Keith County, Nebraska Population 2021

Keith County, Nebraska's estimated population is 8,096 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Keith County, Nebraska is the 36th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 8,357 and has seen a growth of -3.12% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,096310.38%
20208,065310.39%
20198,034310.39%
20188,003-67-0.83%
20178,070-26-0.32%
20168,096-40-0.49%
20158,136-40-0.49%
20148,176180.22%
20138,158-67-0.81%
20128,225-16-0.19%
20118,241-116-1.39%
20108,357-227-2.64%
19908,584-780-8.33%
19809,36487710.33%
19708,4875296.65%
19607,9585096.83%
19507,449-884-10.61%
19408,3331,61223.98%
19306,7211,42726.96%
19205,2941,60243.39%
19103,6921,74189.24%
19001,951-605-23.67%
18902,5562,3621217.53%
18801940.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.38%
County Website
Founded
1873
County Seat
2010 Population
8,357
Growth Since 2010
-3.12%
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Keith County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,74596.00%
Black or African American981.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native690.86%
Asian620.77%
Two or More Races490.61%
Some Other Race320.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.16%
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Keith County, Nebraska Population by Race

Keith County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Keith County, Nebraska Median Age

49.3


Total

48.1


Male

50


Female

Keith County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,444 adults, (2,155 of whom are seniors) in Keith County, Nebraska.

Keith County, Nebraska Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Keith County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,938

48.81%

Male

4,130

51.19%

Keith County, Nebraska Population by Age

Keith County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Keith County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All68.8%31.2%
Female57.3%42.7%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Male43%57%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Keith County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8822.0668.8
Married1,9072.6887.5
Non Family1,5781.1250.4
Female2552.8157.3
Male1422.7743

2.65

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Keith County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1101.84%
9th to 12th Grade3956.61%
High School Graduate1,89531.72%
Some College1,68228.15%
Associates Degree66911.20%
Bachelors Degree85314.28%
Graduate Degree3716.21%
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Keith County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Keith County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,4505,0361,168
Hispanic34926821
Native American56361
Black53528
Asian515126
Other Race3119
2+ Races3023
Islander97

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.98%.

Keith County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,451$41,786$27,694
Less Than 9th Grade$26,650$26,419$27,308
High School Graduate$28,708$35,000$20,938
Some College$31,972$40,170$27,088
Bachelors Degree$44,600$56,506$36,094
Graduate Degree$63,472$65,455$57,917

$32,451

Average Earnings

$41,786

Average Male

$27,694

Average Female

Keith County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Keith County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Keith County, Nebraska Language

94.54% of Keith County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Keith County, Nebraska Language

Keith County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,15787712.25%
Native696492.75%
Hispanic578529.00%
Multiple481837.50%
Asian61914.75%
Islander13646.15%

12.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.62%

Male Poverty Rate

13.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Keith County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Keith County, Nebraska is Native, with 92.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Keith County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 9.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.16%.

Keith County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.85%
Less Than 9th Grade14.95%
Some College9.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Keith County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.78%
Female Unemployed13.16%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Employed4.62%

Keith County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Keith County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,735$63,189
Families$66,333$80,639
Married Families$74,133-
Non Families$25,964$35,485
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Income by Household Type

Keith County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Keith County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Keith 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.

Keith County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Keith County, Nebraska Marital Status

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634

Number of Veterans

560

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam232
Second Gulf War144
First Gulf War82
Korea66
World War II

Keith County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+212
65 to 74161
35 to 54125
18 to 3485
55 to 6451

Keith County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White62310.04%
Hispanic7019.28%
2+ Races1135.48%

Keith County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Keith County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Keith County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Keith County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Keith County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Keith 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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60.30%

Born in Keith County, Nebraska

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of Keith County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 60.30% having been born in Nebraska. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Keith 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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