Cherry County, Nebraska Population 2024

5,498

Cherry County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 5,498 with a growth rate of 0.31% 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 -3.44% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,583170.31%
20285,566170.31%
20275,549170.31%
20265,532170.31%
20255,515170.31%
20245,498170.31%
20235,481170.31%
20225,464170.31%
20215,447-7-0.13%
20205,454-303-5.26%
20195,757-44-0.76%
20185,801-17-0.29%
20175,818-29-0.5%
20165,847160.27%
20155,831821.43%
20145,749-10-0.17%
20135,759240.42%
20125,73530.05%
20115,732380.67%
20105,694
19906,307-451-6.67%
19806,758-88-1.29%
19706,846-1,372-16.7%
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%
18906,42884515.14%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.31% (17)
County Website
Cherry County
County Seat
2010 Population
5,694
Area
5961 mi²
Density
1 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.44% (-196)
Founded
1883

Cherry County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,64684.89%
Two or more races4377.98%
Native American2043.73%
Asian981.79%
Other race621.13%
Black or African American260.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cherry County, Nebraska Population by Race

Cherry County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Cherry County, Nebraska Median Age

41.5

Total

40.4

Male

43.2

Female

Cherry County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,155 adults, (1,137 of whom are seniors) in Cherry County, Nebraska.

Cherry County, Nebraska Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherry County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female2,65848.57%
Male2,81551.43%

Cherry County, Nebraska Population by Age

Cherry County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1102.5457.542.5
Married1,2273.026436
Non Family6881.4153.146.9
Male1223.8935.264.8
Female732.9627.472.6
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cherry County, Nebraska Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Cherry County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 44.19%.

Cherry County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,180

Average Earnings

$42,188

Average Male

$29,771

Average Female

Cherry County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherry County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cherry County, Nebraska Language

96.78% of Cherry County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Cherry County, Nebraska Language

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,5664028.8%
Native2009949.5%
Multiple437194.35%
Black201050%
showing: 4 rows

9.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.22%

Male Poverty Rate

12.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska is Black, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherry County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.21%.

Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.85%
High School14.57%
Bachelors or Greater6.89%
Some College3.73%
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Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.25%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed4.7%
Female Unemployed
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Cherry County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherry County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cherry County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

269

Number of Veterans

249

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

0.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cherry County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.46%

Born in Cherry County, Nebraska

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

2.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.17% of Cherry County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 68.46% having been born in Nebraska. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cherry County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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