Box Butte County, Nebraska Population 2021

Box Butte County, Nebraska's estimated population is 10,883 with a growth rate of 0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Box Butte County, Nebraska is the 23rd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 11,275 and has seen a growth of -3.48% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202110,883500.46%
202010,833500.46%
201910,783500.47%
201810,733-102-0.94%
201710,835-341-3.05%
201611,176-149-1.32%
201511,325270.24%
201411,29820.02%
201311,296310.28%
201211,265-30-0.27%
201111,295200.18%
201011,275-1,855-14.13%
199013,130-566-4.13%
198013,6963,60235.68%
197010,094-1,594-13.64%
196011,688-591-4.81%
195012,2791,54314.37%
194010,736-1,125-9.48%
193011,8613,45441.08%
19208,4072,27637.12%
19106,13155910.03%
19005,572781.42%
18905,4940.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.46%
County Website
Founded
1886
County Seat
2010 Population
11,275
Growth Since 2010
-3.48%
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Box Butte County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,14492.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native2492.27%
Two or More Races2452.23%
Black or African American1491.36%
Asian1191.08%
Some Other Race640.58%
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Box Butte County, Nebraska Population by Race

Box Butte County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Box Butte County, Nebraska Median Age

39.4


Total

39.5


Male

39.4


Female

Box Butte County, Nebraska Adults

There are 8,176 adults, (1,884 of whom are seniors) in Box Butte County, Nebraska.

Box Butte County, Nebraska Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Box Butte County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

5,465

49.82%

Male

5,505

50.18%

Box Butte County, Nebraska Population by Age

Box Butte County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Box Butte County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Male44.6%55.4%
Female37.5%62.5%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Box Butte County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7432.2768.6
Married2,300388.2
Non Family1,8201.153.6
Female3923.1137.5
Male2312.7344.6

2.9

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Box Butte County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3624.87%
9th to 12th Grade3314.46%
High School Graduate2,45133.00%
Some College2,36531.84%
Associates Degree6468.70%
Bachelors Degree93012.52%
Graduate Degree3424.60%
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Box Butte County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Box Butte County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,3866,0441,227
Hispanic71646445
2+ Races10891
Native American10055
Asian10072
Black10074
Other Race4615

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.21%.

Box Butte County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,689$50,411$27,816
Less Than 9th Grade$$68,693$14,329
High School Graduate$32,875$53,798$17,450
Some College$39,792$44,841$28,681
Bachelors Degree$37,242$42,431$34,408
Graduate Degree$53,688$57,292$50,375

$37,689

Average Earnings

$50,411

Average Male

$27,816

Average Female

Box Butte County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Box Butte County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Box Butte County, Nebraska Language

91.14% of Box Butte County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 8.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.62% of the population.

Box Butte County, Nebraska Language

Box Butte County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,74390410.34%
Hispanic1,36820815.20%
Native24817972.18%
Multiple23817975.21%
Asian1197260.50%
Other642132.81%

14.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.13%

Male Poverty Rate

19.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Box Butte County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Box Butte County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 75.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Box Butte County, Nebraska is White, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.73%.

Box Butte County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.49%
High School12.44%
Some College11.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.32%

Box Butte County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.76%
Male Unemployed39.02%
Female Employed11.34%
Male Employed5.35%

Box Butte County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Box Butte County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,004$65,792
Families$72,721$79,036
Married Families$80,563-
Non Families$32,967$41,992
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Income by Household Type

Box Butte County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Box Butte County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Box Butte 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 35-44.

Box Butte County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Box Butte County, Nebraska Marital Status

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689

Number of Veterans

597

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam289
First Gulf War128
Second Gulf War112
Korea54
World War II43

Box Butte County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74183
35 to 54163
55 to 64155
75+145
18 to 3443

Box Butte County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6718.76%
Hispanic506.06%
2+ Races1312.04%
Other Race58.33%

Box Butte County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Box Butte County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Box Butte County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Box Butte County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Box Butte County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Box Butte 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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67.79%

Born in Box Butte County, Nebraska

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

3.57%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.72% of Box Butte County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 67.79% having been born in Nebraska. 3.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Box Butte 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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