Valley County, Nebraska Population 2024

4,071

Valley County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 4,071 with a growth rate of -0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Valley County, Nebraska is the 59th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 4,267 and has seen a growth of -4.59% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,066-1-0.02%
20284,067-1-0.02%
20274,068-1-0.02%
20264,069-1-0.02%
20254,070-1-0.02%
20244,071-1-0.02%
20234,072-1-0.02%
20224,073-1-0.02%
20214,074190.47%
20204,055-62-1.51%
20194,117-58-1.39%
20184,175-39-0.93%
20174,214230.55%
20164,191240.58%
20154,167-50-1.19%
20144,217360.86%
20134,181-35-0.83%
20124,216-11-0.26%
20114,227-40-0.94%
20104,267
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%
18802,324-1,742-42.84%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.02% (-1)
County Seat
2010 Population
4,267
Area
568 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.59% (-196)
Founded
1873

Valley County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,97698.1%
Native American290.72%
Two or more races200.49%
Asian110.27%
Other race100.25%
Black or African American70.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Valley County, Nebraska Population by Race

Valley County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Valley County, Nebraska Median Age

46.3

Total

45.2

Male

48.1

Female

Valley County, Nebraska Adults

There are 3,157 adults, (1,021 of whom are seniors) in Valley County, Nebraska.

Valley County, Nebraska Age Dependency

89.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female2,02750.01%
Male2,02649.99%

Valley County, Nebraska Population by Age

Valley County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7502.2877.422.6
Married9392.9286.913.1
Non Family6161.162.237.8
Female1342.9884.315.7
Male612.7970.529.5
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Valley County, Nebraska Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Valley County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50%.

Valley County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,023

Average Earnings

$46,522

Average Male

$35,579

Average Female

Valley County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valley County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Valley County, Nebraska Language

96.92% of Valley County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.04% of the population.

Valley County, Nebraska Language

Valley County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,8633208.28%
Hispanic743243.24%
Multiple1616.25%
showing: 3 rows

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.19%

Male Poverty Rate

8.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 43.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.5%.

Valley County, Nebraska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.43%
High School7.69%
Bachelors or Greater5.47%
Some College4.15%
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Valley County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6%
Female Employed4.99%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Valley County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valley County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Valley County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Valley County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Valley County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

289

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Valley County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Valley County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Valley County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.46%

Born in Valley County, Nebraska

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.69% of Valley County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 82.46% having been born in Nebraska. 0.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Valley County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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