Scotts Bluff County NE Information


Scotts Bluff County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 37,724
Population in Households 36,877
Population in Familes 29,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 847
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 15,059
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 9,760
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,604 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,455 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,590 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $114,876
Average Home Value $148,446


Median Household Income $44,377
Average Household Income $58,946
Per Capita Income $23,828
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.02%
Households 0.14% -0.1%
Families 0.03% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.


Scotts Bluff County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotts Bluff 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 # 6 95th
Population Density1 # 10 90th
Diversity Index2 # 8 92nd
Median Household Income # 64 32nd
Per Capita Income # 78 17th

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