Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Population 2018

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska's estimated population is 36,363 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska is the 7th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201736,363-236-0.64%
201636,599460.13%
201636,5532480.68%
201536,305-163-0.45%
201436,468-387-1.05%
201336,855-56-0.15%
201236,911-47-0.13%
201136,958-98-0.26%
201037,0561,0312.86%
199036,025-2,319-6.05%
198038,3441,9125.25%
197036,4322,6237.76%
196033,809-130-0.38%
195033,939220.06%
194033,9175,27318.41%
193028,6447,93438.31%
192020,71012,355147.88%
19108,3555,803227.39%
19002,55266435.17%
18901,8880.00%

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White34,154
Some Other Race798
Two or More Races681
American Indian and Alaska Native400
Black or African American311
Asian242
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

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

Scotts Bluff 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

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Median Age

39.6


Total

38.3


Male

40.7


Female

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Adults

There are 27,522 adults, (6,515 of which are seniors) in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

18,932

51.73%

Male

17,667

48.27%

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Households and Families

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All68.3%31.7%
Male58.9%41.1%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Female45.6%54.4%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5442.4668.3
Married6,8112.9783.5
Non Family5,0101.2557.9
Female1,9283.3745.6
Male7953.5558.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Households

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Education

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3295.43%
9th to 12th Grade1,8517.57%
High School Graduate7,20929.47%
Some College6,13825.09%
Associates Degree2,70811.07%
Bachelors Degree3,42413.99%
Graduate Degree1,8077.39%

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,57218,1734,917
Hispanic4,1652,525240
Other Race58829722
Multiple Races35423810
Native American23519923
Asian15413832
Black1181019
Islander13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.12%.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,643$35,783$25,606
Less Than High School$20,751$22,205$16,860
High School Grad$25,350$32,399$19,415
Some College$30,419$36,283$25,225
Bachelors Degree$43,500$45,858$41,832
Graduate Degree$58,517$65,000$53,886

$30,643

Average Earnings

$35,783

Average Male

$25,606

Average Female

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Language

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Language by Age

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Language

87.61% of Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 12.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.07% of the population.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Poverty

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,1682,4509.36%
Hispanic8,2122,11725.78%
Other79818423.06%
Native37910026.39%
Multiple6718512.67%
Black2577027.24%
Islander1313100.00%

13.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.15%

Male Poverty Rate

14.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska is White, with 9.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.35%.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.34%
High School10.22%
Some College7.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.10%
Male Unemployed47.94%
Female Employed8.22%
Male Employed4.97%

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Income

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,632$62,838
Families$55,346$74,130
Married Families$68,982$
Non Families$29,088$38,736

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Marital Status

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Scotts Bluff 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.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans by War

2,638

Number of Veterans

2,358

Male Veterans

280

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam871
First Gulf War465
Korea381
Second Gulf War307
World War II180

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+747
35 to 54673
65 to 74560
55 to 64395
18 to 34263

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4379.43%
Hispanic3176.17%
2 or More8922.31%
Other517.83%
Asian2918.35%
Indian176.03%
Black158.62%

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

2.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Employment Status

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Employment by Age

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Scottsbluff1503914883-156-1.04%
Gering85008360-140-1.65%
Mitchell17021669-33-1.94%
Terrytown11971177-20-1.67%
Morrill921915-6-0.65%
Minatare816802-14-1.72%
Lyman341328-13-3.81%
Melbeta112111-1-0.89%
Henry106105-1-0.94%
McGrew105104-1-0.95%
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