Potter, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Potter, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Potter is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cheyenne County at latitude 41.2185 and longitude -103.3137. Cheyenne County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,400 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Potter 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 Potter (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Village of Potter, NE Boundary Map


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


Total Population 332
Population in Households 332
Population in Familes 272
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 719
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $139,706
Average Home Value $169,307


Median Household Income $54,025
Average Household Income $59,998
Per Capita Income $26,386
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.35% -0.06%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.23% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


Potter, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potter 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 # 263 55th
Population Density1 # 335 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 117 80th
Median Household Income # 152 74th
Per Capita Income # 221 62nd

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