Saline County NE Information


Saline County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,818
Population in Households 13,763
Population in Familes 11,246
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,055
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 5,288
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 3,568
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,556 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,732 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 634 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $111,202
Average Home Value $150,731


Median Household Income $54,036
Average Household Income $68,067
Per Capita Income $24,871
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.51%
Households 0.48% 0.4%
Families 0.39% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.


Saline County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saline 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 # 20 80th
Population Density1 # 17 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 5 96th
Median Household Income # 10 90th
Per Capita Income # 67 29th

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