Nemaha County NE Information


Nemaha County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,396
Population in Households 6,860
Population in Familes 5,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 536
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 2,971
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,847
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,025 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 946 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 604 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $98,170
Average Home Value $139,827


Median Household Income $46,713
Average Household Income $64,319
Per Capita Income $26,211
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.09%
Households 0.1% 0.01%
Families -0.01% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.


Nemaha County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nemaha 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 # 40 58th
Population Density1 # 23 76th
Diversity Index2 # 56 41st
Median Household Income # 47 51st
Per Capita Income # 47 51st

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