Douglas County, Nebraska Population 2022

Douglas County, Nebraska's estimated population is 586,135 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Nebraska is the 2nd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 518,574 and has seen a growth of 13.03% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,3280.00%
187019,98215,654361.69%
188037,64517,66388.39%
1890158,008120,363319.73%
1900140,590-17,418-11.02%
1910168,54627,95619.88%
1920204,52435,97821.35%
1930232,98228,45813.91%
1940247,56214,5806.26%
1950281,02033,45813.51%
1960343,49062,47022.23%
1970389,45545,96513.38%
1980397,0387,5831.95%
1990416,44419,4064.89%
2010518,574102,13024.52%
2011524,1675,5931.08%
2012530,7556,5881.26%
2013536,7345,9791.13%
2014543,0056,2711.17%
2015549,0296,0241.11%
2016555,6076,5781.20%
2017560,7335,1260.92%
2018566,3915,6581.01%
2019571,3274,9360.87%
2020576,2634,9360.86%
2021581,1994,9360.86%
2022586,1354,9360.85%
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Douglas County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White437,01277.25%
Black or African American61,49010.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,7880.49%
Asian22,8974.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2430.04%
Some Other Race14,9662.65%
Two or More Races26,3434.66%
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Douglas County, Nebraska Population by Race

Douglas County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Douglas County, Nebraska Median Age

34.9


Total

34.1


Male

35.7


Female

Douglas County, Nebraska Adults

There are 420,822 adults, (73,544 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Nebraska.

Douglas County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

286,767

50.69%

Male

278,972

49.31%

Douglas County, Nebraska Population by Age

Douglas County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Douglas County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All62.1%37.9%
Male52.4%47.6%
Female45.5%54.5%
Non Family43.1%56.9%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Douglas County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All221,4512.562.1
Married101,3813.2683
Male10,7823.3552.4
Female24,3713.2845.5
Non Family84,9171.2543.1

3.19

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Douglas County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,3254.42%
9th to 12th Grade17,5904.76%
High School Graduate78,20121.17%
Some College79,08821.41%
Associates Degree29,6978.04%
Bachelors Degree96,03326.00%
Graduate Degree52,45514.20%
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Douglas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Douglas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian13,72410,0197,172
White277,415266,313126,341
2+ Races10,4178,5853,235
Black36,07031,5897,255
Hispanic34,14620,0954,869
Other Race8,1665,2221,094
Native American1,6051,254165
Islander106991

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.26%.

Douglas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,697$51,293$38,773
Less Than 9th Grade$26,356$31,166$21,129
High School Graduate$31,427$36,919$25,960
Some College$40,416$48,873$32,293
Bachelors Degree$54,696$65,343$47,577
Graduate Degree$68,321$83,221$60,569

$44,697

Average Earnings

$51,293

Average Male

$38,773

Average Female

Douglas County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Douglas County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Douglas County, Nebraska Language

84.64% of Douglas County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 15.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.38% of the population.

Douglas County, Nebraska Language

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander2256127.11%
Black59,75314,78224.74%
Hispanic70,74011,97416.93%
Native2,65342516.02%
Asian22,3023,07613.79%
White381,39126,7627.02%
Other1,805NaN%
Multiple25,6043,44713.46%

10.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.78%

Male Poverty Rate

11.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska is Islander, with 27.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 13.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.43%.

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.37%
High School12.68%
Some College8.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.71%
Male Unemployed24.56%
Female Employed6.27%
Female Unemployed34.79%

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Douglas County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,600$91,388
Families$87,064$112,668
Married Families$102,505$131,441
Non Families$40,783$53,295
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Income by Household Type

Douglas County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Douglas 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.

Douglas County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Douglas County, Nebraska Marital Status

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28,694

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6,291
First Gulf War6,775
Vietnam9,440
Korea2,136
World War II799

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,982
35 to 547,329
55 to 645,606
65 to 746,848
75+5,929

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White24,0317.15%
Black3,1787.56%
Native American1085.74%
Asian3001.84%
Islander104.76%
Other Race1591.63%
2+ Races9086.68%
Hispanic1,0782.53%

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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6.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Douglas County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Douglas 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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60.00%

Born in Douglas County, Nebraska

90.04%

Native Born

9.96%

Foreign Born

6.56%

Non Citizen

3.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.04% of Douglas County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 60.00% having been born in Nebraska. 6.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Douglas 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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