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The City of Crofton had a population of 754 as of July 1, 2016. Crofton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Crofton is located at latitude 42.7316 and longitude -97.4986 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crofton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,421 feet.

The City of Crofton (GNIS ID: 837950) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 754
Population in Households 754
Population in Familes 644
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,179
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 238
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 258 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $139,352
Average Home Value $227,510


Median Household Income $51,578
Average Household Income $71,919
Per Capita Income $29,968
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.32%
Households 0.88% 0.59%
Families 2.58% 0.5%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.19%
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.

Crofton, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crofton 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 # 156 73rd
Population Density1 # 177 70th
Diversity Index2 # 438 25th
Median Household Income # 239 59th
Per Capita Income # 123 79th

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