Nemaha County, Kansas Population 2020

Nemaha County, Kansas's estimated population is 10,269 with a growth rate of 0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nemaha County, Kansas is the 38th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202010,269570.56%
201910,212570.56%
201810,155570.56%
201710,098100.10%
201610,088-5-0.05%
201510,09360.06%
201410,087-7-0.07%
201310,094250.25%
201210,069-20-0.20%
201110,089-72-0.71%
201010,161-285-2.73%
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%
191019,072-1,304-6.40%
190020,3761,1275.85%
189019,2496,78754.46%
188012,4625,12369.81%
18707,3394,903201.27%
18602,4360.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.56%
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Founded
August 25, 1855
County Seat

Nemaha County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,79596.94%
Two or More Races1621.60%
Black or African American560.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.49%
Some Other Race240.24%
Asian160.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Nemaha County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Nemaha County, Kansas Median Age

39.9


Total

37.4


Male

43.2


Female

Nemaha County, Kansas Adults

There are 7,442 adults, (1,983 of whom are seniors) in Nemaha County, Kansas.

Nemaha County, Kansas Age Dependency

85.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nemaha County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,985

49.34%

Male

5,119

50.66%

Nemaha County, Kansas Households and Families

Nemaha County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nemaha County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All74%26%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Male54.9%45.1%
Female54.2%45.8%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0202.4374
Married2,3383.0684.6
Non Family1,2881.160.6
Female2012.9354.2
Male1933.1854.9

3

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nemaha County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1772.67%
9th to 12th Grade2593.90%
High School Graduate2,57538.82%
Some College1,34320.25%
Associates Degree6559.87%
Bachelors Degree1,15117.35%
Graduate Degree4737.13%

Nemaha County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,4136,0051,612
Hispanic95729
Multiple Races5454
Black3328
Native American2626
Asian15152
Other Race861
Islander11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,066$42,126$26,850
Less Than High School$16,750$31,136$13,301
High School Grad$31,514$41,338$21,038
Some College$31,994$35,740$24,896
Bachelors Degree$41,489$53,750$31,250
Graduate Degree$55,263$93,125$52,188

$35,066

Average Earnings

$42,126

Average Male

$26,850

Average Female

Nemaha County, Kansas Language

Nemaha County, Kansas Language by Age

Nemaha County, Kansas Language

98.46% of Nemaha County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Nemaha County, Kansas Poverty

Nemaha County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3529169.79%
Multiple1423222.54%
Hispanic203188.87%
Black42614.29%
Native50510.00%
Islander11100.00%

9.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nemaha County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nemaha County, Kansas is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nemaha County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 8.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.33%
Some College9.37%
High School9.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.43%
Male Unemployed12.96%
Female Employed8.28%
Male Employed4.26%

Nemaha County, Kansas Income

Nemaha County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,644$74,258
Families$74,794$90,027
Married Families$82,417-
Non Families$28,013$39,092

Nemaha County, Kansas Marital Status

Nemaha County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Nemaha County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Nemaha County, Kansas 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 55-64.

Nemaha County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Nemaha County, Kansas Veterans

627

Number of Veterans

594

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam237
Korea111
Second Gulf War106
First Gulf War81
World War II13
Age Group Veterans
75+212
65 to 74188
55 to 6489
35 to 5478
18 to 3460
Name Veterans % of Total
White6158.46%
Hispanic1713.93%
2 or More1013.33%
Black25.26%

$Nemaha County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nemaha County, Kansas Employment Status

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Nemaha County, Kansas 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

76.34%

Born in Kansas

98.90%

Native Born

1.10%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.90% of Nemaha County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 76.34% having been born in Kansas. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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