The City of Central City had a population of 2,899 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Central City is located at latitude 41.1133 and longitude -98.0002 in Merrick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Central City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Merrick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,699 feet.
The City of Central City (GNIS ID: 837913) 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 Central City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,767|
|Population in Familes||2,186|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||132|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,441 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||791 (54.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||453 (31.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||197 (13.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$76,781|
|Average Home Value||$117,898|
|Median Household Income||$47,362|
|Average Household Income||$52,589|
|Per Capita Income||$22,787|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.14%|
|Per Capita Income||1.5%|
The table below compares Central City 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.
|Total Population||# 49||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 159||73rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 166||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 326||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 517||11th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.