Burwell, Nebraska Population 2024

1,071

Burwell is a city located in Custer County, Garfield County, Holt County, Loup County, Rock County, and Valley County Nebraska. Burwell has a 2024 population of 1,071. It is also the county seat of Garfield County. Burwell is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,087 in 2020.

The average household income in Burwell is $64,721 with a poverty rate of 8.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Burwell is 50.5 years, 47 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Burwell Demographics

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

  • White: 93.6%
  • Other race: 4.16%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,020.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.47% (-16)
The current population of Burwell, Nebraska is 1,071 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,087.

Burwell, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White87893.6%
Other race394.16%
Two or more races121.28%
Black or African American90.96%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burwell Population by Race

Burwell Population Pyramid 2024

Burwell Median Age

50.5

Total

47

Male

51.7

Female

Burwell Adults

There are 734 adults, (314 of whom are seniors) in Burwell.

Burwell Age Dependency

123.3

Age Dependency Ratio

74.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Burwell Sex Ratio

Female47050.11%
Male46849.89%

Burwell Population by Age

Burwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4062.1676.423.6
Married2192.6494.15.9
Non Family1561.252.647.4
Female204.855545
Male111.271000

2.66

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burwell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade71.01%
9th to 12th Grade466.63%
High School Graduate18025.94%
Some College21330.69%
Associates Degree497.06%
Bachelors Degree15422.19%
Graduate Degree456.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Burwell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burwell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White678630199
2+ Races1270
Black440

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.35%.

Burwell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,318$45,880$22,663
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,000$42,045$0
Some College$29,300$43,750$20,833
Bachelors Degree$44,063$46,125$32,614
Graduate Degree$59,083$59,250$0

$34,318

Average Earnings

$45,880

Average Male

$22,663

Average Female

Burwell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burwell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burwell Language

99.57% of Burwell residents speak only English, while 0.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Burwell Language

Burwell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White821698.4%
Multiple12541.67%

8.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.49%

Male Poverty Rate

7.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burwell is Multiple, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burwell is White, with 8.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.39%.

Burwell Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.61%
Less Than 9th Grade13.51%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Burwell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.53%
Male Employed5.24%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Burwell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burwell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$65,313$64,721
Families$76,731$82,847
Married Families$79,196$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,250$34,978

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burwell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Burwell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Burwell 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 20-34.

Burwell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burwell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

91

Number of Veterans

91

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam38
First Gulf War14
Korea14
Second Gulf War13
World War II9

Burwell Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+39
65 to 7423
35 to 5412
18 to 3411
55 to 646

Burwell Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9112.67%

Burwell Veterans by Race

Burwell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burwell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Burwell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burwell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burwell 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

77.51%

Born in Burwell

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Burwell residents were born in the United States, with 77.51% 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 Africa.

Burwell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,051-4-0.38%
20281,055-4-0.38%
20271,059-4-0.38%
20261,063-4-0.37%
20251,067-4-0.37%
20241,071-4-0.37%
20231,075-4-0.37%
20221,079-19-1.73%
20211,098111.01%
20201,087-80-6.86%
20191,167-1-0.09%
20181,168-6-0.51%
20171,174-13-1.1%
20161,187-15-1.25%
20151,202121.01%
20141,190-16-1.33%
20131,206221.86%
20121,184-9-0.75%
20111,193-13-1.08%
20101,20600%

Burwell Population by Year