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Thurston, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Thurston had a population of 140 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Thurston is located at latitude 42.1769 and longitude -96.7002 in Thurston County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Thurston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Thurston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,394 feet.

The Village of Thurston (GNIS ID: 2399979) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thurston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Thurston, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 140
Population in Households 140
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,204
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $135,714
Average Home Value $217,857


Median Household Income $52,264
Average Household Income $68,446
Per Capita Income $26,902
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.13% 0.7%
Households 0.75% 0.76%
Families 0.0% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.

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Thurston, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thurston to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 402 31st
Population Density1 # 175 70th
Diversity Index2 # 163 72nd
Median Household Income # 231 60th
Per Capita Income # 217 63rd

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