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Social Characteristics of Nebraska

Nebraska Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    731,347
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    475,740
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    65.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    216,149
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    29.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    372,214
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    50.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    151,661
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    20.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    30,529
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    17,553
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    72,997
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    46,935
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    255,607
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    35.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    210,048
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    76,038
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    233,014
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    31.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    177,859
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    24.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.47
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.05
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    1,804,020
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    731,347
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    40.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    372,301
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    20.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    530,933
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    29.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    70,390
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    99,049
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    42,182
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    722,917
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    234,563
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    32.4%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    393,305
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    54.4%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    8,589
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    17,736
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    68,724
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    744,547
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    193,268
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    26.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    387,945
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    52.1%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    10,745
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    67,980
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    84,609
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    11.4%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    27,600
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    8,128
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    29.4%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    37
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    64
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    17
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    119
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    23
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    24,816
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    11,179
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    45.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,117
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    2,413
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,780
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,869
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    11,179
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,954
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    62.2%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7,965
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    71.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    511,619
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    33,117
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    26,078
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    204,022
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    39.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    101,632
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    19.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    146,770
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    28.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    1,205,229
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    49,925
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    64,335
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    335,431
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    27.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    289,033
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    24.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    117,462
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    235,747
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    19.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    113,296
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    9.4%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    90.5%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    29.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    1,388,416
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    137,392
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    1,827,507
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    200,567
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    461,286
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    16,807
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    1,120,755
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    98,666
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    245,466
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    85,094
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    34.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    1,829,344
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    1,527,188
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    83.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    294,216
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    16.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    179,215
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    115,001
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    66,631
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    48,370
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    7,940
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    1,855,617
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    1,735,200
  • Percentage of Native persons
    93.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    1,721,580
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    92.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    1,212,744
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    65.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    508,836
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    27.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    13,620
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    120,417
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    120,417
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    42,721
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    35.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    77,696
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    64.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    134,037
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    13,620
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    13620%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    803
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    12,817
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    120,417
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    12,842
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    107,575
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    89.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    120,417
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    9,455
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    31,651
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    26.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    9,448
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    604
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    67,814
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    56.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1,445
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    1,725,169
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    1,540,977
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    89.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    184,192
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    83,597
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    122,164
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    57,612
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    25,553
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    6,925
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    23,976
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    13,271
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    12,499
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    5,789
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    1,855,617
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    81,406
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    7,826
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    89,257
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    43,737
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    36,072
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    153,943
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    44,236
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    5,216
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    699,898
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    37.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    3,771
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    3,177
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    254,525
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    13.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    51,841
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    3,017
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    37,623
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    66,640
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    1,444
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    12,414
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    15,543
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    24,190
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    1,127
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    15,021
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    81,825
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    7,844
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    2,121
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    11,071
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    1,583
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.