Falls City, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Falls City, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Falls City had a population of 4,258 as of July 1, 2016. Falls City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Falls City is located at latitude 40.0622 and longitude -95.599 in Richardson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Falls City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richardson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The City of Falls City (GNIS ID: 2394740) 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 Falls City is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Richardson County.

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


Total Population 4,258
Population in Households 4,159
Population in Familes 3,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density1 1,277
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,930
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 1,140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,317 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 613 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $80,442
Average Home Value $138,676


Median Household Income $39,700
Average Household Income $50,731
Per Capita Income $23,077
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.41%
Households -0.01% -0.26%
Families 0.18% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

Falls City, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falls City 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 # 38 94th
Population Density1 # 151 74th
Diversity Index2 # 134 77th
Median Household Income # 487 16th
Per Capita Income # 503 13th

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