Tecumseh, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tecumseh, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Tecumseh had a population of 1,529 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tecumseh 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 Tecumseh: Frances.

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


Total Population 1,529
Daytime Population: Workers 1,424
Daytime Population: Residents 951
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,375
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.55
Population in Households 1,191
Population in Familes 944
Population in Group Qrtrs 338
Population Density2 1,017
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $40,903
Average Household Income $52,970
Per Capita Income $18,866


Total Housing Units 878 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 436 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $89,615
Average Home Value $107,856


Total Households 656
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 416
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 -1.27% -0.81%
Households -1.31% -0.87%
Families -0.99% -1.03%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

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, 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 # 75 87th
Population Density # 227 61st
Diversity Index # 13 98th
Median Household Income # 491 16th
Per Capita Income # 569 2nd

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