Washington County, Nebraska Population 2018

Washington County, Nebraska's estimated population is 20,721 with a growth rate of 1.88% 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
201720,7213831.88%
201620,338-230-1.12%
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
White19,692
Two or More Races353
Black or African American135
Some Other Race91
Asian34
American Indian and Alaska Native33

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

Washington County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Washington County, Nebraska Median Age

41.2


Total

40


Male

42.3


Female

Washington County, Nebraska Adults

There are 15,437 adults, (3,254 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Nebraska.

Washington County, Nebraska Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

10,274

50.52%

Male

10,064

49.48%

Washington County, Nebraska Households and Families

Washington County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
Male82.6%17.4%
All78.3%21.7%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Female55.5%44.5%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0222.4978.3
Married4,8783.0391
Non Family2,1951.1256.3
Female6563.0755.5
Male2932.4882.6

2.96

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

3.5%

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 Grade1521.11%
9th to 12th Grade4343.18%
High School Graduate4,14830.35%
Some College3,21823.54%
Associates Degree1,53611.24%
Bachelors Degree3,09822.67%
Graduate Degree1,0827.92%

Washington County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,15612,6384,090
Hispanic28022637
Multiple Races13612735
Black9898
Other Race7947
Native American31267
Asian141411

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 78.57%.

Washington County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,684$50,089$33,847
Less Than High School$32,841$35,536$16,875
High School Grad$34,234$41,510$25,530
Some College$40,118$49,433$27,550
Bachelors Degree$51,932$72,054$42,368
Graduate Degree$57,330$73,333$56,604

$41,684

Average Earnings

$50,089

Average Male

$33,847

Average Female

Washington County, Nebraska Language

Washington County, Nebraska Language by Age

Washington County, Nebraska Language

97.51% of Washington County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0031,6458.66%
Hispanic52810519.89%
Multiple3464713.58%
Black1203730.83%

9.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.05%

Male Poverty Rate

12.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Nebraska is Black, with 30.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Nebraska is White, with 8.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.07%.

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School10.73%
Less Than High School9.61%
Some College7.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.10%

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed17.11%
Female Unemployed10.53%
Female Employed6.08%
Male Employed4.31%

Washington County, Nebraska Income

Washington County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,565$80,776
Families$83,520$93,280
Married Families$93,424$
Non Families$31,836$43,855

Washington County, Nebraska Marital Status

Washington County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Washington County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by War

1,611

Number of Veterans

1,562

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam548
First Gulf War328
Second Gulf War154
World War II147
Korea139

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74393
35 to 54393
75+365
55 to 64323
18 to 34137

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,60110.65%
Hispanic278.26%
2 or More96.08%
Indian13.23%

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Nebraska Employment Status

Washington County, Nebraska Employment by Age

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

1.5%

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