Ord, Nebraska Population 2024

2,066

Ord is a city located in Garfield County, Sherman County, and Valley County Nebraska. Ord has a 2024 population of 2,066. It is also the county seat of Valley County. Ord is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -2.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,113 in 2020.

The average household income in Ord is $68,968 with a poverty rate of 11.52%. The median age in Ord is 42.5 years: 39.2 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Ord Demographics

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

  • White: 98.44%
  • Two or more races: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
983.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.22% (-47)
The current population of Ord, Nebraska is 2,066 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,113.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,08898.44%
Two or more races160.75%
Black or African American70.33%
Native American40.19%
Asian40.19%
Other race20.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ord Population by Race

Ord Population Pyramid 2024

Ord Median Age

42.5

Total

39.2

Male

48.9

Female

Ord Adults

There are 1,646 adults, (529 of whom are seniors) in Ord.

Ord Age Dependency

89.9

Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ord Sex Ratio

Female1,02148.14%
Male1,10051.86%

Ord Population by Age

Ord Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9672.1374.925.1
Married4692.7287.212.8
Non Family3741.156.443.6
Female803.1393.86.3
Male442.765.934.1

2.68

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ord Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade915.94%
Associates Degree1368.88%
Bachelors Degree30319.79%
Graduate Degree865.62%
High School Graduate49232.14%
Less Than 9th Grade322.09%
Some College39125.54%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ord Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ord Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4441,331386
Hispanic75650
2+ Races12123
Black770
Other Race210

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.73%.

Ord Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,875$46,172$38,750
Graduate Degree$71,324$110,893$67,250
High School Graduate$34,143$40,417$19,350
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,457$45,221$34,038
Some College$39,861$54,286$33,563

$39,457

Average Earnings

$45,221

Average Male

$34,038

Average Female

Ord Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ord Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ord Language

95.8% of Ord residents speak only English, while 4.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Ord Language

Ord Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,97520510.38%
Hispanic663248.48%

11.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.18%

Male Poverty Rate

9.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ord

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ord is Hispanic, with 48.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ord is White, with 10.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.93%.

Ord Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.14%
High School7.96%
Some College5.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.21%

Ord Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.6%
Female Employed5.65%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ord Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ord Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$80,568$88,210
Households$56,108$68,968
Married Families$95,703$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,000$36,754

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ord Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ord Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ord 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 55-64.

Ord Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ord Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

163

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam51
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War22
World War II6
Korea5

Ord Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6459
75+42
65 to 7435
35 to 5422
18 to 345

Ord Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White16310.11%
Hispanic3444.74%

Ord Veterans by Race

Ord Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ord Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Ord Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ord Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ord 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

77.13%

Born in Ord

98.02%

Native Born

1.98%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

1.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.02% of Ord residents were born in the United States, with 77.13% having been born in Nebraska. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ord Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,008-11-0.54%
20282,019-12-0.59%
20272,031-12-0.59%
20262,043-11-0.54%
20252,054-12-0.58%
20242,066-12-0.58%
20232,078-27-1.28%
20222,105-6-0.28%
20212,111-2-0.09%
20202,113512.47%
20192,062-29-1.39%
20182,091-21-0.99%
20172,11270.33%
20162,105130.62%
20152,092-24-1.13%
20142,116140.67%
20132,102-25-1.18%
20122,127-9-0.42%
20112,136-14-0.65%
20102,15000%

Ord Population by Year