Saline County, Nebraska Population 2021

Saline County, Nebraska's estimated population is 14,000 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Saline County, Nebraska is the 21st largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 14,222 and has seen a growth of -1.56% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202114,000-112-0.79%
202014,112-112-0.79%
201914,224-112-0.78%
201814,336-29-0.20%
201714,3651370.96%
201614,228320.23%
201514,196-101-0.71%
201414,297-2-0.01%
201314,299-117-0.81%
201214,416900.63%
201114,3261040.73%
201014,2221,50711.85%
199012,715-416-3.17%
198013,1313222.51%
197012,8092672.13%
196012,542-1,504-10.71%
195014,046-964-6.42%
194015,010-1,346-8.23%
193016,356-158-0.96%
192016,514-1,352-7.57%
191017,866-386-2.11%
190018,252-1,845-9.18%
189020,0975,60638.69%
188014,49111,385366.55%
18703,1063,0677864.10%
1860390.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.79%
County Website
Founded
1867
County Seat
2010 Population
14,222
Growth Since 2010
-1.56%
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Saline County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,67488.82%
Some Other Race5233.67%
Two or More Races4032.82%
Black or African American3542.48%
Asian2811.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.25%
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Saline County, Nebraska Population by Race

Saline County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Saline County, Nebraska Median Age

35.5


Total

34.9


Male

35.8


Female

Saline County, Nebraska Adults

There are 10,728 adults, (2,058 of whom are seniors) in Saline County, Nebraska.

Saline County, Nebraska Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Saline County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

7,007

49.10%

Male

7,263

50.90%

Saline County, Nebraska Population by Age

Saline County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saline County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female50.7%49.3%
Male16.1%83.9%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saline County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1572.5970.6
Married2,9033.2985
Non Family1,6271.1458.3
Female3533.3750.7
Male2742.7516.1

3.15

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Saline County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,01911.49%
9th to 12th Grade4465.03%
High School Graduate2,95333.29%
Some College1,67818.92%
Associates Degree1,19813.51%
Bachelors Degree1,01511.44%
Graduate Degree5616.32%
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Saline County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saline County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,6746,1411,384
Hispanic1,8561,00075
Other Race28313427
Asian1609936
2+ Races1494810
Black1079661
Native American252110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 57.01%.

Saline County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,434$40,173$28,182
Less Than 9th Grade$26,540$26,887$22,778
High School Graduate$32,436$40,099$26,015
Some College$32,753$42,825$27,449
Bachelors Degree$45,189$59,107$36,364
Graduate Degree$52,857$60,664$51,359

$33,434

Average Earnings

$40,173

Average Male

$28,182

Average Female

Saline County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saline County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Saline County, Nebraska Language

77.20% of Saline County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 22.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.12% of the population.

Saline County, Nebraska Language

Saline County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,5121,11531.75%
White9,0267878.72%
Other51225750.20%
Asian2817325.98%
Black3184313.52%
Multiple390123.08%

15.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.83%

Male Poverty Rate

16.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saline County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Nebraska is Other, with 50.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.75%.

Saline County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.00%
High School10.51%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%

Saline County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Unemployed24.56%
Male Employed13.07%
Female Employed7.42%

Saline County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saline County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,502$64,190
Families$63,729$75,628
Married Families$73,307-
Non Families$31,736$36,469
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Income by Household Type

Saline County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Saline County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Saline 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 55-64.

Saline County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Saline County, Nebraska Marital Status

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656

Number of Veterans

602

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam252
First Gulf War118
Second Gulf War95
Korea73
World War II7

Saline County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74198
75+193
35 to 54151
55 to 6466
18 to 3448

Saline County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6326.51%
Hispanic190.86%
2+ Races127.45%
Black125.08%

Saline County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Saline County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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4.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saline County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Saline County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Saline County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Saline 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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65.62%

Born in Saline County, Nebraska

84.70%

Native Born

15.30%

Foreign Born

8.92%

Non Citizen

6.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.70% of Saline County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 65.62% having been born in Nebraska. 8.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saline 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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