Niobrara, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Niobrara, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Niobrara had a population of 349 as of July 1, 2018. Niobrara 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 Niobrara is located at latitude 42.7547 and longitude -98.0287 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Niobrara (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The Village of Niobrara (GNIS ID: 2399499) 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 Niobrara is located within Township of Niobrara, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

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


Total Population 349
Population in Households 349
Population in Familes 289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 479
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $34,538
Average Household Income $46,561
Per Capita Income $18,017


Total Housing Units 251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $91,250
Average Home Value $170,833


Total Households 183
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 120
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 -0.71% -0.35%
Households -0.64% -0.33%
Families 3.14% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Niobrara, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niobrara 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 # 254 57th
Population Density # 415 29th
Diversity Index # 20 97th
Median Household Income # 557 4th
Per Capita Income # 572 2nd

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