Polk County, Nebraska Population 2022

Polk County, Nebraska's estimated population is 5,176 with a growth rate of -0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Polk County, Nebraska is the 54th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 5,406 and has seen a growth of -4.25% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Polk County, Nebraska Population by Race

Polk County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Polk County, Nebraska Median Age

44.9


Total

45.4


Male

43.9


Female

Polk County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,027 adults, (1,155 of whom are seniors) in Polk County, Nebraska.

Polk County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Polk County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

2,661

51.09%

Male

2,547

48.91%

Polk County, Nebraska Population by Age

Polk County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Polk County, Nebraska Household Types

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Polk County, Nebraska Households and Families

3.08

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Polk County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Polk 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 2+ races people with a rate of 44.23%.

Polk County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$39,278

Average Earnings

$44,306

Average Male

$30,231

Average Female

Polk County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Polk County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Polk County, Nebraska Language

93.09% of Polk County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 6.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.13% of the population.

Polk County, Nebraska Language

Polk County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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9.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.49%

Male Poverty Rate

10.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Polk County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Polk County, Nebraska is Black, with 30.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Polk County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 4.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.85%.

Polk County, Nebraska Poverty

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Polk County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Polk County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Polk County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Polk County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Polk County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Polk County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Polk County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Polk County, Nebraska Marital Status

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369

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Polk County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Polk County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Polk County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Polk County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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7.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Polk County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Polk County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Polk County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Polk 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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81.36%

Born in Polk County, Nebraska

96.41%

Native Born

3.59%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.41% of Polk County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 81.36% having been born in Nebraska. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Polk 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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