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%). 0% of the households in Dawes County, NE speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.1% of the residents in Dawes County, NE are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Dawes County, NE are Chadron State College (575 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Dawes County, NE was $120,000, and the homeownership rate was 64.7%. Most people in Dawes County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 12.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Dawes County, NE was 2 cars per household.