Perkins County NE Information


Perkins County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,929
Population in Households 2,885
Population in Familes 2,409
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,243
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 844
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 942 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 301 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $90,196
Average Home Value $114,437


Median Household Income $54,501
Average Household Income $67,317
Per Capita Income $28,690
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.41%
Households 0.05% -0.24%
Families -0.04% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Perkins County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perkins 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 # 69 27th
Population Density1 # 73 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 54 44th
Median Household Income # 9 91st
Per Capita Income # 18 82nd

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