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La Platte, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The La Platte Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sarpy County at latitude 41.0722 and longitude -95.9266. Sarpy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 988 feet.

The formal official name is the La Platte Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as La Platte, Nebraska.

The U5 Census Class Code for La Platte indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the La Platte Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Platte: LaPlatte.

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


Total Population 146
Population in Households 146
Population in Familes 127
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 508
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $208,333
Average Home Value $209,783


Median Household Income $76,190
Average Household Income $88,974
Per Capita Income $30,824
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 5.99% 3.81%
Households 5.49% 3.77%
Families 17.13% 3.57%
Median Household Income   5.28%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
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.


La Platte, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Platte 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 # 396 31st
Population Density1 # 403 31st
Diversity Index2 # 52 91st
Median Household Income # 21 97th
Per Capita Income # 50 92nd

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