Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population 2021

Cheyenne County, Nebraska's estimated population is 8,166 with a growth rate of -4.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cheyenne County, Nebraska is the 31st largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 9,968 and has seen a growth of -18.08% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,166-372-4.36%
20208,538-372-4.18%
20198,910-372-4.01%
20189,282-362-3.75%
20179,644-403-4.01%
201610,047-90-0.89%
201510,137240.24%
201410,113460.46%
201310,067-6-0.06%
201210,073840.84%
20119,989210.21%
20109,9684744.99%
19909,494-563-5.60%
198010,057-721-6.69%
197010,778-4,050-27.31%
196014,8282,74722.74%
195012,0812,57627.10%
19409,505-682-6.69%
193010,1871,78221.20%
19208,4053,85484.68%
19104,551-1,019-18.29%
19005,570-123-2.16%
18905,6934,135265.40%
18801,5581,368720.00%
18701900.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-4.36%
County Website
Founded
1871
County Seat
2010 Population
9,968
Growth Since 2010
-18.08%
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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,11294.88%
Two or More Races2462.56%
Black or African American800.83%
Asian660.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.58%
Some Other Race420.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.02%
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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population by Race

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Median Age

40.4


Total

41.1


Male

39.1


Female

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Adults

There are 7,348 adults, (1,779 of whom are seniors) in Cheyenne County, Nebraska.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,845

50.45%

Male

4,759

49.55%

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population by Age

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
Male77.7%22.3%
All66.6%33.4%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Female31.7%68.3%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3952.1666.6
Married2,008385.5
Non Family1,9491.1151.4
Female2812.631.7
Male1573.6677.7

2.95

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1742.61%
9th to 12th Grade2563.84%
High School Graduate1,84027.59%
Some College1,78426.75%
Associates Degree92013.80%
Bachelors Degree1,29019.35%
Graduate Degree4046.06%
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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,1425,8131,540
Hispanic29425062
2+ Races13811024
Native American56296
Asian545446
Other Race342411
Black292916
Islander2

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 asian people with a rate of 85.19%.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,832$47,756$31,360
Less Than 9th Grade$24,085$24,116$
High School Graduate$31,704$36,740$29,583
Some College$35,412$42,606$28,678
Bachelors Degree$57,337$66,481$52,642
Graduate Degree$64,420$75,750$58,333

$38,832

Average Earnings

$47,756

Average Male

$31,360

Average Female

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Language

96.92% of Cheyenne County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Language

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,4687598.96%
Hispanic668619.13%
Multiple2465723.17%
Native553156.36%
Other421433.33%
Black7933.80%

9.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.98%

Male Poverty Rate

11.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheyenne County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Nebraska is Native, with 56.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Nebraska is Black, with 3.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.46%.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.81%
High School9.71%
Some College7.85%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed6.99%
Male Employed4.57%
Male Unemployed2.70%

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,871$67,772
Families$74,095$87,726
Married Families$82,937-
Non Families$35,542$41,771
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Income by Household Type

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Cheyenne 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.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Marital Status

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720

Number of Veterans

640

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
First Gulf War179
Second Gulf War104
Korea67
World War II17

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+198
35 to 54185
55 to 64180
65 to 74133
18 to 3424

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White71810.22%
Hispanic61.47%
Islander2100.00%

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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10.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Cheyenne 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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61.44%

Born in Cheyenne County, Nebraska

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Cheyenne County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 61.44% having been born in Nebraska. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cheyenne 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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