Perkins County, Nebraska Population 2021

Perkins County, Nebraska's estimated population is 2,869 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perkins County, Nebraska is the 70th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 2,978 and has seen a growth of -3.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,869-11-0.38%
20202,880-11-0.38%
20192,891-11-0.38%
20182,902160.55%
20172,886-6-0.21%
20162,892-40-1.36%
20152,932571.98%
20142,875-16-0.55%
20132,891-39-1.33%
20122,930-14-0.48%
20112,944-34-1.14%
20102,978-389-11.55%
19903,367-270-7.42%
19803,6372146.25%
19703,423-766-18.29%
19604,189-620-12.89%
19504,809-388-7.47%
19405,197-637-10.92%
19305,8341,86747.06%
19203,9671,39754.36%
19102,57086851.00%
19001,702-2,662-61.00%
18904,3640.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.38%
County Website
Founded
1887
County Seat
2010 Population
2,978
Growth Since 2010
-3.66%
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Perkins County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,86198.62%
Some Other Race170.59%
Two or More Races150.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.14%
Black or African American40.14%
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Perkins County, Nebraska Population by Race

Perkins County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Perkins County, Nebraska Median Age

42.9


Total

41.2


Male

45.3


Female

Perkins County, Nebraska Adults

There are 2,181 adults, (667 of whom are seniors) in Perkins County, Nebraska.

Perkins County, Nebraska Age Dependency

91.6

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Perkins County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

1,401

48.29%

Male

1,500

51.71%

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

Type Owner Renter
Male90.6%9.4%
Married90.2%9.8%
All77.9%22.1%
Female60.8%39.2%
Non Family54.9%45.1%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perkins County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2282.3477.9
Married7572.9690.2
Non Family3881.0754.9
Female512.3360.8
Male322.8490.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Perkins County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1004.99%
9th to 12th Grade1406.98%
High School Graduate51725.79%
Some College52826.33%
Associates Degree1577.83%
Bachelors Degree45222.54%
Graduate Degree1115.54%
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Perkins County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perkins County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9221,713555
Hispanic66354
2+ Races10104
Other Race92
Native American44
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 2+ races people with a rate of 40.00%.

Perkins County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,230$46,667$32,381
Less Than 9th Grade$37,143$39,091$12,083
High School Graduate$31,369$37,500$21,477
Some College$40,227$50,221$23,350
Bachelors Degree$50,938$51,389$50,125
Graduate Degree$57,083$75,089$52,875

$41,230

Average Earnings

$46,667

Average Male

$32,381

Average Female

Perkins County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perkins County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Perkins County, Nebraska Language

94.72% of Perkins County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Perkins County, Nebraska Language

Perkins County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,7231304.77%
Hispanic120108.33%
Multiple15426.67%
Native4125.00%

5.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.84%

Male Poverty Rate

6.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perkins County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perkins County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 26.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perkins County, Nebraska is White, with 4.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.11%.

Perkins County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.45%
High School4.59%
Some College2.36%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Perkins County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed2.53%
Male Employed2.25%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Perkins County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perkins County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,543$84,188
Families$81,250$103,818
Married Families$85,125-
Non Families$25,962$41,122
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Income by Household Type

Perkins County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.8%

Male Marriage Rate

66.3%

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 45-54.

Perkins County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Perkins County, Nebraska Marital Status

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173

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam95
Korea20
First Gulf War14
World War II10
Second Gulf War6

Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7476
75+48
55 to 6433
35 to 5416
18 to 34

Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1627.52%
Hispanic68.70%
Other Race444.44%
Black4100.00%
Native American375.00%

Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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1.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perkins County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

1.4%

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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66.18%

Born in Perkins County, Nebraska

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.48% of Perkins County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 66.18% having been born in Nebraska. 1.17% 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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