Thurston County, Nebraska Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Thurston County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

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Thurston County, Nebraska Population by Race

Thurston County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Thurston County, Nebraska Median Age

28


Total

27.5


Male

28.4


Female

Thurston County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,634 adults, (874 of whom are seniors) in Thurston County, Nebraska.

Thurston County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Thurston County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,712

51.43%

Male

3,506

48.57%

Thurston County, Nebraska Population by Age

Thurston County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thurston County, Nebraska Household Types

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thurston County, Nebraska Households and Families

3.84

Average Family Size

3.31

Average Household Size

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Thurston County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Thurston County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Thurston County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,465

Average Earnings

$37,069

Average Male

$32,616

Average Female

Thurston County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thurston County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Thurston County, Nebraska Language

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.

Thurston County, Nebraska Language

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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21.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.72%

Male Poverty Rate

22.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska

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%.

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty

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Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thurston County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Thurston 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 45-54.

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status

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295

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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10.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Thurston County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Thurston 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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44.57%

Born in Thurston County, Nebraska

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Thurston 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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