Nemaha County, Kansas Population 2024

9,913

Nemaha County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 9,913 with a growth rate of -1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nemaha County, Kansas is the 40th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 10,159 and has seen a growth of -2.42% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,408-101-1.06%
20289,509-101-1.05%
20279,610-101-1.04%
20269,711-101-1.03%
20259,812-101-1.02%
20249,913-101-1.01%
202310,014-101-1%
202210,115-101-0.99%
202110,216-49-0.48%
202010,265950.93%
201910,170850.84%
201810,085220.22%
201710,063-39-0.39%
201610,10230.03%
201510,09970.07%
201410,092-5-0.05%
201310,097270.27%
201210,070-17-0.17%
201110,087-72-0.71%
201010,159
199010,446-765-6.82%
198011,211-614-5.19%
197011,825-1,072-8.31%
196012,897-1,444-10.07%
195014,341-2,420-14.44%
194016,761-1,581-8.62%
193018,342-145-0.78%
192018,487-585-3.07%
191019,072-1,304-6.4%
190020,3761,1275.85%
189019,2496,78754.46%
188012,4625,12369.81%
18707,3394,903201.27%
18602,436-6,972-74.11%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.01% (-101)
County Website
Nemaha County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
10,159
Area
717 mi²
Density
14 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.42% (-246)
Founded
August 25, 1855

Nemaha County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,74195.32%
Two or more races3283.21%
Native American550.54%
Black or African American480.47%
Other race310.3%
Asian160.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nemaha County, Kansas Population by Race

Nemaha County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Nemaha County, Kansas Median Age

40

Total

38.8

Male

41

Female

Nemaha County, Kansas Adults

There are 7,428 adults, (1,991 of whom are seniors) in Nemaha County, Kansas.

Nemaha County, Kansas Age Dependency

88

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nemaha County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female4,99548.88%
Male5,22451.12%

Nemaha County, Kansas Population by Age

Nemaha County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9862.487723
Married2,2373.1193.76.3
Non Family1,3181.1558.841.2
Male2463.4843.956.1
Female1853.0448.651.4
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nemaha County, Kansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nemaha County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nemaha County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 87.5%.

Nemaha County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,278

Average Earnings

$53,496

Average Male

$34,769

Average Female

Nemaha County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nemaha County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nemaha County, Kansas Language

97.33% of Nemaha County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.6% of the population.

Nemaha County, Kansas Language

Nemaha County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,3438148.71%
Hispanic2262310.18%
Multiple326123.68%
Native531018.87%
Black24416.67%
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8.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.79%

Male Poverty Rate

11.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nemaha County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nemaha County, Kansas is Native, with 18.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nemaha County, Kansas is Multiple, with 3.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.49%.

Nemaha County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.56%
High School11.36%
Some College6.09%
Bachelors or Greater0.55%
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Nemaha County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.58%
Female Employed9.88%
Male Unemployed8.45%
Male Employed2.25%
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Nemaha County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nemaha County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nemaha County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Nemaha County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nemaha County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Nemaha County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nemaha County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

482

Number of Veterans

472

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Nemaha County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Nemaha County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Nemaha County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Nemaha County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nemaha County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Nemaha County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nemaha County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nemaha County, Kansas 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

78%

Born in Nemaha County, Kansas

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Nemaha County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 78% having been born in Kansas. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nemaha County, Kansas Place of Birth

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