Brainard, Nebraska Population 2024

365

Brainard is a city located in Butler County Nebraska. Brainard has a 2024 population of 365. Brainard is currently growing at a rate of 1.96% annually and its population has increased by 8.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 337 in 2020.

The average household income in Brainard is $79,461 with a poverty rate of 3.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brainard is 34.3 years, 31.1 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Brainard Demographics

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

  • White: 98.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,176.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.31% (28)
The current population of Brainard, Nebraska is 365 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 337.

Brainard, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White36298.91%
Two or more races41.09%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Brainard Population by Race

Brainard Population Pyramid 2024

Brainard Median Age

34.3

Total

31.1

Male

42.7

Female

Brainard Adults

There are 289 adults, (77 of whom are seniors) in Brainard.

Brainard Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brainard Sex Ratio

Female16645.36%
Male20054.64%

Brainard Population by Age

Brainard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1662.276.523.5
Married812.996.33.7
Non Family651.1864.635.4
Female152.8713.386.7
Male52.21000

2.73

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brainard Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52.05%
9th to 12th Grade62.46%
High School Graduate8133.2%
Some College5422.13%
Associates Degree4317.62%
Bachelors Degree4317.62%
Graduate Degree124.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brainard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brainard Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White23922853
Hispanic330
2+ Races222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Brainard Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,481$60,938$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$55,625$56,250$0
High School Graduate$50,417$66,875$0
Some College$47,083$60,000$16,250
Bachelors Degree$50,139$65,000$47,031
Graduate Degree$83,750$83,750$0

$50,481

Average Earnings

$60,938

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Brainard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brainard Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brainard Language

96.69% of Brainard residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Brainard Language

Brainard Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White355113.1%
Multiple4250%

3.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.5%

Male Poverty Rate

7.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brainard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brainard is Multiple, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brainard is White, with 3.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.29%.

Brainard Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.27%
High School6.17%
Some College3.09%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Brainard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed2.11%
Female Unemployed0%

Brainard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brainard Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$71,250$79,461
Families$93,125$91,528
Married Families$98,542$-999,999,999
Non Families$52,917$52,029

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brainard Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brainard Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brainard 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 55-64.

Brainard Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brainard Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

31

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War5
Vietnam4
Korea0
World War II0

Brainard Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3412
75+7
55 to 645
35 to 544
65 to 743

Brainard Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3110.8%

Brainard Veterans by Race

Brainard Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brainard Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75.2%

Labor Force Participation

74.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brainard Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brainard Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brainard 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

90.71%

Born in Brainard

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Brainard residents were born in the United States, with 90.71% having been born in Nebraska. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brainard Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202940071.78%
202839371.81%
202738671.85%
202637971.88%
202537271.92%
202436571.96%
202335871.99%
2022351102.93%
202134141.19%
2020337226.98%
2019315-3-0.94%
201831800%
201731820.63%
2016316-5-1.56%
2015321-4-1.23%
2014325-3-0.91%
2013328-3-0.91%
201233110.3%
2011330-1-0.3%
201033100%

Brainard Population by Year