Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population 2024

9,529

Cheyenne County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 9,529 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cheyenne County, Nebraska is the 28th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 9,969 and has seen a growth of -4.41% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,57490.09%
20289,56590.09%
20279,55690.09%
20269,54790.09%
20259,53890.09%
20249,52990.09%
20239,52090.09%
20229,51190.09%
20219,502160.17%
20209,4864755.27%
20199,011-284-3.06%
20189,295-359-3.72%
20179,654-415-4.12%
201610,069-81-0.8%
201510,150260.26%
201410,124490.49%
201310,075-1-0.01%
201210,076830.83%
20119,993240.24%
20109,969
19909,494-563-5.6%
198010,057-721-6.69%
197010,778-4,050-27.31%
196014,8282,74722.74%
195012,0812,57627.1%
19409,505-682-6.69%
193010,1871,78221.2%
19208,4053,85484.68%
19104,551-1,019-18.29%
19005,570-123-2.16%
18905,6934,135265.4%
18801,5581,368720%
1870190-9,384-98.02%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.09% (9)
County Website
Cheyenne County
County Seat
2010 Population
9,969
Area
1196 mi²
Density
8 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.41% (-440)
Founded
1871

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,77292.44%
Two or more races3793.99%
Black or African American1011.06%
Asian890.94%
Other race740.78%
Native American580.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander160.17%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population by Race

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Median Age

41.4

Total

41.2

Male

41.6

Female

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Adults

There are 7,331 adults, (1,972 of whom are seniors) in Cheyenne County, Nebraska.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female4,75550.11%
Male4,73449.89%

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Population by Age

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3112.176535
Married1,989385.514.5
Non Family1,8721.1145.154.9
Female2712.9246.153.9
Male1792.9472.627.4
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cheyenne 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

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

Cheyenne 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 asian people with a rate of 88.14%.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,096

Average Earnings

$44,242

Average Male

$34,045

Average Female

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Language

97.61% of Cheyenne County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Language

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,17693511.44%
Multiple3779023.87%
Hispanic7578411.1%
Native453680%
Other7222.78%
showing: 5 rows

11.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.34%

Male Poverty Rate

14.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheyenne County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Nebraska is Native, with 80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Nebraska is Other, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.59%.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.61%
High School13.47%
Some College9.1%
Bachelors or Greater7.03%
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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed46.67%
Female Unemployed15.58%
Female Employed6.9%
Male Employed3.43%
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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

575

Number of Veterans

520

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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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

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cheyenne 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

61.28%

Born in Cheyenne County, Nebraska

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Cheyenne County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 61.28% having been born in Nebraska. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cheyenne County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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