Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population 2022

Cheyenne County, Nebraska's estimated population is 9,362 with a growth rate of -0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cheyenne County, Nebraska is the 29th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 9,998 and has seen a growth of -6.36% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population by Race

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Median Age

41


Total

40.9


Male

41.1


Female

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Adults

There are 7,260 adults, (1,855 of whom are seniors) in Cheyenne County, Nebraska.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,729

50.16%

Male

4,699

49.84%

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

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.91

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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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 88.37%.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,255

Average Earnings

$45,698

Average Male

$32,186

Average Female

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Language

97.42% of Cheyenne County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.73% of the population.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Language

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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10.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.82%

Male Poverty Rate

13.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheyenne County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Nebraska is Native, with 65.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 9.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.64%.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Marital Status

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626

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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10.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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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61.76%

Born in Cheyenne County, Nebraska

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Cheyenne County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 61.76% having been born in Nebraska. 0.90% 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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