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Scottsbluff Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Scottsbluff Area is 38,911. The Scottsbluff Area population density is 26.09 people per square mile, which is about the same as the state average density of 23.99 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Scottsbluff Area is white, which represent 93.08% of the total population. The average Scottsbluff Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 38,911. #677

Population Density, #756

Scottsbluff Area
26.09 per square mile
23.99 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:36,217 (93.08%, #193)
Black:257 (0.66%, #764)
Hispanic:8,189 (21.05%, #129)
Asian:262 (0.67%, #573)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):475 (1.22%, #187)
One Race, Other:1,039 (2.67%, see rank)
Two or More Races:661 (1.70%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:7,445 (90.91%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:131 (1.60%, see rank)
Cuban:18 (0.22%, see rank)
Central American:151 (1.84%, see rank)
South American:5 (0.06%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

33,717 (86.65%) out of the total population of 38,911 reported first ancestry.

 Scottsbluff Area% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Arab1010.26%, see rank0.42%0.56%
Czech4941.27%, see rank4.81%0.47%
Danish3911.00%, see rank2.36%0.42%
Dutch1,0332.65%, see rank1.94%1.40%
English4,07710.48%, see rank8.30%8.02%
French1,0022.58%, see rank2.66%3.34%
German15,17439.00%, see rank37.84%15.03%
Greek680.17%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian250.06%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish4,20810.81%, see rank13.72%10.80%
Italian4931.27%, see rank2.79%5.52%
Norwegian7321.88%, see rank2.03%1.42%
Polish3891.00%, see rank3.59%3.01%
Portuguese320.08%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian8902.29%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5321.37%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish6401.64%, see rank1.30%1.72%
Subsaharan African640.16%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish1,1602.98%, see rank4.41%1.27%
Swiss1120.29%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American1,6514.24%, see rank4.39%7.12%
Welsh3560.91%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 18,836 (48.41%, see rank)
Females: 20,075 (51.59%, see rank)

Scottsbluff Area
Male: 48.41%
Female: 51.59%
Male: 49.67%
Female: 50.33%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Scottsbluff Area
39.20 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Scottsbluff Area
38.00 years old
35.10 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Scottsbluff Area
39.90 years old
37.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Scottsbluff Area% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Under 5 years2,6036.69%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,7997.19%, see rank7.06%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,5616.58%, see rank6.83%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,5326.51%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,3656.08%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,65611.97%, see rank13.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,32211.11%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,12813.18%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years5,28113.57%, see rank12.20%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,2758.42%, see rank7.17%7.64%
75 to 84 2,2715.84%, see rank4.58%4.25%
85 years and over1,1182.87%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Scottsbluff AreaNebraskaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population26,051, 100%1,205,229209,056,129
Less Than High School3,230, 12.40%, see rank9.48%13.67%
High School Graduate7,969, 30.59%, see rank27.83%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree9,341, 35.86%, see rank33.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,676, 14.11%, see rank19.56%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,835, 7.04%, see rank9.40%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.28, see rank13.7413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Scottsbluff Area NebraskaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,44681.74%18.26%70.26%29.74%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,25288.31%, see rank11.69%, see rank87.51%12.49%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,97594.03%, see rank5.97%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College1,85584.64%, see rank15.36%, see rank79.70%20.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School36466.48%, see rank33.52%, see rank68.66%31.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Scottsbluff AreaNebraskaU.S.
Total Households15,526, 100%731,347116,211,092
Average Household Size2.45, see rank2.472.63
1 Person Households4,357, 28.06%, see rank28.72%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,169, 71.94%, see rank71.28%72.43%
Family Households (Families)10,308, 66.39%, see rank65.05%66.22%
Average Family Size3.06, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family7,691, 49.54%, see rank50.89%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,218, 33.61%, see rank34.95%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Scottsbluff Area%NebraskaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total30,948see rank1,467,464252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over14,808100%, see rank722,917123,281,364
Never Married4,17328.18%, see rank32.45%35.77%
Married8,48857.32%, see rank55.59%52.04%
Widowed4052.74%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced1,74211.76%, see rank9.51%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over16,140100%, see rank744,547129,692,771
Never Married3,72623.09%, see rank25.96%29.48%
Married8,31051.49%, see rank53.55%49.19%
Widowed1,88111.65%, see rank9.13%9.16%
Divorced2,22313.77%, see rank11.36%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Scottsbluff Area%NebraskaU.S.
Native37,25495.74%, see rank93.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence25,15164.64%, see rank65.36%58.73%
Born in Different State11,98830.81%, see rank27.42%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1150.30%, see rank0.73%1.42%
Foreign Born1,6574.26%, see rank6.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6171.59%, see rank2.30%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,0402.67%, see rank4.19%7.09%
Born In Europe1720.44%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia1240.32%, see rank1.71%3.82%
Born In Africa390.10%, see rank0.51%0.55%
Born In Oceania80.02%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,2603.24%, see rank3.65%6.83%
Born In Northern America540.14%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Scottsbluff Area%NebraskaU.S.
English13,52687.12%, see rank89.37%79.39%
Spanish1,72711.12%, see rank6.44%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1601.03%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages610.39%, see rank1.37%3.36%
Other520.33%, see rank0.69%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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