Plainview, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Plainview had a population of 1,220 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Plainview is located at latitude 42.3533 and longitude -97.7871 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plainview (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,683 feet.

The City of Plainview (GNIS ID: 2396221) 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 Plainview is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 1,220
Population in Households 1,190
Population in Familes 919
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 1,127
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 555
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 333
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 408 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $63,172
Average Home Value $74,387


Median Household Income $40,413
Average Household Income $51,007
Per Capita Income $22,994
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.23%
Households -0.2% -0.14%
Families -0.05% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Plainview, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plainview 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 # 94 84th
Population Density1 # 192 67th
Diversity Index2 # 419 28th
Median Household Income # 470 19th
Per Capita Income # 507 13th

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