Box Butte County NE Information


Box Butte County Subdivisions

Box Butte County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,177
Population in Households 10,991
Population in Familes 8,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $52,525
Average Household Income $64,952
Per Capita Income $27,617


Total Housing Units 5,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,356 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,373 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 749 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $120,996
Average Home Value $132,867


Total Households 4,729
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 3,081
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 -0.14% -0.39%
Households -0.02% -0.32%
Families -0.18% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.61%


Box Butte County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Box Butte County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 22 77th
Population Density # 44 54th
Diversity Index # 13 87th
Median Household Income # 24 75th
Per Capita Income # 41 57th

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