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Elm Creek, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Elm Creek is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Buffalo County at latitude 40.7201 and longitude -99.3756. Buffalo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,267 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Elm Creek 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 Village of Elm Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,005
Population in Households 1,005
Population in Familes 821
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,445
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 419
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $110,417
Average Home Value $124,199


Median Household Income $48,174
Average Household Income $56,279
Per Capita Income $22,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.6% 2.14%
Households 2.77% 2.24%
Families 3.99% 2.2%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.


Elm Creek, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elm Creek 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 # 114 81st
Population Density1 # 117 80th
Diversity Index2 # 295 50th
Median Household Income # 317 46th
Per Capita Income # 413 29th

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