Wheeler County, Nebraska Population 2022

Wheeler County, Nebraska's estimated population is 766 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wheeler County, Nebraska is the 83rd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 818 and has seen a growth of -6.36% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Population by Race

Wheeler County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Median Age

58.9


Total

53.6


Male

61.1


Female

Wheeler County, Nebraska Adults

There are 598 adults, (219 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler County, Nebraska.

Wheeler County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

57.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

339

49.20%

Male

350

50.80%

Wheeler County, Nebraska Population by Age

Wheeler County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Household Types

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.58

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Wheeler 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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wheeler County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,708

Average Earnings

$42,875

Average Male

$28,125

Average Female

Wheeler County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheeler County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Language

97.22% of Wheeler County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Wheeler County, Nebraska Language

Wheeler County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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12.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.71%

Male Poverty Rate

13.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Nebraska is White, with 11.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.23%.

Wheeler County, Nebraska Poverty

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheeler County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wheeler County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

68.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wheeler County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Marital Status

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41

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wheeler County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Wheeler County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Wheeler County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Wheeler 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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82.00%

Born in Wheeler County, Nebraska

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Wheeler County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 82.00% having been born in Nebraska. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wheeler 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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