Sheridan County, Nebraska Population 2024

4,816

Sheridan County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 4,816 with a growth rate of -1.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sheridan County, Nebraska is the 56th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 5,443 and has seen a growth of -11.52% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,366-90-2.02%
20284,456-90-1.98%
20274,546-90-1.94%
20264,636-90-1.9%
20254,726-90-1.87%
20244,816-90-1.83%
20234,906-90-1.8%
20224,996-90-1.77%
20215,086-18-0.35%
20205,104-125-2.39%
20195,229541.04%
20185,175-106-2.01%
20175,281430.82%
20165,238180.34%
20155,220-34-0.65%
20145,254410.79%
20135,213-117-2.2%
20125,330-31-0.58%
20115,361-82-1.51%
20105,443
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%
18908,6874,32198.97%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.83% (-90)
County Seat
2010 Population
5,443
Area
2441 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.52% (-627)
Founded
1885

Sheridan County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,10180.38%
Native American4669.13%
Two or more races3216.29%
Other race821.61%
Black or African American691.35%
Asian631.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sheridan County, Nebraska Population by Race

Sheridan County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Sheridan County, Nebraska Median Age

45.8

Total

44.3

Male

47.7

Female

Sheridan County, Nebraska Adults

There are 3,991 adults, (1,326 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan County, Nebraska.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Age Dependency

91.4

Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female2,54449.86%
Male2,55850.14%

Sheridan County, Nebraska Population by Age

Sheridan County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1012.3569.630.4
Married1,1812.7778.321.7
Non Family6871.1959.240.8
Female1343.9149.350.7
Male993.264.635.4
showing: 5 rows

2.84

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sheridan 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

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

Sheridan 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.53%.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,640

Average Earnings

$45,640

Average Male

$28,039

Average Female

Sheridan County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheridan County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sheridan County, Nebraska Language

95.8% of Sheridan County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 4.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.6% of the population.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Language

Sheridan County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,9783368.45%
Hispanic2957023.73%
Black696086.96%
Native4585712.45%
Multiple3054916.07%
Other75810.67%
showing: 6 rows

10.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.63%

Male Poverty Rate

10.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan County, Nebraska is Black, with 86.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan County, Nebraska is White, with 8.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.05%.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.57%
High School12.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%
Some College4.07%
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Sheridan County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed51.72%
Female Employed8.2%
Male Employed6.65%
Male Unemployed
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Sheridan County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheridan County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sheridan County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheridan County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sheridan 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 35-44.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sheridan County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

416

Number of Veterans

381

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

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Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

count

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Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sheridan County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sheridan County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sheridan 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

58.37%

Born in Sheridan County, Nebraska

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.41% of Sheridan County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 58.37% having been born in Nebraska. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sheridan County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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