Knox County, Nebraska Population 2021

Knox County, Nebraska's estimated population is 8,186 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knox County, Nebraska is the 35th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 8,677 and has seen a growth of -5.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,186-73-0.88%
20208,259-73-0.88%
20198,332-73-0.87%
20188,405-34-0.40%
20178,439-45-0.53%
20168,484160.19%
20158,468-6-0.07%
20148,474-78-0.91%
20138,552-22-0.26%
20128,574-1-0.01%
20118,575-102-1.18%
20108,677-857-8.99%
19909,534-1,923-16.78%
198011,457-266-2.27%
197011,723-1,577-11.86%
196013,300-1,520-10.26%
195014,820-1,658-10.06%
194016,478-2,632-13.77%
193019,1102161.14%
192018,8945362.92%
191018,3584,01527.99%
190014,3435,76167.13%
18908,5824,916134.10%
18803,6663,4051304.60%
187026110971.71%
18601520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.88%
County Website
Founded
1857
County Seat
2010 Population
8,677
Growth Since 2010
-5.66%
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Knox County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,31686.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native7979.46%
Two or More Races1912.27%
Some Other Race590.70%
Black or African American340.40%
Asian270.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.02%
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Knox County, Nebraska Population by Race

Knox County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Knox County, Nebraska Median Age

45.6


Total

44.3


Male

47.9


Female

Knox County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,392 adults, (2,061 of whom are seniors) in Knox County, Nebraska.

Knox County, Nebraska Age Dependency

94.6

Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,249

50.43%

Male

4,177

49.57%

Knox County, Nebraska Population by Age

Knox County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Knox County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All74.1%25.9%
Male64.8%35.2%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Female50.5%49.5%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knox County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5862.2974.1
Married2,0622.8885.9
Non Family1,2391.1258.9
Female1943.250.5
Male913.0764.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Knox County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1742.98%
9th to 12th Grade2854.88%
High School Graduate1,97533.84%
Some College1,32722.73%
Associates Degree81313.93%
Bachelors Degree89015.25%
Graduate Degree3736.39%
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Knox County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Knox County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,2404,8761,196
Native American37531720
Hispanic1148215
2+ Races746919
Other Race3585
Black25258
Asian23235
Islander22

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 32.00%.

Knox County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,525$41,920$28,000
Less Than 9th Grade$20,714$23,077$12,500
High School Graduate$27,571$34,491$15,438
Some College$34,207$45,438$28,142
Bachelors Degree$45,526$53,571$35,417
Graduate Degree$52,583$53,438$50,938

$33,525

Average Earnings

$41,920

Average Male

$28,000

Average Female

Knox County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knox County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Knox County, Nebraska Language

94.98% of Knox County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Knox County, Nebraska Language

Knox County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0454766.76%
Native78025933.21%
Hispanic2332711.59%
Multiple191115.76%
Other551120.00%
Asian27518.52%
Black2015.00%

9.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.31%

Male Poverty Rate

11.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Nebraska is Native, with 33.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Nebraska is Black, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.19%.

Knox County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School10.44%
Some College6.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%

Knox County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.50%
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed4.47%
Male Employed2.85%

Knox County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knox County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,332$66,835
Families$65,665$76,696
Married Families$71,047-
Non Families$28,785$46,999
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Income by Household Type

Knox County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Knox 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 45-54.

Knox County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Knox County, Nebraska Marital Status

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667

Number of Veterans

605

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam212
Korea111
First Gulf War90
Second Gulf War78
World War II22

Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+263
65 to 74169
35 to 54124
55 to 6478
18 to 3433

Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White59510.34%
2+ Races3038.46%
Native American306.68%
Black722.58%
Hispanic53.76%
Asian311.11%
Islander2100.00%

Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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3.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Knox County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Knox County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Knox 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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61.33%

Born in Knox County, Nebraska

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Knox County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 61.33% having been born in Nebraska. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Knox 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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