Howells, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Howells, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Howells had a population of 484 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Howells is located at latitude 41.725 and longitude -97.0028 in Colfax County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Howells (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Colfax County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,460 feet.

The Village of Howells (GNIS ID: 2398549) 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 Howells is located within Lincoln Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Colfax County.

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


Total Population 484
Population in Households 484
Population in Familes 404
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 840
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $55,002
Average Household Income $69,913
Per Capita Income $30,245


Total Housing Units 275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $92,045
Average Home Value $126,271


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 140
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 -1.77% -1.23%
Households -1.69% -1.16%
Families -1.15% -1.32%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Howells, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howells 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 # 204 65th
Population Density # 293 50th
Diversity Index # 401 31st
Median Household Income # 225 61st
Per Capita Income # 212 64th

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