Clarkson, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Clarkson, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Clarkson had a population of 603 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Clarkson is located at latitude 41.7234 and longitude -97.1215 in Colfax County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clarkson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Colfax County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,496 feet.

The City of Clarkson (GNIS ID: 2393542) 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 City of Clarkson is located within Adams Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Colfax County.

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


Total Population 603
Population in Households 578
Population in Familes 458
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 762
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,105
Average Household Income $68,287
Per Capita Income $29,687


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $86,458
Average Home Value $97,388


Total Households 268
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.05% -0.77%
Households -0.74% -0.83%
Families -0.51% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Clarkson, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarkson to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 179 69th
Population Density # 316 46th
Diversity Index # 356 39th
Median Household Income # 258 56th
Per Capita Income # 231 60th

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