Jefferson County NE Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

Jefferson County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,285
Daytime Population: Workers 3,952
Daytime Population: Residents 3,459
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,411
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 7,194
Population in Familes 5,639
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $50,051
Average Household Income $61,763
Per Capita Income $27,715


Total Housing Units 3,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,374 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 883 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 661 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $90,217
Average Home Value $137,658


Total Households 3,257
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,043
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 -0.49% -0.65%
Households -0.38% -0.6%
Families -0.59% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   3.02%


Jefferson County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 40 58th
Population Density # 36 62nd
Diversity Index # 44 54th
Median Household Income # 38 60th
Per Capita Income # 42 56th

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