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Ord, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Ord is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Valley County at latitude 41.5999 and longitude -98.9312. Valley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,051 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Ord 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 City of Ord (see map below) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ord: Chin City.

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


Total Population 2,082
Population in Households 2,036
Population in Familes 1,545
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,072
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 985
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 562
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 674 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 311 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $81,818
Average Home Value $95,586


Median Household Income $38,883
Average Household Income $53,578
Per Capita Income $25,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.34% -0.36%
Households -0.07% -0.16%
Families -0.13% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
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.

Ord, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ord 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 # 58 90th
Population Density1 # 210 64th
Diversity Index2 # 252 56th
Median Household Income # 480 17th
Per Capita Income # 286 51st

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