Oak, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oak, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Oak is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nuckolls County at latitude 40.2382 and longitude -97.9036. Nuckolls County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,588 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Oak 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 Oak (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Village of Oak, NE Boundary Map


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


Total Population 63
Population in Households 63
Population in Familes 51
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 415
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 29
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 38 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $38,462
Average Home Value $50,000


Median Household Income $36,757
Average Household Income $40,549
Per Capita Income $19,456
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.09% -0.32%
Households -0.79% 0.0%
Families 4.38% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.


Oak, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak 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 # 503 13th
Population Density1 # 443 24th
Diversity Index2 # 465 20th
Median Household Income # 519 11th
Per Capita Income # 538 7th

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