Pawnee County, Nebraska Population 2021

Pawnee County, Nebraska's estimated population is 2,593 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pawnee County, Nebraska is the 73rd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 2,781 and has seen a growth of -6.76% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,593-10-0.38%
20202,603-10-0.38%
20192,613-10-0.38%
20182,62320.08%
20172,621-78-2.89%
20162,69980.30%
20152,691-35-1.28%
20142,726-24-0.87%
20132,750-41-1.47%
20122,7910.00%
20112,791100.36%
20102,781-536-16.16%
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%
18704,1713,289372.90%
18608820.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.38%
Founded
1854
County Seat
2010 Population
2,781
Growth Since 2010
-6.76%
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Pawnee County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,55896.56%
Two or More Races873.28%
Black or African American40.15%
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Pawnee County, Nebraska Population by Race

Pawnee County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Median Age

50


Total

49.6


Male

50.8


Female

Pawnee County, Nebraska Adults

There are 2,096 adults, (738 of whom are seniors) in Pawnee County, Nebraska.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Age Dependency

95.1

Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pawnee County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

1,387

52.36%

Male

1,262

47.64%

Pawnee County, Nebraska Population by Age

Pawnee County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.5%10.5%
Married85.8%14.2%
All83.4%16.6%
Non Family80.5%19.5%
Female79.2%20.8%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pawnee County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2222.1483.4
Married5932.6885.8
Non Family4521.1180.5
Female1203.1779.2
Male572.489.5

2.69

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1266.54%
9th to 12th Grade1125.82%
High School Graduate78240.60%
Some College36719.06%
Associates Degree21010.90%
Bachelors Degree20810.80%
Graduate Degree1216.28%
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Pawnee County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pawnee County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8441,617324
2+ Races60494
Hispanic32211
Black44

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 white people with a rate of 17.57%.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,313$38,456$21,500
Less Than 9th Grade$25,000$25,350$
High School Graduate$23,289$39,554$17,009
Some College$38,281$50,000$30,109
Bachelors Degree$26,971$26,848$30,208
Graduate Degree$61,875$107,596$61,146

$30,313

Average Earnings

$38,456

Average Male

$21,500

Average Female

Pawnee County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pawnee County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Language

91.47% of Pawnee County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 8.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.84% of the population.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Language

Pawnee County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,48943817.60%
Multiple873742.53%
Hispanic483572.92%

18.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.59%

Male Poverty Rate

22.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pawnee County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pawnee County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 72.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pawnee County, Nebraska is White, with 17.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.66%.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.05%
High School18.70%
Bachelors or Greater4.86%
Some College3.78%

Pawnee County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed16.78%
Male Employed8.98%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Pawnee County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pawnee County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,452$61,371
Families$59,167$72,476
Married Families$65,208-
Non Families$27,826$41,431
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Income by Household Type

Pawnee County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pawnee County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Pawnee 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 35-44.

Pawnee County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Marital Status

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196

Number of Veterans

182

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam95
First Gulf War34
Korea31
World War II21
Second Gulf War21

Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+74
55 to 6449
65 to 7436
35 to 5432
18 to 345

Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pawnee County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pawnee County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Pawnee County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Pawnee 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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66.55%

Born in Pawnee County, Nebraska

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of Pawnee County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 66.55% 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 Europe.

Pawnee 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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