Nemaha County, Nebraska Population 2022

Nemaha County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,040 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nemaha County, Nebraska is the 41st largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 7,248 and has seen a growth of -2.87% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Nemaha County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Population by Race

Nemaha County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Median Age

38.4


Total

36.4


Male

41.5


Female

Nemaha County, Nebraska Adults

There are 5,494 adults, (1,397 of whom are seniors) in Nemaha County, Nebraska.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nemaha County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,478

49.84%

Male

3,500

50.16%

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

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nemaha County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.72

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Nemaha County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.17%.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,457

Average Earnings

$45,407

Average Male

$29,980

Average Female

Nemaha County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nemaha County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Language

95.65% of Nemaha County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Language

Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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14.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.66%

Male Poverty Rate

15.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nemaha County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nemaha County, Nebraska is Black, with 59.38% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.91%.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nemaha County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Nemaha County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

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 45-54, 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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441

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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0.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

5.5%

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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67.56%

Born in Nemaha County, Nebraska

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Nemaha County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 67.56% having been born in Nebraska. 0.52% 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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