Furnas County NE Information


Furnas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,904
Daytime Population: Workers 2,462
Daytime Population: Residents 2,435
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,897
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 4,823
Population in Familes 3,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $41,211
Average Household Income $56,693
Per Capita Income $25,186


Total Housing Units 2,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,571 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 596 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 596 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $73,998
Average Home Value $113,574


Total Households 2,167
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,317
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 -0.15% -0.23%
Households -0.11% -0.21%
Families -0.33% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.9%


Furnas County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Furnas County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents 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 # 58 39th
Population Density # 55 42nd
Diversity Index # 49 48th
Median Household Income # 88 6th
Per Capita Income # 74 22nd

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