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Ord, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Ord had a population of 1,983 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Ord is located at latitude 41.5999 and longitude -98.9312 in Valley County. 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. Valley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,051 feet.

The City of Ord (GNIS ID: 2396074) 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 Ord population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ord: Chin City.

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


Total Population 1,983
Population in Households 1,937
Population in Familes 1,467
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,021
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 942
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 536
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 639 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $85,363
Average Home Value $99,883


Median Household Income $38,574
Average Household Income $56,299
Per Capita Income $26,558
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.19% -0.69%
Households -0.9% -0.51%
Families -1.0% -0.72%
Median Household Income   2.42%
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.

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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, 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 # 60 90th
Population Density1 # 224 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 212 64th
Median Household Income # 499 14th
Per Capita Income # 242 58th

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