Bennington, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bennington, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bennington had a population of 1,608 as of July 1, 2015. Bennington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bennington is located at latitude 41.3676 and longitude -96.1617 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bennington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The City of Bennington has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve 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 Bennington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Bennington, NE Boundary Map

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Bennington, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,608
Population in Households 1,608
Population in Familes 1,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,927
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 633
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 477
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 502 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $226,389
Average Home Value $323,157
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,133
Average Household Income $94,005
Per Capita Income $35,403
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.88% 1.57%
Households 2.5% 1.71%
Families 4.01% 1.51%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

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Bennington, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bennington to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 72 88th
Population Density1 # 45 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 220 63rd
Median Household Income # 14 98th
Per Capita Income # 25 96th

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