Beatrice, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Beatrice, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Beatrice had a population of 12,267 as of July 1, 2018. Beatrice 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 Beatrice is located at latitude 40.2752 and longitude -96.7473 in Gage County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beatrice (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Gage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,286 feet.

The City of Beatrice (GNIS ID: 837869) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beatrice population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 12,267
Population in Households 11,955
Population in Familes 9,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 312
Population Density2 1,398
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $43,083
Average Household Income $55,767
Per Capita Income $24,731


Total Housing Units 6,077 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,260 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,177 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 639 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $127,094
Average Home Value $155,796


Total Households 5,438
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 3,224
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 -0.17% -0.03%
Households -0.14% -0.02%
Families -0.25% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Beatrice, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beatrice 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 # 15 98th
Population Density # 124 79th
Diversity Index # 212 63rd
Median Household Income # 472 19th
Per Capita Income # 482 17th

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