Rock County, Nebraska Population 2024

1,193

Rock County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 1,193 with a growth rate of -2.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rock County, Nebraska is the 80th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 1,524 and has seen a growth of -21.72% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,063-26-2.39%
20281,089-26-2.33%
20271,115-26-2.28%
20261,141-26-2.23%
20251,167-26-2.18%
20241,193-26-2.13%
20231,219-26-2.09%
20221,245-26-2.05%
20211,27150.39%
20201,266-104-7.59%
20191,370161.18%
20181,354-65-4.58%
20171,419141%
20161,405-12-0.85%
20151,417-32-2.21%
20141,44990.63%
20131,440140.98%
20121,426-54-3.65%
20111,480-44-2.89%
20101,524
19902,019-364-15.27%
19802,3831526.81%
19702,231-323-12.65%
19602,554-472-15.6%
19503,026-951-23.91%
19403,97761118.15%
19303,366-337-9.1%
19203,703762.1%
19103,62781829.12%
19002,809-274-8.89%
18903,0832,020190.03%
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2024 Growth Rate
-2.13% (-26)
County Seat
2010 Population
1,524
Area
1008 mi²
Density
1 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-21.72% (-331)
Founded
1888

Rock County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,28898.17%
Two or more races90.69%
Black or African American80.61%
Native American70.53%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Rock County, Nebraska Population by Race

Rock County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Rock County, Nebraska Median Age

43.5

Total

45.3

Male

42.3

Female

Rock County, Nebraska Adults

There are 1,018 adults, (333 of whom are seniors) in Rock County, Nebraska.

Rock County, Nebraska Age Dependency

91.5

Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rock County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female66550.69%
Male64749.31%

Rock County, Nebraska Population by Age

Rock County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5772.1977.322.7
Married3312.7889.110.9
Non Family1961.0860.739.3
Female383.0552.647.4
Male121.251000
showing: 5 rows

2.68

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rock 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

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

Rock 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.06%.

Rock County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,375

Average Earnings

$40,563

Average Male

$29,342

Average Female

Rock County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rock County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rock County, Nebraska Language

97.55% of Rock County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Rock County, Nebraska Language

Rock County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,2231139.24%
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9.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.49%

Male Poverty Rate

12.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rock County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rock County, Nebraska is White, with 9.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rock County, Nebraska is White, with 9.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.29%.

Rock County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.42%
Less Than 9th Grade9.76%
Some College8.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%
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Rock County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.56%
Male Employed2.25%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Rock County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rock County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rock County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rock County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rock 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 55-64.

Rock County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rock County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rock County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rock County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rock County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rock 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

79.34%

Born in Rock County, Nebraska

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.31% of Rock County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 79.34% having been born in Nebraska. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rock County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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