Sheridan County, Nebraska Population 2021

Sheridan County, Nebraska's estimated population is 5,360 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sheridan County, Nebraska is the 53rd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 5,444 and has seen a growth of -1.54% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,360571.07%
20205,303571.09%
20195,246571.10%
20185,189-79-1.50%
20175,268330.63%
20165,235190.36%
20155,216-34-0.65%
20145,250420.81%
20135,208-119-2.23%
20125,327-33-0.62%
20115,360-84-1.54%
20105,444-1,306-19.35%
19906,750-794-10.52%
19807,5442593.56%
19707,285-1,764-19.49%
19609,049-490-5.14%
19509,539-330-3.34%
19409,869-924-8.56%
193010,7931,16812.14%
19209,6252,29731.35%
19107,3281,29521.47%
19006,033-2,654-30.55%
18908,6870.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.07%
Founded
1885
County Seat
2010 Population
5,444
Growth Since 2010
-1.54%
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Sheridan County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,32282.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native4448.49%
Two or More Races2725.20%
Black or African American1092.08%
Asian480.92%
Some Other Race340.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.04%
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Sheridan County, Nebraska Population by Race

Sheridan County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Sheridan County, Nebraska Median Age

46.7


Total

45.5


Male

47.9


Female

Sheridan County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,068 adults, (1,323 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan County, Nebraska.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Age Dependency

90.6

Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

2,696

51.54%

Male

2,535

48.46%

Sheridan County, Nebraska Population by Age

Sheridan County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sheridan County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All68.8%31.2%
Male65.4%34.6%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female34.1%65.9%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sheridan County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2732.2468.8
Married1,1562.7478.5
Non Family9011.1862.8
Female1644.0834.1
Male523.8565.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Sheridan County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1163.12%
9th to 12th Grade2356.32%
High School Graduate1,22032.83%
Some College99926.88%
Associates Degree2998.05%
Bachelors Degree58815.82%
Graduate Degree2596.97%
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Sheridan County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheridan County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2202,977803
Native American1901092
2+ Races12810917
Hispanic1169412
Black6060
Other Race3426
Asian333319
Islander22

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 asian people with a rate of 57.58%.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,241$36,101$24,033
Less Than 9th Grade$15,208$$15,104
High School Graduate$22,821$32,571$18,490
Some College$33,125$40,428$23,897
Bachelors Degree$32,245$45,536$30,993
Graduate Degree$64,464$80,625$59,167

$31,241

Average Earnings

$36,101

Average Male

$24,033

Average Female

Sheridan County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheridan County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Sheridan County, Nebraska Language

95.59% of Sheridan County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Language

Sheridan County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,19652312.46%
Native44320646.50%
Hispanic28810636.81%
Black1066561.32%
Multiple2715118.82%
Other34720.59%

17.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.63%

Male Poverty Rate

20.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan County, Nebraska is Black, with 61.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan County, Nebraska is White, with 12.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.89%.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.14%
High School15.20%
Bachelors or Greater8.88%
Some College7.83%

Sheridan County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.52%
Male Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed12.29%
Male Employed6.61%

Sheridan County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheridan County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,371$66,307
Families$59,671$83,575
Married Families$64,453-
Non Families$26,332$38,209
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Income by Household Type

Sheridan County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheridan County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Sheridan 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 35-44.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Sheridan County, Nebraska Marital Status

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470

Number of Veterans

435

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam195
First Gulf War45
Korea42
World War II29
Second Gulf War28

Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74166
75+144
55 to 6492
35 to 5456
18 to 3412

Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44712.66%
Native American125.02%
2+ Races116.47%
Hispanic95.52%

Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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6.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sheridan County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Sheridan County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Sheridan 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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61.35%

Born in Sheridan County, Nebraska

98.28%

Native Born

1.72%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.28% of Sheridan County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 61.35% having been born in Nebraska. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sheridan 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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