Elm Creek, Nebraska Population 2024

976

Elm Creek is a city located in Buffalo County, Dawson County, and Phelps County Nebraska. Elm Creek has a 2024 population of 976. Elm Creek is currently declining at a rate of -0.2% annually and its population has decreased by -0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 982 in 2020.

The average household income in Elm Creek is $77,179 with a poverty rate of 8.84%. The median age in Elm Creek is 29.2 years: 27 years for males, and 29.7 years for females.

Elm Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 95.92%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,403.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.61% (-6)
The current population of Elm Creek, Nebraska is 976 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 982.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,12895.92%
Asian191.62%
Two or more races151.28%
Other race100.85%
Black or African American30.26%
Native American10.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elm Creek Population by Race

Elm Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Elm Creek Median Age

29.2

Total

27

Male

29.7

Female

Elm Creek Adults

There are 795 adults, (120 of whom are seniors) in Elm Creek.

Elm Creek Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elm Creek Sex Ratio

Female64054.42%
Male53645.58%

Elm Creek Population by Age

Elm Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4302.7370.229.8
Married2103.4287.112.9
Non Family1561.148.751.3
Female503.565842
Male147.711000

3.35

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elm Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade202.99%
Associates Degree8112.11%
Bachelors Degree15322.87%
Graduate Degree304.48%
High School Graduate18527.65%
Less Than 9th Grade81.2%
Some College19228.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elm Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elm Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White592572156
Hispanic564827
2+ Races15120
Asian880
Other Race500
Native American110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 48.21%.

Elm Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$36,563$61,667$29,844
Graduate Degree$61,250$96,250$58,125
High School Graduate$47,917$48,750$43,750
Less Than 9th Grade$38,929$0$0
Overall$42,039$54,464$34,821
Some College$38,864$53,929$32,000

$42,039

Average Earnings

$54,464

Average Male

$34,821

Average Female

Elm Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elm Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elm Creek Language

93.79% of Elm Creek residents speak only English, while 6.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.88% of the population.

Elm Creek Language

Elm Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic715881.69%
White1,048383.63%
Other1010100%
Multiple15640%

8.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.23%

Male Poverty Rate

10.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elm Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elm Creek is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elm Creek is White, with 3.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.14%.

Elm Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.86%
Bachelors or Greater15.85%
Some College9.16%
High School4.86%

Elm Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.7%
Male Employed3.74%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Elm Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elm Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$77,708$89,623
Households$68,500$77,179
Married Families$88,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,429$50,050

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elm Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Elm Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elm Creek 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.

Elm Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elm Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

54

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War17
Vietnam15
First Gulf War13
Korea2
World War II0

Elm Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5421
65 to 7414
18 to 3411
75+9
55 to 642

Elm Creek Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White455.9%
2+ Races1173.33%
Native American1100%

Elm Creek Veterans by Race

Elm Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elm Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.3%

Labor Force Participation

72.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Elm Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elm Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elm Creek 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

84.01%

Born in Elm Creek

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.49% of Elm Creek residents were born in the United States, with 84.01% 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.

Elm Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029969-2-0.21%
2028971-1-0.1%
2027972-1-0.1%
2026973-2-0.21%
2025975-1-0.1%
2024976-2-0.2%
202397850.51%
2022973-9-0.92%
202198200%
2020982394.14%
201994310.11%
2018942-1-0.11%
2017943-6-0.63%
201694950.53%
2015944-3-0.32%
2014947151.61%
201393250.54%
2012927252.77%
201190250.56%
201089700%

Elm Creek Population by Year