Farnam, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Farnam, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Farnam had a population of 164 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.7058 and longitude -100.2149 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farnam: Farnm.

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


Total Population 164
Population in Households 164
Population in Familes 142
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 244
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $65,697
Average Household Income $73,454
Per Capita Income $30,630


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $134,091
Average Home Value $193,396


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 52
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 -0.51% -0.62%
Households -0.5% -0.57%
Families 0.97% -0.39%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

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, 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 # 378 35th
Population Density # 502 14th
Diversity Index # 117 80th
Median Household Income # 73 88th
Per Capita Income # 189 68th

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