Furnas County, Nebraska Population 2024

4,503

Furnas County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 4,503 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Furnas County, Nebraska is the 57th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 4,945 and has seen a growth of -8.94% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,323-36-0.83%
20284,359-36-0.82%
20274,395-36-0.81%
20264,431-36-0.81%
20254,467-36-0.8%
20244,503-36-0.79%
20234,539-36-0.79%
20224,575-36-0.78%
20214,611-15-0.32%
20204,626-64-1.36%
20194,690-4-0.09%
20184,694-71-1.49%
20174,765140.29%
20164,751-77-1.59%
20154,828-24-0.49%
20144,852210.43%
20134,831-53-1.09%
20124,884-30-0.61%
20114,914-31-0.63%
20104,945
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%
18806,4072,08448.21%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.79% (-36)
County Website
Furnas County
County Seat
2010 Population
4,945
Area
719 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-8.94% (-442)
Founded
1873

Furnas County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,43595.79%
Two or more races1152.48%
Native American310.67%
Other race270.58%
Black or African American150.32%
Asian70.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Furnas County, Nebraska Population by Race

Furnas County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Furnas County, Nebraska Median Age

47

Total

45.1

Male

47.8

Female

Furnas County, Nebraska Adults

There are 3,611 adults, (1,175 of whom are seniors) in Furnas County, Nebraska.

Furnas County, Nebraska Age Dependency

90.1

Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Furnas County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female2,28649.37%
Male2,34450.63%

Furnas County, Nebraska Population by Age

Furnas County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0032.2778.121.9
Married1,1922.7889.310.7
Non Family6601.1666.433.6
Female993.2250.549.5
Male522.7323.176.9
showing: 5 rows

2.74

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Furnas County, Nebraska Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Furnas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Furnas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.43%.

Furnas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,807

Average Earnings

$50,536

Average Male

$33,083

Average Female

Furnas County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Furnas County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Furnas County, Nebraska Language

95.21% of Furnas County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.42% of the population.

Furnas County, Nebraska Language

Furnas County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2003809.05%
Hispanic2278035.24%
Multiple1095651.38%
Other26934.62%
Black88100%
Asian7228.57%
Native2926.9%
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11.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.98%

Male Poverty Rate

11.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Furnas County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Furnas County, Nebraska is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Furnas County, Nebraska is Native, with 6.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.74%.

Furnas County, Nebraska Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.57%
High School11.59%
Some College9.52%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%
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Furnas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed71.43%
Female Unemployed20%
Male Employed3.94%
Female Employed2.95%
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Furnas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Furnas County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Furnas County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Furnas County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Furnas County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Furnas County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

344

Number of Veterans

323

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Furnas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Furnas County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Furnas County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Furnas County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.04%

Born in Furnas County, Nebraska

98.12%

Native Born

1.88%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.12% of Furnas County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 67.04% having been born in Nebraska. 1.02% 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

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