Platte County NE Information


Platte County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 33,030
Population in Households 32,560
Population in Familes 27,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 470
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 13,037
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 8,923
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,130 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,907 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 845 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $134,669
Average Home Value $175,863


Median Household Income $53,088
Average Household Income $66,999
Per Capita Income $26,633
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.3%
Households 0.47% 0.35%
Families 0.38% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.


Platte County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Platte 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 # 10 90th
Population Density1 # 12 88th
Diversity Index2 # 9 91st
Median Household Income # 16 84th
Per Capita Income # 40 58th

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