Bennington, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bennington, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bennington had a population of 1,807 as of July 1, 2017. Bennington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bennington is located at latitude 41.3676 and longitude -96.1617 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bennington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The City of Bennington (GNIS ID: 2394137) 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 City of Bennington is located within Jefferson Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bennington 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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Bennington, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,807
Daytime Population: Workers 634
Daytime Population: Residents 860
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,494
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 1,807
Population in Familes 1,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,166
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $83,552
Average Household Income $102,590
Per Capita Income $38,998


Total Housing Units 748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 578 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $224,265
Average Home Value $328,843


Total Households 722
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 538
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 3.0% 2.1%
Households 3.67% 2.17%
Families 4.61% 2.0%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Bennington, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bennington 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 # 68 88th
Population Density # 33 94th
Diversity Index # 208 64th
Median Household Income # 18 97th
Per Capita Income # 10 98th

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