McCook, Nebraska Population 2021

7,580
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McCook is a city located in Nebraska. With a 2020 population of 7,580, it is the 21st largest city in Nebraska and the 3751st largest city in the United States . McCook is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually but its population has decreased by -1.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,698 in 2010. McCook reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, McCook has a population density of 1,404 people per square mile.

The average household income in McCook is $60,672 with a poverty rate of 10.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $615 per month, and the median house value is $109,000. The median age in McCook is 38.2 years, 38.3 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

McCook Demographics

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

  • White: 95.39%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.46%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McCook, Nebraska is 7,580 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,560.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,698.

McCook, Nebraska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,23795.39%
Two or More Races2613.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.47%
Black or African American350.46%
Some Other Race100.13%
Asian80.11%
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McCook Population by Race

McCook Population Pyramid $2021

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McCook Median Age

38.2


Total

38.3


Male

37.9


Female

McCook Adults

There are 5,768 adults, (1,511 of whom are seniors) in McCook.

McCook Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

McCook Sex Ratio

Female

3,929

51.79%

Male

3,658

48.21%

McCook Population by Age

McCook Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McCook Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female53.7%46.3%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
All70.5%29.5%
Male77.1%22.9%
Married82.5%17.5%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

McCook Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2862.2370.5
Married1,480382.5
Non Family1,4101.260.9
Female3002.5453.7
Male964.677.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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McCook Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade270.54%
9th to 12th Grade2925.83%
High School Graduate1,57531.47%
Some College1,41728.31%
Associates Degree66813.35%
Bachelors Degree61812.35%
Graduate Degree4088.15%
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McCook Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McCook Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,7704,5011,026
Hispanic165115
2+ Races7373
Native American3623
Black33
Asian11

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 21.51%.

McCook Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,742$41,313$26,131
Less Than 9th Grade$33,611$80,750$29,712
High School Graduate$21,788$26,289$11,815
Some College$31,862$40,096$26,438
Bachelors Degree$53,767$44,881$54,236
Graduate Degree$56,711$58,704$21,316

$31,742

Average Earnings

$41,313

Average Male

$26,131

Average Female

McCook Earnings by Educational Attainment

McCook Language by Age

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McCook Language

98.64% of McCook residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

McCook Language

McCook Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,69971610.69%
Hispanic365308.22%
Native361747.22%

10.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.26%

Male Poverty Rate

11.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McCook

The race most likely to be in poverty in McCook is Native, with 47.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McCook is Hispanic, with 8.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.89%.

McCook Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.48%
Less Than 9th Grade10.54%
Some College6.85%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%

McCook Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.53%
Female Unemployed21.74%
Female Employed12.78%
Male Employed3.55%

McCook Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McCook Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,133$60,672
Families$61,600$71,343
Married Families$70,766-
Non Families$26,149$45,871
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Income by Household Type

McCook Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

McCook Married by Age and Sex

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McCook 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 55-64.

McCook Marital Status by Race

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McCook Marital Status

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510

Number of Veterans

442

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam168
Second Gulf War91
World War II68
First Gulf War65
Korea57

McCook Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74161
75+151
35 to 54145
55 to 6453
18 to 34

McCook Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5048.97%
Native American616.67%

McCook Veterans by Race

McCook Veterans by Education

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5.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

McCook Veterans by Education

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

McCook Employment by Age

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McCook Employment by Race

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McCook 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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71.75%

Born in McCook

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of McCook residents were born in the United States, with 71.75% having been born in Nebraska. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

McCook Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,580100.13%
20207,570100.13%
20197,560100.13%
20187,550-26-0.34%
20177,57640.05%
20167,572-59-0.77%
20157,631-15-0.20%
20147,646-96-1.24%
20137,742230.30%
20127,7190.00%
20117,71920.03%
20107,717-277-0.35%
20007,994-118-0.15%
19908,112-292-0.35%
19808,4041190.14%
19708,285-16-0.02%
19608,3016230.78%
19507,6781,4662.14%
19406,212-476-0.74%
19306,6882,3854.51%
19204,3035381.34%
19103,7650.00%

McCook Population by Year