Broken Bow demographics profile

StatisticBroken BowNebraskaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,7982591
Median age36.736.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%45%43%
Speak English94%89%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%
Broken Bow, NE has a population of 3,512 and is the 8,040th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,798 per sq mi which is 7094% higher than the Nebraska average and 1885% higher than the national average. The median age in Broken Bow is 37 which is approximately 1% higher than the Nebraska average of 36. In Broken Bow, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 77% of Broken Bow residents were born in Nebraska, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Broken Bow is 7094% higher than Nebraska.
  • The median age in Broken Bow is 1% higher than Nebraska.
  • In Broken Bow 96.27% of the population is White.
  • In Broken Bow 1.34% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Broken Bow 1.99% of the population is Asian.

Compare Broken Bow, NE Demographics To Other Cities


      Broken Bow population breakdown by race

      RaceBroken BowNebraskaNational
      Black or African American1.34%4.70%12.63%
      American Indian0.14%0.84%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race0.00%2.32%3.06%
      Other race0.26%1.95%4.75%
      In Broken Bow, 2.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Broken Bow, NE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).