Seward County, Nebraska Population 2018

Seward County, Nebraska's estimated population is 17,161 with a growth rate of 0.44% 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
201717,045-116-0.68%
201717,161760.44%
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
White16,457
Two or More Races247
Some Other Race128
Asian105
Black or African American86
American Indian and Alaska Native22

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

Seward County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Seward County, Nebraska Median Age

38.3


Total

36.2


Male

39.6


Female

Seward County, Nebraska Adults

There are 13,032 adults, (2,848 of whom are seniors) in Seward County, Nebraska.

Seward County, Nebraska Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Seward County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

8,463

49.65%

Male

8,582

50.35%

Seward County, Nebraska Households and Families

Seward County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Seward County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All70.9%29.1%
Non Family46.9%53.1%
Male46.7%53.3%
Female44.5%55.5%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seward County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4962.470.9
Married3,7902.9988.3
Non Family2,0561.1746.9
Female3802.8444.5
Male2702.8846.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade3202.96%
9th to 12th Grade4364.03%
High School Graduate2,99627.68%
Some College2,24320.72%
Associates Degree1,79216.56%
Bachelors Degree2,03118.76%
Graduate Degree1,0069.29%

Seward County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3869,7722,965
Hispanic25513823
Other Race9027
Multiple Races80652
Black505020
Asian423420
Native American18187

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 47.62%.

Seward County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,276$50,311$29,493
Less Than High School$23,850$31,579$13,698
High School Grad$32,994$41,452$24,049
Some College$40,567$50,267$26,330
Bachelors Degree$45,000$61,000$36,382
Graduate Degree$57,000$66,250$47,250

$40,276

Average Earnings

$50,311

Average Male

$29,493

Average Female

Seward County, Nebraska Language

Seward County, Nebraska Language by Age

Seward County, Nebraska Language

96.95% of Seward County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,8341,2888.68%
Multiple2309943.04%
Hispanic396348.59%
Native221150.00%
Black61711.48%
Other12454.03%

9.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.02%

Male Poverty Rate

9.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seward County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Nebraska is Native, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Nebraska is Other, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.24%.

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.80%
Some College7.37%
High School4.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.97%
Female Unemployed17.70%
Female Employed6.54%
Male Employed5.46%

Seward County, Nebraska Income

Seward County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,095$76,668
Families$79,621$91,102
Married Families$86,452$
Non Families$32,763$40,393

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

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 35To44.

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race


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

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by War

941

Number of Veterans

917

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam370
Second Gulf War203
First Gulf War163
Korea115
World War II32

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54239
65 to 74228
75+223
55 to 64166
18 to 3485

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9397.43%
Asian22.41%

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

8.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Employment Status

Seward County, Nebraska Employment by Age

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

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