Sherman County, Nebraska Population 2021

Sherman County, Nebraska's estimated population is 2,915 with a growth rate of -1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sherman County, Nebraska is the 67th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 3,164 and has seen a growth of -7.87% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,915-43-1.45%
20202,958-43-1.43%
20193,001-43-1.41%
20183,044-30-0.98%
20173,074622.06%
20163,012-24-0.79%
20153,03620.07%
20143,034-27-0.88%
20133,061-17-0.55%
20123,078-24-0.77%
20113,102-62-1.96%
20103,164-554-14.90%
19903,718-508-12.02%
19804,226-499-10.56%
19704,725-657-12.21%
19605,382-1,039-16.18%
19506,421-1,343-17.30%
19407,764-1,358-14.89%
19309,1222452.76%
19208,8775997.24%
19108,2781,72826.38%
19006,5501512.36%
18906,3994,338210.48%
18802,0610.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.45%
Founded
1873
County Seat
2010 Population
3,164
Growth Since 2010
-7.87%
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Sherman County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,96697.79%
Two or More Races270.89%
Some Other Race240.79%
Asian90.30%
Black or African American50.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.03%
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Sherman County, Nebraska Population by Race

Sherman County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Sherman County, Nebraska Median Age

49.7


Total

48


Male

51.4


Female

Sherman County, Nebraska Adults

There are 2,404 adults, (811 of whom are seniors) in Sherman County, Nebraska.

Sherman County, Nebraska Age Dependency

90.4

Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sherman County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

1,502

49.52%

Male

1,531

50.48%

Sherman County, Nebraska Population by Age

Sherman County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sherman County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family72.1%27.9%
Male70.4%29.6%
Female59.3%40.7%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sherman County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3682.1777.2
Married7002.7983.7
Non Family5061.1772.1
Female812.7459.3
Male812.4870.4

2.73

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Sherman County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade703.15%
9th to 12th Grade863.88%
High School Graduate80436.23%
Some College59626.86%
Associates Degree2159.69%
Bachelors Degree32614.69%
Graduate Degree1225.50%
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Sherman County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sherman County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1391,992441
Hispanic60576
Other Race24216
2+ Races148
Asian55
Native American111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sherman County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,500$41,406$28,333
Less Than 9th Grade$26,786$38,750$18,750
High School Graduate$31,404$35,473$25,556
Some College$31,350$42,917$25,982
Bachelors Degree$51,118$70,000$47,969
Graduate Degree$69,000$73,750$60,625

$35,500

Average Earnings

$41,406

Average Male

$28,333

Average Female

Sherman County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sherman County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Sherman County, Nebraska Language

96.74% of Sherman County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Sherman County, Nebraska Language

Sherman County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,85636512.78%
Hispanic6834.41%

12.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.34%

Male Poverty Rate

13.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sherman County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sherman County, Nebraska is White, with 12.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sherman County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 4.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.09%.

Sherman County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.32%
High School13.26%
Some College10.34%
Bachelors or Greater5.23%

Sherman County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Unemployed11.11%
Female Employed7.21%
Male Employed5.33%

Sherman County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sherman County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,781$62,650
Families$70,379$77,962
Married Families$75,648-
Non Families$30,181$35,261
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Income by Household Type

Sherman County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sherman County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Sherman 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.

Sherman County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Sherman County, Nebraska Marital Status

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183

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
Korea44
World War II16
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War11

Sherman County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7482
75+72
55 to 6415
35 to 549
18 to 345

Sherman County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1817.70%
2+ Races16.25%
Native American1100.00%

Sherman County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Sherman County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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12.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sherman County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sherman County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Sherman County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Sherman 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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86.19%

Born in Sherman County, Nebraska

98.45%

Native Born

1.55%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.45% of Sherman County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 86.19% having been born in Nebraska. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sherman 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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