Colfax County, Nebraska Population 2021

Colfax County, Nebraska's estimated population is 10,659 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colfax County, Nebraska is the 26th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 10,540 and has seen a growth of 1.13% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202110,659-25-0.23%
202010,684-25-0.23%
201910,709-25-0.23%
201810,734340.32%
201710,700-12-0.11%
201610,712-5-0.05%
201510,717540.51%
201410,6632092.00%
201310,454-98-0.93%
201210,552-14-0.13%
201110,566260.25%
201010,5401,40115.33%
19909,139-751-7.59%
19809,8903924.13%
19709,498-97-1.01%
19609,595-415-4.15%
195010,010-617-5.81%
194010,627-807-7.06%
193011,434-190-1.63%
192011,624140.12%
191011,6103993.56%
190011,2117587.25%
189010,4533,86558.67%
18806,5885,164362.64%
18701,4240.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.23%
County Website
Founded
1869
County Seat
2010 Population
10,540
Growth Since 2010
1.13%
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Colfax County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,51288.78%
Black or African American4013.74%
Some Other Race3473.24%
Two or More Races2182.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native1351.26%
Asian790.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.21%
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Colfax County, Nebraska Population by Race

Colfax County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Colfax County, Nebraska Median Age

33.7


Total

32.2


Male

35.9


Female

Colfax County, Nebraska Adults

There are 7,523 adults, (1,348 of whom are seniors) in Colfax County, Nebraska.

Colfax County, Nebraska Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,778

44.60%

Male

5,936

55.40%

Colfax County, Nebraska Population by Age

Colfax County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colfax County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
Male74.4%25.6%
All72.3%27.7%
Female71.8%28.2%
Non Family63.1%36.9%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colfax County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7312.8572.3
Married2,1243.4978.1
Non Family1,3201.763.1
Female2093.0871.8
Male784.1274.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Colfax County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,32019.78%
9th to 12th Grade73210.97%
High School Graduate1,93028.91%
Some College1,02815.40%
Associates Degree6379.54%
Bachelors Degree71310.68%
Graduate Degree3154.72%
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Colfax County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colfax County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9203,610862
Hispanic2,355749144
Black2451096
2+ Races134764
Other Race13028
Asian52524
Native American39246
Islander22226

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 27.27%.

Colfax County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,489$38,245$30,409
Less Than 9th Grade$37,727$37,860$34,904
High School Graduate$30,938$34,074$25,450
Some College$33,033$48,380$28,675
Bachelors Degree$32,129$35,500$27,109
Graduate Degree$50,170$$50,341

$32,489

Average Earnings

$38,245

Average Male

$30,409

Average Female

Colfax County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colfax County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Colfax County, Nebraska Language

54.48% of Colfax County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 45.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.68% of the population.

Colfax County, Nebraska Language

Colfax County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,40871116.13%
White5,1654679.04%
Black4017618.95%
Other347267.49%
Asian792126.58%
Multiple212125.66%
Native13564.44%

12.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.81%

Male Poverty Rate

10.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax County, Nebraska is Asian, with 26.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax County, Nebraska is Native, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.72%.

Colfax County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.09%
High School11.19%
Some College4.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.04%

Colfax County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.00%
Female Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed10.11%
Male Employed5.72%

Colfax County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colfax County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,872$68,620
Families$67,464$73,627
Married Families$74,083-
Non Families$34,257$55,627
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Income by Household Type

Colfax County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Colfax County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Colfax County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Colfax County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Colfax County, Nebraska Marital Status

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331

Number of Veterans

327

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam123
Korea56
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War33
World War II25

Colfax County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+140
65 to 7499
55 to 6443
35 to 5429
18 to 3420

Colfax County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3314.92%
Hispanic30.11%

Colfax County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Colfax County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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13.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Colfax County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Colfax County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Colfax 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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57.38%

Born in Colfax County, Nebraska

68.05%

Native Born

31.95%

Foreign Born

22.09%

Non Citizen

9.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.05% of Colfax County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 57.38% having been born in Nebraska. 22.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colfax 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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