Phelps County, Nebraska Population 2022

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.

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

Population by Race

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Phelps County, Nebraska Population by Race

Phelps County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Phelps County, Nebraska Median Age

41.6


Total

39.5


Male

44.8


Female

Phelps County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,889 adults, (1,882 of whom are seniors) in Phelps County, Nebraska.

Phelps County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Phelps County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,535

50.11%

Male

4,515

49.89%

Phelps County, Nebraska Population by Age

Phelps County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Phelps County, Nebraska Household Types

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phelps County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.87

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Phelps County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Phelps 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 asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Phelps County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,179

Average Earnings

$45,361

Average Male

$32,566

Average Female

Phelps County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Phelps County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Phelps County, Nebraska Language

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.

Phelps County, Nebraska Language

Phelps County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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11.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.14%

Male Poverty Rate

11.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phelps County, Nebraska

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%.

Phelps County, Nebraska Poverty

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Phelps County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Phelps County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Phelps County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Phelps County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Phelps County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Phelps County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Phelps County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Phelps County, Nebraska Marital Status

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526

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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11.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phelps County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Phelps County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Phelps County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Phelps 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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78.56%

Born in Phelps County, Nebraska

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Phelps 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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