Valley County, Nebraska Population 2021

Valley County, Nebraska's estimated population is 4,080 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Valley County, Nebraska is the 60th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 4,265 and has seen a growth of -4.34% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20214,080-39-0.95%
20204,119-39-0.94%
20194,158-39-0.93%
20184,197-30-0.71%
20174,227260.62%
20164,201330.79%
20154,168-49-1.16%
20144,217360.86%
20134,181-35-0.83%
20124,216-12-0.28%
20114,228-37-0.87%
20104,265-904-17.49%
19905,169-464-8.24%
19805,633-150-2.59%
19705,783-807-12.25%
19606,590-662-9.13%
19507,252-911-11.16%
19408,163-1,370-14.37%
19309,533-290-2.95%
19209,8233433.62%
19109,4802,14129.17%
19007,3392473.48%
18907,0924,768205.16%
18802,3240.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.95%
Founded
1873
County Seat
2010 Population
4,265
Growth Since 2010
-4.34%
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Valley County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,11697.86%
Two or More Races390.93%
Black or African American200.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.45%
Some Other Race120.29%
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Valley County, Nebraska Population by Race

Valley County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Valley County, Nebraska Median Age

46.2


Total

45.2


Male

46.5


Female

Valley County, Nebraska Adults

There are 3,268 adults, (1,067 of whom are seniors) in Valley County, Nebraska.

Valley County, Nebraska Age Dependency

91.1

Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

2,158

51.31%

Male

2,048

48.69%

Valley County, Nebraska Population by Age

Valley County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valley County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All74.3%25.7%
Male70%30%
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family53.5%46.5%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valley County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8652.2274.3
Married1,0672.8887.8
Non Family6471.1253.5
Female1112.2766.7
Male402.1370

2.74

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Valley County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1013.37%
9th to 12th Grade1304.34%
High School Graduate1,02334.18%
Some College73724.62%
Associates Degree2779.25%
Bachelors Degree54818.31%
Graduate Degree1775.91%
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Valley County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valley County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,8252,634702
Hispanic1248512
2+ Races2828
Black121111
Other Race1111
Native American44

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 black people with a rate of 91.67%.

Valley County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,210$43,354$27,138
Less Than 9th Grade$13,826$$13,269
High School Graduate$28,482$38,864$21,667
Some College$32,045$45,625$25,938
Bachelors Degree$40,556$50,938$35,391
Graduate Degree$63,942$90,694$57,083

$32,210

Average Earnings

$43,354

Average Male

$27,138

Average Female

Valley County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valley County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Valley County, Nebraska Language

97.67% of Valley County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Valley County, Nebraska Language

Valley County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,9133448.79%
Hispanic1333929.32%
Native19421.05%
Black1915.26%

9.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.07%

Male Poverty Rate

8.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 29.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley County, Nebraska is Black, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.63%.

Valley County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.86%
High School10.16%
Some College4.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.14%

Valley County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed85.71%
Female Employed7.61%
Male Employed7.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Valley County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valley County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,324$67,955
Families$74,714$84,987
Married Families$77,853-
Non Families$26,194$34,290
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Income by Household Type

Valley County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

65.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Valley County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Valley County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Valley County, Nebraska Marital Status

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322

Number of Veterans

287

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam137
Korea35
First Gulf War29
World War II23
Second Gulf War17

Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+121
65 to 7484
55 to 6478
35 to 5436
18 to 343

Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White32110.04%
Hispanic3022.90%
Other Race18.33%

Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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13.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Valley County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Valley County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Valley 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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84.45%

Born in Valley County, Nebraska

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Valley County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 84.45% having been born in Nebraska. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Valley 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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