Holdrege, Nebraska Population 2021

5,406
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Holdrege is a city located in Phelps County Nebraska. It is also the county seat of Phelps County. With a 2020 population of 5,406, it is the 30th largest city in Nebraska and the 4556th largest city in the United States . Holdrege is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,495 in 2010. Holdrege reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Holdrege has a population density of 1,277 people per square mile.

The average household income in Holdrege is $67,174 with a poverty rate of 12.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $653 per month, and the median house value is $127,200. The median age in Holdrege is 40.8 years, 39.3 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Holdrege Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Holdregewas:

  • White: 95.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Holdrege, Nebraska is 5,406 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,408.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,495.

Holdrege, Nebraska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,20995.49%
Two or More Races1793.28%
Some Other Race370.68%
Asian120.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.16%
Black or African American90.16%
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Holdrege Population by Race

Holdrege Population Pyramid $2021

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Holdrege Median Age

40.8


Total

39.3


Male

44.9


Female

Holdrege Adults

There are 4,237 adults, (1,085 of whom are seniors) in Holdrege.

Holdrege Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Holdrege Sex Ratio

Female

2,803

51.38%

Male

2,652

48.62%

Holdrege Population by Age

Holdrege Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Holdrege Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.6%59.4%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male69.3%30.7%
All69.4%30.6%
Married85.6%14.4%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Holdrege Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4542.1569.4
Married1,2462.8185.6
Non Family1,0011.2652.1
Female1062.7840.6
Male1012.2469.3

2.72

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Holdrege Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade2366.17%
High School Graduate1,12729.47%
Some College1,08528.37%
Associates Degree50113.10%
Bachelors Degree54814.33%
Graduate Degree3278.55%
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Holdrege Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Holdrege Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4973,317834
Hispanic20715141
2+ Races139139
Other Race30
Native American99
Black99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.85%.

Holdrege Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,146$47,516$29,594
Less Than 9th Grade$37,625$37,875$
High School Graduate$30,000$37,014$21,528
Some College$40,687$47,903$27,188
Bachelors Degree$50,481$57,292$48,490
Graduate Degree$61,864$78,600$60,547

$41,146

Average Earnings

$47,516

Average Male

$29,594

Average Female

Holdrege Earnings by Educational Attainment

Holdrege Language by Age

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Holdrege Language

96.61% of Holdrege residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Holdrege Language

Holdrege Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,79753111.07%
Hispanic3459026.09%
Multiple1656036.36%
Other2828100.00%

12.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

16.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Holdrege

The race most likely to be in poverty in Holdrege is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Holdrege is White, with 11.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.33%.

Holdrege Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.83%
High School13.40%
Some College10.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.36%

Holdrege Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed10.14%
Male Employed3.26%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Holdrege Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Holdrege Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,167$67,174
Families$73,125$86,534
Married Families$81,435-
Non Families$31,250$37,505
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Income by Household Type

Holdrege Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Holdrege Married by Age and Sex

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Holdrege Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Holdrege Marital Status by Race

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Holdrege Marital Status

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357

Number of Veterans

343

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam81
Second Gulf War78
Korea38
World War II36
First Gulf War21

Holdrege Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+157
65 to 7459
35 to 5457
18 to 3444
55 to 6440

Holdrege Veterans by Age

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Holdrege Veterans by Race

Holdrege Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holdrege Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Holdrege Employment by Age

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Holdrege Employment by Race

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Holdrege Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.42%

Born in Holdrege

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Holdrege residents were born in the United States, with 73.42% having been born in Nebraska. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Holdrege Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,406-1-0.02%
20205,407-1-0.02%
20195,408-1-0.02%
20185,409-24-0.44%
20175,433-89-1.61%
20165,522-13-0.23%
20155,535320.58%
20145,503-12-0.22%
20135,515-14-0.25%
20125,529430.78%
20115,486-6-0.11%
20105,492-144-0.26%
20005,636-35-0.06%
19905,671470.08%
19805,624-11-0.02%
19705,6354090.76%
19605,2268451.78%
19504,3811,0212.69%
19403,360970.29%
19303,2631550.49%
19203,108780.25%
19103,030230.08%
19003,0074061.46%
18902,6010.00%

Holdrege Population by Year