Scotia, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Scotia, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Scotia had a population of 291 as of July 1, 2015. Scotia ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Scotia is located at latitude 41.4678 and longitude -98.7024 in Greeley County. 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. Greeley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,929 feet.

The Village of Scotia (GNIS ID: 2399775) 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 Village of Scotia is located within Scotia Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greeley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scotia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Scotia, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 291
Population in Households 283
Population in Familes 229
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 839
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $97,619
Average Home Value $209,184


Median Household Income $39,270
Average Household Income $46,990
Per Capita Income $20,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.68% -0.77%
Households -1.56% -0.63%
Families -2.17% -0.74%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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, 2015 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 # 288 51st
Population Density1 # 295 49th
Diversity Index2 # 444 24th
Median Household Income # 491 16th
Per Capita Income # 533 8th

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