Cook, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cook, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Cook had a population of 316 as of July 1, 2016. Cook ranks in the upper 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 Cook is located at latitude 40.5106 and longitude -96.1616 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cook (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,053 feet.

The Village of Cook (GNIS ID: 2398621) 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 Cook is located within Spring Creek Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cook 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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Cook, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 316
Population in Households 316
Population in Familes 264
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,828
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $90,000
Average Home Value $133,333


Median Household Income $52,919
Average Household Income $61,969
Per Capita Income $25,689
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.45%
Households -0.33% -0.57%
Families 1.72% -0.61%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

Cook, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cook 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 # 275 53rd
Population Density1 # 53 91st
Diversity Index2 # 240 58th
Median Household Income # 209 64th
Per Capita Income # 373 36th

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