Cherry County, Nebraska Population 2021

Cherry County, Nebraska's estimated population is 5,541 with a growth rate of -1.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherry County, Nebraska is the 50th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 5,694 and has seen a growth of -2.69% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,541-74-1.32%
20205,615-74-1.30%
20195,689-74-1.28%
20185,763-27-0.47%
20175,790-39-0.67%
20165,82950.09%
20155,824801.39%
20145,744-11-0.19%
20135,755230.40%
20125,73220.03%
20115,730360.63%
20105,694-613-9.72%
19906,307-451-6.67%
19806,758-88-1.29%
19706,846-1,372-16.70%
19608,218-179-2.13%
19508,397-1,240-12.87%
19409,637-1,261-11.57%
193010,898-855-7.27%
192011,7531,33912.86%
191010,4143,87359.21%
19006,5411131.76%
18906,4280.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.32%
County Website
Founded
1883
County Seat
2010 Population
5,694
Growth Since 2010
-2.69%
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Cherry County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,16889.43%
Two or More Races3626.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native2063.56%
Asian280.48%
Some Other Race70.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.12%
Black or African American10.02%
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Cherry County, Nebraska Population by Race

Cherry County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Cherry County, Nebraska Median Age

43.1


Total

38.6


Male

44.5


Female

Cherry County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,437 adults, (1,195 of whom are seniors) in Cherry County, Nebraska.

Cherry County, Nebraska Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherry County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

2,839

49.13%

Male

2,940

50.87%

Cherry County, Nebraska Population by Age

Cherry County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cherry County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All61.3%38.7%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female48.1%51.9%
Male35.7%64.3%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherry County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5372.2361.3
Married1,3672.872.9
Non Family8601.0949.4
Female1812.9348.1
Male1292.8435.7

2.77

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Cherry County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade581.43%
9th to 12th Grade1463.61%
High School Graduate1,27731.55%
Some College1,15828.61%
Associates Degree48311.93%
Bachelors Degree68316.87%
Graduate Degree2436.00%
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Cherry County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherry County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7113,533896
2+ Races13513026
Native American1141141
Hispanic74533
Asian1313
Other Race77
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 white people with a rate of 24.14%.

Cherry County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,563$34,899$30,177
Less Than 9th Grade$20,625$40,313$2,500
High School Graduate$27,091$30,792$18,105
Some College$31,785$42,375$25,694
Bachelors Degree$36,250$41,538$32,778
Graduate Degree$48,482$$48,839

$31,563

Average Earnings

$34,899

Average Male

$30,177

Average Female

Cherry County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherry County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Cherry County, Nebraska Language

98.66% of Cherry County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Cherry County, Nebraska Language

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,9983707.40%
Native2063717.96%
Hispanic1422014.08%
Multiple361195.26%

7.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.54%

Male Poverty Rate

9.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska is Native, with 17.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.40%.

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.12%
High School10.27%
Some College6.40%
Bachelors or Greater6.07%

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.36%
Male Employed3.06%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherry County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,651$67,218
Families$64,434$81,315
Married Families$67,896-
Non Families$30,679$35,416
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Income by Household Type

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Cherry 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.

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status

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415

Number of Veterans

380

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam175
Korea77
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War45
World War II

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+133
65 to 74122
35 to 5475
55 to 6458
18 to 3427

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4009.73%
2+ Races159.38%

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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7.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

71%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Cherry County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Cherry 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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71.90%

Born in Cherry County, Nebraska

98.51%

Native Born

1.49%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.51% of Cherry County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 71.90% having been born in Nebraska. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cherry 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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