Neligh, Nebraska Population 2022

1,524
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Neligh is a city located in Antelope County Nebraska. It is also the county seat of Antelope County. With a 2020 population of 1,524, it is the 74th largest city in Nebraska and the 12466th largest city in the United States. Neligh is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -3.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,586 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Neligh has a population density of 1,043 people per square mile.

The average household income in Neligh is $61,723 with a poverty rate of 8.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Neligh is 44.9 years, 38.5 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Neligh Demographics

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

  • White: 94.45%
  • Two or more races: 4.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Neligh, Nebraska is 1,524 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,586.

Neligh, Nebraska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Neligh Population by Race

Neligh Population Pyramid 2022

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Neligh Median Age

40.3


Total

38.7


Male

43.4


Female

Neligh Adults

There are 1,124 adults, (380 of whom are seniors) in Neligh.

Neligh Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Neligh Sex Ratio

Female

841

53.03%

Male

745

46.97%

Neligh Population by Age

Neligh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Neligh Household Types

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Neligh Households and Families

3.1

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Neligh Households by Type

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Neligh Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Neligh Educational Attainment by Race

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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 black people with a rate of 25.00%.

Neligh Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,043

Average Earnings

$40,592

Average Male

$32,692

Average Female

Neligh Earnings by Educational Attainment

Neligh Language by Age

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Neligh Language

92.75% of Neligh residents speak only English, while 7.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.58% of the population.

Neligh Language

Neligh Poverty by Race

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8.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.69%

Male Poverty Rate

10.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Neligh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Neligh is White, with 7.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Neligh is Hispanic, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.89%.

Neligh Poverty

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Neligh Poverty Rate by Education

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Neligh Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Neligh Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Neligh Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Neligh Married by Age and Sex

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Neligh 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 45-54.

Neligh Marital Status by Race

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Neligh Marital Status

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86

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Neligh Veterans by War

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Neligh Veterans by Age

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Neligh Veterans by Race

Neligh Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Neligh Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Neligh Employment by Age

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Neligh Employment by Race

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Neligh 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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75.79%

Born in Neligh

95.65%

Native Born

4.35%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.65% of Neligh residents were born in the United States, with 75.79% having been born in Nebraska. 3.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Neligh Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Neligh Population by Year