Overton, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Overton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Overton had a population of 570 as of July 1, 2018. Overton ranks in 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 Overton is located at latitude 40.7406 and longitude -99.5374 in Dawson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Overton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dawson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,320 feet.

The Village of Overton (GNIS ID: 2399600) 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 Overton is located within Overton Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dawson County.

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


Total Population 570
Population in Households 570
Population in Familes 498
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,055
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $51,131
Average Household Income $62,130
Per Capita Income $23,645


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $106,019
Average Home Value $151,433


Total Households 218
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 162
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 -0.5% -0.64%
Households -0.49% -0.56%
Families -0.07% -0.63%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

Overton, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Overton 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 # 188 68th
Population Density # 217 63rd
Diversity Index # 103 83rd
Median Household Income # 310 47th
Per Capita Income # 516 11th

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