Cook, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cook, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Cook had a population of 289 as of July 1, 2017. Cook 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 Cook is located at latitude 40.5106 and longitude -96.1616 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cook (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,053 feet.

The Village of Cook (GNIS ID: 2398621) 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 Cook is located within Spring Creek Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

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

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


Total Population 289
Daytime Population: Workers 94
Daytime Population: Residents 123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 217
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 289
Population in Familes 241
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,672
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $58,849
Average Household Income $65,544
Per Capita Income $27,392


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $89,130
Average Home Value $139,000


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 91
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 -1.44% -1.28%
Households -1.49% -1.26%
Families 0.31% -1.35%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Cook, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cook 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 # 290 50th
Population Density # 74 87th
Diversity Index # 217 62nd
Median Household Income # 137 77th
Per Capita Income # 321 45th

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