Mullen, Nebraska Population 2024

449

Mullen is a city located in Cherry County and Hooker County Nebraska. Mullen has a 2024 population of 449. It is also the county seat of Hooker County. Mullen is currently declining at a rate of -2.6% annually and its population has decreased by -9.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 496 in 2020.

The average household income in Mullen is $62,629 with a poverty rate of 5.24%. The median age in Mullen is 41.3 years: 40.8 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Mullen Demographics

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

  • White: 87.64%
  • Two or more races: 9.93%
  • Other race: 2.43%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,087.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.48% (-47)
The current population of Mullen, Nebraska is 449 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 496.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39787.64%
Two or more races459.93%
Other race112.43%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mullen Population by Race

Mullen Population Pyramid 2024

Mullen Median Age

41.3

Total

40.8

Male

43.3

Female

Mullen Adults

There are 353 adults, (88 of whom are seniors) in Mullen.

Mullen Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mullen Sex Ratio

Female26157.62%
Male19242.38%

Mullen Population by Age

Mullen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2102.0445.754.3
Non Family1371.1535.864.2
Married653.8572.327.7
Female82.50100
Male0000

3.55

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

45.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mullen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade175.72%
Associates Degree227.41%
Bachelors Degree9531.99%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate10635.69%
Less Than 9th Grade31.01%
Some College5418.18%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mullen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mullen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White26824877
2+ Races181818
Other Race11110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Mullen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,583$71,500$44,063
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$23,281$31,250$21,875
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$45,625$56,023$39,231
Some College$56,250$57,344$26,429

$45,625

Average Earnings

$56,023

Average Male

$39,231

Average Female

Mullen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mullen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mullen Language

100% of Mullen residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Mullen Language

Mullen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White364226.04%

5.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.3%

Male Poverty Rate

5.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mullen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mullen is White, with 6.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mullen is White, with 6.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.89%.

Mullen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.65%
High School11.22%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Mullen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.56%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Mullen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mullen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$102,171$117,152
Households$41,944$62,629
Married Families$107,788$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,518$33,576

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mullen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mullen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mullen 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.

Mullen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mullen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War13
Vietnam7
First Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Mullen Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5416
65 to 746
75+3
18 to 340
55 to 640

Mullen Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White257.72%

Mullen Veterans by Race

Mullen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mullen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Mullen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mullen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mullen 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

77.04%

Born in Mullen

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mullen residents were born in the United States, with 77.04% 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 Europe.

Mullen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029390-12-2.99%
2028402-12-2.9%
2027414-11-2.59%
2026425-12-2.75%
2025437-12-2.67%
2024449-12-2.6%
2023461-5-1.07%
2022466-45-8.81%
2021511153.02%
2020496439.49%
2019453-2-0.44%
201845530.66%
2017452-13-2.8%
2016465-23-4.71%
2015488-8-1.61%
2014496-7-1.39%
201350391.82%
2012494-18-3.52%
201151220.39%
201051000%

Mullen Population by Year