Buffalo County, Nebraska Population 2022

Buffalo County, Nebraska's estimated population is 50,880 with a growth rate of 0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Buffalo County, Nebraska is the 5th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 46,102 and has seen a growth of 10.36% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Buffalo County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Population by Race

Buffalo County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Median Age

33.8


Total

32.8


Male

34.9


Female

Buffalo County, Nebraska Adults

There are 37,989 adults, (7,231 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo County, Nebraska.

Buffalo County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

24,852

50.11%

Male

24,742

49.89%

Buffalo County, Nebraska Population by Age

Buffalo County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Household Types

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buffalo County, Nebraska Households and Families

3.06

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buffalo County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.67%.

Buffalo County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$42,287

Average Earnings

$51,244

Average Male

$33,569

Average Female

Buffalo County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Language

91.69% of Buffalo County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 8.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.99% of the population.

Buffalo County, Nebraska Language

Buffalo County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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11.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.92%

Male Poverty Rate

12.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buffalo County, Nebraska is Native, with 31.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buffalo County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 10.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.74%.

Buffalo County, Nebraska Poverty

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Buffalo County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Buffalo County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Buffalo County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Marital Status

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2,437

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Buffalo County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Buffalo County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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72.1%

Labor Force Participation

69.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Buffalo County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Buffalo 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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75.02%

Born in Buffalo County, Nebraska

95.46%

Native Born

4.54%

Foreign Born

2.58%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.46% of Buffalo County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 75.02% having been born in Nebraska. 2.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buffalo 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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