Douglas County, Nebraska Population 2021

Douglas County, Nebraska's estimated population is 581,199 with a growth rate of 0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Nebraska is the null largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 518,574 and has seen a growth of 12.08% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021581,1994,9360.86%
2020576,2634,9360.86%
2019571,3274,9360.87%
2018566,3915,6581.01%
2017560,7335,1260.92%
2016555,6076,5781.20%
2015549,0296,0241.11%
2014543,0056,2711.17%
2013536,7345,9791.13%
2012530,7556,5881.26%
2011524,1675,5931.08%
2010518,574102,13024.52%
1990416,44419,4064.89%
1980397,0387,5831.95%
1970389,45545,96513.38%
1960343,49062,47022.23%
1950281,02033,45813.51%
1940247,56214,5806.26%
1930232,98228,45813.91%
1920204,52435,97821.35%
1910168,54627,95619.88%
1900140,590-17,418-11.02%
1890158,008120,363319.73%
188037,64517,66388.39%
187019,98215,654361.69%
18604,3280.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.86%
County Website
Founded
November 23, 1854
County Seat
2010 Population
518,574
Growth Since 2010
12.08%
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Douglas County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White443,88379.18%
Black or African American62,00411.06%
Asian21,3893.82%
Two or More Races17,8713.19%
Some Other Race11,8362.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,3510.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2830.05%
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Douglas County, Nebraska Population By Race

Douglas County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2021

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Douglas County, Nebraska Median Age

34.7


Total

33.8


Male

35.5


Female

Douglas County, Nebraska Adults

There are 416,343 adults, (70,894 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Nebraska.

Douglas County, Nebraska Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Mujer

284,158

50.69%

Masculino

276,459

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
Married82.8%17.2%
All61.7%38.3%
Masculino50.2%49.8%
Mujer45.7%54.3%
Non Family42.6%57.4%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Douglas County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All218,0612.5161.7
Married99,9383.2782.8
Non Family83,3971.2742.6
Mujer24,7313.2945.7
Masculino9,9953.3350.2

3.19

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Douglas County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,2824.46%
9th to 12th Grade18,2124.99%
High School Graduate78,01121.37%
Some College79,17921.69%
Associates Degree28,4437.79%
Bachelors Degree94,30825.83%
Graduate Degree50,67813.88%
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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
White275,833264,893124,377
Black36,15231,5797,373
Hispanic33,09918,3804,346
Asian13,0869,5386,827
Other Race6,6294,167766
2+ Races6,0075,3121,927
Native American1,7961,447205
Islander1431122

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.17%.

Douglas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$43,289$50,016$37,499
Less Than 9th Grade$25,743$30,274$19,661
High School Graduate$30,962$36,081$25,689
Some College$39,156$46,827$31,550
Bachelors Degree$54,349$65,171$47,030
Graduate Degree$66,961$83,903$58,871

$43,289

Average Earnings

$50,016

Average Male

$37,499

Average Female

Douglas County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Douglas County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Douglas County, Nebraska Language

84.72% of Douglas County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 15.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.34% of the population.

Douglas County, Nebraska Language

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White381,05528,0447.36%
Black60,13215,62625.99%
Hispanic68,72914,48821.08%
Asian20,8454,28120.54%
Multiple17,2703,47020.09%
Other11,5211,68314.61%
Native3,20860818.95%
Islander2595320.46%

12.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.90%

Male Poverty Rate

13.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska is Black, with 25.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska is White, with 7.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.55%.

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.91%
High School12.93%
Some College9.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.87%
Male Unemployed28.06%
Female Employed7.04%
Male Employed5.15%

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$64,629$88,827
Families$84,036$109,631
Married Families$100,942$128,637
Non Families$39,346$51,647
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Income by Household Type

Douglas County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

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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29,366

Number of Veterans

26,683

Male Veterans

2,683

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,237
First Gulf War6,548
Second Gulf War5,729
Korea2,299
World War II999

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747,391
35 to 547,122
75+6,281
55 to 645,631
18 to 342,941

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25,0547.39%
Black3,2557.64%
Hispanic1,0162.47%
2+ Races5797.20%
Asian2271.46%
Other Race1221.53%
Native American1165.54%
Islander135.10%

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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6.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4%

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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59.86%

Born in Douglas County, Nebraska

90.17%

Native Born

9.83%

Foreign Born

6.42%

Non Citizen

3.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.17% of Douglas County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 59.86% having been born in Nebraska. 6.42% 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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