McPherson County NE Information


McPherson County Subdivisions

McPherson County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 506
Population in Households 506
Population in Familes 448
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $152,857


Median Household Income $53,605
Average Household Income $62,788
Per Capita Income $25,066
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.01% -1.38%
Households -0.7% -1.22%
Families -0.72% -1.21%
Median Household Income   3.83%
Per Capita Income   3.6%
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.


McPherson County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McPherson County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents 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 # 91 3rd
Population Density1 # 93 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 89 5th
Median Household Income # 13 87th
Per Capita Income # 65 31st

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