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Superior, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Superior had a population of 1,869 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Superior is located at latitude 40.023 and longitude -98.0663 in Nuckolls County. The formal boundaries for the City of Superior (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nuckolls County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,598 feet.

The City of Superior (GNIS ID: 2396009) 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.

The City of Superior is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Nuckolls County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Superior population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,869
Population in Households 1,814
Population in Familes 1,353
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 991
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 916
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 518
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 639 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $64,753
Average Home Value $78,912


Median Household Income $33,359
Average Household Income $48,868
Per Capita Income $23,869
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.53%
Households -0.55% -0.4%
Families -0.28% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.

Superior, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Superior 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 66 89th
Population Density1 # 234 60th
Diversity Index2 # 363 37th
Median Household Income # 558 4th
Per Capita Income # 473 19th

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