According to the most recent Boyd County Nebraska demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Boyd County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 1,812 which is the second smallest when sorted by population of all the other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest population in the area is Holt County which shows a population of 10,175 ( appreciably bigger). Figure 3 uses the Boyd County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Boyd County Nebraska depicts a decline of 287 (14%).
The total Boyd County Nebraska greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Boyd County depicts it has a Population Change of -13.7% which is the smallest when sorted by population percent change of all the other counties in the greater region.
Looking at the Boyd County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Boyd County Nebraska depicts it has 3 people per square mile which is the second smallest in order of population density of all the other counties in the local area. The next higher when sorted by population density is Gregory County 17.6% larger with population density of 4. The county with the highest population density in the area is Bon Homme County which shows a people per square mile of 12 (approximately 3.7 times bigger). Figure 6 provides Boyd County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Boyd County shows it has a Median Age of 55.5 which is the highest of all counties in the greater Boyd County region.
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Boyd County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Boyd County Nebraska has the smallest proportion of people between 20 and 29 years old at 7.2% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 20.4% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of people between 60 and 69 years old at 22.1% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Boyd County Nebraska Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Boyd County depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 2.5% which is in the intermediate range of other counties in the area.
Boyd County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Boyd County has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 10% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Boyd County households. Boyd County shows it has a Family Size of 2.8 which is the smallest in terms of average family size of all the other counties in the local area. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Charles Mix County which depicts an average family size of 4.0 (43.5% larger).
Looking at Boyd County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Boyd County depicts it has a Married-couple family of 90% which is the second most husband and wife family percent of all the counties in the greater Boyd County region. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Douglas County which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 93% (only about 3.7% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Boyd County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 4.2% which is the smallest as measured by percent of women who gave birth of all the other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Charles Mix County which depicts a birth rate of 10.4% (approximately 2.5 times bigger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 100% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Boyd County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Boyd County shows it has a Total Single People of 36% which is less than most other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Charles Mix County which depicts a percent single of 50% (41.3% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Boyd County is approximately three-fourths the size. Also, measured against the state of Nebraska, percent of people who are single for any reason of 47%, Boyd County is approximately three-fourths the size.
Boyd County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Boyd County residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Boyd County Nebraska has the largest proportion of citizens born In US at 2% of the total and is ranked #1. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the percentage of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 less than most other counties in the surrounding region at 23% of the total. Second, it has less than most other counties in the metro area in terms of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 7% of the total. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 60% of the total and is ranked #1. Also, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 10% of the total and is ranked #1.
Boyd County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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