In 2017, Dawes County, NE had a population of 8.97k people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $46,146. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dawes County, NE declined from 9,082 to 8,972, a -1.21% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,685 to $46,146, a 8.11% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dawes County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.3%), White (Hispanic) (3.39%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%). N/A% of the people in Dawes County, NE speak a non-English language, and 97.2% 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 $107,500, and the homeownership rate is 62.5%. Most people in Dawes County, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Dawes County, NE is 2 cars per household.