Pawnee County, Nebraska Population 2024

2,504

Pawnee County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 2,504 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pawnee County, Nebraska is the 72nd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 2,781 and has seen a growth of -9.96% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,444-12-0.49%
20282,456-12-0.49%
20272,468-12-0.48%
20262,480-12-0.48%
20252,492-12-0.48%
20242,504-12-0.48%
20232,516-12-0.47%
20222,528-12-0.47%
20212,54040.16%
20202,536-103-3.9%
20192,63970.27%
20182,63280.3%
20172,624-80-2.96%
20162,704110.41%
20152,693-35-1.28%
20142,728-24-0.87%
20132,752-41-1.47%
20122,79320.07%
20112,791100.36%
20102,781
19903,317-620-15.75%
19803,937-536-11.98%
19704,473-883-16.49%
19605,356-1,388-20.58%
19506,744-1,770-20.79%
19408,514-909-9.65%
19309,423-155-1.62%
19209,578-1,004-9.49%
191010,582-1,188-10.09%
190011,7701,43013.83%
189010,3403,42049.42%
18806,9202,74965.91%
18704,1713,289372.9%
1860882-1,562-63.91%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.48% (-12)
County Seat
2010 Population
2,781
Area
431 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.96% (-277)
Founded
1854

Pawnee County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,43095.18%
Two or more races1084.23%
Other race90.35%
Black or African American60.24%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pawnee County, Nebraska Population by Race

Pawnee County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Pawnee County, Nebraska Median Age

47.3

Total

47.1

Male

48.2

Female

Pawnee County, Nebraska Adults

There are 1,950 adults, (724 of whom are seniors) in Pawnee County, Nebraska.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Age Dependency

108.2

Age Dependency Ratio

59.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pawnee County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female1,31251.39%
Male1,24148.61%

Pawnee County, Nebraska Population by Age

Pawnee County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0702.3582.517.5
Married5242.9684.715.3
Non Family4001.157921
Female883.4578.421.6
Male583.593.16.9
showing: 5 rows

2.97

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pawnee 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

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

Pawnee 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 2+ races people with a rate of 34.38%.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,705

Average Earnings

$39,911

Average Male

$33,203

Average Female

Pawnee County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pawnee County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pawnee County, Nebraska Language

90.57% of Pawnee County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 9.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.55% of the population.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Language

Pawnee County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,34031213.33%
Hispanic531732.08%
Multiple10832.78%
showing: 3 rows

13.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.97%

Male Poverty Rate

15.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pawnee County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pawnee County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 32.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pawnee County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20%.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.6%
High School19.14%
Some College4.9%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%
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Pawnee County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed78.57%
Female Employed10.16%
Male Employed4.94%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Pawnee County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pawnee County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pawnee County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pawnee County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pawnee County, Nebraska Marriage

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

Pawnee County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pawnee County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

182

Number of Veterans

170

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pawnee County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pawnee County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pawnee 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

62.55%

Born in Pawnee County, Nebraska

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of Pawnee County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 62.55% having been born in Nebraska. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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