Gage County NE Information


Gage County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,317
Population in Households 21,794
Population in Familes 17,352
Population in Group Qrtrs 523
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $50,421
Average Household Income $64,103
Per Capita Income $27,437


Total Housing Units 10,446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,359 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,085 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,002 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $139,278
Average Home Value $172,515


Total Households 9,444
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 6,037
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 0.0% 0.08%
Households 0.03% 0.1%
Families -0.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


Gage County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gage 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 # 14 86th
Population Density # 17 83rd
Diversity Index # 63 33rd
Median Household Income # 45 53rd
Per Capita Income # 46 52nd

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