Saunders County, Nebraska Population 2022

Saunders County, Nebraska's estimated population is 22,578 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Saunders County, Nebraska is the 14th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 20,780 and has seen a growth of 8.65% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Saunders County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

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Saunders County, Nebraska Population by Race

Saunders County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Saunders County, Nebraska Median Age

41.1


Total

40.2


Male

42.2


Female

Saunders County, Nebraska Adults

There are 16,181 adults, (3,944 of whom are seniors) in Saunders County, Nebraska.

Saunders County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Saunders County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

10,572

49.50%

Male

10,784

50.50%

Saunders County, Nebraska Population by Age

Saunders County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saunders County, Nebraska Household Types

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saunders County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.98

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Saunders County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Saunders County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.40%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 62.50%.

Saunders County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$45,251

Average Earnings

$52,604

Average Male

$35,518

Average Female

Saunders County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saunders County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Saunders County, Nebraska Language

97.57% of Saunders County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Saunders County, Nebraska Language

Saunders County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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6.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.54%

Male Poverty Rate

6.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saunders County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saunders County, Nebraska is Native, with 18.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saunders County, Nebraska is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.16%.

Saunders County, Nebraska Poverty

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Saunders County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Saunders County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saunders County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Saunders County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Saunders County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Saunders 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.

Saunders County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Saunders County, Nebraska Marital Status

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1,381

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Saunders County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Saunders County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Saunders County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Saunders County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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3.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saunders County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Saunders County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Saunders County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Saunders 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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79.12%

Born in Saunders County, Nebraska

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Saunders County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 79.12% having been born in Nebraska. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Saunders 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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