Gage County, Nebraska Population 2024

21,527

Gage County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 21,527 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gage County, Nebraska is the 15th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 22,269 and has seen a growth of -3.33% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,387-28-0.13%
202821,415-28-0.13%
202721,443-28-0.13%
202621,471-28-0.13%
202521,499-28-0.13%
202421,527-28-0.13%
202321,555-28-0.13%
202221,583-28-0.13%
202121,611-42-0.19%
202021,6531110.52%
201921,542430.2%
201821,499-145-0.67%
201721,644220.1%
201621,622-96-0.44%
201521,7181570.73%
201421,561-206-0.95%
201321,7671110.51%
201221,656-255-1.16%
201121,911-358-1.61%
201022,269
199022,794-1,662-6.8%
198024,456-1,263-4.91%
197025,719-1,099-4.1%
196026,818-1,234-4.4%
195028,052-1,536-5.19%
194029,588-654-2.16%
193030,2425211.75%
192029,721-604-1.99%
191030,3252740.91%
190030,051-6,293-17.32%
189036,34423,180176.09%
188013,1649,805291.9%
18703,3592,938697.86%
1860421-20,966-98.03%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.13% (-28)
County Website
Gage County
County Seat
2010 Population
22,269
Area
851 mi²
Density
25 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.33% (-742)
Founded
1857

Gage County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,69595.57%
Two or more races4412.04%
Black or African American1500.69%
Other race1460.67%
Asian1250.58%
Native American970.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gage County, Nebraska Population by Race

Gage County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Gage County, Nebraska Median Age

42.9

Total

40.5

Male

45.5

Female

Gage County, Nebraska Adults

There are 16,762 adults, (4,625 of whom are seniors) in Gage County, Nebraska.

Gage County, Nebraska Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gage County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female10,69049.37%
Male10,96450.63%

Gage County, Nebraska Population by Age

Gage County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,1542.370.729.3
Married4,4252.968812
Non Family3,6421.2253.546.5
Female6963.3443.456.6
Male3913.1283.416.6
showing: 5 rows

2.93

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gage 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

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

Gage 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.69%.

Gage County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,173

Average Earnings

$51,201

Average Male

$34,050

Average Female

Gage County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gage County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gage County, Nebraska Language

97.06% of Gage County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Gage County, Nebraska Language

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,7692,51012.7%
Hispanic67016224.18%
Multiple4378719.91%
Black1435840.56%
Native971313.4%
Asian12532.4%
Other14521.38%
showing: 7 rows

13.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.93%

Male Poverty Rate

15.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gage County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gage County, Nebraska is Black, with 40.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gage County, Nebraska is Other, with 1.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.44%.

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.69%
High School16.33%
Some College8.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%
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Gage County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed82.95%
Male Unemployed38.52%
Female Employed6.14%
Male Employed3.91%
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Gage County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gage County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gage County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gage County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gage County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gage County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gage County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,155

Number of Veterans

1,142

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

count

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Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Gage County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gage County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gage 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

76.19%

Born in Gage County, Nebraska

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Gage County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 76.19% having been born in Nebraska. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gage County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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