Washington County, Nebraska Population 2022

Washington County, Nebraska's estimated population is 20,991 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Nebraska is the 17th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 20,234 and has seen a growth of 3.74% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Washington County, Nebraska Population by Race

Washington County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington County, Nebraska Median Age

40.9


Total

39.8


Male

42.5


Female

Washington County, Nebraska Adults

There are 15,529 adults, (3,704 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Nebraska.

Washington County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

10,343

50.34%

Male

10,203

49.66%

Washington County, Nebraska Population by Age

Washington County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Nebraska Household Types

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.99

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Washington County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.79%.

Washington County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$49,421

Average Earnings

$61,606

Average Male

$38,873

Average Female

Washington County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Washington County, Nebraska Language

97.10% of Washington County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Washington County, Nebraska Language

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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7.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.96%

Male Poverty Rate

7.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Nebraska is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 0.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.01%.

Washington County, Nebraska Poverty

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Washington County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Washington County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Washington 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.

Washington County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Nebraska Marital Status

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1,532

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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67.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Washington County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Washington 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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71.16%

Born in Washington County, Nebraska

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Washington County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 71.16% having been born in Nebraska. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington 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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