Thomas County, Nebraska Population 2021

Thomas County, Nebraska's estimated population is 738 with a growth rate of 1.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thomas County, Nebraska is the 88th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 647 and has seen a growth of 14.06% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202173881.10%
202073081.11%
201972281.12%
2018714-8-1.11%
20177220.00%
2016722294.18%
2015693-8-1.14%
2014701-4-0.57%
201370540.57%
201270130.43%
2011698517.88%
2010647-204-23.97%
1990851-122-12.54%
1980973191.99%
1970954-124-11.50%
19601,078-128-10.61%
19501,206-347-22.34%
19401,553432.85%
19301,510-263-14.83%
19201,77358248.87%
19101,19156389.65%
190062811121.47%
18905170.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.10%
Founded
1887
County Seat
2010 Population
647
Growth Since 2010
14.06%
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Thomas County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61395.04%
Two or More Races264.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.93%
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Thomas County, Nebraska Population by Race

Thomas County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Thomas County, Nebraska Median Age

41.8


Total

35.6


Male

43.5


Female

Thomas County, Nebraska Adults

There are 518 adults, (137 of whom are seniors) in Thomas County, Nebraska.

Thomas County, Nebraska Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomas County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

356

55.19%

Male

289

44.81%

Thomas County, Nebraska Population by Age

Thomas County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thomas County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married87.2%12.8%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family50%50%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thomas County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2772.3376.5
Married1722.8487.2
Non Family861.3350
Female162.31100
Male31.67100

2.78

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Thomas County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade296.13%
High School Graduate10822.83%
Some College16534.88%
Associates Degree5411.42%
Bachelors Degree9419.87%
Graduate Degree234.86%
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Thomas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White441425117
2+ Races2613
Native American66

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 white people with a rate of 26.53%.

Thomas County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,583$49,485$27,159
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,750$48,636$18,958
Some College$45,893$61,125$29,375
Bachelors Degree$45,750$49,792$30,625
Graduate Degree$$$

$39,583

Average Earnings

$49,485

Average Male

$27,159

Average Female

Thomas County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomas County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Thomas County, Nebraska Language

97.87% of Thomas County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Thomas County, Nebraska Language

Thomas County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White613487.83%
Native66100.00%

8.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.00%

Male Poverty Rate

7.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomas County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomas County, Nebraska is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomas County, Nebraska is White, with 7.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.98%.

Thomas County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.24%
High School14.81%
Some College6.85%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Thomas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed4.47%
Female Employed2.69%

Thomas County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomas County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,432$82,762
Families$81,250$99,560
Married Families$88,500-
Non Families$36,250$45,455
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Income by Household Type

Thomas County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomas County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Thomas 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.

Thomas County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Thomas County, Nebraska Marital Status

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38

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam23
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Thomas County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7419
35 to 548
55 to 646
75+5
18 to 34

Thomas County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Thomas County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Thomas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomas County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Thomas County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Thomas County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Thomas 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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69.15%

Born in Thomas County, Nebraska

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Thomas County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 69.15% having been born in Nebraska. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Thomas 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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