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Alliance, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Alliance is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Box Butte County at latitude 42.1015 and longitude -102.8769. Box Butte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,966 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Alliance, but most people and references simply refer to it as Alliance, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Alliance indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Alliance (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alliance: Grand Lake.

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Alliance, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,651
Population in Households 8,513
Population in Familes 6,884
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density1 1,835
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 3,656
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,351
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,422 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,234 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 523 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $91,721
Average Home Value $109,620


Median Household Income $53,631
Average Household Income $60,890
Per Capita Income $25,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.22%
Households 0.63% 0.41%
Families 0.77% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Alliance, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alliance to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 97th
Population Density1 # 56 91st
Diversity Index2 # 38 94th
Median Household Income # 165 72nd
Per Capita Income # 254 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.