Harlan County NE Information


Harlan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,498
Population in Households 3,451
Population in Familes 2,772
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,573
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,000
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,202 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 371 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,011 (39.1%)
Median Home Value $86,235
Average Home Value $112,978


Median Household Income $46,210
Average Household Income $60,480
Per Capita Income $27,307
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.4%
Households 0.56% 0.55%
Families 0.46% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.


Harlan County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harlan 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 # 65 31st
Population Density1 # 59 38th
Diversity Index2 # 72 23rd
Median Household Income # 51 46th
Per Capita Income # 32 67th

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