Benkelman, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Benkelman, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Benkelman had a population of 881 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Benkelman is located at latitude 40.0517 and longitude -101.5354 in Dundy County. The formal boundaries for the City of Benkelman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dundy County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,986 feet.

The City of Benkelman (GNIS ID: 2394133) 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.

The City of Benkelman is located within Benkelman Number 2 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dundy County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Benkelman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Benkelman: Benkleman, Collinsville.


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Benkelman, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 881
Population in Households 849
Population in Familes 650
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 1,099
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 414
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 234
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 302 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (26.2%)
Median Home Value $76,364
Average Home Value $121,875
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,229
Average Household Income $54,617
Per Capita Income $25,125
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.25% -1.33%
Households -1.15% -1.29%
Families -0.54% -1.41%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.

Benkelman, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benkelman to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 133 77th
Population Density1 # 201 66th
Diversity Index2 # 171 70th
Median Household Income # 529 9th
Per Capita Income # 411 29th

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