Furnas County NE Information


Furnas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,899
Population in Households 4,818
Population in Familes 3,792
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $41,091
Average Household Income $57,000
Per Capita Income $25,301


Total Housing Units 2,721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,492 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 671 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 558 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $79,805
Average Home Value $119,889


Total Households 2,163
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,318
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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% -0.38%
Households -0.12% -0.37%
Families -0.28% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.15%


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, 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 # 58 39th
Population Density # 55 42nd
Diversity Index # 48 49th
Median Household Income # 89 5th
Per Capita Income # 75 20th

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