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Tekamah, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Tekamah had a population of 1,693 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tekamah is located at latitude 41.7779 and longitude -96.2241 in Burt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tekamah (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Burt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The City of Tekamah (GNIS ID: 838280) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tekamah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tekamah: Tekama.

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Tekamah, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,693
Daytime Population: Workers 663
Daytime Population: Residents 819
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,482
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,666
Population in Familes 1,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 1,060
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $51,772
Average Household Income $71,465
Per Capita Income $29,410


Total Housing Units 815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 518 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $117,978
Average Home Value $146,236


Total Households 699
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 483
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.35% -0.48%
Households -0.31% -0.46%
Families 0.14% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Tekamah, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tekamah to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 69 88th
Population Density # 210 64th
Diversity Index # 305 48th
Median Household Income # 270 54th
Per Capita Income # 221 62nd

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