Cook, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cook, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Cook had a population of 306 as of July 1, 2015. 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, 2015.

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Village of Cook, NE Boundary Map

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Cook, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 306
Population in Households 306
Population in Familes 256
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,770
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 139
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $79,245


Median Household Income $45,374
Average Household Income $52,767
Per Capita Income $22,109
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.91% -0.73%
Households -0.8% -0.73%
Families 1.65% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.49%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 281 52nd
Population Density1 # 65 89th
Diversity Index2 # 221 63rd
Median Household Income # 358 38th
Per Capita Income # 469 19th

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