Garfield County, Nebraska Population 2024

1,739

Garfield County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 1,739 with a growth rate of -1.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Garfield County, Nebraska is the 77th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 2,033 and has seen a growth of -14.46% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,584-31-1.92%
20281,615-31-1.88%
20271,646-31-1.85%
20261,677-31-1.81%
20251,708-31-1.78%
20241,739-31-1.75%
20231,770-31-1.72%
20221,801-31-1.69%
20211,832251.38%
20201,807-163-8.27%
20191,97010.05%
20181,969-16-0.81%
20171,985-6-0.3%
20161,991-22-1.09%
20152,013140.7%
20141,999-22-1.09%
20132,021271.35%
20121,994-14-0.7%
20112,008-25-1.23%
20102,033
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%
18901,659754.73%
showing: 31 rows
2024 Growth Rate
-1.75% (-31)
County Website
Garfield County
County Seat
2010 Population
2,033
Area
570 mi²
Density
3 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-14.46% (-294)
Founded
1884

Garfield County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,77396.73%
Other race392.13%
Two or more races120.65%
Black or African American90.49%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Garfield County, Nebraska Population by Race

Garfield County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Garfield County, Nebraska Median Age

46.5

Total

42.8

Male

48.7

Female

Garfield County, Nebraska Adults

There are 1,449 adults, (498 of whom are seniors) in Garfield County, Nebraska.

Garfield County, Nebraska Age Dependency

92.7

Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Garfield County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female89548.83%
Male93851.17%

Garfield County, Nebraska Population by Age

Garfield County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7752.2977.422.6
Married5342.6387.112.9
Non Family2101.2353.846.2
Female204.855545
Male111.271000
showing: 5 rows

2.64

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Garfield 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

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

Garfield 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Garfield County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,981

Average Earnings

$46,017

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Garfield County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garfield County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Garfield County, Nebraska Language

99.77% of Garfield County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 0.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Garfield County, Nebraska Language

Garfield County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,69620812.26%
Multiple12541.67%
showing: 2 rows

12.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

9.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garfield County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Nebraska is White, with 12.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.08%.

Garfield County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.91%
Less Than 9th Grade11.9%
Some College10.7%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%
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Garfield County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.52%
Male Employed9.33%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Garfield County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garfield County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Garfield County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.3%

Male Marriage Rate

70.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Garfield County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Garfield County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Garfield County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Garfield County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

104

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

count

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Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garfield County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Garfield County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Garfield County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Garfield 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

79.11%

Born in Garfield County, Nebraska

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.02% of Garfield County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 79.11% having been born in Nebraska. 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

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