Steele City, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Steele City, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Steele City had a population of 61 as of July 1, 2016. Steele City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Steele City is located at latitude 40.0366 and longitude -97.023 in Jefferson County. 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. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,273 feet.

The Village of Steele City (GNIS ID: 2399890) 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 Steele City is located within Newton Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

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

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

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


Total Population 61
Population in Households 61
Population in Familes 50
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 262
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 1.74
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $168,966


Median Household Income $51,737
Average Household Income $61,092
Per Capita Income $28,706
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.33%
Households 0.46% -0.58%
Families 6.7% -0.85%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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, 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 # 508 12th
Population Density1 # 498 14th
Diversity Index2 # 271 53rd
Median Household Income # 238 59th
Per Capita Income # 196 66th

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