Pierce County, Nebraska Population 2021

Pierce County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,154 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pierce County, Nebraska is the 41st largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 7,260 and has seen a growth of -1.46% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,15430.04%
20207,15130.04%
20197,14830.04%
20187,145520.73%
20177,093-51-0.71%
20167,144-46-0.64%
20157,190-14-0.19%
20147,204240.33%
20137,180-7-0.10%
20127,187-7-0.10%
20117,194-66-0.91%
20107,260-567-7.24%
19907,827-654-7.71%
19808,481-12-0.14%
19708,493-229-2.63%
19608,722-683-7.26%
19509,405-806-7.89%
194010,211-869-7.84%
193011,0803993.74%
192010,6815595.52%
191010,1221,67719.86%
19008,4453,58173.62%
18904,8643,662304.66%
18801,2021,050690.79%
18701520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.04%
County Website
Founded
1859
County Seat
2010 Population
7,260
Growth Since 2010
-1.46%
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Pierce County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,93797.10%
Two or More Races1261.76%
Asian440.62%
Black or African American150.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.08%
Some Other Race30.04%
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Pierce County, Nebraska Population by Race

Pierce County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Pierce County, Nebraska Median Age

41.6


Total

40.2


Male

42.4


Female

Pierce County, Nebraska Adults

There are 5,354 adults, (1,350 of whom are seniors) in Pierce County, Nebraska.

Pierce County, Nebraska Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierce County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,589

50.24%

Male

3,555

49.76%

Pierce County, Nebraska Population by Age

Pierce County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pierce County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All75.9%24.1%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female58.1%41.9%
Male56%44%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pierce County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0222.3275.9
Married1,7592.985
Non Family1,0211.1964.6
Female1672.7658.1
Male753.1756

2.87

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Pierce County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1232.54%
9th to 12th Grade992.04%
High School Graduate1,61033.25%
Some College91918.98%
Associates Degree96920.01%
Bachelors Degree83017.14%
Graduate Degree2926.03%
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Pierce County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pierce County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,7194,5171,072
2+ Races777740
Hispanic463931
Black15157
Islander13
Other Race33
Native American333

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pierce County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,276$50,188$32,240
Less Than 9th Grade$22,500$28,750$
High School Graduate$35,740$41,843$24,583
Some College$39,580$50,224$30,536
Bachelors Degree$46,357$59,583$41,450
Graduate Degree$60,820$72,750$60,268

$40,276

Average Earnings

$50,188

Average Male

$32,240

Average Female

Pierce County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pierce County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Pierce County, Nebraska Language

98.61% of Pierce County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Pierce County, Nebraska Language

Pierce County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,6995067.55%
Multiple1243629.03%
Hispanic1011312.87%
Other33100.00%

7.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.34%

Male Poverty Rate

9.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierce County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Nebraska is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Nebraska is White, with 7.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.43%.

Pierce County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.18%
High School8.37%
Some College6.84%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

Pierce County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.00%
Male Unemployed35.29%
Female Employed5.17%
Male Employed2.73%

Pierce County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pierce County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,511$74,485
Families$77,889$89,485
Married Families$82,015-
Non Families$32,132$43,863
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Income by Household Type

Pierce County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierce County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Pierce County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pierce County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Pierce County, Nebraska Marital Status

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408

Number of Veterans

372

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam160
Korea98
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War40
World War II3

Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74161
75+128
55 to 6483
35 to 5419
18 to 3417

Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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3.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pierce County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Pierce County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Pierce 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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82.04%

Born in Pierce County, Nebraska

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Pierce County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 82.04% having been born in Nebraska. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pierce 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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