Broadwater, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Broadwater, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Broadwater is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Morrill County at latitude 41.5979 and longitude -102.8524. Morrill County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,586 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Broadwater, but most people and references simply refer to it as Broadwater, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Broadwater indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Broadwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Broadwater, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 132
Population in Households 132
Population in Familes 107
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 830
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 63
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $121,875
Average Home Value $182,222


Median Household Income $37,354
Average Household Income $54,133
Per Capita Income $23,341
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.73% 0.45%
Households 1.15% 0.32%
Families 4.96% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   3.77%
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.


Broadwater, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broadwater to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 413 29th
Population Density1 # 300 48th
Diversity Index2 # 66 89th
Median Household Income # 511 12th
Per Capita Income # 387 33rd

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