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Edgar, Nebraska - Basic Facts

Edgar is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Edgar.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clay County at latitude 40.3722 and longitude -97.9714. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,726 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Edgar (see map) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edgar: Eden.

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


Total Population 564
Population in Households 546
Population in Familes 435
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 714
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 243
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $69,583
Average Home Value $161,364


Median Household Income $36,544
Average Household Income $45,360
Per Capita Income $19,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.97% 1.25%
Households 3.26% 1.44%
Families 5.72% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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.


Edgar, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgar 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 # 189 68th
Population Density1 # 339 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 364 38th
Median Household Income # 523 10th
Per Capita Income # 533 8th

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