Dakota County, Nebraska Population 2022

Dakota County, Nebraska's estimated population is 21,698 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dakota County, Nebraska is the 15th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 21,006 and has seen a growth of 3.29% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Dakota County, Nebraska Population by Race

Dakota County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Dakota County, Nebraska Median Age

33


Total

32.3


Male

33.8


Female

Dakota County, Nebraska Adults

There are 14,283 adults, (2,755 of whom are seniors) in Dakota County, Nebraska.

Dakota County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dakota County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

10,085

50.11%

Male

10,039

49.89%

Dakota County, Nebraska Population by Age

Dakota County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dakota County, Nebraska Household Types

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dakota County, Nebraska Households and Families

3.22

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Dakota County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Dakota County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.32%.

Dakota County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,436

Average Earnings

$42,324

Average Male

$30,053

Average Female

Dakota County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dakota County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Dakota County, Nebraska Language

58.99% of Dakota County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 41.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.75% of the population.

Dakota County, Nebraska Language

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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14.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.40%

Male Poverty Rate

15.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dakota County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dakota County, Nebraska is Native, with 51.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dakota County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 4.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.97%.

Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty

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Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Dakota County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dakota County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Dakota County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dakota County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Dakota 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.

Dakota County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Dakota County, Nebraska Marital Status

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818

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dakota County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

71.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dakota County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Dakota County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Dakota 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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17.26%

Born in Dakota County, Nebraska

76.19%

Native Born

23.81%

Foreign Born

13.19%

Non Citizen

10.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.19% of Dakota County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 17.26% having been born in Nebraska. 13.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dakota 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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