Sumner, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Village of Sumner had a population of 234 as of July 1, 2017. Sumner 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 Sumner is located at latitude 40.949 and longitude -99.5081 in Dawson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sumner (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dawson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,365 feet.

The Village of Sumner (GNIS ID: 2399932) 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 Sumner is located within Wood River Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dawson County.

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

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


Total Population 234
Daytime Population: Workers 127
Daytime Population: Residents 92
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 219
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 234
Population in Familes 201
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 793
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $46,177
Average Household Income $57,051
Per Capita Income $22,459


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $94,792
Average Home Value $130,797


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 70
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 -0.12% -0.34%
Households -0.14% -0.42%
Families 1.69% -0.29%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Sumner, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumner 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 # 325 44th
Population Density # 305 48th
Diversity Index # 124 79th
Median Household Income # 376 35th
Per Capita Income # 538 7th

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