Phelps County, Nebraska's estimated population is 8,924 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Phelps County, Nebraska is the 31st largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 9,188 and has seen a growth of -2.87% since this time.
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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 asian people with a rate of 75.00%.
95.35% of Phelps County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.12% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Phelps County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 73.55% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Phelps County, Nebraska is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.30%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Phelps County, Nebraska
97.93% of Phelps County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 78.56% having been born in Nebraska. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.