In 2018, Dawes County, NE had a population of 8.9k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $51,748. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Dawes County, NE declined from 8,972 to 8,896, a -0.847% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,146 to $51,748, a 12.1% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dawes County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.5%), White (Hispanic) (4.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%). NaNk% of the people in Dawes County, NE speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Dawes County, NE are Chadron State College (598 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Dawes County, NE is $120,000, and the homeownership rate is 64.7%. Most people in Dawes County, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Dawes County, NE is 2 cars per household.