Garfield County NE Information

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Garfield County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Garfield County NE Housing Affordability Index is 186
State of Nebraska Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Garfield County NE Wealth Index is 58
State of Nebraska Wealth Index is 87
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,036
Population in Households 2,006
Population in Familes 1,598
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density 4
Diversity Index1 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,389
Average Household Income $59,586
Per Capita Income $27,432
Wealth Index3 58

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 649 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 288 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 259 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $109,146
Housing Affordability Index2 186
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 937
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 575
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.07% -0.17%
Households 0.02% -0.11%
Families -0.11% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

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Garfield County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 75 20th
Population Density # 71 25th
Diversity Index # 87 8th
Median Household Income # 73 23rd
Per Capita Income # 60 37th

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