Platte County, Nebraska Population 2021

Platte County, Nebraska's estimated population is 33,836 with a growth rate of 0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Platte County, Nebraska is the 11th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 32,305 and has seen a growth of 4.74% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,8361830.54%
202033,6531830.55%
201933,4701830.55%
201833,287560.17%
201733,2312230.68%
201633,0081320.40%
201532,8761360.42%
201432,7401450.44%
201332,595-74-0.23%
201232,6691570.48%
201132,5122070.64%
201032,3052,4858.33%
199029,8209683.36%
198028,8522,3448.84%
197026,5082,51610.49%
196023,9924,08220.50%
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%
18607820.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.54%
County Website
Founded
1855
County Seat
2010 Population
32,305
Growth Since 2010
4.74%
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Platte County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,46494.85%
Some Other Race7502.26%
Two or More Races3791.14%
Asian2490.75%
Black or African American1790.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native1480.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%
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Platte County, Nebraska Population by Race

Platte County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Platte County, Nebraska Median Age

38.4


Total

37


Male

39.2


Female

Platte County, Nebraska Adults

There are 24,475 adults, (5,734 of whom are seniors) in Platte County, Nebraska.

Platte County, Nebraska Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

16,176

48.76%

Male

16,998

51.24%

Platte County, Nebraska Population by Age

Platte County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Platte County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Male72.5%27.5%
All72.5%27.5%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female44.9%55.1%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Platte County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9472.5372.5
Married7,2233.1787
Non Family4,4101.253.8
Female8413.5444.9
Male4733.2772.5

3.16

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Platte County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1595.32%
9th to 12th Grade1,2525.75%
High School Graduate6,48229.77%
Some College5,16223.71%
Associates Degree2,97713.67%
Bachelors Degree3,15914.51%
Graduate Degree1,5797.25%
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Platte County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Platte County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,21017,2464,236
Hispanic3,0761,652283
Other Race378149
Asian164164145
2+ Races15414528
Black15213847
Native American2828
Islander555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Platte County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,690$44,498$30,655
Less Than 9th Grade$29,627$31,400$24,792
High School Graduate$32,738$41,358$25,507
Some College$36,608$43,409$30,211
Bachelors Degree$47,686$73,220$36,911
Graduate Degree$62,161$69,267$53,000

$37,690

Average Earnings

$44,498

Average Male

$30,655

Average Female

Platte County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Platte County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Platte County, Nebraska Language

83.18% of Platte County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 16.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.96% of the population.

Platte County, Nebraska Language

Platte County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,6721,4875.79%
Hispanic6,2401,24619.97%
Other72611415.70%
Native1486845.95%
Multiple378318.20%
Asian2272310.13%
Black13432.24%

8.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.77%

Male Poverty Rate

9.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Nebraska is Native, with 45.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Nebraska is Black, with 2.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.47%.

Platte County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.74%
Some College6.12%
High School5.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%

Platte County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.75%
Female Unemployed30.93%
Female Employed6.63%
Male Employed2.50%

Platte County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Platte County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,305$76,517
Families$78,024$92,849
Married Families$84,914-
Non Families$35,227$41,960
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Income by Household Type

Platte County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Platte County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Platte County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Platte County, Nebraska Marital Status

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1,903

Number of Veterans

1,763

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam765
First Gulf War249
Second Gulf War230
Korea194
World War II111

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74648
75+519
55 to 64342
35 to 54268
18 to 34126

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8647.97%
Hispanic481.27%
Native American1523.81%
Black159.87%
Other Race91.84%

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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4.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Platte County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Platte County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Platte 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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73.54%

Born in Platte County, Nebraska

89.60%

Native Born

10.40%

Foreign Born

6.29%

Non Citizen

4.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.60% of Platte County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 73.54% having been born in Nebraska. 6.29% 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

  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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