Gage County, Nebraska Population 2021

Gage County, Nebraska's estimated population is 21,549 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gage County, Nebraska is the 16th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 22,269 and has seen a growth of -3.23% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202121,549180.08%
202021,531180.08%
201921,513180.08%
201821,495-126-0.58%
201721,621-4-0.02%
201621,625-90-0.41%
201521,7151580.73%
201421,557-210-0.96%
201321,7671130.52%
201221,654-254-1.16%
201121,908-361-1.62%
201022,269-525-2.30%
199022,794-1,662-6.80%
198024,456-1,263-4.91%
197025,719-1,099-4.10%
196026,818-1,234-4.40%
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%
188013,1649,805291.90%
18703,3592,938697.86%
18604210.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.08%
County Website
Founded
1857
County Seat
2010 Population
22,269
Growth Since 2010
-3.23%
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Gage County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,83996.50%
Two or More Races2381.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native1440.67%
Asian1430.66%
Black or African American1300.60%
Some Other Race1000.46%
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Gage County, Nebraska Population by Race

Gage County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Gage County, Nebraska Median Age

43.8


Total

42.1


Male

45.6


Female

Gage County, Nebraska Adults

There are 16,711 adults, (4,429 of whom are seniors) in Gage County, Nebraska.

Gage County, Nebraska Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gage County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

10,740

49.74%

Male

10,854

50.26%

Gage County, Nebraska Population by Age

Gage County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gage County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
Male83%17%
All69.6%30.4%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Female41.1%58.9%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gage County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9792.3469.6
Married4,632385.7
Non Family3,5121.1951.7
Female5523.6841.1
Male2833.0683

2.98

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Gage County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5843.84%
9th to 12th Grade9396.17%
High School Graduate5,42735.68%
Some College3,29921.69%
Associates Degree1,80111.84%
Bachelors Degree2,23314.68%
Graduate Degree9296.11%
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Gage County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gage County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,57713,1473,059
Hispanic23921732
Black1136910
Native American1069214
2+ Races101885
Asian848444
Other Race534022

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 52.38%.

Gage County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,760$42,889$30,597
Less Than 9th Grade$15,688$20,156$13,462
High School Graduate$31,727$37,708$25,059
Some College$34,702$45,231$30,206
Bachelors Degree$46,848$60,577$39,254
Graduate Degree$65,882$76,680$63,447

$35,760

Average Earnings

$42,889

Average Male

$30,597

Average Female

Gage County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gage County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Gage County, Nebraska Language

97.39% of Gage County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Gage County, Nebraska Language

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,9461,9479.76%
Multiple23110445.02%
Hispanic5429818.08%
Black1214638.02%
Native1424330.28%
Other943234.04%
Asian143139.09%

10.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.00%

Male Poverty Rate

13.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gage County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gage County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 45.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gage County, Nebraska is Asian, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.57%.

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.50%
High School10.50%
Some College6.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.38%
Male Unemployed25.88%
Female Employed9.06%
Male Employed3.23%

Gage County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gage County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,110$67,921
Families$72,864$85,791
Married Families$78,354-
Non Families$30,612$38,280
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Income by Household Type

Gage County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gage County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Gage County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Gage County, Nebraska Marital Status

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1,184

Number of Veterans

1,120

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam381
First Gulf War221
Second Gulf War154
Korea149
World War II103

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+430
65 to 74265
35 to 54265
55 to 64154
18 to 3470

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1517.08%
Native American1514.15%
Asian1011.63%
2+ Races87.69%

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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2.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gage County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gage County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Gage County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Gage 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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76.52%

Born in Gage County, Nebraska

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

0.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.27% of Gage County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 76.52% having been born in Nebraska. 0.89% 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

  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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