Furnas County, Nebraska Population 2021

Furnas County, Nebraska's estimated population is 4,626 with a growth rate of -0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Furnas County, Nebraska is the 58th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 4,945 and has seen a growth of -6.45% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20214,626-25-0.54%
20204,651-25-0.53%
20194,676-25-0.53%
20184,701-62-1.30%
20174,76310.02%
20164,762-69-1.43%
20154,831-22-0.45%
20144,853230.48%
20134,830-52-1.07%
20124,882-33-0.67%
20114,915-30-0.61%
20104,945-608-10.95%
19905,553-933-14.38%
19806,486-411-5.96%
19706,897-814-10.56%
19607,711-1,674-17.84%
19509,385-713-7.06%
194010,098-2,042-16.82%
193012,1404834.14%
192011,657-426-3.53%
191012,083-290-2.34%
190012,3732,53325.74%
18909,8403,43353.58%
18806,4070.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.54%
County Website
Founded
1873
County Seat
2010 Population
4,945
Growth Since 2010
-6.45%
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Furnas County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,58996.67%
Two or More Races962.02%
Some Other Race320.67%
Asian140.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.19%
Black or African American60.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.02%
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Furnas County, Nebraska Population by Race

Furnas County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Furnas County, Nebraska Median Age

46.9


Total

45.8


Male

47.8


Female

Furnas County, Nebraska Adults

There are 3,689 adults, (1,162 of whom are seniors) in Furnas County, Nebraska.

Furnas County, Nebraska Age Dependency

87.9

Age Dependency Ratio

46

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Furnas County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

2,400

50.56%

Male

2,347

49.44%

Furnas County, Nebraska Population by Age

Furnas County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Furnas County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Male42.2%57.8%
Female40.7%59.3%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Furnas County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1282.1974.6
Married1,1592.8387.6
Non Family7711.0863.7
Female1083.2640.7
Male902.1842.2

2.75

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Furnas County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1113.30%
9th to 12th Grade2677.95%
High School Graduate1,11033.04%
Some College86925.86%
Associates Degree41912.47%
Bachelors Degree46413.81%
Graduate Degree1203.57%
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Furnas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Furnas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1882,872549
Hispanic1197415
2+ Races41288
Other Race22152
Asian12128
Native American944
Black4
Islander1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Furnas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,510$46,813$25,634
Less Than 9th Grade$22,222$30,000$
High School Graduate$35,952$42,885$25,109
Some College$33,083$49,514$22,750
Bachelors Degree$51,161$53,382$44,844
Graduate Degree$55,313$95,625$41,719

$36,510

Average Earnings

$46,813

Average Male

$25,634

Average Female

Furnas County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Furnas County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Furnas County, Nebraska Language

96.73% of Furnas County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.16% of the population.

Furnas County, Nebraska Language

Furnas County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,33143310.00%
Hispanic2005226.00%
Multiple912021.98%
Other311651.61%
Native9555.56%
Asian14428.57%
Black5360.00%

11.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

10.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Furnas County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Furnas County, Nebraska is Black, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Furnas County, Nebraska is White, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.01%.

Furnas County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.07%
High School11.62%
Some College7.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%

Furnas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed7.14%
Male Employed5.22%
Female Employed4.85%

Furnas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Furnas County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,838$60,469
Families$63,917$74,417
Married Families$69,398-
Non Families$24,725$33,244
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Income by Household Type

Furnas County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Furnas County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Furnas County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Furnas County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Furnas County, Nebraska Marital Status

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342

Number of Veterans

326

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
Korea51
First Gulf War37
Second Gulf War36
World War II21

Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+120
65 to 74104
55 to 6459
35 to 5449
18 to 3410

Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3218.96%
2+ Races1525.86%
Hispanic64.88%
Asian650.00%

Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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9.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Furnas County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Furnas County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Furnas 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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69.20%

Born in Furnas County, Nebraska

98.10%

Native Born

1.90%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.10% of Furnas County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 69.20% having been born in Nebraska. 1.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Furnas 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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