Washington County, Nebraska Population 2018

Washington County, Nebraska's estimated population is 20,721 with a growth rate of 0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Nebraska is the 16th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,414-307-1.48%
201720,7211530.74%
201620,5682911.44%
201520,277-12-0.06%
201420,289760.38%
201320,213-92-0.45%
201220,305310.15%
201120,274-6-0.03%
201020,2803,67322.12%
199016,6071,0997.09%
198015,5082,19816.51%
197013,3101,2079.97%
196012,1035925.14%
195011,511-67-0.58%
194011,578-517-4.27%
193012,095-85-0.70%
192012,180-558-4.38%
191012,738-348-2.66%
190013,0861,21710.25%
189011,8693,23837.52%
18808,6314,17993.87%
18704,4523,203256.45%
18601,2490.00%

Washington County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,687
Black or African American307
Two or More Races266
Some Other Race77
Asian61
American Indian and Alaska Native16

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

Washington County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Washington County, Nebraska Median Age

41.2


Total

40


Male

42.2


Female

Washington County, Nebraska Adults

There are 15,496 adults, (3,387 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Nebraska.

Washington County, Nebraska Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

10,296

50.44%

Male

10,118

49.56%

Washington County, Nebraska Households and Families

Washington County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Washington County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
Male83.3%16.7%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female47.2%52.8%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1332.4776.5
Married4,9693.0190.2
Non Family2,2151.1554.5
Female7102.9147.2
Male2392.283.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Nebraska Households

Washington County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1421.03%
9th to 12th Grade3912.85%
High School Graduate4,02029.28%
Some College3,30624.08%
Associates Degree1,64411.97%
Bachelors Degree3,10022.58%
Graduate Degree1,1278.21%

Washington County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,18812,7724,142
Hispanic32221639
Black214166
Other Race6936
Multiple Races6052
Asian404040
Native American14116

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Washington County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,013$50,967$35,273
Less Than High School$37,500$41,429$
High School Grad$33,654$41,321$27,127
Some College$41,299$48,762$30,516
Bachelors Degree$54,685$76,181$45,385
Graduate Degree$56,719$61,905$55,750

$44,013

Average Earnings

$50,967

Average Male

$35,273

Average Female

Washington County, Nebraska Language

Washington County, Nebraska Language by Age

Washington County, Nebraska Language

97.47% of Washington County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0481,7169.01%
Hispanic5639316.52%
Black2927927.05%
Multiple2607127.31%

9.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.51%

Male Poverty Rate

12.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 27.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Nebraska is White, with 9.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.52%.

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.56%
High School9.33%
Some College8.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Employed6.74%
Female Unemployed5.93%
Male Employed4.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Washington County, Nebraska Income

Washington County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,485$83,108
Families$83,933$95,830
Married Families$95,208$
Non Families$34,561$45,599

Washington County, Nebraska Marital Status

Washington County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Washington 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.

Washington County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race


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

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by War

1,699

Number of Veterans

1,647

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam603
First Gulf War350
Korea200
Second Gulf War187
World War II110

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74486
35 to 54424
75+376
55 to 64272
18 to 34141

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,67611.14%
Hispanic288.00%
Black146.17%
2 or More89.52%
Indian17.14%

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

7.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Nebraska Employment Status

Washington County, Nebraska Employment by Age

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Washington County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Blair79908089991.24%
Arlington12431273302.41%
Fort Calhoun912935232.52%
Kennard36136320.55%
Herman26826800.00%
Washington15015110.67%
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