North Platte, Nebraska Population 2020

23,522

North Platte is a city located in Lincoln County, Nebraska. With a 2020 population of 23,522, it is the 10th largest city in Nebraska and the 1633rd largest city in the United States. North Platte is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -4.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,733 in 2010. North Platte reached it's highest population of 24,705 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, North Platte has a population density of 1,777 people per square mile.

The average household income in North Platte is $61,858 with a poverty rate of 15.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $115,500. The median age in North Platte is 38.1 years, 36.3 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

North Platte Ne Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Platte Ne was:

  • White: 95.32%
  • Black or African American: 1.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.15%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of North Platte, Nebraska is 23,522, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,814. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,733.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,88795.32%
Black or African American4681.95%
Two or More Races2771.15%
Some Other Race1800.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native1080.45%
Asian830.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.03%

North Platte Ne Population Pyramid 2020

North Platte Ne Median Age

38.1


Total

36.3


Male

39.4


Female

North Platte Ne Adults

There are 18,295 adults, (4,220 of whom are seniors) in North Platte Ne.

North Platte Ne Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

North Platte Ne Sex Ratio

Female

12,258

51.05%

Male

11,753

48.95%

North Platte Ne Households and Families

North Platte Ne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

North Platte Ne Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All57.2%42.8%
Male53.3%46.7%
Non Family39.9%60.1%
Female31%69%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4822.2257.2
Married4,6873.0179.5
Non Family4,3121.1639.9
Female1,0782.7831
Male4052.9353.3

2.86

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

North Platte Ne Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5553.43%
9th to 12th Grade7894.88%
High School Graduate4,90830.37%
Some College4,41227.30%
Associates Degree2,21413.70%
Bachelors Degree2,16213.38%
Graduate Degree1,1236.95%

North Platte Ne Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,47313,4823,042
Hispanic1,279944123
Black26024726
Other Race174119
Multiple Races11410930
Asian828250
Native American665334
Islander77

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 asian people with a rate of 60.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,998$45,705$27,655
Less Than High School$19,421$30,688$13,526
High School Grad$27,728$38,750$18,077
Some College$35,397$46,081$27,792
Bachelors Degree$38,915$58,488$35,148
Graduate Degree$61,250$56,111$65,556

$33,998

Average Earnings

$45,705

Average Male

$27,655

Average Female

North Platte Ne Language

North Platte Ne Language by Age

North Platte Ne Language

95.82% of North Platte Ne residents speak only English, while 4.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.41% of the population.

North Platte Ne Poverty

North Platte Ne Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,0652,48512.38%
Hispanic2,41994138.90%
Black4418118.37%
Multiple2664115.41%
Other1701710.00%
Native981313.27%

15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.43%

Male Poverty Rate

19.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Platte Ne

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Platte Ne is Hispanic, with 38.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Platte Ne is Other, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.67%
High School20.64%
Some College8.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.48%
Female Unemployed29.14%
Male Employed7.61%
Female Employed7.33%

North Platte Ne Income

North Platte Ne Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,622$61,858
Families$67,597$74,492
Married Families$79,534-
Non Families$26,399$37,353

North Platte Ne Marital Status

North Platte Ne Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

North Platte Ne Married by Age and Sex

North Platte Ne 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 45-54.

North Platte Ne Marital Status by Race

North Platte Ne Veterans

1,602

Number of Veterans

1,560

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam512
First Gulf War234
Second Gulf War223
World War II137
Korea85
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5739.02%
Hispanic925.79%
Indian1922.62%
Black102.98%

$North Platte Ne Veterans by Education

6.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Platte Ne Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

North Platte Ne Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.92%

Born in Nebraska

97.65%

Native Born

2.35%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.65% of North Platte Ne residents were born in the United States, with 69.92% having been born in Nebraska. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202023,522-146-0.62%
201923,668-146-0.61%
201823,814-96-0.40%
201723,910-146-0.61%
201624,056-27-0.11%
201524,083-122-0.50%
201424,205-243-0.99%
201324,448-51-0.21%
201224,499-47-0.19%
201124,546-159-0.64%
201024,7058270.34%
200023,8781,2730.55%
199022,605-1,904-0.81%
198024,5095,0622.34%
197019,4472,2631.24%
196017,1841,7511.08%
195015,4333,0042.19%
194012,4293680.30%
193012,0611,5951.43%
192010,4665,6738.12%
19104,7931,1532.79%
19003,6405851.77%
18903,0550.00%