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North Platte, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of North Platte is the 9th largest city in Nebraska with a population of 24,303 as of July 1, 2018. North Platte ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 North Platte is located at latitude 41.1271 and longitude -100.7643 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Platte (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,802 feet.

The City of North Platte (GNIS ID: 2395260) 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 City of North Platte is located within North Platte Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 24,303
Population in Households 23,792
Population in Familes 18,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 511
Population Density2 1,836
Diversity Index3 34
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,664
Average Household Income $67,827
Per Capita Income $29,598

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,011 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,459 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,083 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $126,471
Average Home Value $143,659
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,471
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 6,127
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.21% -0.25%
Households -0.1% -0.2%
Families -0.32% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

North Platte, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Platte 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 # 9 99th
Population Density # 55 91st
Diversity Index # 64 89th
Median Household Income # 350 40th
Per Capita Income # 236 59th

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