North Platte, Nebraska Population 2022

23,122
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North Platte is a city located in Lincoln County Nebraska. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County. With a 2020 population of 23,122, it is the 11th largest city in Nebraska and the 2012th largest city in the United States. North Platte is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,734 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, North Platte has a population density of 1,747 people per square mile.

The average household income in North Platte is $65,589 with a poverty rate of 11.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in North Platte is 38.8 years, 37.6 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

North Platte Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Plattewas:

  • White: 92.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Black or African American: 2.22%
  • Native American: 0.91%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of North Platte, Nebraska is 23,122 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,734.

North Platte, Nebraska Population 2022

Population by Race

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North Platte Population by Race

North Platte Population Pyramid 2022

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North Platte Median Age

38.9


Total

38


Male

39.6


Female

North Platte Adults

There are 17,978 adults, (4,139 of whom are seniors) in North Platte.

North Platte Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

North Platte Sex Ratio

Female

12,035

50.71%

Male

11,699

49.29%

North Platte Population by Age

North Platte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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North Platte Household Types

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

North Platte Households and Families

2.92

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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North Platte Households by Type

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North Platte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Platte Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 66.67%.

North Platte Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,209

Average Earnings

$47,513

Average Male

$28,485

Average Female

North Platte Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Platte Language by Age

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North Platte Language

93.58% of North Platte residents speak only English, while 6.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.92% of the population.

North Platte Language

North Platte Poverty by Race

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11.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.17%

Male Poverty Rate

14.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Platte

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Platte is Hispanic, with 23.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Platte is Multiple, with 6.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.69%.

North Platte Poverty

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North Platte Poverty Rate by Education

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North Platte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Platte Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

North Platte Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

North Platte Married by Age and Sex

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North Platte Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

North Platte Marital Status by Race

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North Platte Marital Status

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1,813

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

North Platte Veterans by War

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North Platte Veterans by Age

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North Platte Veterans by Race

North Platte Veterans by Education

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8.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Platte Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

North Platte Employment by Age

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North Platte Employment by Race

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North Platte 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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71.76%

Born in North Platte

96.15%

Native Born

3.85%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

2.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.15% of North Platte residents were born in the United States, with 71.76% having been born in Nebraska. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North Platte Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

North Platte Population by Year