Johnson County, Nebraska Population 2024

5,191

Johnson County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 5,191 with a growth rate of -0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Johnson County, Nebraska is the 53rd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 5,233 and has seen a growth of -0.8% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,951-48-0.96%
20284,999-48-0.95%
20275,047-48-0.94%
20265,095-48-0.93%
20255,143-48-0.92%
20245,191-48-0.92%
20235,239-48-0.91%
20225,287-48-0.9%
20215,335430.81%
20205,2922424.79%
20195,050-55-1.08%
20185,105-65-1.26%
20175,170-36-0.69%
20165,206-33-0.63%
20155,239170.33%
20145,222561.08%
20135,166-21-0.4%
20125,187-31-0.59%
20115,218-15-0.29%
20105,233
19904,673-612-11.58%
19805,285-458-7.97%
19705,743-538-8.57%
19606,281-970-13.38%
19507,251-1,411-16.29%
19408,662-495-5.41%
19309,1572172.43%
19208,940-1,247-12.24%
191010,187-1,010-9.02%
190011,1978648.36%
189010,3332,73836.05%
18807,5954,166121.49%
18703,4292,901549.43%
1860528-4,423-89.34%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.92% (-48)
County Website
Johnson County
County Seat
2010 Population
5,233
Area
376 mi²
Density
14 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-0.8% (-42)
Founded
1857

Johnson County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,35382.23%
Black or African American2915.5%
Other race2715.12%
Two or more races2604.91%
Native American791.49%
Asian400.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Johnson County, Nebraska Population by Race

Johnson County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Johnson County, Nebraska Median Age

40.3

Total

37.6

Male

47

Female

Johnson County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,289 adults, (992 of whom are seniors) in Johnson County, Nebraska.

Johnson County, Nebraska Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Johnson County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female2,08639.4%
Male3,20860.6%

Johnson County, Nebraska Population by Age

Johnson County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7222.5171.728.3
Married9302.978416
Non Family5421.159.240.8
Female1483.1829.170.9
Male1024.8187.312.7
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Johnson 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

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

Johnson 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 native american people with a rate of 94.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.32%.

Johnson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,603

Average Earnings

$49,769

Average Male

$35,962

Average Female

Johnson County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Johnson County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Johnson County, Nebraska Language

91.5% of Johnson County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 8.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.26% of the population.

Johnson County, Nebraska Language

Johnson County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,7262175.82%
Hispanic407245.9%
Black571322.81%
Multiple222114.95%
showing: 4 rows

6.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.58%

Male Poverty Rate

7.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Johnson County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Johnson County, Nebraska is Black, with 22.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Johnson County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 4.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.56%.

Johnson County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.34%
Less Than 9th Grade6.07%
Some College4.87%
Bachelors or Greater1.94%
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Johnson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed3.83%
Male Employed0.26%
Female Unemployed
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Johnson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Johnson County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Johnson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Johnson County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Johnson County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Johnson County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Johnson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

292

Number of Veterans

275

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Johnson County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Johnson County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

count

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Johnson County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Johnson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Johnson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Johnson County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Johnson County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Johnson 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

73.89%

Born in Johnson County, Nebraska

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Johnson County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 73.89% having been born in Nebraska. 2.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Johnson County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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