Mirage, Nebraska Population 2024

936

Mirage is a city located in Kearney County and Phelps County Nebraska. Mirage has a 2024 population of 936. Mirage is currently growing at a rate of 1.74% annually and its population has increased by 6.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 879 in 2020.

The average household income in Mirage is $83,567 with a poverty rate of 11.64%. The median age in Mirage is 36.7 years: 37.4 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Mirage Demographics

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

  • White: 97.76%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.3%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
26.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.48% (57)
The current population of Mirage, Nebraska is 936 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 879.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White96297.76%
Two or more races151.52%
Black or African American40.41%
Other race30.3%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mirage Population by Race

Mirage Population Pyramid 2024

Mirage Median Age

36.7

Total

37.4

Male

33

Female

Mirage Adults

There are 703 adults, (147 of whom are seniors) in Mirage.

Mirage Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mirage Sex Ratio

Female47247.97%
Male51252.03%

Mirage Population by Age

Mirage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3832.5783.316.7
Married2273.1486.313.7
Non Family1001.17228
Female4731000
Male92.2244.455.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mirage Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade233.53%
Associates Degree8212.58%
Bachelors Degree14121.63%
Graduate Degree355.37%
High School Graduate20130.83%
Less Than 9th Grade30.46%
Some College16725.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mirage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mirage Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White644621176
Hispanic630
Other Race300
2+ Races220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.33%.

Mirage Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,188$56,875$58,750
Graduate Degree$34,375$69,375$29,063
High School Graduate$50,975$51,229$36,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$50,755$51,693$39,643
Some College$49,167$54,821$37,188

$50,755

Average Earnings

$51,693

Average Male

$39,643

Average Female

Mirage Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mirage Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mirage Language

96.67% of Mirage residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Mirage Language

Mirage Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9529810.29%
Hispanic211676.19%
Multiple151386.67%
Other33100%

11.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.41%

Male Poverty Rate

12.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mirage

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mirage is White, with 10.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.7%.

Mirage Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.62%
High School12.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.11%
Some College4.02%

Mirage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.54%
Female Employed1.55%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Mirage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mirage Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,806$88,570
Households$70,417$83,567
Married Families$89,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,667$54,206

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mirage Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mirage Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mirage Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mirage Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mirage Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War20
Second Gulf War13
Vietnam12
Korea1
World War II0

Mirage Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5415
65 to 7411
75+7
55 to 646
18 to 340

Mirage Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White375.3%
2+ Races2100%

Mirage Veterans by Race

Mirage Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mirage Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.9%

Labor Force Participation

73.9%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mirage Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mirage Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mirage 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

85.26%

Born in Mirage

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.37% of Mirage residents were born in the United States, with 85.26% 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.

Mirage Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,016161.6%
20281,000161.63%
2027984161.65%
2026968161.68%
2025952161.71%
2024936161.74%
2023920161.77%
2022904161.8%
202188891.02%
2020879-44-4.77%
201992370.76%
2018916121.33%
201790420.22%
201690230.33%
2015899-3-0.33%
2014902171.92%
201388500%
2012885-9-1.01%
201189450.56%
201088900%

Mirage Population by Year