Harlan County NE Information


Harlan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,448
Population in Households 3,401
Population in Familes 2,741
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $48,933
Average Household Income $62,541
Per Capita Income $28,062


Total Housing Units 2,403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,107 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 434 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 862 (35.9%)
Median Home Value $102,408
Average Home Value $129,155


Total Households 1,541
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 973
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 0.09% 0.13%
Households 0.17% 0.18%
Families 0.01% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


Harlan County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harlan 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 # 65 31st
Population Density # 58 38th
Diversity Index # 76 18th
Median Household Income # 40 58th
Per Capita Income # 32 67th

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