Richardson County, Nebraska Population 2024

7,549

Richardson County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 7,549 with a growth rate of -1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richardson County, Nebraska is the 38th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 8,372 and has seen a growth of -9.83% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,159-78-1.08%
20287,237-78-1.07%
20277,315-78-1.06%
20267,393-78-1.04%
20257,471-78-1.03%
20247,549-78-1.02%
20237,627-78-1.01%
20227,705-78-1%
20217,783-77-0.98%
20207,86060.08%
20197,854-73-0.92%
20187,927-53-0.66%
20177,980-33-0.41%
20168,013-13-0.16%
20158,026-86-1.06%
20148,112-22-0.27%
20138,134-151-1.82%
20128,285-56-0.67%
20118,341-31-0.37%
20108,372
19909,937-1,378-12.18%
198011,315-962-7.84%
197012,277-1,626-11.7%
196013,903-2,983-17.67%
195016,886-2,292-11.95%
194019,178-648-3.27%
193019,8268584.52%
192018,9681,5208.71%
191017,448-2,166-11.04%
190019,6142,04011.61%
189017,5742,54316.92%
188015,0315,25153.69%
18709,7806,945244.97%
18602,835-4,324-60.4%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.02% (-78)
County Website
Richardson County
County Seat
2010 Population
8,372
Area
552 mi²
Density
14 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.83% (-823)
Founded
1855

Richardson County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,22692.05%
Two or more races3424.36%
Native American1842.34%
Black or African American841.07%
Other race100.13%
Asian40.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Richardson County, Nebraska Population by Race

Richardson County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Richardson County, Nebraska Median Age

47.1

Total

41

Male

49.3

Female

Richardson County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,192 adults, (1,898 of whom are seniors) in Richardson County, Nebraska.

Richardson County, Nebraska Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Richardson County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female3,86949.29%
Male3,98150.71%

Richardson County, Nebraska Population by Age

Richardson County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5872.1573.626.4
Married1,6922.8588.311.7
Non Family1,4461.0863.736.3
Female2443.3441.858.2
Male2052.526040
showing: 5 rows

2.81

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richardson 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

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

Richardson 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 black people with a rate of 45%.

Richardson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,609

Average Earnings

$46,292

Average Male

$27,447

Average Female

Richardson County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richardson County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Richardson County, Nebraska Language

98.47% of Richardson County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Richardson County, Nebraska Language

Richardson County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,01777110.99%
Native1844323.37%
Hispanic167148.38%
Multiple34272.05%
Other9666.67%
Asian4250%
showing: 6 rows

10.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

13.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richardson County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richardson County, Nebraska is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richardson County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 2.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.66%.

Richardson County, Nebraska Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.17%
Less Than 9th Grade8.7%
Some College7.24%
Bachelors or Greater2%
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Richardson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.81%
Male Unemployed12.14%
Male Employed5.23%
Female Employed3.37%
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Richardson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richardson County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richardson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Richardson County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Richardson 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 20-34.

Richardson County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richardson County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

529

Number of Veterans

505

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Richardson County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Richardson County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Richardson 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

61.46%

Born in Richardson County, Nebraska

98.76%

Native Born

1.24%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.76% of Richardson County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 61.46% having been born in Nebraska. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Richardson County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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