Stanton County, Nebraska Population 2024

5,557

Stanton County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 5,557 with a growth rate of -1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stanton County, Nebraska is the 48th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 6,141 and has seen a growth of -9.51% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,157-80-1.53%
20285,237-80-1.5%
20275,317-80-1.48%
20265,397-80-1.46%
20255,477-80-1.44%
20245,557-80-1.42%
20235,637-80-1.4%
20225,717-80-1.38%
20215,797-25-0.43%
20205,822-110-1.85%
20195,932-37-0.62%
20185,969-9-0.15%
20175,97860.1%
20165,972260.44%
20155,946-153-2.51%
20146,099100.16%
20136,089-3-0.05%
20126,092-84-1.36%
20116,176350.57%
20106,141
19906,244-305-4.66%
19806,54979113.74%
19705,758-25-0.43%
19605,783-604-9.46%
19506,387-500-7.26%
19406,887-922-11.81%
19307,809530.68%
19207,7562142.84%
19107,5425838.38%
19006,9592,34050.66%
18904,6192,806154.77%
18801,8131,177185.06%
1870636-4,521-87.67%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.42% (-80)
County Seat
2010 Population
6,141
Area
428 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.51% (-584)
Founded
1867

Stanton County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,36091.97%
Other race2434.17%
Two or more races1602.75%
Black or African American320.55%
Asian270.46%
Native American60.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Stanton County, Nebraska Population by Race

Stanton County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Stanton County, Nebraska Median Age

41.4

Total

39.6

Male

42.8

Female

Stanton County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,420 adults, (1,154 of whom are seniors) in Stanton County, Nebraska.

Stanton County, Nebraska Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Stanton County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female2,87249.28%
Male2,95650.72%

Stanton County, Nebraska Population by Age

Stanton County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2372.5879.320.7
Married1,3143.2388.111.9
Non Family7281.1868.731.3
Female1483.2460.839.2
Male473.9155.344.7
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Stanton 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

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

Stanton 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 41.67%.

Stanton County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,694

Average Earnings

$55,221

Average Male

$34,827

Average Female

Stanton County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stanton County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Stanton County, Nebraska Language

94.28% of Stanton County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.92% of the population.

Stanton County, Nebraska Language

Stanton County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,1883937.58%
Asian231147.83%
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7.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.91%

Male Poverty Rate

10.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stanton County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stanton County, Nebraska is Asian, with 47.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stanton County, Nebraska is White, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.36%.

Stanton County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.87%
Less Than 9th Grade5.83%
Some College5.76%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%
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Stanton County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.02%
Male Employed1.67%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Stanton County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stanton County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Stanton County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Stanton County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Stanton 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.

Stanton County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Stanton County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

346

Number of Veterans

339

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Stanton County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Stanton County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Stanton County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Stanton County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stanton County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Stanton County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Stanton County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Stanton 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

79.27%

Born in Stanton County, Nebraska

97.58%

Native Born

2.42%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.58% of Stanton County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 79.27% having been born in Nebraska. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stanton County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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