McPherson County NE Information


McPherson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 458
Daytime Population: Workers 139
Daytime Population: Residents 227
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 366
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 458
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $54,156
Average Household Income $64,842
Per Capita Income $25,484


Total Housing Units 275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (34.5%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $188,189


Total Households 180
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 3
  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 -2.22% -2.43%
Households -2.17% -2.33%
Families -2.33% -2.35%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   3.35%


McPherson County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McPherson County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents 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 # 93 1st
Population Density # 93 1st
Diversity Index # 88 8th
Median Household Income # 19 81st
Per Capita Income # 70 26th

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