Perkins County, Nebraska Population 2022

Perkins County, Nebraska's estimated population is 2,836 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perkins County, Nebraska is the 68th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 2,970 and has seen a growth of -4.51% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Perkins County, Nebraska Population by Race

Perkins County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Perkins County, Nebraska Median Age

42.7


Total

41.2


Male

46


Female

Perkins County, Nebraska Adults

There are 2,172 adults, (675 of whom are seniors) in Perkins County, Nebraska.

Perkins County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Perkins County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

1,386

47.98%

Male

1,503

52.02%

Perkins County, Nebraska Population by Age

Perkins County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perkins County, Nebraska Household Types

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perkins County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.83

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Perkins County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Perkins 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 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.55%.

Perkins County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,958

Average Earnings

$44,453

Average Male

$28,250

Average Female

Perkins County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perkins County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Perkins County, Nebraska Language

95.08% of Perkins County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Perkins County, Nebraska Language

Perkins County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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6.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.90%

Male Poverty Rate

8.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perkins County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perkins County, Nebraska is Native, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perkins County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 1.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.53%.

Perkins County, Nebraska Poverty

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Perkins County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Perkins County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perkins County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Perkins County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

71.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.5%

Male Marriage Rate

70.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Perkins County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Perkins 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 20-34.

Perkins County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Perkins County, Nebraska Marital Status

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230

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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3.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Perkins County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Perkins County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Perkins 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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66.32%

Born in Perkins County, Nebraska

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Perkins County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 66.32% having been born in Nebraska. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Perkins 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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