Seward County, Nebraska Population 2022

Seward County, Nebraska's estimated population is 17,781 with a growth rate of 0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Seward County, Nebraska is the 18th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 16,750 and has seen a growth of 6.16% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Seward County, Nebraska Population by Race

Seward County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Seward County, Nebraska Median Age

37.8


Total

36.4


Male

39.4


Female

Seward County, Nebraska Adults

There are 13,209 adults, (2,971 of whom are seniors) in Seward County, Nebraska.

Seward County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Seward County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

8,464

49.16%

Male

8,753

50.84%

Seward County, Nebraska Population by Age

Seward County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Seward County, Nebraska Household Types

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seward County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.79

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Seward County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Seward 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 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 78.57%.

Seward County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$44,842

Average Earnings

$54,587

Average Male

$31,521

Average Female

Seward County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seward County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Seward County, Nebraska Language

96.96% of Seward County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Seward County, Nebraska Language

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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7.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.63%

Male Poverty Rate

6.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seward County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 20.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seward 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 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.54%.

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty

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Seward County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Seward County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seward County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Seward 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.

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status

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1,016

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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3.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Seward County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Seward 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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74.57%

Born in Seward County, Nebraska

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Seward County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 74.57% having been born in Nebraska. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Seward 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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