Dodge County, Nebraska Population 2021

Dodge County, Nebraska's estimated population is 36,245 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dodge County, Nebraska is the 7th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 36,673 and has seen a growth of -1.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202136,245-160-0.44%
202036,405-160-0.44%
201936,565-160-0.44%
201836,725-64-0.17%
201736,7891120.31%
201636,6771100.30%
201536,567-47-0.13%
201436,6141170.32%
201336,497-93-0.25%
201236,590-340-0.92%
201136,9302570.70%
201036,6732,1736.30%
199034,500-1,347-3.76%
198035,8471,0653.06%
197034,7822,3117.12%
196032,4716,20623.63%
195026,2652,46610.36%
194023,799-1,474-5.83%
193025,2732,0768.95%
192023,1971,0524.75%
191022,145-153-0.69%
190022,2983,03815.77%
189019,2607,99771.00%
188011,2637,051167.40%
18704,2123,9031263.11%
18603090.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.44%
County Website
Founded
1855
County Seat
2010 Population
36,673
Growth Since 2010
-1.17%
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Dodge County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,71894.69%
Two or More Races6521.78%
Some Other Race3971.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native3590.98%
Black or African American3500.95%
Asian1290.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander600.16%
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Dodge County, Nebraska Population by Race

Dodge County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Dodge County, Nebraska Median Age

38.9


Total

38.1


Male

39.9


Female

Dodge County, Nebraska Adults

There are 27,878 adults, (6,977 of whom are seniors) in Dodge County, Nebraska.

Dodge County, Nebraska Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Dodge County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

18,643

50.85%

Male

18,022

49.15%

Dodge County, Nebraska Population by Age

Dodge County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dodge County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All62.1%37.9%
Female48.5%51.5%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Male40.1%59.9%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dodge County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2612.3362.1
Married7,6842.9477.7
Non Family5,4491.2246.5
Female1,4442.8748.5
Male6843.2740.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Dodge County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1384.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,5896.47%
High School Graduate8,64135.18%
Some College5,80723.64%
Associates Degree2,73411.13%
Bachelors Degree2,88611.75%
Graduate Degree1,7707.21%
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Dodge County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dodge County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,74320,1944,498
Hispanic2,08799570
2+ Races39135842
Other Race1901206
Black16414131
Native American154145
Asian1128624
Islander1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.43%.

Dodge County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,471$42,522$28,377
Less Than 9th Grade$30,000$35,938$25,020
High School Graduate$31,885$41,473$26,002
Some College$32,306$42,163$26,815
Bachelors Degree$44,832$49,038$41,188
Graduate Degree$53,714$55,526$52,105

$35,471

Average Earnings

$42,522

Average Male

$28,377

Average Female

Dodge County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dodge County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Dodge County, Nebraska Language

88.02% of Dodge County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 11.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.72% of the population.

Dodge County, Nebraska Language

Dodge County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,7063,23610.89%
Hispanic4,6401,00121.57%
Black32813240.24%
Native34610630.64%
Asian1264636.51%
Multiple629223.50%
Other380143.68%

12.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.14%

Male Poverty Rate

13.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dodge County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dodge County, Nebraska is Black, with 40.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dodge County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 3.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.64%.

Dodge County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.55%
High School9.80%
Some College7.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

Dodge County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.60%
Male Unemployed13.58%
Female Employed9.21%
Male Employed5.53%

Dodge County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dodge County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,085$67,590
Families$66,765$78,407
Married Families$76,696-
Non Families$31,366$44,354
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Income by Household Type

Dodge County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dodge County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Dodge 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 55-64.

Dodge County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Dodge County, Nebraska Marital Status

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2,565

Number of Veterans

2,417

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam861
First Gulf War614
Second Gulf War341
Korea307
World War II100

Dodge County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+775
65 to 74691
35 to 54623
55 to 64345
18 to 34131

Dodge County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5229.51%
Asian3227.83%
Hispanic240.91%
2+ Races71.60%
Black41.49%

Dodge County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Dodge County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dodge County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dodge County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Dodge County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Dodge 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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70.86%

Born in Dodge County, Nebraska

93.14%

Native Born

6.86%

Foreign Born

5.17%

Non Citizen

1.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.14% of Dodge County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 70.86% having been born in Nebraska. 5.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dodge 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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