Brown County, Nebraska Population 2021

Brown County, Nebraska's estimated population is 2,931 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, Nebraska is the 69th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 3,155 and has seen a growth of -7.10% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,931-12-0.41%
20202,943-12-0.41%
20192,955-12-0.40%
20182,967-33-1.10%
20173,000200.67%
20162,980-2-0.07%
20152,98280.27%
20142,974160.54%
20132,958-94-3.08%
20123,052-46-1.48%
20113,098-57-1.81%
20103,155-502-13.73%
19903,657-720-16.45%
19804,3773568.85%
19704,021-415-9.36%
19604,436-728-14.10%
19505,164-798-13.38%
19405,9621903.29%
19305,772-977-14.48%
19206,74966610.95%
19106,0832,61375.30%
19003,470-889-20.39%
18904,3590.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.41%
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Founded
1883
County Seat
2010 Population
3,155
Growth Since 2010
-7.10%
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Brown County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,93597.35%
Two or More Races541.79%
Asian140.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.36%
Black or African American10.03%
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Brown County, Nebraska Population by Race

Brown County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Brown County, Nebraska Median Age

49.4


Total

47.5


Male

50.6


Female

Brown County, Nebraska Adults

There are 2,415 adults, (814 of whom are seniors) in Brown County, Nebraska.

Brown County, Nebraska Age Dependency

88.3

Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

1,553

51.51%

Male

1,462

48.49%

Brown County, Nebraska Population by Age

Brown County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brown County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All75.4%24.6%
Female67.1%32.9%
Non Family66%34%
Male62.5%37.5%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brown County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3872.1475.4
Married7092.7984.3
Non Family5801.1266
Female823.767.1
Male162.5662.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Brown County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade160.71%
9th to 12th Grade934.16%
High School Graduate91440.84%
Some College50622.61%
Associates Degree24610.99%
Bachelors Degree32914.70%
Graduate Degree1345.99%
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Brown County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brown County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1592,056432
Hispanic323227
2+ Races21214
Asian1414
Native American115
Black11

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 hispanic people with a rate of 84.38%.

Brown County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,769$37,112$22,949
Less Than 9th Grade$15,078$$15,703
High School Graduate$27,500$31,230$22,917
Some College$34,231$40,395$19,839
Bachelors Degree$38,333$51,500$28,077
Graduate Degree$64,135$67,000$59,583

$30,769

Average Earnings

$37,112

Average Male

$22,949

Average Female

Brown County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brown County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Brown County, Nebraska Language

96.40% of Brown County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.20% of the population.

Brown County, Nebraska Language

Brown County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,83137113.10%
Multiple54916.67%
Native10550.00%

12.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.21%

Male Poverty Rate

11.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Nebraska is Native, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Nebraska is White, with 13.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.17%.

Brown County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.09%
Bachelors or Greater6.07%
Less Than 9th Grade5.94%
Some College4.19%

Brown County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.20%
Female Employed5.24%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Brown County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brown County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,098$65,913
Families$61,146$83,913
Married Families$65,074-
Non Families$29,500$40,637
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Income by Household Type

Brown County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Brown 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 45-54.

Brown County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Brown County, Nebraska Marital Status

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195

Number of Veterans

191

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War54
Vietnam46
Second Gulf War45
Korea20
World War II17

Brown County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+70
35 to 5447
18 to 3434
65 to 7424
55 to 6420

Brown County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1948.19%
2+ Races14.76%

Brown County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Brown County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Brown County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Brown 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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72.01%

Born in Brown County, Nebraska

97.41%

Native Born

2.59%

Foreign Born

2.26%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.41% of Brown County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 72.01% having been born in Nebraska. 2.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brown 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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