Seward County, Nebraska Population 2024

17,908

Seward County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 17,908 with a growth rate of 0.61% 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 16,800 and has seen a growth of 6.6% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,4481080.59%
202818,3401080.59%
202718,2321080.6%
202618,1241080.6%
202518,0161080.6%
202417,9081080.61%
202317,8001080.61%
202217,6921080.61%
202117,584-30-0.17%
202017,6142961.71%
201917,318370.21%
201817,281770.45%
201717,2041090.64%
201617,095970.57%
201516,998-18-0.11%
201417,016190.11%
201316,997980.58%
201216,8991921.15%
201116,707-93-0.55%
201016,800
199015,450-339-2.15%
198015,7891,3299.19%
197014,4608796.47%
196013,5814263.24%
195013,155-1,012-7.14%
194014,167-1,771-11.11%
193015,938710.45%
192015,867-28-0.18%
191015,8952051.31%
190015,690-450-2.79%
189016,1404,99344.79%
188011,1478,194277.48%
18702,9532,93718356.25%
186016-18,432-99.91%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.61% (108)
County Website
Seward County
County Seat
2010 Population
16,800
Area
571 mi²
Density
31 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.6% (1,108)
Founded
1867

Seward County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,89695.76%
Two or more races4622.62%
Black or African American1170.66%
Other race630.36%
Asian600.34%
Native American300.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander160.09%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Seward County, Nebraska Population by Race

Seward County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Seward County, Nebraska Median Age

37.5

Total

36.4

Male

38.6

Female

Seward County, Nebraska Adults

There are 13,522 adults, (3,090 of whom are seniors) in Seward County, Nebraska.

Seward County, Nebraska Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Seward County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female8,52248.3%
Male9,12251.7%

Seward County, Nebraska Population by Age

Seward County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,5762.4872.827.2
Married3,9472.9685.314.7
Non Family1,8841.251.748.3
Female4653.3658.141.9
Male2802.8962.937.1
showing: 5 rows

2.92

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Seward 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

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

Seward 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Seward County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,031

Average Earnings

$61,295

Average Male

$36,671

Average Female

Seward County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seward County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Seward County, Nebraska Language

97.44% of Seward County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Seward County, Nebraska Language

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,5441,0036.45%
Hispanic3354011.94%
Multiple427358.2%
Asian493265.31%
Native18633.33%
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6.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.89%

Male Poverty Rate

7.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seward County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Nebraska is Asian, with 65.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Nebraska is White, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.19%.

Seward County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.11%
High School7.94%
Some College3.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%
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Seward County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed12.7%
Male Unemployed11.45%
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed4.27%
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Seward County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seward County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Seward 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.

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Seward County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,046

Number of Veterans

983

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

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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

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Seward County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Seward County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Seward 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

74.9%

Born in Seward County, Nebraska

99%

Native Born

1%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99% of Seward County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 74.9% 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 Europe.

Seward County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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