Crofton, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Crofton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Crofton had a population of 812 as of July 1, 2018. Crofton ranks in the lower 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 Crofton is located at latitude 42.7289 and longitude -97.4956 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crofton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,421 feet.

The City of Crofton (GNIS ID: 837950) 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.

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


Total Population 812
Population in Households 812
Population in Familes 695
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,270
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $59,993
Average Household Income $75,659
Per Capita Income $31,007


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $141,471
Average Home Value $228,791


Total Households 359
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.37% 0.94%
Households 1.44% 1.04%
Families 2.66% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Crofton, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crofton 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 # 147 75th
Population Density # 154 74th
Diversity Index # 446 23rd
Median Household Income # 138 76th
Per Capita Income # 165 72nd

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