Richardson County, Nebraska Population 2021

Richardson County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,719 with a growth rate of -0.94% 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 -7.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,719-73-0.94%
20207,792-73-0.93%
20197,865-73-0.92%
20187,938-33-0.41%
20177,971-33-0.41%
20168,004-21-0.26%
20158,025-85-1.05%
20148,110-21-0.26%
20138,131-152-1.84%
20128,283-59-0.71%
20118,342-30-0.36%
20108,372-1,565-15.75%
19909,937-1,378-12.18%
198011,315-962-7.84%
197012,277-1,626-11.70%
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%
18602,8350.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.94%
County Website
Founded
1855
County Seat
2010 Population
8,372
Growth Since 2010
-7.80%
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Richardson County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,46293.73%
Two or More Races2403.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native2342.94%
Black or African American160.20%
Asian60.08%
Some Other Race30.04%
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Richardson County, Nebraska Population by Race

Richardson County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Richardson County, Nebraska Median Age

47.7


Total

45.3


Male

48.9


Female

Richardson County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,260 adults, (1,919 of whom are seniors) in Richardson County, Nebraska.

Richardson County, Nebraska Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Richardson County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,988

50.09%

Male

3,973

49.91%

Richardson County, Nebraska Population by Age

Richardson County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richardson County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All75.9%24.1%
Male70.2%29.8%
Non Family67.5%32.5%
Female67.2%32.8%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richardson County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7042.1175.9
Married1,7072.7785.5
Non Family1,4821.1467.5
Female3172.9967.2
Male1982.3370.2

2.69

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Richardson County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade871.51%
9th to 12th Grade3616.25%
High School Graduate2,09236.22%
Some College1,48425.69%
Associates Degree65311.31%
Bachelors Degree79713.80%
Graduate Degree3025.23%
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Richardson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richardson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3704,9751,014
Native American1781487
2+ Races13712174
Hispanic100932
Black16162
Other Race3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 54.01%.

Richardson County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,962$44,954$25,500
Less Than 9th Grade$31,250$34,063$
High School Graduate$31,084$43,079$22,339
Some College$32,254$47,000$21,842
Bachelors Degree$44,107$46,188$43,577
Graduate Degree$44,500$69,688$41,500

$34,962

Average Earnings

$44,954

Average Male

$25,500

Average Female

Richardson County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richardson County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Richardson County, Nebraska Language

99.16% of Richardson County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Richardson County, Nebraska Language

Richardson County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,18088212.28%
Native2326628.45%
Hispanic15363.92%

12.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.98%

Male Poverty Rate

15.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richardson County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richardson County, Nebraska is Native, with 28.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richardson County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.87%.

Richardson County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.55%
High School14.02%
Some College9.66%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%

Richardson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.71%
Female Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed7.00%
Male Employed5.47%

Richardson County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richardson County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,917$61,539
Families$63,551$75,677
Married Families$73,307-
Non Families$27,148$37,355
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Income by Household Type

Richardson County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Richardson County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Richardson County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Richardson County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Richardson County, Nebraska Marital Status

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665

Number of Veterans

649

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam261
Korea159
Second Gulf War67
First Gulf War51
World War II23

Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+282
65 to 74158
35 to 54111
55 to 6492
18 to 3422

Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White64910.98%
Hispanic1010.00%
Native American84.28%
2+ Races64.26%
Black212.50%

Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richardson County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Richardson County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Richardson County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Richardson 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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69.97%

Born in Richardson County, Nebraska

98.89%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.89% of Richardson County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 69.97% having been born in Nebraska. 0.58% 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

  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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