Kenesaw, Nebraska Population 2024

919

Kenesaw is a city located in Adams County, Buffalo County, Hall County, and Kearney County Nebraska. Kenesaw has a 2024 population of 919. Kenesaw is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 907 in 2020.

The average household income in Kenesaw is $86,158 with a poverty rate of 4.74%. The median age in Kenesaw is 45.5 years: 47.3 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Kenesaw Demographics

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

  • White: 95.88%
  • Other race: 3.87%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Two or more races: 0.12%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
869.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.32% (12)
The current population of Kenesaw, Nebraska is 919 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 907.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White79295.88%
Other race323.87%
Native American10.12%
Two or more races10.12%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kenesaw Population by Race

Kenesaw Population Pyramid 2024

Kenesaw Median Age

45.5

Total

47.3

Male

43.8

Female

Kenesaw Adults

There are 636 adults, (185 of whom are seniors) in Kenesaw.

Kenesaw Age Dependency

83.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenesaw Sex Ratio

Female39748.06%
Male42951.94%

Kenesaw Population by Age

Kenesaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3152.4886.713.3
Married1942.9893.36.7
Non Family891.0879.820.2
Female243.1366.733.3
Male83.7562.537.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kenesaw Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade254.15%
Associates Degree6610.96%
Bachelors Degree10517.44%
Graduate Degree609.97%
High School Graduate21635.88%
Less Than 9th Grade132.16%
Some College11719.44%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kenesaw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kenesaw Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White588554165
Other Race1280
Hispanic1280
Native American110
2+ Races110

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 white people with a rate of 28.06%.

Kenesaw Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$34,792$63,438$32,917
Graduate Degree$67,946$0$51,563
High School Graduate$45,721$46,827$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,402$56,042$34,231
Some College$44,659$56,750$35,417

$46,402

Average Earnings

$56,042

Average Male

$34,231

Average Female

Kenesaw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kenesaw Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kenesaw Language

97.04% of Kenesaw residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.96% of the population.

Kenesaw Language

Kenesaw Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White747344.55%
Other28310.71%
Hispanic3139.68%

4.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.49%

Male Poverty Rate

8.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenesaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenesaw is Other, with 10.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenesaw is White, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.18%.

Kenesaw Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30%
High School5.56%
Some College3.89%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Kenesaw Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed4.43%
Male Employed0.86%
Male Unemployed0%

Kenesaw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kenesaw Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$82,250$95,503
Households$77,321$86,158
Married Families$93,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,750$56,176

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kenesaw Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenesaw Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kenesaw Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kenesaw Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kenesaw Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam21
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War5
World War II3
Korea0

Kenesaw Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7413
75+11
35 to 548
55 to 647
18 to 340

Kenesaw Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White386.11%
Native American1100%

Kenesaw Veterans by Race

Kenesaw Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenesaw Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kenesaw Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kenesaw Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kenesaw 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

83.9%

Born in Kenesaw

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Kenesaw residents were born in the United States, with 83.9% having been born in Nebraska. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kenesaw Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202993430.32%
202893130.32%
202792830.32%
202692530.33%
202592230.33%
202491930.33%
2023916-1-0.11%
202291770.77%
202191030.33%
2020907-55-5.72%
2019962-5-0.52%
2018967-10-1.02%
2017977121.24%
201696500%
2015965181.9%
201494790.96%
2013938161.74%
2012922121.32%
2011910121.34%
201089800%

Kenesaw Population by Year