Population density (sq mi)2,3432591
Median age30.636.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%45%43%
Speak English93%89%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Kearney is 9274% higher than Nebraska
  • The median age in Kearney is 15% lower than Nebraska
  • In Kearney 93.01% of the population is White
  • In Kearney 1.31% of the population is Black
  • In Kearney 1.86% of the population is Asian

Compare Kearney, NE Demographics


      Kearney population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.33%0.84%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.01%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race2.13%2.32%3.06%
      Other race1.35%1.95%4.75%
      In Kearney, 7.8% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Kearney age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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