Jefferson County, Nebraska Population 2022

Jefferson County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,178 with a growth rate of -0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Nebraska is the 40th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 7,547 and has seen a growth of -4.89% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Jefferson County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Population by Race

Jefferson County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Median Age

47.1


Total

45.7


Male

48


Female

Jefferson County, Nebraska Adults

There are 5,602 adults, (1,724 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Nebraska.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,677

51.77%

Male

3,425

48.23%

Jefferson County, Nebraska Population by Age

Jefferson County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Household Types

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.8

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Jefferson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 52.83%.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,070

Average Earnings

$43,428

Average Male

$27,158

Average Female

Jefferson County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Language

96.34% of Jefferson County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Language

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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10.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.55%

Male Poverty Rate

13.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Nebraska

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 30.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.74%.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson 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 45-54.

Jefferson County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Marital Status

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513

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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11.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Jefferson County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Jefferson 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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75.53%

Born in Jefferson County, Nebraska

96.97%

Native Born

3.03%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

1.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.97% of Jefferson County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 75.53% having been born in Nebraska. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson 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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