Saunders County NE Information


Saunders County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,556
Population in Households 21,221
Population in Familes 18,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 335
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 8,406
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 6,014
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,515 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,891 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,438 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $165,098
Average Home Value $206,727


Median Household Income $59,647
Average Household Income $74,784
Per Capita Income $29,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.59%
Households 0.71% 0.67%
Families 0.63% 0.61%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.


Saunders County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saunders 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 # 15 85th
Population Density1 # 15 85th
Diversity Index2 # 65 31st
Median Household Income # 4 97th
Per Capita Income # 9 91st

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