Gibbon, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Gibbon, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Gibbon had a population of 1,995 as of July 1, 2018. Gibbon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gibbon is located at latitude 40.7461 and longitude -98.8458 in Buffalo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gibbon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Buffalo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,060 feet.

The City of Gibbon (GNIS ID: 2394889) 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.

The City of Gibbon is located within Township of Gibbon (historical), a minor civil division (MCD) of Buffalo County.

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Gibbon, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,995
Population in Households 1,974
Population in Familes 1,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 2,297
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $48,509
Average Household Income $57,467
Per Capita Income $20,688


Total Housing Units 760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $135,372
Average Home Value $168,564


Total Households 711
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 504
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.03% 1.1%
Households 1.02% 1.1%
Families 0.82% 1.01%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Gibbon, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gibbon to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 61 90th
Population Density # 27 96th
Diversity Index # 9 99th
Median Household Income # 362 38th
Per Capita Income # 563 3rd

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