Adams County, Nebraska Population 2021

Adams County, Nebraska's estimated population is 31,061 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Nebraska is the 12th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 31,328 and has seen a growth of -0.85% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202131,061-151-0.48%
202031,212-151-0.48%
201931,363-151-0.48%
201831,514-294-0.92%
201731,8081250.39%
201631,6831160.37%
201531,5671780.57%
201431,389-138-0.44%
201331,5271820.58%
201231,3451410.45%
201131,204-124-0.40%
201031,3281,7035.75%
199029,625-1,031-3.36%
198030,6561030.34%
197030,5531,6095.56%
196028,944890.31%
195028,8554,27917.41%
194024,576-1,699-6.47%
193026,2753,65416.15%
192022,6211,7218.23%
191020,9002,06010.93%
190018,840-5,463-22.48%
189024,30314,068137.45%
188010,23510,21653768.42%
1870190.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.48%
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Founded
1871
County Seat
2010 Population
31,328
Growth Since 2010
-0.85%
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Adams County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,38093.01%
Some Other Race8492.69%
Two or More Races6241.98%
Asian4051.28%
Black or African American2030.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.02%
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Adams County, Nebraska Population by Race

Adams County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Adams County, Nebraska Median Age

37.7


Total

36


Male

39.3


Female

Adams County, Nebraska Adults

There are 24,076 adults, (5,596 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Nebraska.

Adams County, Nebraska Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

15,741

49.83%

Male

15,846

50.17%

Adams County, Nebraska Population by Age

Adams County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Adams County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All66.5%33.5%
Male65.3%34.7%
Female47.9%52.1%
Non Family47.3%52.7%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adams County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7122.3566.5
Married6,2793.0784.8
Non Family4,9201.247.3
Female1,0923.1347.9
Male4213.2865.3

3.01

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Adams County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9454.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,1085.39%
High School Graduate5,77728.10%
Some College5,27025.63%
Associates Degree2,45611.95%
Bachelors Degree3,21715.65%
Graduate Degree1,7858.68%
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Adams County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adams County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,50917,3044,635
Hispanic1,428814277
Other Race42213325
Asian2569317
2+ Races23516473
Native American8179
Black6865

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 31.06%.

Adams County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,687$43,360$29,923
Less Than 9th Grade$25,030$26,706$20,637
High School Graduate$32,118$42,317$24,458
Some College$35,034$42,267$28,989
Bachelors Degree$43,731$52,932$36,475
Graduate Degree$61,042$65,438$59,306

$36,687

Average Earnings

$43,360

Average Male

$29,923

Average Female

Adams County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Adams County, Nebraska Language

91.39% of Adams County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 8.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.18% of the population.

Adams County, Nebraska Language

Adams County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,8772,82110.90%
Hispanic2,97761720.73%
Other77018423.90%
Multiple57313223.04%
Asian4027618.91%
Native1175849.57%
Black1424632.39%

12.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.60%

Male Poverty Rate

14.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Nebraska is Native, with 49.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Nebraska is White, with 10.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.38%.

Adams County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.57%
High School10.01%
Some College9.49%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%

Adams County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.30%
Male Unemployed22.89%
Female Employed8.50%
Male Employed6.36%

Adams County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,023$69,884
Families$70,688$86,058
Married Families$81,937-
Non Families$30,188$41,766
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Income by Household Type

Adams County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Adams County, Nebraska 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.

Adams County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Adams County, Nebraska Marital Status

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1,834

Number of Veterans

1,746

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam651
First Gulf War441
Second Gulf War330
Korea190
World War II133

Adams County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74517
75+486
35 to 54421
55 to 64304
18 to 34106

Adams County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7627.76%
2+ Races6021.28%
Hispanic371.93%
Native American55.10%
Islander350.00%
Asian31.01%
Black10.87%

Adams County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Adams County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Adams County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Adams County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.89%

Born in Adams County, Nebraska

93.82%

Native Born

6.18%

Foreign Born

4.00%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.82% of Adams County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 71.89% having been born in Nebraska. 4.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Adams County, Nebraska Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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