Cheyenne County NE Information


Cheyenne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,313
Population in Households 10,211
Population in Familes 8,135
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 24


Median Household Income $59,463
Average Household Income $75,995
Per Capita Income $32,997


Total Housing Units 5,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,080 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,387 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 608 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $124,348
Average Home Value $156,380


Total Households 4,467
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,801
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.38% 0.33%
Households 0.47% 0.39%
Families 0.3% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.11%


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, 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 # 26 73rd
Population Density # 47 51st
Diversity Index # 33 66th
Median Household Income # 6 95th
Per Capita Income # 7 94th

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