-1.58%
20175,3281262.42%
20165,202280.54%
20155,174-94-1.78%
20145,268210.40%
20135,247-22-0.42%
20125,269-71-1.33%
20115,340-58-1.07%
20105,398-277-4.88%
19905,675-645-10.21%
19806,320-148-2.29%
19706,468-742-10.29%
19607,210-834-10.37%
19508,044-704-8.05%
19408,748-1,344-13.32%
193010,092-622-5.81%
192010,7141931.83%
191010,521-21-0.20%
190010,542-275-2.54%
189010,8173,97158.00%
18806,8466,7104933.82%
1870136117615.79%
1860190.00%

Polk County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,095
Two or More Races73
Some Other Race40
American Indian and Alaska Native26
Black or African American7
Asian3

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

Polk County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250 Male Population50100150200250 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Polk County, Nebraska Median Age

45.5


Total

45.5


Male

45.4


Female

Polk County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,026 adults, (1,074 of whom are seniors) in Polk County, Nebraska.

Polk County, Nebraska Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Polk County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

2,666

50.84%

Male

2,578

49.16%

Polk County, Nebraska Households and Families

Polk County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Polk County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All80.3%19.7%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Female66.3%33.7%
Male32.5%67.5%

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Polk County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0382.5380.3
Married1,2873.0588.7
Non Family5701.1270.9
Female983.5766.3
Male832.8432.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Polk County, Nebraska Households

Polk County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade732.01%
9th to 12th Grade1654.54%
High School Graduate1,18332.56%
Some College96726.62%
Associates Degree48713.40%
Bachelors Degree56615.58%
Graduate Degree1925.28%

Polk County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4843,305749
Hispanic9252
Multiple Races2671
Native American2218
Other Race11115
Black52
Asian333

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 100.00%.

Polk County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,120$47,028$26,250
Less Than High School$31,083$31,146$
High School Grad$29,583$41,906$17,266
Some College$36,080$47,188$30,750
Bachelors Degree$50,000$67,237$30,735
Graduate Degree$49,464$18,393$55,208

$36,120

Average Earnings

$47,028

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Polk County, Nebraska Language

Polk County, Nebraska Language by Age

Polk County, Nebraska Language

94.04% of Polk County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Polk County, Nebraska Poverty

Polk County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,7693316.94%
Hispanic2515823.11%
Multiple731723.29%

7.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

7.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Polk County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Polk County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 23.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Polk County, Nebraska is White, with 6.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.58%.

Polk County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School9.95%
High School8.43%
Some College3.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.07%

Polk County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed73.02%
Female Unemployed57.35%
Female Employed4.31%
Male Employed3.06%

Polk County, Nebraska Income

Polk County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,667$80,523
Families$76,875$94,742
Married Families$80,524$
Non Families$35,435$40,816

Polk County, Nebraska Marital Status

Polk County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Polk County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Polk 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 55To64.

Polk County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race


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

Polk County, Nebraska Veterans

Polk County, Nebraska Veterans by War

314

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam106
Korea38
World War II33
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War29

Polk County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+111
65 to 7488
35 to 5455
55 to 6446
18 to 3414

Polk County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3107.86%
Indian313.64%
2 or More12.50%

Polk County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

2.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Polk County, Nebraska Employment Status

Polk County, Nebraska Employment by Age

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Polk County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Polk County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Polk County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Stromsburg11711140-31-2.65%
Osceola880843-37-4.20%
Shelby714688-26-3.64%
Polk322303-19-5.90%
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