Pierce County, Nebraska Population 2024

7,364

Pierce County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 7,364 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pierce County, Nebraska is the 39th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 7,259 and has seen a growth of 1.45% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,444160.22%
20287,428160.22%
20277,412160.22%
20267,396160.22%
20257,380160.22%
20247,364160.22%
20237,348160.22%
20227,332160.22%
20217,316-24-0.33%
20207,3402042.86%
20197,136190.27%
20187,117260.37%
20177,091-43-0.6%
20167,134-54-0.75%
20157,188-12-0.17%
20147,200240.33%
20137,176-7-0.1%
20127,183-9-0.13%
20117,192-67-0.92%
20107,259
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%
1870152-7,292-97.96%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.22% (16)
County Website
Pierce County
County Seat
2010 Population
7,259
Area
573 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.45% (105)
Founded
1859

Pierce County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,02296.18%
Two or more races2152.94%
Black or African American200.27%
Native American170.23%
Other race150.21%
Asian120.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pierce County, Nebraska Population by Race

Pierce County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Pierce County, Nebraska Median Age

40.2

Total

40.4

Male

39.9

Female

Pierce County, Nebraska Adults

There are 5,458 adults, (1,411 of whom are seniors) in Pierce County, Nebraska.

Pierce County, Nebraska Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierce County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female3,61049.45%
Male3,69150.55%

Pierce County, Nebraska Population by Age

Pierce County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8762.578.121.9
Married1,7113.0885.714.3
Non Family9141.1467.732.3
Female1813.5469.130.9
Male703.5748.651.4
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pierce County, Nebraska Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Pierce County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.59%.

Pierce County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,727

Average Earnings

$48,988

Average Male

$33,163

Average Female

Pierce County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pierce County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pierce County, Nebraska Language

98.32% of Pierce County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 1.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Pierce County, Nebraska Language

Pierce County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,8275197.6%
Multiple2153616.74%
Hispanic1662917.47%
Other1414100%
showing: 4 rows

7.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.97%

Male Poverty Rate

8.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierce County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Nebraska is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Nebraska is White, with 7.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.42%.

Pierce County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.33%
High School8.87%
Bachelors or Greater8.69%
Some College5.38%
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Pierce County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.49%
Male Unemployed26.53%
Male Employed3.08%
Female Employed2.46%
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Pierce County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pierce County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pierce County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierce County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pierce County, Nebraska Marriage

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

Pierce County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pierce County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

389

Number of Veterans

370

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierce County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pierce County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pierce County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pierce County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.03%

Born in Pierce County, Nebraska

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Pierce County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 82.03% having been born in Nebraska. 1.07% 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

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