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Wilcox, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Wilcox had a population of 362 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wilcox is located at latitude 40.3641 and longitude -99.1694 in Kearney County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wilcox (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kearney County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,241 feet.

The Village of Wilcox (GNIS ID: 2400169) 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 Wilcox is located within Township of Oneida, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kearney County.

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


Total Population 362
Population in Households 362
Population in Familes 312
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 671
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $88,750
Average Home Value $125,670


Median Household Income $57,163
Average Household Income $67,195
Per Capita Income $28,626
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.38%
Households 0.55% 0.53%
Families 1.08% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Wilcox, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilcox 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 # 245 58th
Population Density1 # 348 40th
Diversity Index2 # 207 64th
Median Household Income # 123 79th
Per Capita Income # 198 66th

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