Thurston County, Nebraska Population 2018

Thurston County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,223 with a growth rate of 3.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thurston County, Nebraska is the 39th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,2232343.35%
20166,989-151-2.11%
20167,140670.95%
20157,0731101.58%
20146,963881.28%
20136,875-51-0.74%
20126,926220.32%
20116,904-66-0.95%
20106,970340.49%
19906,936-250-3.48%
19807,1862443.51%
19706,942-295-4.08%
19607,237-1,353-15.75%
19508,590-1,653-16.14%
194010,243-219-2.09%
193010,4628739.10%
19209,58988510.17%
19108,7042,18733.56%
19006,5173,341105.20%
18903,1763,0672813.76%
188010978251.61%
1870310.00%

Thurston County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
American Indian and Alaska Native3,981
White2,807
Two or More Races120
Asian36
Some Other Race35
Black or African American10

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

Thurston County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Thurston County, Nebraska Median Age

28.4


Total

27.2


Male

30.1


Female

Thurston County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,501 adults, (846 of which are seniors) in Thurston County, Nebraska.

Thurston County, Nebraska Age Dependency

91.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Thurston County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,532

50.54%

Male

3,457

49.46%

Thurston County, Nebraska Households and Families

Thurston County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thurston County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Male43.6%56.4%
Female37%63%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thurston County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0963.3160.6
Married8963.7177.7
Non Family5931.1857.3
Female4514.8537
Male1564.643.6

3.96

Average Family Size

3.31

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thurston County, Nebraska Households

Thurston County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1513.97%
9th to 12th Grade3589.42%
High School Graduate1,26433.27%
Some College1,04827.59%
Associates Degree3759.87%
Bachelors Degree40510.66%
Graduate Degree1985.21%

Thurston County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9061,794455
Native American1,7301,395140
Hispanic103442
Multiple Races49492
Other Race164
Asian1274
Black1010

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 33.33%.

Thurston County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,462$33,446$26,618
Less Than High School$20,000$23,315$13,281
High School Grad$26,090$30,714$21,563
Some College$29,661$32,688$24,737
Bachelors Degree$40,551$63,500$36,250
Graduate Degree$65,063$72,500$57,321

$30,462

Average Earnings

$33,446

Average Male

$26,618

Average Female

Thurston County, Nebraska Language

Thurston County, Nebraska Language by Age

Thurston County, Nebraska Language

94.13% of Thurston County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.87% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3,9281,70143.30%
White2,56126110.19%
Hispanic31917855.80%
Other352880.00%
Multiple1202722.50%
Asian362775.00%
Black10880.00%

31.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.74%

Male Poverty Rate

33.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska is Black, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska is White, with 10.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.85%.

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.34%
High School23.13%
Some College21.94%
Bachelors or Greater9.45%

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.25%
Male Unemployed41.74%
Female Employed14.64%
Male Employed9.09%

Thurston County, Nebraska Income

Thurston County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,979$61,290
Families$47,850$61,967
Married Families$67,266$
Non Families$28,274$54,804

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Thurston 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 45To54.

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by War

336

Number of Veterans

312

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam104
First Gulf War55
Korea41
Second Gulf War32
World War II23

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5492
75+82
65 to 7482
55 to 6456
18 to 3424

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1999.15%
Indian1356.09%
Hispanic21.50%
Asian211.76%

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

13.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Employment Status

Thurston County, Nebraska Employment by Age

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

15.3%

Unemployment Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Thurston County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Thurston County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pender10021055535.29%
Emerson 840804-36-4.29%
Winnebago774795212.71%
Walthill78078440.51%
Rosalie16016442.50%
Thurston13213643.03%
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