Cheyenne County NE Information


Cheyenne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,354
Daytime Population: Workers 6,303
Daytime Population: Residents 4,958
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,261
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 10,252
Population in Familes 8,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $58,016
Average Household Income $77,087
Per Capita Income $33,531


Total Housing Units 5,100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,088 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,405 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 607 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $130,499
Average Home Value $153,230


Total Households 4,493
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,812
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 0.48% 0.46%
Households 0.61% 0.55%
Families 0.4% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.77%


Cheyenne County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheyenne 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 # 26 73rd
Population Density # 47 51st
Diversity Index # 33 66th
Median Household Income # 6 95th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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