Wayne County, Nebraska Population 2018

Wayne County, Nebraska's estimated population is 9,318 with a growth rate of -1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Nebraska is the 28th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20179,318-96-1.02%
20169,414-39-0.41%
20169,453500.53%
20159,403-21-0.22%
20149,424-21-0.22%
20139,445-61-0.64%
20129,506530.56%
20119,453-156-1.62%
20109,6092452.62%
19909,364-494-5.01%
19809,858-542-5.21%
197010,4004414.43%
19609,959-170-1.68%
195010,1292492.52%
19409,880-686-6.49%
193010,5668418.65%
19209,725-672-6.46%
191010,3975355.42%
19009,8623,69359.86%
18906,1695,356658.79%
1880813631346.70%
18701820.00%

Wayne County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,969
Black or African American309
Some Other Race54
Asian36
American Indian and Alaska Native29
Two or More Races17

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

Wayne County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Wayne County, Nebraska Median Age

30.7


Total

28.9


Male

32.9


Female

Wayne County, Nebraska Adults

There are 7,588 adults, (1,290 of which are seniors) in Wayne County, Nebraska.

Wayne County, Nebraska Age Dependency

49.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,601

48.87%

Male

4,813

51.13%

Wayne County, Nebraska Households and Families

Wayne County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All62.8%37.2%
Female41.1%58.9%
Male38.3%61.7%
Non Family36.6%63.4%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5672.2862.8
Married2,0932.8380.8
Non Family1,2071.2436.6
Female2072.8441.1
Male602.338.3

2.77

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

1.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Nebraska Households

Wayne County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade871.66%
9th to 12th Grade1793.41%
High School Graduate1,17722.40%
Some College1,23223.45%
Associates Degree67012.75%
Bachelors Degree1,41526.93%
Graduate Degree4949.40%

Wayne County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9394,7871,862
Hispanic22411647
Asian3636
Black2925
Native American2424
Other Race16147
Multiple Races2

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.75%.

Wayne County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,886$41,171$31,128
Less Than High School$27,578$26,900$30,729
High School Grad$32,500$39,402$22,669
Some College$35,248$41,355$27,434
Bachelors Degree$34,050$37,468$31,831
Graduate Degree$60,568$69,474$55,250

$35,886

Average Earnings

$41,171

Average Male

$31,128

Average Female

Wayne County, Nebraska Language

Wayne County, Nebraska Language by Age

Wayne County, Nebraska Language

94.84% of Wayne County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.38% of the population.

Wayne County, Nebraska Poverty

Wayne County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3526939.43%
Black26722082.40%
Hispanic463418.86%
Asian363288.89%
Multiple13430.77%
Other3612.78%

12.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.82%

Male Poverty Rate

9.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Nebraska is Asian, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Nebraska is Other, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.01%.

Wayne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School7.89%
High School3.57%
Some College3.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.42%

Wayne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Employed8.46%
Female Employed6.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wayne County, Nebraska Income

Wayne County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,141$69,016
Families$70,303$82,389
Married Families$75,016$
Non Families$25,580$41,057

Wayne County, Nebraska Marital Status

Wayne County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Wayne 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.

Wayne County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans

Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans by War

526

Number of Veterans

470

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam163
Korea99
Second Gulf War54
First Gulf War27
World War II3

Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+210
65 to 74149
35 to 5491
55 to 6439
18 to 3437

Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4916.85%
Black258.39%
Other1021.28%

Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

0.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Nebraska Employment Status

Wayne County, Nebraska Employment by Age

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Wayne County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wayne County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wayne56705573-97-1.71%
Wakefield 14511389-62-4.27%
Winside427407-20-4.68%
Hoskins28528831.05%
Carroll229222-7-3.06%
Sholes2120-1-4.76%
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