David City, Nebraska Population 2024

3,032

David City is a city located in Butler County Nebraska. David City has a 2024 population of 3,032. It is also the county seat of Butler County. David City is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,000 in 2020.

The average household income in David City is $81,676 with a poverty rate of 9.96%. The median age in David City is 36.8 years: 36.2 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

David City Demographics

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

  • White: 93.3%
  • Two or more races: 3.17%
  • Other race: 2.8%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
723.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.07% (32)
The current population of David City, Nebraska is 3,032 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,000.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,79993.3%
Two or more races953.17%
Other race842.8%
Native American120.4%
Black or African American100.33%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

David City Population by Race

David City Population Pyramid 2024

David City Median Age

36.8

Total

36.2

Male

39.7

Female

David City Adults

There are 2,224 adults, (577 of whom are seniors) in David City.

David City Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

David City Sex Ratio

Female1,52350.77%
Male1,47749.23%

David City Population by Age

David City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2362.3169.330.7
Married5723.3888.611.4
Non Family5481.234852
Female602.2551.748.3
Male561.981000

3.15

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

David City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1125.89%
Associates Degree1427.47%
Bachelors Degree50826.71%
Graduate Degree1678.78%
High School Graduate64433.86%
Less Than 9th Grade361.89%
Some College29315.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

David City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

David City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7401,671623
Hispanic931916
2+ Races625836
Other Race451616
Native American1230
Black660

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 58.06%.

David City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,556$60,583$46,066
Graduate Degree$67,448$115,536$66,786
High School Graduate$34,716$44,091$0
Less Than 9th Grade$48,793$48,448$0
Overall$48,542$57,269$40,385
Some College$44,432$64,625$36,250

$48,542

Average Earnings

$57,269

Average Male

$40,385

Average Female

David City Earnings by Educational Attainment

David City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

David City Language

91.19% of David City residents speak only English, while 8.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.32% of the population.

David City Language

David City Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,6282589.82%
Hispanic1452718.62%

9.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.94%

Male Poverty Rate

10.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in David City

The race most likely to be in poverty in David City is Hispanic, with 18.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in David City is White, with 9.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.77%.

David City Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.65%
Less Than 9th Grade10.62%
Some College10.12%
Bachelors or Greater0%

David City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed11.88%
Male Employed9.59%

David City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

David City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$100,804$113,588
Households$59,087$81,676
Married Families$106,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,762$41,054

mean

median

Income by Household Type

David City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

David City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

David City 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 35-44.

David City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

David City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

183

Number of Veterans

183

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War67
Vietnam56
Second Gulf War55
Korea6
World War II1

David City Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5493
75+52
65 to 7438
18 to 340
55 to 640

David City Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1838.76%

David City Veterans by Race

David City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

David City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

0.2%

Unemployment Rate

David City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

David City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

David City 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

75.97%

Born in David City

97.9%

Native Born

2.1%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.9% of David City residents were born in the United States, with 75.97% having been born in Nebraska. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

David City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,07280.26%
20283,06480.26%
20273,05680.26%
20263,04880.26%
20253,04080.26%
20243,03280.26%
20233,02440.13%
20223,020-11-0.36%
20213,031311.03%
20203,0001575.52%
20192,843-8-0.28%
20182,851301.06%
20172,821100.36%
20162,811-19-0.67%
20152,830-45-1.57%
20142,875-9-0.31%
20132,88420.07%
20122,88230.1%
20112,879-34-1.17%
20102,91300%
20002,597752.97%
19902,52280.32%
19802,514-233-8.48%
19602,747-325-10.58%

David City Population by Year