Dawson County, Nebraska Population 2022

Dawson County, Nebraska's estimated population is 24,067 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawson County, Nebraska is the 13th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 24,326 and has seen a growth of -1.06% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Dawson County, Nebraska Population by Race

Dawson County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Dawson County, Nebraska Median Age

35.9


Total

35.6


Male

36.5


Female

Dawson County, Nebraska Adults

There are 17,167 adults, (3,815 of whom are seniors) in Dawson County, Nebraska.

Dawson County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

11,573

48.96%

Male

12,065

51.04%

Dawson County, Nebraska Population by Age

Dawson County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dawson County, Nebraska Household Types

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawson County, Nebraska Households and Families

3.05

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Dawson County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Dawson 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 asian people with a rate of 52.80%.

Dawson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,780

Average Earnings

$39,961

Average Male

$32,073

Average Female

Dawson County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dawson County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Dawson County, Nebraska Language

68.87% of Dawson County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 31.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.31% of the population.

Dawson County, Nebraska Language

Dawson County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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11.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.97%

Male Poverty Rate

13.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Nebraska is Native, with 55.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Nebraska is Other, with NaN% 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 17.33%.

Dawson County, Nebraska Poverty

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Dawson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Dawson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawson County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Dawson County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Dawson 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.

Dawson County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Dawson County, Nebraska Marital Status

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1,149

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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3.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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70.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Dawson County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Dawson 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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59.73%

Born in Dawson County, Nebraska

79.81%

Native Born

20.19%

Foreign Born

11.84%

Non Citizen

8.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.81% of Dawson County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 59.73% having been born in Nebraska. 11.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dawson 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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