Blair, Nebraska Population 2024

8,109

Blair is a city located in Washington County Nebraska. Blair has a 2024 population of 8,109. It is also the county seat of Washington County. Blair is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 3.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,815 in 2020.

The average household income in Blair is $90,916 with a poverty rate of 12.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blair is 39.4 years, 38.6 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Blair Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blair was:

  • White: 96.15%
  • Two or more races: 1.74%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,471.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.76% (294)
The current population of Blair, Nebraska is 8,109 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,815.

Blair, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,51296.15%
Two or more races1361.74%
Black or African American831.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander390.5%
Asian240.31%
Other race180.23%
Native American10.01%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Native American

Blair Population by Race

Blair Population Pyramid 2024

Blair Median Age

39.4

Total

38.6

Male

41

Female

Blair Adults

There are 5,702 adults, (1,307 of whom are seniors) in Blair.

Blair Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Blair Sex Ratio

Female4,10852.58%
Male3,70547.42%

Blair Population by Age

Blair Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0842.4671.828.2
Married1,5583.3192.57.5
Non Family1,0801.261.438.6
Female3592.5928.471.6
Male872.2610.389.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blair Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1132.21%
9th to 12th Grade1613.15%
High School Graduate1,23024.06%
Some College1,16422.77%
Associates Degree57011.15%
Bachelors Degree1,24324.32%
Graduate Degree63112.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blair Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blair Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,9314,6871,844
Hispanic867214
2+ Races433516
Black34340
Other Race181414
Asian1790
Native American110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 77.78%.

Blair Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$55,884$68,586$41,326
Less Than 9th Grade$34,148$0$0
High School Graduate$60,612$69,145$33,269
Some College$43,598$55,804$35,873
Bachelors Degree$66,579$95,338$53,281
Graduate Degree$83,625$63,077$85,871

$55,884

Average Earnings

$68,586

Average Male

$41,326

Average Female

Blair Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blair Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blair Language

97.8% of Blair residents speak only English, while 2.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Blair Language

Blair Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,19783711.63%
Multiple1206150.83%
Islander3939100%

12.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.28%

Male Poverty Rate

13.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blair

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blair is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blair is White, with 11.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.47%.

Blair Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.29%
High School12.29%
Some College6.17%
Bachelors or Greater1.78%

Blair Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.5%
Male Unemployed13.51%
Female Employed10.35%
Male Employed0.69%

Blair Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blair Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$74,058$90,916
Families$100,536$110,865
Married Families$120,971$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,947$49,557

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blair Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Blair Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blair Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blair Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blair Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

453

Number of Veterans

396

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War181
First Gulf War163
Vietnam161
Korea9
World War II8

Blair Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54181
75+110
65 to 74104
18 to 3435
55 to 6423

Blair Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4418.02%
2+ Races1115.71%
Native American1100%

Blair Veterans by Race

Blair Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blair Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Blair Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blair Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blair Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.59%

Born in Blair

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Blair residents were born in the United States, with 71.59% having been born in Nebraska. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Blair Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,476730.87%
20288,403740.89%
20278,329730.88%
20268,256740.9%
20258,182730.9%
20248,109740.92%
20238,035730.92%
20227,9621111.41%
20217,851360.46%
20207,815-53-0.67%
20197,868280.36%
20187,840781%
20177,76280.1%
20167,754891.16%
20157,665-11-0.14%
20147,676220.29%
20137,654-39-0.51%
20127,693460.6%
20117,647-1-0.01%
20107,6481361.81%
20007,5126529.5%
19906,8604426.89%
19806,4183125.11%
19706,1061,17523.83%
19604,9311,11629.25%
19503,81552615.99%
19403,28949817.84%
19302,791893.29%
19202,7021184.57%
19102,584-386-13%
19002,97000%
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Blair Population by Year