POPULATION BY AGE AND SEX
Nebraska - Selected Years                
  2000 2010  
Age Total Male Female Total Male Female      
All Ages 1,711,263 843,351 867,912 1,826,341 906,296 920,045
Under 5 Years 117,048 59,681 57,367 131,908 67,630 64,278
5-9 Years 123,445 63,001 60,444 128,928 65,888 63,040
10-14 Years 128,934 66,180 62,754 122,706 62,686 60,020
15-19 Years 134,909 69,235 65,674 128,930 66,033 62,897
20-24 Years 120,331 61,301 59,030 129,276 66,232 63,044
25-29 Years 112,049 57,373 54,676 129,076 65,891 63,185
30-34 Years 111,224 56,673 54,551 116,100 59,085 57,015
35-44 Years 263,834 132,620 131,214 220,838 111,948 108,890
45-54 Years 225,754 112,606 113,148 258,726 129,381 129,345
55-59 Years 77,584 38,280 39,304 117,686 58,068 59,618
60-64 Years 63,956 30,771 33,185 95,490 47,051 48,439
65-74 Years 115,699 53,065 62,634 123,126 58,164 64,962
75-84 Years 82,543 33,003 49,540 84,243 35,449 48,794
85 Years & Over 33,953 9,562 24,391 39,308 12,790 26,518
Under 18 Years 450,242 230,386 219,856 459,221 235,149 224,072
 As % of Total 26.3% 27.3% 25.3% 25.1% 25.9% 24.4%
65 Years & Over 232,195 95,630 136,565 246,667 106,403 140,264
  As % of Total 13.6% 11.3% 15.7% 13.5% 11.7% 15.2%
Median Age 35.3 34.0 36.6 36.2 35.0 37.5      
  1970 1980 1990
Age Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
All Ages 1,483,493 724,455 759,038 1,569,825 765,894 803,931 1,578,417 769,422 808,995
Under 5 Years 120,222 61,188 59,034 122,946 62,703 60,243 121,175 62,279 58,896
5-9 Years 147,228 74,811 72,417 118,045 60,399 57,646 126,045 64,398 61,647
10-14 Years 152,969 78,362 74,607 120,907 61,803 59,104 117,094 60,068 57,026
15-19 Years 143,175 71,377 71,798 147,249 74,437 72,812 113,347 57,782 55,565
20-24 Years 114,687 55,167 59,520 148,734 74,697 74,037 109,015 54,816 54,199
25-29 Years 89,053 44,302 44,751 134,794 67,366 67,428 124,976 62,459 62,517
30-34 Years 77,931 38,583 39,348 114,407 57,398 57,009 131,895 66,117 65,778
35-44 Years 159,081 78,663 80,418 163,477 81,674 82,100 228,572 114,006 114,566
45-54 Years 156,963 77,411 79,552 150,653 73,975 76,678 148,802 73,595 75,207
55-59 Years 71,788 34,605 37,183 75,104 36,566 38,538 66,967 32,244 34,723
60-64 Years 66,870 31,737 35,133 67,528 31,490 36,038 67,852 32,523 35,329
65-74 Years 105,221 46,763 58,458 114,021 50,455 63,566 117,546 52,486 65,060
75-84 Years 61,964 25,454 36,510 67,919 25,514 42,406 76,212 28,710 47,502
85 Years & Over 16,341 6,032 10,309 23,744 7,417 16,327 28,919 7,939 20,980
Under 18 Years 507,491 258,406 249,085 447,170 228,450 218,720 451,608 231,562 220,046
 As % of Total 34.2% 35.7% 32.8% 28.5% 29.8% 27.2% 27.2% 30.1% 27.2%
65 Years & Over 183,526 78,249 105,277 205,684 83,386 122,298 222,677 89,135 133,542
 As % of Total 12.4% 10.8% 13.9% 13.1% 10.9% 15.2% 14.1% 11.6% 16.5%
Median Age 28.6 27.4 29.7 29.7 28.6 30.9 32.9 31.7 34.1
  1940 1950 1960
Age Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
All Ages 1,315,834 665,788 650,046 1,325,510 667,332 658,178 1,411,330 700,026 711,304
Under 5 Years 104,546 53,511 51,035 140,169 71,463 68,706 160,207 81,711 78,496
5-9 Years 108,552 55,268 53,284 110,805 56,549 54,256 147,411 74,761 72,650
10-14 Years 118,433 60,398 58,035 97,710 50,332 47,378 128,207 65,472 62,735
15-19 Years 125,101 63,304 61,797 97,265 48,605 48,660 100,283 50,130 50,153
20-24 Years 107,339 52,418 54,921 98,877 49,437 49,440 82,974 40,513 42,461
25-29 Years 100,045 49,358 50,687 99,135 50,478 48,657 82,625 41,112 41,513
30-34 Years 95,553 47,518 48,035 90,629 44,877 45,752 86,819 43,529 43,290
35-44 Years 174,684 87,253 87,431 174,822 87,471 87,351 170,643 85,017 85,626
45-54 Years 161,797 82,758 79,039 153,354 76,658 76,696 155,430 76,896 78,534
55-59 Years 63,245 33,023 30,222 70,790 35,742 35,048 68,833 33,768 35,065
60-64 Years 50,907 26,405 24,502 61,575 31,322 30,253 63,742 30,766 32,976
65-74 Years 70,816 36,709 34,107 85,660 42,847 42,813 105,149 50,068 55,081
75-84 Years 34,816 17,865 16,951 44,419 21,569 22,850 48,543 21,975 26,568
85 Years & Over NA NA NA NA NA NA 10,464 4,308 6,156
Under 18 Years NA NA NA NA NA NA 499,907 254,772 245,135
 As % of Total NA NA NA NA NA NA 35.4% 36.4% 34.5%
65 Years & Over 105,632 54,574 51,058 130,079 64,416 65,663 164,156 76,351 87,805
 As % of Total 8.0% 8.2% 7.9% 9.8% 9.7% 10.0% 11.6% 10.9% 12.3%
Median Age 29.7 29.9 29.5 31.0 30.0 31.3 30.2 29.6 30.9
  1910 1920 1930
Age Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
All Ages 1,192,214 627,782 564,432 1,296,732 672,805 623,927 1,377,963 706,348 671,615
Under 5 Years 140,096 71,148 68,948 143,240 73,017 70,223 130,337 66,742 63,595
5-9 Years 128,086 64,928 63,158 140,580 71,498 69,082 141,487 71,931 69,556
10-14 Years 121,782 61,594 60,188 132,108 66,992 65,116 136,339 69,173 67,166
15-19 Years 124,518 63,188 61,330 119,052 59,625 59,427 132,100 66,788 65,312
20-24 Years 123,104 64,722 58,382 116,815 58,451 58,364 120,788 60,298 60,490
25-29 Years 105,572 56,370 49,202 113,488 57,863 55,625 104,370 52,163 52,207
30-34 Years 86,136 46,122 40,014 100,763 52,355 48,408 99,601 50,976 48,625
35-44 Years 138,123 74,378 63,745 163,093 86,741 76,352 189,667 97,628 92,039
45-54 Years 106,507 59,621 46,886 118,405 64,396 54,009 141,506 74,511 66,995
55-59 Years 36,476 20,326 16,150 44,522 24,653 19,869 52,041 27,577 24,464
60-64 Years 29,074 15,980 13,094 37,419 20,864 16,555 42,783 22,815 19,968
65-74 Years 36,577 20,251 16,326 44,549 24,264 20,285 59,956 32,625 27,331
75-84 Years 14,194 7,689 6,505 19,792 10,461 9,331 23,238 13,641 9,597
85 Years & Over NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Under 18 Years NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
 As % of Total NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65 Years & Over 50,771 27,940 22,831 64,341 34,725 29,616 83,194 46,266 36,928
 As % of Total 4.3% 4.5% 4.0% 5.0% 5.2% 4.7% 6.0% 6.6% 5.5%
Median Age 23.3 24.0 22.4 24.8 25.5 24.1 26.3 26.7 25.9
Source: U. S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census of Population, May 2001, and Web release, 2011
Last Updated: 19-May-11
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov