Garfield County, Nebraska Population 2021

Garfield County, Nebraska's estimated population is 1,959 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Garfield County, Nebraska is the 76th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 2,035 and has seen a growth of -3.73% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,959-5-0.25%
20201,964-5-0.25%
20191,969-5-0.25%
20181,974-12-0.60%
20171,986-8-0.40%
20161,994-20-0.99%
20152,014140.70%
20142,000-22-1.09%
20132,022281.40%
20121,994-16-0.80%
20112,010-25-1.23%
20102,035-106-4.95%
19902,141-222-9.39%
19802,363-48-1.99%
19702,411-288-10.67%
19602,699-213-7.31%
19502,912-532-15.45%
19403,4442377.39%
19303,207-289-8.27%
19203,496792.31%
19103,4171,29060.65%
19002,12746828.21%
18901,6590.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.25%
County Website
Founded
1884
County Seat
2010 Population
2,035
Growth Since 2010
-3.73%
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Garfield County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,95897.85%
Some Other Race321.60%
Black or African American70.35%
Asian40.20%
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Garfield County, Nebraska Population by Race

Garfield County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Garfield County, Nebraska Median Age

50.9


Total

48.5


Male

53.9


Female

Garfield County, Nebraska Adults

There are 1,604 adults, (571 of whom are seniors) in Garfield County, Nebraska.

Garfield County, Nebraska Age Dependency

93.7

Age Dependency Ratio

55.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Garfield County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

996

49.78%

Male

1,005

50.22%

Garfield County, Nebraska Population by Age

Garfield County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Garfield County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
Female79.2%20.8%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Male22.2%77.8%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garfield County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8842.277.8
Married5402.6588.5
Non Family2821.1258.9
Female533.0879.2
Male94.2222.2

2.66

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Garfield County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade201.36%
9th to 12th Grade342.31%
High School Graduate46031.31%
Some College39126.62%
Associates Degree19012.93%
Bachelors Degree29820.29%
Graduate Degree765.17%
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Garfield County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Garfield County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4631,409374
Asian44
Black22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.56%.

Garfield County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,745$39,875$23,250
Less Than 9th Grade$39,000$$
High School Graduate$18,220$30,469$14,338
Some College$35,096$40,957$27,098
Bachelors Degree$37,813$39,464$21,016
Graduate Degree$51,944$50,833$63,750

$31,745

Average Earnings

$39,875

Average Male

$23,250

Average Female

Garfield County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garfield County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Garfield County, Nebraska Language

98.85% of Garfield County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Garfield County, Nebraska Language

Garfield County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,8871769.33%
Black7228.57%

9.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.59%

Male Poverty Rate

7.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garfield County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Nebraska is Black, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Nebraska is White, with 9.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.21%.

Garfield County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.00%
Some College10.44%
High School9.91%
Bachelors or Greater0.82%

Garfield County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.05%
Female Employed2.41%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Garfield County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garfield County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,000$64,137
Families$60,921$75,716
Married Families$64,500-
Non Families$28,214$38,102
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Income by Household Type

Garfield County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Garfield County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Garfield 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 55-64.

Garfield County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Garfield County, Nebraska Marital Status

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171

Number of Veterans

164

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam79
Korea35
World War II16
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War2

Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+73
65 to 7454
55 to 6430
35 to 5414
18 to 34

Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16710.45%
Asian4100.00%

Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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15.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

0.2%

Unemployment Rate

Garfield County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Garfield County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Garfield 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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83.21%

Born in Garfield County, Nebraska

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.00% of Garfield County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 83.21% having been born in Nebraska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Garfield 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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