Harlan County, Nebraska Population 2021

Harlan County, Nebraska's estimated population is 3,368 with a growth rate of -0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harlan County, Nebraska is the 66th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 3,422 and has seen a growth of -1.58% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,368-6-0.18%
20203,374-6-0.18%
20193,380-6-0.18%
20183,386-29-0.85%
20173,415-36-1.04%
20163,451100.29%
20153,441-27-0.78%
20143,468-20-0.57%
20133,488772.26%
20123,411-25-0.73%
20113,436140.41%
20103,422-388-10.18%
19903,810-482-11.23%
19804,292-65-1.49%
19704,357-724-14.25%
19605,081-2,108-29.32%
19507,189590.83%
19407,130-1,827-20.40%
19308,957-263-2.85%
19209,220-358-3.74%
19109,5782082.22%
19009,3701,21214.86%
18908,1582,07234.05%
18806,0860.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.18%
Founded
1871
County Seat
2010 Population
3,422
Growth Since 2010
-1.58%
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Harlan County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,28996.31%
Two or More Races581.70%
Some Other Race320.94%
Black or African American180.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.29%
Asian70.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.03%
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Harlan County, Nebraska Population by Race

Harlan County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Harlan County, Nebraska Median Age

45.3


Total

45.8


Male

44.7


Female

Harlan County, Nebraska Adults

There are 2,588 adults, (845 of whom are seniors) in Harlan County, Nebraska.

Harlan County, Nebraska Age Dependency

95.9

Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Harlan County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

1,682

49.25%

Male

1,733

50.75%

Harlan County, Nebraska Population by Age

Harlan County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harlan County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
Male87.8%12.2%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family68%32%
Female48.6%51.4%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harlan County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5212.2179.4
Married8042.9290.2
Non Family6061.1868
Female702.7448.6
Male412.5187.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Harlan County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade331.40%
9th to 12th Grade1315.57%
High School Graduate63927.17%
Some College59425.26%
Associates Degree42818.20%
Bachelors Degree41017.43%
Graduate Degree1174.97%
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Harlan County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harlan County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2692,127505
Hispanic46324
2+ Races168
Black161615
Other Race14114
Native American108
Asian773

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 black people with a rate of 93.75%.

Harlan County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,623$46,356$31,423
Less Than 9th Grade$32,708$46,250$21,875
High School Graduate$31,731$33,667$21,429
Some College$39,048$46,680$30,597
Bachelors Degree$44,306$54,286$38,750
Graduate Degree$53,068$52,727$62,750

$39,623

Average Earnings

$46,356

Average Male

$31,423

Average Female

Harlan County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harlan County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Harlan County, Nebraska Language

97.04% of Harlan County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.

Harlan County, Nebraska Language

Harlan County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,21734110.60%
Hispanic8489.52%
Multiple5547.27%
Islander11100.00%

10.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.55%

Male Poverty Rate

14.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harlan County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harlan County, Nebraska is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harlan County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 7.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.33%.

Harlan County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.78%
High School14.03%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.14%

Harlan County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed13.83%
Male Employed5.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Harlan County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harlan County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,835$65,235
Families$70,048$78,366
Married Families$71,827-
Non Families$33,448$44,754
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Income by Household Type

Harlan County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Harlan County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Harlan 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.

Harlan County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Harlan County, Nebraska Marital Status

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285

Number of Veterans

264

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
Korea42
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War30
World War II15

Harlan County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+113
65 to 74102
35 to 5433
55 to 6422
18 to 3415

Harlan County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27010.77%
Black1588.24%

Harlan County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Harlan County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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7.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harlan County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Harlan County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Harlan County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Harlan 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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77.48%

Born in Harlan County, Nebraska

98.80%

Native Born

1.20%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.80% of Harlan County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 77.48% having been born in Nebraska. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harlan 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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