Cherry County NE Information


Cherry County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,992
Daytime Population: Workers 3,541
Daytime Population: Residents 2,509
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,050
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 5,935
Population in Familes 4,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $49,283
Average Household Income $66,515
Per Capita Income $29,905


Total Housing Units 3,298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,717 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 970 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 611 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $119,419
Average Home Value $164,342


Total Households 2,687
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,664
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 0.66% 0.55%
Households 0.83% 0.67%
Families 0.61% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.3%


Cherry County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherry County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents 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 # 49 48th
Population Density # 87 11th
Diversity Index # 30 69th
Median Household Income # 47 51st
Per Capita Income # 17 83rd

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