Nemaha County, Nebraska Population 2024

7,105

Nemaha County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 7,105 with a growth rate of 0.5% 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 7,238 and has seen a growth of -1.84% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,280350.48%
20287,245350.49%
20277,210350.49%
20267,175350.49%
20257,140350.49%
20247,105350.5%
20237,070350.5%
20227,035350.5%
20217,000-85-1.2%
20207,0851422.05%
20196,943-20-0.29%
20186,96310.01%
20176,962-18-0.26%
20166,980-27-0.39%
20157,007-125-1.75%
20147,132-20-0.28%
20137,152-3-0.04%
20127,155-86-1.19%
20117,24130.04%
20107,238
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%
18603,139-4,141-56.88%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.5% (35)
County Website
Nemaha County
County Seat
2010 Population
7,238
Area
407 mi²
Density
17 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.84% (-133)
Founded
1855

Nemaha County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,42791.57%
Two or more races3494.97%
Black or African American1131.61%
Other race701%
Native American340.48%
Asian260.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nemaha County, Nebraska Population by Race

Nemaha County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Nemaha County, Nebraska Median Age

38.6

Total

36.2

Male

41.7

Female

Nemaha County, Nebraska Adults

There are 5,481 adults, (1,422 of whom are seniors) in Nemaha County, Nebraska.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Nemaha County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female3,42448.78%
Male3,59551.22%

Nemaha County, Nebraska Population by Age

Nemaha County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8512.2969.730.3
Married1,2822.9587.412.6
Non Family1,2381.2256.443.6
Female2163.8763.436.6
Male1153.32773
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3

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nemaha 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

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

Nemaha 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 white people with a rate of 91.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,990

Average Earnings

$55,029

Average Male

$37,074

Average Female

Nemaha County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nemaha County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nemaha County, Nebraska Language

95.69% of Nemaha County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.96% of the population.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Language

Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,98091915.37%
Black532852.83%
Hispanic1682716.07%
Multiple332206.02%
Asian26415.38%
Native4375%
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15.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.65%

Male Poverty Rate

18.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nemaha County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nemaha County, Nebraska is Native, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nemaha County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 6.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.82%.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.28%
High School17.69%
Some College8.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
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Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.26%
Female Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed17.69%
Male Employed4.07%
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Nemaha County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nemaha County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nemaha County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Nemaha County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Nemaha County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nemaha County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

432

Number of Veterans

363

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

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Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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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

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nemaha County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nemaha County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nemaha County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nemaha 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

68.93%

Born in Nemaha County, Nebraska

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.99% of Nemaha County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 68.93% having been born in Nebraska. 0.27% 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

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