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Steele City, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Steele City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 40.0366 and longitude -97.023. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,273 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Steele City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Steele City, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Steele City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Steele City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Steele City: Steel City, Steelburg, Steele.

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


Total Population 62
Population in Households 62
Population in Familes 51
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 266
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 57 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (38.6%)
Median Home Value $92,857
Average Home Value $142,500


Median Household Income $53,179
Average Household Income $61,588
Per Capita Income $28,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.38% 0.32%
Households 0.68% 0.57%
Families 10.01% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.46%
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.


Steele City, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steele City 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 # 504 12th
Population Density1 # 494 15th
Diversity Index2 # 348 39th
Median Household Income # 186 68th
Per Capita Income # 118 80th

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