Steele City, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Steele City, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Steele City had a population of 60 as of July 1, 2017. Steele City ranks in the lower 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 Steele City is located at latitude 40.0366 and longitude -97.023 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Steele City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,273 feet.

The Village of Steele City (GNIS ID: 2399890) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Steele City is located within Newton Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Steele City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Steele City: Steel City, Steelburg, Steele.

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Steele City, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 60
Daytime Population: Workers 12
Daytime Population: Residents 24
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 60
Population in Familes 50
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 258
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,410
Average Household Income $66,176
Per Capita Income $28,979


Total Housing Units 57 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (40.4%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $189,286


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.23% -0.34%
Households 0.0% -0.6%
Families 5.13% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Steele City, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steele City to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 508 12th
Population Density # 495 15th
Diversity Index # 288 51st
Median Household Income # 281 52nd
Per Capita Income # 241 59th

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