Statistic Kearney Nebraska National
Population 33,783 1,934,408 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 2,284 25 91
Median age 32.1 36.2 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 51% 59% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 46% 45% 43%
Speak English 91% 89% 79%
Speak Spanish 6% 7% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Kearney is 9035% higher than Nebraska
  • The median age in Kearney is 11% lower than Nebraska
  • In Kearney 90.13% of the population is White
  • In Kearney 1.02% of the population is Black
  • In Kearney 2.10% of the population is Asian

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      Kearney population breakdown by race

      Race Kearney Nebraska National
      White 90.13% 88.01% 73.35%
      Black 1.02% 4.70% 12.63%
      Asian 2.10% 2.12% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.22% 0.84% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.01% 0.07% 0.18%
      Mixed race 2.88% 2.32% 3.06%
      Other race 3.64% 1.95% 4.75%
      In Kearney, 9.5% 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 Kearney, NE demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).