Platte County, Nebraska Population 2022

Platte County, Nebraska's estimated population is 34,708 with a growth rate of 0.60% 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 32,237 and has seen a growth of 7.67% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Platte County, Nebraska Population by Race

Platte County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Platte County, Nebraska Median Age

38.3


Total

37.4


Male

39.2


Female

Platte County, Nebraska Adults

There are 24,549 adults, (5,851 of whom are seniors) in Platte County, Nebraska.

Platte County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

16,207

48.74%

Male

17,043

51.26%

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

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Platte County, Nebraska Households and Families

3.14

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Platte County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Platte County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$38,063

Average Earnings

$44,995

Average Male

$31,767

Average Female

Platte County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Platte County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Platte County, Nebraska Language

83.09% of Platte County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 16.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.08% of the population.

Platte County, Nebraska Language

Platte County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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7.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.26%

Male Poverty Rate

8.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Nebraska is Native, with 38.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 2.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.09%.

Platte County, Nebraska Poverty

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Platte County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Platte County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Platte County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Platte County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

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 35-44.

Platte County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Platte County, Nebraska Marital Status

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1,527

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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2.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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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73.38%

Born in Platte County, Nebraska

89.69%

Native Born

10.31%

Foreign Born

5.81%

Non Citizen

4.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.69% of Platte County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 73.38% having been born in Nebraska. 5.81% 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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