Papillion, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Papillion, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Papillion had a population of 19,752 as of July 1, 2015. Papillion ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Papillion is located at latitude 41.153 and longitude -96.0453 in Sarpy County. The formal boundaries for the City of Papillion (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sarpy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The City of Papillion (GNIS ID: 2396139) 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 Papillion is located within Papillion Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sarpy County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Papillion 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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Papillion, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 19,752
Population in Households 19,451
Population in Familes 16,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 301
Population Density1 3,062
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 7,457
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 5,564
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,159 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,299 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $205,620
Average Home Value $232,652


Median Household Income $77,502
Average Household Income $91,447
Per Capita Income $33,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 1.67%
Households 1.42% 1.88%
Families 1.75% 1.79%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Papillion, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Papillion 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 # 11 98th
Population Density1 # 7 99th
Diversity Index2 # 71 88th
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 35 94th

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