McPherson County, Nebraska Population 2021

McPherson County, Nebraska's estimated population is 502 with a growth rate of 0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McPherson County, Nebraska is the 92nd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 539 and has seen a growth of -6.86% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202150240.80%
202049840.81%
201949440.82%
2018490-3-0.61%
2017493-10-1.99%
2016503142.86%
2015489-21-4.12%
2014510-18-3.41%
2013528193.73%
2012509-42-7.62%
2011551122.23%
2010539-7-1.28%
1990546-47-7.93%
1980593-30-4.82%
1970623-112-15.24%
1960735-90-10.91%
1950825-350-29.79%
19401,175-183-13.48%
19301,358-334-19.74%
19201,692-778-31.50%
19102,4701,953377.76%
190051711628.93%
18904010.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.80%
Founded
1890
County Seat
2010 Population
539
Growth Since 2010
-6.86%
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McPherson County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38998.48%
Some Other Race61.52%
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McPherson County, Nebraska Population by Race

McPherson County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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McPherson County, Nebraska Median Age

54.8


Total

54.4


Male

57.4


Female

McPherson County, Nebraska Adults

There are 334 adults, (118 of whom are seniors) in McPherson County, Nebraska.

McPherson County, Nebraska Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

McPherson County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

191

48.35%

Male

204

51.65%

McPherson County, Nebraska Population by Age

McPherson County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McPherson County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All72.8%27.2%
Non Family72%28%
Female0%100%
Male0%0%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

McPherson County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1912.0772.8
Married1142.7474.6
Non Family75072
Female240
Male00

2.76

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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McPherson County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade185.57%
9th to 12th Grade175.26%
High School Graduate7723.84%
Some College8426.01%
Associates Degree5617.34%
Bachelors Degree5717.65%
Graduate Degree144.33%
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McPherson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McPherson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31728265
Hispanic666
Other Race666

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

McPherson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,417$40,294$20,288
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$10,208$$9,464
Some College$35,139$41,250$20,938
Bachelors Degree$2,500$2,500$31,250
Graduate Degree$37,083$$

$30,417

Average Earnings

$40,294

Average Male

$20,288

Average Female

McPherson County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

McPherson County, Nebraska Language by Age

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McPherson County, Nebraska Language

99.22% of McPherson County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 0.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

McPherson County, Nebraska Language

McPherson County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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17.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.65%

Male Poverty Rate

16.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McPherson County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in McPherson County, Nebraska is White, with 17.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McPherson County, Nebraska is White, with 17.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.55%.

McPherson County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater22.54%
Less Than 9th Grade20.00%
High School7.79%
Some College6.43%

McPherson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.32%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.59%

McPherson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McPherson County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,125$59,324
Families$69,167$72,642
Married Families$70,000-
Non Families$26,250$38,725
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Income by Household Type

McPherson County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

71.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.9%

Male Marriage Rate

68.4%

Female Marriage Rate

McPherson County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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McPherson County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

McPherson County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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McPherson County, Nebraska Marital Status

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31

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II12
First Gulf War11
Vietnam8
Second Gulf War3
Korea

McPherson County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+12
35 to 548
65 to 746
55 to 645
18 to 34

McPherson County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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McPherson County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

McPherson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

McPherson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

McPherson County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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McPherson County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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McPherson 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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84.05%

Born in McPherson County, Nebraska

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.24% of McPherson County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 84.05% having been born in Nebraska. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

McPherson 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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