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Bennington, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Douglas County at latitude 41.3647 and longitude -96.1578. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bennington (see map) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,581
Population in Households 1,581
Population in Familes 1,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,895
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 613
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 464
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $214,493
Average Home Value $312,143


Median Household Income $79,526
Average Household Income $93,239
Per Capita Income $34,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.92% 2.08%
Households 2.32% 2.13%
Families 4.3% 2.03%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.


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, 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 # 73 88th
Population Density1 # 50 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 199 67th
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 13 98th

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