Nemaha County, Nebraska Population 2021

Nemaha County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,002 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nemaha County, Nebraska is the 43rd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 7,238 and has seen a growth of -3.26% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,002150.21%
20206,987150.22%
20196,972150.22%
20186,9570.00%
20176,957-16-0.23%
20166,973-32-0.46%
20157,005-125-1.75%
20147,130-19-0.27%
20137,149-3-0.04%
20127,152-86-1.19%
20117,2380.00%
20107,238-742-9.30%
19907,980-387-4.63%
19808,367-609-6.78%
19708,976-123-1.35%
19609,099-1,874-17.08%
195010,973-1,808-14.15%
194012,7814253.44%
193012,356-191-1.52%
192012,547-548-4.18%
191013,095-1,857-12.42%
190014,9522,02215.64%
189012,9302,47923.72%
188010,4512,85837.64%
18707,5934,454141.89%
18603,1390.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.21%
County Website
Founded
1855
County Seat
2010 Population
7,238
Growth Since 2010
-3.26%
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Nemaha County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,68495.86%
Black or African American1051.51%
Asian530.76%
Two or More Races500.72%
Some Other Race410.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.03%
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Nemaha County, Nebraska Population by Race

Nemaha County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Median Age

39.3


Total

37


Male

42.2


Female

Nemaha County, Nebraska Adults

There are 5,507 adults, (1,377 of whom are seniors) in Nemaha County, Nebraska.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Nemaha County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,487

50.01%

Male

3,486

49.99%

Nemaha County, Nebraska Population by Age

Nemaha County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All72.9%27.1%
Female70.8%29.2%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Male37.7%62.3%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nemaha County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9772.1672.9
Married1,4672.8390.7
Non Family1,1521.1754.5
Female2362.6470.8
Male1222.5237.7

2.72

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1162.53%
9th to 12th Grade2605.67%
High School Graduate1,37129.88%
Some College1,10123.99%
Associates Degree46510.13%
Bachelors Degree90019.61%
Graduate Degree3768.19%
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Nemaha County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nemaha County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,3814,0421,231
Hispanic80688
Asian513726
Black434310
Native American2011
Other Race1917
2+ Races14121

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 asian people with a rate of 50.98%.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,677$48,400$28,365
Less Than 9th Grade$33,750$48,438$30,536
High School Graduate$34,773$42,679$22,366
Some College$37,647$48,750$24,803
Bachelors Degree$45,212$49,688$39,464
Graduate Degree$62,273$86,369$55,481

$39,677

Average Earnings

$48,400

Average Male

$28,365

Average Female

Nemaha County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nemaha County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Language

97.07% of Nemaha County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Language

Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,11964510.54%
Hispanic1306146.92%
Black843845.24%
Other231565.22%
Multiple40820.00%
Native2813.57%

11.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.57%

Male Poverty Rate

11.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nemaha County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nemaha County, Nebraska is Other, with 65.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nemaha County, Nebraska is Native, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.13%.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.72%
High School9.10%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater1.49%

Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.58%
Female Employed14.98%
Female Unemployed12.50%
Male Employed7.50%

Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nemaha County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,828$68,654
Families$72,542$87,134
Married Families$84,458-
Non Families$30,134$37,568
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Income by Household Type

Nemaha County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Nemaha County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Nemaha 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.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Marital Status

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496

Number of Veterans

434

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
First Gulf War150
Second Gulf War92
Korea28
World War II7

Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54171
65 to 74134
75+117
55 to 6474
18 to 34

Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4598.72%
Asian3364.71%
2+ Races414.81%
Hispanic21.17%

Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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0.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Nemaha County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Nemaha 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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65.64%

Born in Nemaha County, Nebraska

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.44% of Nemaha County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 65.64% having been born in Nebraska. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nemaha 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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