Foster, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Village of Foster had a population of 61 as of July 1, 2016. Foster ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Foster is located at latitude 42.2747 and longitude -97.6651 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Foster (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,640 feet.

The Village of Foster (GNIS ID: 2398907) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve 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 Village of Foster is located within Foster Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pierce County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Foster 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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Foster, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 61
Population in Households 61
Population in Familes 54
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 274
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 31
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 36 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $160,000
Average Home Value $203,125


Median Household Income $54,772
Average Household Income $67,716
Per Capita Income $25,099
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.91% 1.59%
Households 2.85% 1.86%
Families 5.67% 1.61%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
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.

Foster, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Foster 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 # 511 13th
Population Density1 # 488 16th
Diversity Index2 # 378 36th
Median Household Income # 163 72nd
Per Capita Income # 413 29th

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