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The Village of Elba had a population of 217 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Elba is located at latitude 41.2853 and longitude -98.5693 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elba (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,860 feet.

The Village of Elba (GNIS ID: 2398793) 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 Elba is located within Elba Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Howard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elba population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 217
Population in Households 217
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 592
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $86,538
Average Home Value $134,177


Median Household Income $41,181
Average Household Income $54,882
Per Capita Income $23,170
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.27%
Households 0.16% 0.2%
Families 2.96% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.

Elba, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elba to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 344 41st
Population Density1 # 381 34th
Diversity Index2 # 400 31st
Median Household Income # 458 21st
Per Capita Income # 499 14th

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