Sumner, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Sumner, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Sumner had a population of 232 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 232
Population in Households 232
Population in Familes 201
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 786
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $44,444
Average Household Income $61,476
Per Capita Income $23,901


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $103,947
Average Home Value $139,552


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 70
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 -0.21% -0.52%
Households -0.25% -0.42%
Families 1.48% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

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, 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 # 325 44th
Population Density # 306 47th
Diversity Index # 129 78th
Median Household Income # 441 24th
Per Capita Income # 506 13th

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