Tecumseh, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Tecumseh, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Tecumseh had a population of 1,629 as of July 1, 2018. Tecumseh ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tecumseh is located at latitude 40.3718 and longitude -96.1888 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tecumseh (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

The City of Tecumseh (GNIS ID: 2396036) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 City of Tecumseh is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tecumseh: Frances.

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


Total Population 1,629
Population in Households 1,292
Population in Familes 1,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 337
Population Density2 1,083
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $40,481
Average Household Income $52,723
Per Capita Income $18,914


Total Housing Units 872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $95,714
Average Home Value $112,182


Total Households 709
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 451
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.35% -0.38%
Households -0.22% -0.34%
Families 0.11% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Tecumseh, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tecumseh to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 73 88th
Population Density # 208 64th
Diversity Index # 14 98th
Median Household Income # 517 11th
Per Capita Income # 569 2nd

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