Bancroft, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Bancroft, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Bancroft had a population of 494 as of July 1, 2018. Bancroft ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bancroft is located at latitude 42.0128 and longitude -96.5728 in Cuming County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bancroft (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cuming County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The Village of Bancroft (GNIS ID: 2398027) 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 Bancroft is located within Township of Bancroft, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cuming County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bancroft: Toe Nuga Zingha.

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


Total Population 494
Population in Households 494
Population in Familes 423
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,349
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $49,467
Average Household Income $71,019
Per Capita Income $28,741


Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $98,980
Average Home Value $120,951


Total Households 209
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 151
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 -0.02% -0.12%
Households -0.06% 0.0%
Families 1.19% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Bancroft, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bancroft 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 # 201 66th
Population Density # 139 76th
Diversity Index # 188 68th
Median Household Income # 352 39th
Per Capita Income # 279 52nd

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