In 2020, Dawes County, NE had a population of 8.69k people with a median age of 34.3 and a median household income of $49,379. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Dawes County, NE declined from 8,810 to 8,685, a −1.42% decrease and its median household income declined from $50,750 to $49,379, a −2.7% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dawes County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.1%), White (Hispanic) (3.26%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.12%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.89%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%).
None of the households in Dawes County, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.5% of the residents in Dawes County, NE are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Dawes County, NE are Chadron State College (565 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Dawes County, NE was $125,200, and the homeownership rate was 63.5%. Most people in Dawes County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Dawes County, NE was 2 cars per household.