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Potter, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Potter had a population of 336 as of July 1, 2017. Potter ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Potter is located at latitude 41.2185 and longitude -103.3137 in Cheyenne County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Potter (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cheyenne County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,400 feet.

The Village of Potter (GNIS ID: 2399013) 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 Village of Potter is located within Potter Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cheyenne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Potter population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 336
Daytime Population: Workers 91
Daytime Population: Residents 145
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 236
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 336
Population in Familes 274
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 728
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $50,851
Average Household Income $73,496
Per Capita Income $32,151


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $88,596
Average Home Value $129,327


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 100
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 -0.04% 0.0%
Households 0.09% 0.26%
Families -0.14% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   3.95%

Potter, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potter to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 261 55th
Population Density # 326 44th
Diversity Index # 127 78th
Median Household Income # 295 49th
Per Capita Income # 115 80th

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