Otoe County NE Information


Otoe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,204
Daytime Population: Workers 7,098
Daytime Population: Residents 7,695
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,793
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 15,866
Population in Familes 12,991
Population in Group Qrtrs 338
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $56,761
Average Household Income $71,548
Per Capita Income $29,325


Total Housing Units 7,318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,744 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,859 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 715 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $152,991
Average Home Value $172,202


Total Households 6,603
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 4,444
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 0.4% 0.41%
Households 0.51% 0.49%
Families 0.32% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Otoe County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otoe 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 # 19 81st
Population Density # 16 84th
Diversity Index # 28 71st
Median Household Income # 11 89th
Per Capita Income # 24 75th

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