Thurston County, Nebraska Population 2019

Thurston County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,225 with a growth rate of 1.18% 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
20187,303781.08%
20177,225841.18%
20167,141690.98%
20157,0721111.59%
20146,961881.28%
20136,873-52-0.75%
20126,925220.32%
20116,903-66-0.95%
20106,969330.48%
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%

How Many People Live in Thurston County, Nebraska?

7,225

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native4,01456.90%
White2,80239.72%
Two or More Races1472.08%
Asian500.71%
Some Other Race260.37%
Black or African American160.23%

Thurston County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2019

Thurston County, Nebraska Median Age

28.1


Total

27


Male

29.9


Female

Thurston County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,540 adults, (846 of whom are seniors) in Thurston County, Nebraska.

Thurston County, Nebraska Age Dependency

91

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Thurston County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,553

50.36%

Male

3,502

49.64%

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%23%
All59.9%40.1%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Male46.5%53.5%
Female38.5%61.5%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1423.2759.9
Married9313.777
Non Family5791.1653.7
Female4734.5138.5
Male1594.7246.5

3.88

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thurston County, Nebraska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1674.36%
9th to 12th Grade3529.19%
High School Graduate1,24032.38%
Some College1,03226.95%
Associates Degree42611.12%
Bachelors Degree41310.78%
Graduate Degree2005.22%

Thurston County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8981,795464
Native American1,7411,416131
Hispanic116452
Multiple Races555013
Asian2683
Black1414
Other Race103

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 white people with a rate of 24.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,962$35,493$26,387
Less Than High School$21,667$25,329$11,250
High School Grad$26,005$31,897$22,266
Some College$29,111$33,417$25,486
Bachelors Degree$41,136$48,750$39,583
Graduate Degree$65,000$72,813$57,375

$30,962

Average Earnings

$35,493

Average Male

$26,387

Average Female

Thurston County, Nebraska Language

Thurston County, Nebraska Language by Age

Thurston County, Nebraska Language

94.65% of Thurston County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.59% of the population.

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3,9631,67342.22%
White2,54926310.32%
Hispanic35417148.31%
Multiple1472416.33%
Other262284.62%
Asian502142.00%
Black15853.33%

30.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.43%

Male Poverty Rate

32.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska is Other, with 84.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska is White, with 10.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.18%
High School22.76%
Some College21.03%
Bachelors or Greater8.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.00%
Male Unemployed41.39%
Female Employed15.05%
Male Employed8.33%

Thurston County, Nebraska Income

Thurston County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,701$61,682
Families$49,893$62,516
Married Families$67,813-
Non Families$26,023$53,070

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans

326

Number of Veterans

304

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam93
First Gulf War69
Korea43
Second Gulf War40
World War II18

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1958.95%
Indian1295.77%
Hispanic53.18%
Asian26.67%

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

11.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

15.4%

Unemployment Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

47.84%

Born in Nebraska

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.06% of Thurston County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 47.84% having been born in Nebraska. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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