Scotia, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Scotia, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Scotia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Greeley County at latitude 41.4678 and longitude -98.7024. Greeley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,929 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Scotia, but most people and references simply refer to it as Scotia, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Scotia indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Scotia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Village of Scotia, NE Boundary Map


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


Total Population 295
Population in Households 287
Population in Familes 232
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 851
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $95,238
Average Home Value $202,750


Median Household Income $40,541
Average Household Income $47,039
Per Capita Income $20,176
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.75% -0.69%
Households -1.56% -0.62%
Families -2.39% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.


Scotia, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotia 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 # 285 51st
Population Density1 # 288 51st
Diversity Index2 # 445 23rd
Median Household Income # 442 24th
Per Capita Income # 525 10th

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