Platte County, Nebraska Population 2024

34,324

Platte County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 34,324 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Platte County, Nebraska is the 9th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 32,305 and has seen a growth of 6.25% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202934,394140.04%
202834,380140.04%
202734,366140.04%
202634,352140.04%
202534,338140.04%
202434,324140.04%
202334,310140.04%
202234,296140.04%
202134,282-10%
202034,2838702.6%
201933,4131540.46%
201833,259330.1%
201733,2262400.73%
201632,9861170.36%
201532,8691250.38%
201432,7441460.45%
201332,598-74-0.23%
201232,6721540.47%
201132,5182130.66%
201032,305
199029,8209683.36%
198028,8522,3448.84%
197026,5082,51610.49%
196023,9924,08220.5%
195019,910-281-1.39%
194020,191-990-4.67%
193021,1811,7178.82%
192019,4644582.41%
191019,0061,2597.09%
190017,7472,31014.96%
189015,4375,92662.31%
18809,5117,612400.84%
18701,8991,117142.84%
1860782-33,612-97.73%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.04% (14)
County Website
Platte County
County Seat
2010 Population
32,305
Area
674 mi²
Density
51 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.25% (2,019)
Founded
1855

Platte County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28,74684.01%
Two or more races3,51010.26%
Other race1,5334.48%
Black or African American2270.66%
Asian1520.44%
Native American400.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.03%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Platte County, Nebraska Population by Race

Platte County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Platte County, Nebraska Median Age

38.3

Total

37.8

Male

38.7

Female

Platte County, Nebraska Adults

There are 25,288 adults, (6,076 of whom are seniors) in Platte County, Nebraska.

Platte County, Nebraska Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female16,85149.24%
Male17,36850.76%

Platte County, Nebraska Population by Age

Platte County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,2922.5474.825.2
Married7,0843.168911
Non Family4,5421.1758.241.8
Female1,1303.9551.948.1
Male5363.0674.125.9
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3.18

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Platte 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

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

Platte 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.75%.

Platte County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,745

Average Earnings

$51,138

Average Male

$36,894

Average Female

Platte County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Platte County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Platte County, Nebraska Language

82.58% of Platte County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 17.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.63% of the population.

Platte County, Nebraska Language

Platte County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,2731,51520.83%
White25,4571,1144.38%
Multiple3,50548913.95%
Other1,51433321.99%
Asian1523724.34%
Native39615.38%
Black19763.05%
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8.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.67%

Male Poverty Rate

8.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Nebraska is Asian, with 24.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Nebraska is Black, with 3.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.61%.

Platte County, Nebraska Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.19%
High School9.31%
Some College5.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
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Platte County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed17.14%
Female Unemployed5.73%
Female Employed5.36%
Male Employed4.69%
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Platte County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Platte County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Platte County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Platte County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Platte 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 45-54.

Platte County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Platte County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,365

Number of Veterans

1,292

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

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Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

count

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Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Platte County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Platte County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Platte 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

71.32%

Born in Platte County, Nebraska

88.73%

Native Born

11.27%

Foreign Born

6.84%

Non Citizen

4.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.73% of Platte County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 71.32% having been born in Nebraska. 6.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Platte County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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