Knox County, Nebraska Population 2024

8,136

Knox County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 8,136 with a growth rate of -1.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knox County, Nebraska is the 36th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 8,677 and has seen a growth of -6.23% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,636-100-1.29%
20287,736-100-1.28%
20277,836-100-1.26%
20267,936-100-1.24%
20258,036-100-1.23%
20248,136-100-1.21%
20238,236-100-1.2%
20228,336-100-1.19%
20218,436400.48%
20208,396590.71%
20198,337-73-0.87%
20188,410-37-0.44%
20178,447-55-0.65%
20168,502300.35%
20158,472-6-0.07%
20148,478-77-0.9%
20138,555-23-0.27%
20128,57830.03%
20118,575-102-1.18%
20108,677
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%
18908,5824,916134.1%
18803,6663,4051304.6%
187026110971.71%
1860152-7,484-98.01%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.21% (-100)
County Website
Knox County
County Seat
2010 Population
8,677
Area
1108 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.23% (-541)
Founded
1857

Knox County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,19785.53%
Native American7729.17%
Two or more races3043.61%
Black or African American590.7%
Asian410.49%
Other race410.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Knox County, Nebraska Population by Race

Knox County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Knox County, Nebraska Median Age

43.9

Total

42

Male

45.9

Female

Knox County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,380 adults, (2,090 of whom are seniors) in Knox County, Nebraska.

Knox County, Nebraska Age Dependency

96.2

Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female4,19049.79%
Male4,22550.21%

Knox County, Nebraska Population by Age

Knox County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2692.5275.924.1
Married1,8203.0687.812.2
Non Family1,1071.1361.438.6
Female2174.4758.141.9
Male1253.762.437.6
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Knox 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

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

Knox 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Knox County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,896

Average Earnings

$47,444

Average Male

$31,080

Average Female

Knox County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knox County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Knox County, Nebraska Language

94.33% of Knox County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

Knox County, Nebraska Language

Knox County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,9566509.34%
Native74426635.75%
Hispanic2765319.2%
Multiple295268.81%
Other362055.56%
Asian4149.76%
Black4812.08%
showing: 7 rows

11.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.77%

Male Poverty Rate

13.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Nebraska is Other, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Nebraska is Black, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

Knox County, Nebraska Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.83%
Some College10.74%
High School10.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%
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Knox County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed65.05%
Male Unemployed32.35%
Male Employed7.45%
Female Employed5.78%
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Knox County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knox County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Knox County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Knox 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 55-64.

Knox County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Knox County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

551

Number of Veterans

523

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

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Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Knox County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Knox County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Knox 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

60.95%

Born in Knox County, Nebraska

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.5%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Knox County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 60.95% having been born in Nebraska. 0.5% 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

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