Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Population 2022

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska's estimated population is 35,906 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska is the 7th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 36,970 and has seen a growth of -2.88% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Population by Race

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Median Age

39.1


Total

38.2


Male

40.2


Female

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Adults

There are 26,970 adults, (6,831 of whom are seniors) in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

18,578

51.77%

Male

17,306

48.23%

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Population by Age

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Household Types

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.95

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.32%.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,521

Average Earnings

$41,032

Average Male

$30,733

Average Female

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Language

87.74% of Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 12.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.86% of the population.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Language

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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12.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

14.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska is Black, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 6.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.78%.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Poverty

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Marital Status

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2,110

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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6.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Scotts Bluff 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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65.26%

Born in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska

96.27%

Native Born

3.73%

Foreign Born

1.99%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.27% of Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 65.26% having been born in Nebraska. 1.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scotts Bluff 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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