Sidney, Nebraska Population 2024

6,427

Sidney is a city located in Cheyenne County Nebraska. Sidney has a 2024 population of 6,427. It is also the county seat of Cheyenne County. Sidney is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually and its population has increased by 0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,419 in 2020.

The average household income in Sidney is $61,946 with a poverty rate of 11.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sidney is 39.4 years, 38.6 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Sidney Demographics

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

  • White: 91.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.56%
  • Black or African American: 1.58%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.2%
Land Area (mi²)
7.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
858.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.12% (8)
The current population of Sidney, Nebraska is 6,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,419.

Sidney, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,87491.68%
Two or more races2283.56%
Black or African American1011.58%
Asian801.25%
Other race671.05%
Native American440.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander130.2%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sidney Population by Race

Sidney Population Pyramid 2024

Sidney Median Age

39.4

Total

38.6

Male

39.7

Female

Sidney Adults

There are 4,974 adults, (1,275 of whom are seniors) in Sidney.

Sidney Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sidney Sex Ratio

Female3,25950.87%
Male3,14849.13%

Sidney Population by Age

Sidney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0002.0956.143.9
Non Family1,4421.134.565.5
Married1,2623.0881.418.6
Male1562.8172.427.6
Female1402.6732.167.9

2.89

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sidney Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade681.53%
9th to 12th Grade2946.63%
High School Graduate1,47533.27%
Some College1,01222.82%
Associates Degree58213.13%
Bachelors Degree66615.02%
Graduate Degree3377.6%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sidney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sidney Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,9213,642904
Hispanic34028839
2+ Races11010913
Other Race674417
Asian505050
Native American3210
Black22220
Islander880

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Sidney Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,790$42,939$35,878
Less Than 9th Grade$36,250$0$0
High School Graduate$32,997$32,923$33,194
Some College$35,951$45,880$33,049
Bachelors Degree$50,117$57,159$47,738
Graduate Degree$77,984$81,250$70,625

$38,790

Average Earnings

$42,939

Average Male

$35,878

Average Female

Sidney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sidney Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sidney Language

96.87% of Sidney residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Sidney Language

Sidney Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,33258610.99%
Hispanic6407812.19%
Multiple2265524.34%
Native3131100%
Other6511.54%

11.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.18%

Male Poverty Rate

14.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sidney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sidney is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sidney is Other, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.28%.

Sidney Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.84%
High School14.74%
Some College8.53%
Bachelors or Greater6.81%

Sidney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed70.83%
Female Unemployed32.26%
Female Employed5.93%
Male Employed2.38%

Sidney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sidney Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$49,866$61,946
Families$67,976$81,816
Married Families$82,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,885$38,281

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sidney Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sidney Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sidney 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 35-44.

Sidney Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sidney Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

308

Number of Veterans

288

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam132
First Gulf War67
Second Gulf War65
Korea29
World War II0

Sidney Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74122
75+76
35 to 5454
55 to 6434
18 to 3422

Sidney Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3016.53%
Other Race68.96%
Hispanic61.48%
2+ Races10.7%

Sidney Veterans by Race

Sidney Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sidney Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sidney Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sidney Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sidney 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

57.56%

Born in Sidney

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of Sidney residents were born in the United States, with 57.56% having been born in Nebraska. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sidney Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,43720.03%
20286,43520.03%
20276,43320.03%
20266,43120.03%
20256,42920.03%
20246,42720.03%
20236,42520.03%
20226,423-4-0.06%
20216,42780.12%
20206,4192393.87%
20196,180-177-2.78%
20186,357-245-3.71%
20176,602-288-4.18%
20166,890-49-0.71%
20156,939310.45%
20146,908851.25%
20136,823-5-0.07%
20126,828600.89%
20116,768120.18%
20106,7564747.55%
20006,2823235.42%
19905,959-51-0.85%
19806,010-393-6.14%
19706,403-1,601-20%
19608,0043,09262.95%
19504,9121,52444.98%
19403,388822.48%
19303,30645415.92%
19202,85200%
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Sidney Population by Year