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Elba, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Howard County at latitude 41.2856 and longitude -98.5678. Howard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,860 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Elba (see map) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 206
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 170
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 562
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $167,500
Average Home Value $200,649


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $59,083
Per Capita Income $26,005
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.0% -0.49%
Households -0.73% -0.21%
Families 3.63% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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, 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 # 348 40th
Population Density1 # 386 34th
Diversity Index2 # 446 23rd
Median Household Income # 287 50th
Per Capita Income # 241 59th

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