Nebraska Census 2000 and 2010 counts with 2020 to 2050 Projected Figures by Selected Age Categories for Major Racial/Ethnic Groups 
Census Count Projected 2000-2010 2010-2020 2020-2030 2030-2040 2040-2050
Category 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050 Change % Ch. Change % Ch. Change % Ch. Change % Ch. Change % Ch.
Nebraska 1,711,263 1,826,341 1,940,114 2,054,752 2,154,396 2,240,608 115,078 6.7 113,773 6.2 114,638 5.9 99,644 4.8% 86,212 4.0%
Age < 18 450,242 459,221 472,405 483,313 501,176 515,059 8,979 2.0 13,184 2.9 10,908 2.3 17,863 3.7% 13,883 2.8%
Age 18+ 1,261,021 1,367,120 1,467,709 1,571,439 1,653,220 1,725,549 106,099 8.4 100,589 7.4 103,730 7.1 81,781 5.2% 72,329 4.4%
Age 18-44 661,532 648,541 679,315 707,434 723,263 746,741 -12,991 -2.0 30,774 4.7 28,119 4.1 15,829 2.2% 23,478 3.2%
Age 45-64 367,294 471,902 463,697 445,362 481,935 507,950 104,608 28.5 -8,205 -1.7 -18,335 -4.0 36,573 8.2% 26,015 5.4%
Age 65+ 232,195 246,677 324,697 418,643 448,022 470,858 14,482 6.2 78,020 31.6 93,946 28.9 29,379 7.0% 22,836 5.1%
Age 85+ 33,953 39,308 42,889 50,532 82,241 103,489 5,355 15.8 3,581 9.1 7,643 17.8 31,709 62.8% 21,248 25.8%
White NH 1,494,494 1,499,753 1,503,421 1,488,416 1,447,937 1,389,427 5,259 0.4 3,668 0.2 -15,005 -1.0 -40,479 -2.7% -58,510 -4.0%
Age < 18 368,126 332,797 325,488 313,513 293,968 284,030 -35,329 -9.6 -7,309 -2.2 -11,975 -3.7 -19,545 -6.2% -9,938 -3.4%
Age 18+ 1,126,368 1,166,956 1,177,933 1,174,903 1,153,969 1,105,397 40,588 3.6 10,977 0.9 -3,030 -0.3 -20,934 -1.8% -48,572 -4.2%
Age 18-44 564,287 511,599 491,035 464,908 444,795 427,407 -52,688 -9.3 -20,564 -4.0 -26,127 -5.3 -20,113 -4.3% -17,388 -3.9%
Age 45-64 339,122 422,036 387,422 337,409 335,050 317,591 82,914 24.4 -34,614 -8.2 -50,013 -12.9 -2,359 -0.7% -17,459 -5.2%
Age 65+ 222,959 233,321 299,476 372,586 374,124 360,399 10,362 4.6 66,155 28.4 73,110 24.4 1,538 0.4% -13,725 -3.7%
Age 85+ 33,083 38,137 40,811 46,953 74,339 88,893 5,054 15.3 2,674 7.0 6,142 15.0 27,386 58.3% 14,554 19.6%
Black NH 67,537 80,959 95,939 111,797 128,173 145,148 13,422 19.9 14980 18.5 15,858 16.5 16,376 14.6% 16,975 13.2%
Age < 18 23,714 25,978 28,876 32,235 35,220 38,813 2,264 9.5 2,898 11.2 3,359 11.6 2,985 9.3% 3,593 10.2%
Age 18+ 43,823 54,981 67,063 79,562 92,953 106,335 11,158 25.5 12,082 22.0 12,499 18.6 13,391 16.8% 13,382 14.4%
Age 18-44 28,319 32,633 38,301 42,741 46,916 52,463 4,314 15.2 5,668 17.4 4,440 11.6 4,175 9.8% 5,547 11.8%
Age 45-64 11,110 16,988 20,383 23,452 29,239 32,794 5,878 52.9 3,395 20.0 3,069 15.1 5,787 24.7% 3,555 12.2%
Age 65+ 4,394 5,360 8,379 13,369 16,798 21,078 966 22.0 3,019 56.3 4,990 59.6 3,429 25.6% 4,280 25.5%
Age 85+ 487 485 691 955 1,780 2,853 -2 -0.4 206 42.5 264 38.2 825 86.4% 1,073 60.3%
Hispanic 94,425 167,405 242,531 332,743 432,107 538,941 72,980 77.3 75,126 44.9 90,212 37.2 99,364 29.9% 106,834 24.7%
Age < 18 37,218 69,184 86,853 107,469 135,785 155,842 31,966 85.9 17,669 25.5 20,616 23.7 28,316 26.3% 20,057 14.8%
Age 18+ 57,207 98,221 155,678 225,274 296,322 383,099 41,014 71.7 57,457 58.5 69,596 44.7 71,048 31.5% 86,777 29.3%
Age 18-44 45,066 72,438 106,322 142,326 170,979 204,791 27,372 60.7 33,884 46.8 36,004 33.9 28,653 20.1% 33,812 19.8%
Age 45-64 9,499 21,123 39,187 61,579 85,629 114,024 11,624 122.4 18,064 85.5 22,392 57.1 24,050 39.1% 28,395 33.2%
Age 65+ 2,642 4,660 10,169 21,369 39,714 64,284 2,018 76.4 5,509 118.2 11,200 110.1 18,345 85.8% 24,570 61.9%
Age 85+ 198 411 838 1,455 3,533 7,498 213 107.6 427 103.9 617 73.6 2,078 142.8% 3,965 112.2%
Sources: 2000 and 2010 Censuses (SF1, PCT12 series); June 2013 Population Projections, CPAR @ UNO
Last Updated: 8/16/13
by Nebraska Databook
email: mike.lundeen@nebraska.gov