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Papillion, Nebraska - Basic Facts

Papillion is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Papillion.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sarpy County at latitude 41.1544 and longitude -96.0422. Sarpy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Papillion (see map) encompass a land area of 6.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 19,730
Population in Households 19,386
Population in Familes 16,871
Population in Group Qrtrs 344
Population Density1 3,058
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 7,395
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 5,520
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,165 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,230 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $196,652
Average Home Value $221,977


Median Household Income $78,058
Average Household Income $89,864
Per Capita Income $33,182
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.02% 1.8%
Households 1.56% 2.03%
Families 1.98% 1.95%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
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, 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 # 11 98th
Population Density1 # 7 99th
Diversity Index2 # 70 88th
Median Household Income # 15 98th
Per Capita Income # 29 95th

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