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Leshara, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Leshara is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Saunders County at latitude 41.3298 and longitude -96.4292. Saunders County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Leshara, but most people and references simply refer to it as Leshara, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Leshara indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Leshara (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 116
Population in Households 116
Population in Familes 101
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,681
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 50
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $237,500


Median Household Income $59,501
Average Household Income $77,980
Per Capita Income $30,137
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.83% 0.85%
Households 0.97% 0.79%
Families 8.37% 0.52%
Median Household Income   3.95%
Per Capita Income   4.57%
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.

Leshara, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leshara 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 # 431 25th
Population Density1 # 76 87th
Diversity Index2 # 380 35th
Median Household Income # 89 85th
Per Capita Income # 67 89th

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