Dakota County , Nebraska

Dakota County: County in Nebraska, United States

Dakota County locator map
Location of Dakota County on Nebraska map.


Dakota County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,006 and a population density of 30 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 20,070 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dakota City. The county was created 166 years ago in 1854.

Dakota County Courthouse 'Nebraska' 3 center image
Dakota County Courthouse 'Nebraska' 3 center
Dakota County Courthouse 'Nebraska' 3 center image


Dakota County is located at 42°23'28"N 96°33'52"W (42.3911100, -96.5645100). It has 4 neighbors: Woodbury County, Dixon County, Thurston County and Union County.

Dakota County map

The largest city of Dakota County is South Sioux City with a population of 12,809. Other cities include and Dakota City population 1,859. See all Dakota County cities & populated places.


Dakota County forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High near 57, with temperatures falling to around 52 in the afternoon. West northwest wind 5 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Dakota County Quick Facts

Population : 20,070 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
Different from : Dakota County
Area : 693 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Named for : Dakota people
Capital : Dakota City
Establishment : January 01, 1855
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:48:09 (20th October 2021)
Density : 29 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.66% (2010-2020)
Weather : 57℉ Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Dakota County has 4 neighbours.

  • Dakota City


According to census records, the population of Dakota County decreased by 4.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,006 - census
2011 20,811 -0.94% estimation process
2012 20,714 -0.47% estimation process
2013 20,765 0.25% estimation process
2014 20,547 -1.06% estimation process
2015 20,550 0.01% estimation process
2016 20,279 -1.34% estimation process
2017 20,010 -1.34% estimation process
2018 20,002 -0.04% estimation process
2019 20,026 0.12% estimation process
2020 20,070 0.22% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (2)

Dakota County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dakota County.

City Name Population Title
South Sioux City 12,809 City in Dakota County, Nebraska, United States
Dakota City 1,859 Dakota City is a city located in Dakota County, Nebraska, United States.
Homer 520 Village in Nebraska
Hubbard 227 Village in Nebraska, USA
Jackson 199 Village in Dakota County, Nebraska, United States

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