Custer County, Nebraska Population 2022

Custer County, Nebraska's estimated population is 10,467 with a growth rate of -0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Custer County, Nebraska is the 25th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 10,939 and has seen a growth of -4.31% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Custer County, Nebraska Population by Race

Custer County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Custer County, Nebraska Median Age

43.6


Total

42.3


Male

44.7


Female

Custer County, Nebraska Adults

There are 8,210 adults, (2,388 of whom are seniors) in Custer County, Nebraska.

Custer County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

5,387

49.94%

Male

5,401

50.06%

Custer County, Nebraska Population by Age

Custer County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Custer County, Nebraska Household Types

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Custer County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.7

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Custer County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Custer County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 70.00%.

Custer County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,717

Average Earnings

$42,402

Average Male

$29,440

Average Female

Custer County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Custer County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Custer County, Nebraska Language

95.92% of Custer County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.

Custer County, Nebraska Language

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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12.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.72%

Male Poverty Rate

13.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Nebraska is White, with 11.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 17.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.26%.

Custer County, Nebraska Poverty

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Custer County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Custer County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Custer County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Custer County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Custer County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Custer 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 55-64.

Custer County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Custer County, Nebraska Marital Status

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770

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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11.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Custer County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Custer County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Custer 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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78.94%

Born in Custer County, Nebraska

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Custer County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 78.94% having been born in Nebraska. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Custer 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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