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Bassett, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bassett is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rock County at latitude 42.5825 and longitude -99.5366. Rock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,329 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Bassett, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bassett, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bassett indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bassett (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Bassett, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 604
Population in Households 583
Population in Familes 448
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 1,361
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 303
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $181,743


Median Household Income $34,518
Average Household Income $46,298
Per Capita Income $22,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.58% -0.54%
Households -0.23% -0.47%
Families 2.51% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.0%
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.


Bassett, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bassett to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 175 70th
Population Density1 # 133 77th
Diversity Index2 # 527 10th
Median Household Income # 549 6th
Per Capita Income # 428 26th

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