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Orleans, Nebraska - Basic Facts

Orleans is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Orleans.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Harlan County at latitude 40.1292 and longitude -99.4554. Harlan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Orleans (see map) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 399
Population in Households 398
Population in Familes 310
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 665
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (27.5%)
Median Home Value $87,981
Average Home Value $138,576


Median Household Income $50,652
Average Household Income $72,752
Per Capita Income $34,247
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.78% 1.22%
Households 0.98% 1.28%
Families 2.31% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.42%
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.


Orleans, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orleans 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 # 231 60th
Population Density1 # 352 39th
Diversity Index2 # 407 30th
Median Household Income # 260 55th
Per Capita Income # 20 97th

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