Perkins County NE Information


Perkins County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,975
Daytime Population: Workers 1,575
Daytime Population: Residents 1,420
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,995
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 2,931
Population in Familes 2,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $57,904
Average Household Income $70,645
Per Capita Income $29,803


Total Housing Units 1,457 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 960 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 290 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $98,392
Average Home Value $126,354


Total Households 1,250
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 842
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 0.02% 0.14%
Households 0.12% 0.21%
Families -0.07% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.89%


Perkins County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perkins 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 # 67 29th
Population Density # 72 23rd
Diversity Index # 53 44th
Median Household Income # 7 94th
Per Capita Income # 20 80th

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