Tekamah, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Tekamah, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Tekamah had a population of 1,713 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Tekamah is located at latitude 41.7779 and longitude -96.2241 in Burt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tekamah (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Burt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The City of Tekamah (GNIS ID: 838280) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tekamah: Tekama.

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


Total Population 1,713
Population in Households 1,687
Population in Familes 1,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 1,072
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $52,363
Average Household Income $68,353
Per Capita Income $28,074


Total Housing Units 819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 545 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $124,099
Average Home Value $141,284


Total Households 704
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 488
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 -0.16% -0.16%
Households -0.19% -0.17%
Families 0.25% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Tekamah, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tekamah 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 # 69 88th
Population Density # 212 64th
Diversity Index # 340 42nd
Median Household Income # 274 53rd
Per Capita Income # 310 47th

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