Bassett, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bassett, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Bassett had a population of 597 as of July 1, 2015. Bassett ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Bassett is located at latitude 42.5825 and longitude -99.5366 in Rock County. 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. Rock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,329 feet.

The City of Bassett (GNIS ID: 2394076) 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 City of Bassett is located within Bassett Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bassett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Bassett, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 597
Population in Households 574
Population in Familes 441
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 1,345
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 299
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 176
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $128,488
Average Home Value $192,722


Median Household Income $37,057
Average Household Income $48,529
Per Capita Income $23,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.69% -0.34%
Households -0.44% -0.2%
Families 1.59% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
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, 2015 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 # 178 69th
Population Density1 # 135 77th
Diversity Index2 # 520 11th
Median Household Income # 524 10th
Per Capita Income # 396 32nd

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