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Macy, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Macy Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Thurston County at latitude 42.1159 and longitude -96.3667. Thurston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,115 feet.

The formal official name is the Macy Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Macy, Nebraska.

The U5 Census Class Code for Macy indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Macy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Macy Census Designated Place, NE Boundary Map


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


Total Population 996
Population in Households 985
Population in Familes 897
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 627
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 4.5
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (50.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $72,778
Average Home Value $83,065


Median Household Income $30,408
Average Household Income $40,861
Per Capita Income $9,630
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.63% -0.18%
Households -0.84% -0.28%
Families -1.34% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


Macy, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macy 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 # 116 80th
Population Density1 # 369 37th
Diversity Index2 # 93 84th
Median Household Income # 572 2nd
Per Capita Income # 579 0th

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