Dawes County, Nebraska Population 2024

8,461

Dawes County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 8,461 with a growth rate of 1.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawes County, Nebraska is the 33rd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 9,170 and has seen a growth of -7.73% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,0111101.24%
20288,9011101.25%
20278,7911101.27%
20268,6811101.28%
20258,5711101.3%
20248,4611101.32%
20238,3511101.33%
20228,2411101.35%
20218,131-19-0.23%
20208,150-407-4.76%
20198,557-131-1.51%
20188,688-209-2.35%
20178,897-25-0.28%
20168,922-52-0.58%
20158,974-56-0.62%
20149,030-42-0.46%
20139,072-72-0.79%
20129,144-64-0.7%
20119,208380.41%
20109,170
19909,021-588-6.12%
19809,609-84-0.87%
19709,6931571.65%
19609,536-172-1.77%
19509,708-420-4.15%
194010,128-1,365-11.88%
193011,4931,33313.12%
192010,1601,90623.09%
19108,2542,03932.81%
19006,215-3,507-36.07%
18909,7227117.89%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.32% (110)
County Website
Dawes County
County Seat
2010 Population
9,170
Area
1396 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-7.73% (-709)
Founded
1885

Dawes County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,26887.79%
Two or more races4976%
Native American2432.94%
Black or African American1942.34%
Asian770.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Dawes County, Nebraska Population by Race

Dawes County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Dawes County, Nebraska Median Age

35.3

Total

36.6

Male

33.5

Female

Dawes County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,790 adults, (1,566 of whom are seniors) in Dawes County, Nebraska.

Dawes County, Nebraska Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawes County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female4,32852.28%
Male3,95147.72%

Dawes County, Nebraska Population by Age

Dawes County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4842.1363.236.8
Married1,6272.848119
Non Family1,4501.2347.152.9
Female2812.0542.357.7
Male1263.465.134.9
showing: 5 rows

2.72

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dawes 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

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

Dawes 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 94.29%.

Dawes County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,452

Average Earnings

$41,553

Average Male

$32,875

Average Female

Dawes County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dawes County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dawes County, Nebraska Language

96.16% of Dawes County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Dawes County, Nebraska Language

Dawes County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,3135578.82%
Hispanic45428663%
Multiple45620945.83%
Black1646237.8%
Native2325322.84%
showing: 5 rows

12.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.93%

Male Poverty Rate

14.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawes County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawes County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawes County, Nebraska is White, with 8.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.97%.

Dawes County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College12.53%
Less Than 9th Grade5.66%
High School3.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%
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Dawes County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed83.33%
Male Unemployed39.39%
Female Employed20.39%
Male Employed6.56%
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Dawes County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawes County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dawes County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawes County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dawes County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dawes County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dawes County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

447

Number of Veterans

403

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

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Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

count

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Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawes County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dawes County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dawes County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dawes 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

59.14%

Born in Dawes County, Nebraska

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Dawes County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 59.14% having been born in Nebraska. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dawes County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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