Wood River, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wood River, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Wood River had a population of 1,468 as of July 1, 2015. Wood River ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Wood River is located at latitude 40.8208 and longitude -98.6003 in Hall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wood River (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,965 feet.

The City of Wood River 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.

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

City of Wood River, NE Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,468
Population in Households 1,419
Population in Familes 1,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 1,848
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 530
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 387
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $155,328
Average Home Value $224,801
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,994
Average Household Income $59,961
Per Capita Income $22,289
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.97% 1.66%
Households 1.99% 1.68%
Families 2.21% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.93%
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.

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Wood River, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wood River 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 # 83 86th
Population Density1 # 52 91st
Diversity Index2 # 36 94th
Median Household Income # 240 59th
Per Capita Income # 462 21st

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