Tilden, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tilden, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Tilden had a population of 842 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tilden is located at latitude 42.0439 and longitude -97.832 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tilden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,683 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Tilden are located in Madison County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Antelope County.

The City of Tilden (GNIS ID: 838282) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Tilden is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tilden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Tilden, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 842
Daytime Population: Workers 472
Daytime Population: Residents 389
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 861
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 840
Population in Familes 706
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,141
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $44,889
Average Household Income $60,999
Per Capita Income $25,583


Total Housing Units 438 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $76,442
Average Home Value $109,441


Total Households 360
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 248
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.69% -1.24%
Households -1.54% -1.19%
Families -0.75% -1.32%
Median Household Income   3.98%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Tilden, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tilden to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 141 76th
Population Density # 192 67th
Diversity Index # 242 58th
Median Household Income # 409 30th
Per Capita Income # 430 26th

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