Thurston County, Nebraska's estimated population is 6,739 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thurston County, Nebraska is the 42nd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 6,940 and has seen a growth of -2.90% since this time.
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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 white people with a rate of 27.55%.
94.94% of Thurston County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska is Native, with 31.05% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 10.70% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.22%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Thurston County, Nebraska
98.48% of Thurston County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 44.57% having been born in Nebraska. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.