Boone County, Nebraska Population 2021

Boone County, Nebraska's estimated population is 5,094 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, Nebraska is the 55th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 5,511 and has seen a growth of -7.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,094-49-0.95%
20205,143-49-0.94%
20195,192-49-0.93%
20185,241-79-1.48%
20175,320-13-0.24%
20165,333230.43%
20155,310-47-0.88%
20145,357-40-0.74%
20135,397-32-0.59%
20125,429220.41%
20115,407-104-1.89%
20105,511-1,156-17.34%
19906,667-724-9.80%
19807,391-799-9.76%
19708,190-944-10.34%
19609,134-1,587-14.80%
195010,721-1,406-11.59%
194012,127-2,611-17.72%
193014,7385924.18%
192014,1461,0017.62%
191013,1451,45612.46%
190011,6893,00634.62%
18908,6834,513108.23%
18804,1700.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.95%
County Website
Founded
1871
County Seat
2010 Population
5,511
Growth Since 2010
-7.57%
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Boone County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,19598.41%
Asian290.55%
Two or More Races270.51%
Black or African American170.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.06%
Some Other Race20.04%
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Boone County, Nebraska Population by Race

Boone County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Boone County, Nebraska Median Age

44.8


Total

43.1


Male

46.4


Female

Boone County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,051 adults, (1,173 of whom are seniors) in Boone County, Nebraska.

Boone County, Nebraska Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

2,668

50.54%

Male

2,611

49.46%

Boone County, Nebraska Population by Age

Boone County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boone County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All76.2%23.8%
Non Family68.5%31.5%
Male43.3%56.7%
Female41.8%58.2%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boone County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3112.2476.2
Married1,2832.9286.6
Non Family8161.1168.5
Female1222.2941.8
Male902.5943.3

2.78

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Boone County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade601.64%
9th to 12th Grade1263.44%
High School Graduate1,37637.56%
Some College82622.55%
Associates Degree50313.73%
Bachelors Degree52314.28%
Graduate Degree2496.80%
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Boone County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boone County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5733,394753
Hispanic43362
Asian29293
Black171714
Native American55
Other Race22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 82.35%.

Boone County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,025$44,068$27,182
Less Than 9th Grade$32,366$38,750$31,771
High School Graduate$34,271$42,849$22,689
Some College$31,985$41,532$25,324
Bachelors Degree$53,125$69,375$41,111
Graduate Degree$56,518$64,667$54,297

$37,025

Average Earnings

$44,068

Average Male

$27,182

Average Female

Boone County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boone County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Boone County, Nebraska Language

98.42% of Boone County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Boone County, Nebraska Language

Boone County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,9832885.78%
Hispanic113119.73%
Islander33100.00%

5.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.88%

Male Poverty Rate

5.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Nebraska

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Nebraska is White, with 5.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.53%.

Boone County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.24%
High School5.95%
Some College5.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Boone County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed5.56%
Male Employed4.74%
Female Employed3.78%
Male Unemployed3.23%

Boone County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boone County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,979$76,617
Families$68,142$89,696
Married Families$79,271-
Non Families$36,368$48,621
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Income by Household Type

Boone County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Boone County, Nebraska 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 45-54.

Boone County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Boone County, Nebraska Marital Status

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372

Number of Veterans

354

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam141
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War74
Korea44
World War II26

Boone County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+119
35 to 54119
65 to 74112
55 to 6413
18 to 349

Boone County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3588.97%
Black1164.71%
Asian310.34%
Hispanic23.13%

Boone County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Boone County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Boone County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Boone 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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87.08%

Born in Boone County, Nebraska

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Boone County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 87.08% having been born in Nebraska. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Boone 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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