Rock County, Nebraska Population 2021

Rock County, Nebraska's estimated population is 1,369 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rock County, Nebraska is the 81st largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 1,524 and has seen a growth of -10.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,36960.44%
20201,36360.44%
20191,35760.44%
20181,351-69-4.86%
20171,420161.14%
20161,404-13-0.92%
20151,417-32-2.21%
20141,44990.63%
20131,440140.98%
20121,426-54-3.65%
20111,480-44-2.89%
20101,524-495-24.52%
19902,019-364-15.27%
19802,3831526.81%
19702,231-323-12.65%
19602,554-472-15.60%
19503,026-951-23.91%
19403,97761118.15%
19303,366-337-9.10%
19203,703762.10%
19103,62781829.12%
19002,809-274-8.89%
18903,0830.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.44%
Founded
1888
County Seat
2010 Population
1,524
Growth Since 2010
-10.17%
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Rock County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,37196.96%
Black or African American211.49%
Some Other Race110.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.78%
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Rock County, Nebraska Population by Race

Rock County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Rock County, Nebraska Median Age

46.2


Total

43.3


Male

52.3


Female

Rock County, Nebraska Adults

There are 1,148 adults, (355 of whom are seniors) in Rock County, Nebraska.

Rock County, Nebraska Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rock County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

678

47.95%

Male

736

52.05%

Rock County, Nebraska Population by Age

Rock County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rock County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female88.2%11.8%
Married87.7%12.3%
All79.8%20.2%
Non Family63.1%36.9%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rock County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6232.1779.8
Married3732.7387.7
Non Family2061.1463.1
Female342.3588.2
Male101.9100

2.63

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Rock County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade222.16%
9th to 12th Grade121.18%
High School Graduate34633.99%
Some College24924.46%
Associates Degree15315.03%
Bachelors Degree17517.19%
Graduate Degree615.99%
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Rock County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rock County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White987953236
Hispanic1717
Other Race1111
Native American77
Black77

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 white people with a rate of 23.91%.

Rock County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,083$41,875$25,469
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,821$37,500$15,972
Some College$34,669$39,737$17,969
Bachelors Degree$43,026$44,167$42,813
Graduate Degree$58,750$$58,281

$37,083

Average Earnings

$41,875

Average Male

$25,469

Average Female

Rock County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rock County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Rock County, Nebraska Language

98.09% of Rock County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 1.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Rock County, Nebraska Language

Rock County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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5.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.28%

Male Poverty Rate

7.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rock County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rock County, Nebraska is White, with 5.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rock County, Nebraska is White, with 5.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.01%.

Rock County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School5.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%
Some College2.29%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Rock County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.97%
Male Employed2.42%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rock County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rock County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,250$80,822
Families$69,420$95,230
Married Families$73,125-
Non Families$34,583$50,763
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Income by Household Type

Rock County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

62.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rock County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Rock County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rock County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Rock County, Nebraska Marital Status

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79

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War14
Korea11
World War II5
Second Gulf War

Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7437
75+21
35 to 5419
55 to 642
18 to 34

Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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2.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Rock County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Rock County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Rock 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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75.60%

Born in Rock County, Nebraska

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.29% of Rock County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 75.60% having been born in Nebraska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rock 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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