Bow Valley, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bow Valley, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Bow Valley Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cedar County at latitude 42.7154 and longitude -97.2522. Cedar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,260 feet.

The formal official name is the Bow Valley Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bow Valley, Nebraska.

The U5 Census Class Code for Bow Valley indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Bow Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Bow Valley Census Designated Place, NE Boundary Map


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


Total Population 120
Population in Households 120
Population in Familes 106
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 841
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 44 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $189,865


Median Household Income $48,942
Average Household Income $66,694
Per Capita Income $26,128
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 0.33%
Households 1.1% 0.45%
Families 1.48% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.99%
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.


Bow Valley, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bow Valley 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 # 427 27th
Population Density1 # 293 50th
Diversity Index2 # 563 3rd
Median Household Income # 307 47th
Per Capita Income # 235 60th

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