Sutton, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sutton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Sutton had a population of 1,440 as of July 1, 2017. Sutton 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 Sutton is located at latitude 40.6082 and longitude -97.8716 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sutton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,680 feet.

The City of Sutton (GNIS ID: 838277) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sutton 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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Sutton, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,440
Daytime Population: Workers 835
Daytime Population: Residents 747
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,582
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 1,414
Population in Familes 1,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 722
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $53,444
Average Household Income $66,072
Per Capita Income $27,357


Total Housing Units 666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 433 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $109,615
Average Home Value $150,982


Total Households 591
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 400
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 -0.58% -0.58%
Households -0.48% -0.48%
Families -0.47% -0.61%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Sutton, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sutton 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 # 81 86th
Population Density # 330 43rd
Diversity Index # 75 87th
Median Household Income # 233 60th
Per Capita Income # 325 44th

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