Douglas County, Nebraska Population 2020

Douglas County, Nebraska's estimated population is 560,573 with a growth rate of 0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Nebraska is the largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018566,8806,3071.13%
2017560,5735,2150.94%
2016555,3586,3061.15%
2015549,0525,9541.10%
2014543,0986,3151.18%
2013536,7836,0151.13%
2012530,7686,6471.27%
2011524,1215,5511.07%
2010518,570102,12624.52%
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%

Douglas County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White441,47879.55%
Black or African American61,51311.08%
Asian20,2103.64%
Two or More Races17,1203.08%
Some Other Race11,0902.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2660.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3150.06%

Douglas County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2020

Douglas County, Nebraska Median Age

34.5


Total

33.6


Male

35.3


Female

Douglas County, Nebraska Adults

There are 411,948 adults, (68,170 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Nebraska.

Douglas County, Nebraska Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

281,249

50.68%

Male

273,743

49.32%

Douglas County, Nebraska Households and Families

Douglas County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Douglas County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All61.5%38.5%
Male52.8%47.2%
Female43.4%56.6%
Non Family43.1%56.9%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All215,7872.5161.5
Married98,3053.2682.4
Non Family82,2811.2743.1
Female25,2813.3143.4
Male9,9203.3452.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Douglas County, Nebraska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,8344.67%
9th to 12th Grade19,1275.30%
High School Graduate76,85621.30%
Some College79,65022.07%
Associates Degree27,9117.74%
Bachelors Degree91,90125.47%
Graduate Degree48,54813.45%

Douglas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White274,089262,235120,895
Black35,50130,7477,371
Hispanic32,36417,3314,032
Asian12,1308,6046,142
Other Race6,2013,691741
Multiple Races5,8625,0821,786
Native American1,7271,395257
Islander1621173

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.63%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,275$47,588$35,791
Less Than High School$24,831$26,921$19,374
High School Grad$30,242$35,154$25,339
Some College$37,046$44,441$30,925
Bachelors Degree$53,080$62,963$46,072
Graduate Degree$65,681$81,976$57,200

$41,275

Average Earnings

$47,588

Average Male

$35,791

Average Female

Douglas County, Nebraska Language

Douglas County, Nebraska Language by Age

Douglas County, Nebraska Language

85.05% of Douglas County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 14.95% 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 Poverty

Douglas County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White379,42829,4807.77%
Black59,68016,58727.79%
Hispanic67,19814,99722.32%
Asian19,6804,61623.46%
Multiple16,5983,32520.03%
Other10,8671,72615.88%
Native3,13066321.18%
Islander2904716.21%

12.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.49%

Male Poverty Rate

13.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska is Black, with 27.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nebraska is White, with 7.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.40%
High School13.02%
Some College10.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.26%
Male Unemployed30.62%
Female Employed7.67%
Male Employed5.44%

Douglas County, Nebraska Income

Douglas County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,688$84,908
Families$80,423$104,411
Married Families$97,446$123,221
Non Families$37,114$49,680

Douglas County, Nebraska Marital Status

Douglas County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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

Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans

29,979

Number of Veterans

27,213

Male Veterans

2,766

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,301
First Gulf War6,431
Second Gulf War5,728
Korea2,630
World War II1,186
Name Veterans % of Total
White25,9107.69%
Black3,1707.51%
Hispanic9222.29%
2 or More4355.70%
Asian1911.32%
Other1301.73%
Indian1276.32%
Hawaiian165.67%

$Douglas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Employment Status

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Nebraska Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.88%

Born in Nebraska

90.42%

Native Born

9.58%

Foreign Born

6.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.42% of Douglas County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 59.88% having been born in Nebraska. 6.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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