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The Village of Farnam had a population of 150 as of July 1, 2017. Farnam ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Farnam is located at latitude 40.7065 and longitude -100.2155 in Dawson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Farnam (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dawson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,753 feet.

The Village of Farnam (GNIS ID: 2398864) 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 Farnam is located within Farnam Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dawson County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farnam: Farnm.

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


Total Population 150
Daytime Population: Workers 41
Daytime Population: Residents 57
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 98
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 150
Population in Familes 130
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 223
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $61,309
Average Household Income $69,165
Per Capita Income $28,906


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $131,579
Average Home Value $171,000


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 48
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 -1.79% -1.09%
Households -1.77% -1.26%
Families 0.0% -1.28%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Farnam, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farnam 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 # 393 32nd
Population Density # 509 12th
Diversity Index # 118 80th
Median Household Income # 112 81st
Per Capita Income # 244 58th

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