Gage County NE Information


Gage County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,864
Population in Households 21,349
Population in Familes 16,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 515
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 9,372
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 6,027
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,393 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,979 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,094 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $123,192
Average Home Value $152,913


Median Household Income $47,559
Average Household Income $60,455
Per Capita Income $26,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.41%
Households -0.09% -0.27%
Families -0.19% -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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.


Gage County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gage 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 # 14 86th
Population Density1 # 19 81st
Diversity Index2 # 57 40th
Median Household Income # 41 57th
Per Capita Income # 46 52nd

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