Thomas County NE Information


Thomas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 673
Population in Households 671
Population in Familes 542
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (30.7%)
Median Home Value $93,868
Average Home Value $216,096


Median Household Income $48,600
Average Household Income $71,550
Per Capita Income $31,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.65%
Households 0.49% 0.59%
Families 0.42% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
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.


Thomas County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomas 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 # 88 6th
Population Density1 # 88 6th
Diversity Index2 # 81 13th
Median Household Income # 37 61st
Per Capita Income # 3 98th

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