Seward County, Nebraska Population 2018

Seward County, Nebraska's estimated population is 17,161 with a growth rate of 0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Seward County, Nebraska is the 18th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,161480.28%
201617,113280.16%
201617,0851040.61%
201516,981-25-0.15%
201417,006120.07%
201316,994970.57%
201216,8971941.16%
201116,703-95-0.57%
201016,7981,3488.72%
199015,450-339-2.15%
198015,7891,3299.19%
197014,4608796.47%
196013,5814263.24%
195013,155-1,012-7.14%
194014,167-1,771-11.11%
193015,938710.45%
192015,867-28-0.18%
191015,8952051.31%
190015,690-450-2.79%
189016,1404,99344.79%
188011,1478,194277.48%
18702,9532,93718356.25%
1860160.00%

Seward County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,459
Two or More Races229
Some Other Race225
Asian103
Black or African American80
American Indian and Alaska Native17

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

Seward 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

Seward County, Nebraska Median Age

38.1


Total

36.4


Male

39.9


Female

Seward County, Nebraska Adults

There are 13,091 adults, (2,875 of which are seniors) in Seward County, Nebraska.

Seward County, Nebraska Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Seward County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

8,417

49.18%

Male

8,696

50.82%

Seward County, Nebraska Households and Families

Seward County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Seward County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All72.1%27.9%
Male59.1%40.9%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female47%53%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seward County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3482.4772.1
Married3,7153.0287.8
Non Family1,9541.1949.4
Female3983.2247
Male2813.0659.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Seward County, Nebraska Households

Seward County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3092.84%
9th to 12th Grade4754.37%
High School Graduate3,19929.44%
Some College2,22720.49%
Associates Degree1,70315.67%
Bachelors Degree1,96918.12%
Graduate Degree9859.06%

Seward County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4939,8082,889
Hispanic22316017
Other Race124101
Multiple Races64407
Asian453322
Black404013
Native American13136

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 48.89%.

Seward County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,421$48,537$28,256
Less Than High School$24,107$30,625$13,750
High School Grad$30,787$40,064$24,320
Some College$40,944$50,260$25,319
Bachelors Degree$43,673$61,250$35,558
Graduate Degree$55,887$61,250$48,452

$39,421

Average Earnings

$48,537

Average Male

$28,256

Average Female

Seward County, Nebraska Language

Seward County, Nebraska Language by Age

Seward County, Nebraska Language

96.27% of Seward County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9731,2358.25%
Multiple1888545.21%
Hispanic3647420.33%
Other2215725.79%
Black601525.00%
Native17952.94%

9.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.30%

Male Poverty Rate

8.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seward County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Nebraska is Native, with 52.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Nebraska is White, with 8.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.20%.

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.42%
Some College5.93%
High School5.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.78%
Female Unemployed11.03%
Female Employed5.57%
Male Employed5.31%

Seward County, Nebraska Income

Seward County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,563$75,511
Families$77,683$89,551
Married Families$83,368$
Non Families$29,737$38,884

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Seward County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by War

1,033

Number of Veterans

997

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam403
Second Gulf War195
First Gulf War188
Korea124
World War II46

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+265
35 to 54254
65 to 74252
55 to 64187
18 to 3475

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0258.08%
Black68.00%
Asian22.44%

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

6.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Employment Status

Seward County, Nebraska Employment by Age

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Seward County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Seward County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Seward696472192553.66%
Milford20902112221.05%
Utica861851-10-1.16%
Beaver Crossing40340740.99%
Staplehurst24224200.00%
Garland21622041.85%
Pleasant Dale205215104.88%
Bee19119321.05%
Goehner15415842.60%
Cordova13713700.00%
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