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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nelighwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Neligh
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.