Orleans, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Orleans, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Orleans had a population of 407 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Orleans is located at latitude 40.1317 and longitude -99.4551 in Harlan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Orleans (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harlan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The Village of Orleans (GNIS ID: 2399587) 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 Orleans is located within Township of Orleans, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harlan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orleans 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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Orleans, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 407
Population in Households 407
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 678
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $90,686
Average Home Value $138,072


Median Household Income $45,599
Average Household Income $67,157
Per Capita Income $31,618
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 1.62%
Households 1.17% 1.72%
Families 2.35% 1.59%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   3.07%
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, 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 # 229 61st
Population Density1 # 347 40th
Diversity Index2 # 328 44th
Median Household Income # 351 40th
Per Capita Income # 61 90th

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