Furnas County NE Information


Furnas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,967
Population in Households 4,886
Population in Familes 3,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,203
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,350
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,821 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,572 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 631 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 618 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $68,460
Average Home Value $109,637


Median Household Income $39,567
Average Household Income $55,077
Per Capita Income $24,561
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.11%
Households 0.13% 0.18%
Families 0.01% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.


Furnas County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Furnas County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents 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 # 58 39th
Population Density1 # 55 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 53 43rd
Median Household Income # 86 9th
Per Capita Income # 71 25th

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