Thurston County, Nebraska Population 2020

Thurston County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,225 with a growth rate of 1.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thurston County, Nebraska is the 39th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,303781.08%
20177,225841.18%
20167,141690.98%
20157,0721111.59%
20146,961881.28%
20136,873-52-0.75%
20126,925220.32%
20116,903-66-0.95%
20106,969330.48%
19906,936-250-3.48%
19807,1862443.51%
19706,942-295-4.08%
19607,237-1,353-15.75%
19508,590-1,653-16.14%
194010,243-219-2.09%
193010,4628739.10%
19209,58988510.17%
19108,7042,18733.56%
19006,5173,341105.20%
18903,1763,0672813.76%
188010978251.61%
1870310.00%

How Many People Live in Thurston County, Nebraska?

7,225

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native4,13957.97%
White2,80139.23%
Two or More Races1251.75%
Asian510.71%
Black or African American190.27%
Some Other Race50.07%

Thurston County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2020

Thurston County, Nebraska Median Age

27.8


Total

26.6


Male

29.7


Female

Thurston County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,585 adults, (861 of whom are seniors) in Thurston County, Nebraska.

Thurston County, Nebraska Age Dependency

91.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Thurston County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,595

50.35%

Male

3,545

49.65%

Thurston County, Nebraska Households and Families

Thurston County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thurston County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
All59.7%40.3%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Male49.3%50.7%
Female39%61%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1753.2659.7
Married9603.6475.8
Non Family5621.1553.4
Female5034.4339
Male1504.7949.3

3.83

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thurston County, Nebraska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1343.46%
9th to 12th Grade3468.95%
High School Graduate1,27232.89%
Some College1,01826.32%
Associates Degree45211.69%
Bachelors Degree43211.17%
Graduate Degree2145.53%

Thurston County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8971,797472
Native American1,7941,478155
Hispanic123768
Multiple Races40365
Asian29136
Black1616
Other Race33

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 24.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,133$35,000$29,657
Less Than High School$24,083$25,893$12,500
High School Grad$26,524$30,915$23,013
Some College$30,027$32,917$27,593
Bachelors Degree$42,563$51,528$40,926
Graduate Degree$61,382$66,875$58,500

$32,133

Average Earnings

$35,000

Average Male

$29,657

Average Female

Thurston County, Nebraska Language

Thurston County, Nebraska Language by Age

Thurston County, Nebraska Language

96.13% of Thurston County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty

Thurston County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4,0861,58638.82%
White2,5472549.97%
Hispanic39216542.09%
Asian512345.10%
Multiple1251310.40%
Black17847.06%

28.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.52%

Male Poverty Rate

30.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska is Black, with 47.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thurston County, Nebraska is White, with 9.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.99%
High School22.11%
Some College18.95%
Bachelors or Greater7.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.84%
Male Unemployed42.64%
Female Employed12.92%
Male Employed7.82%

Thurston County, Nebraska Income

Thurston County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,149$65,158
Families$53,427$66,845
Married Families$69,479-
Non Families$28,043$53,583

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Thurston County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans

325

Number of Veterans

303

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam96
First Gulf War72
Second Gulf War39
Korea34
World War II21

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1898.65%
Indian1325.78%
Hispanic148.38%
Other3100.00%
Asian13.03%

Thurston County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

13.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Employment Status

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

Thurston County, Nebraska Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

46.57%

Born in Nebraska

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.43% of Thurston County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 46.57% having been born in Nebraska. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Thurston County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pender10021055535.29%
Emerson 840804-36-4.29%
Winnebago774795212.71%
Walthill78078440.51%
Rosalie16016442.50%
Thurston13213643.03%
  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