Holdrege, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Holdrege, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Holdrege had a population of 5,541 as of July 1, 2018. Holdrege 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 Holdrege is located at latitude 40.4395 and longitude -99.3751 in Phelps County. The formal boundaries for the City of Holdrege (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Phelps County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,333 feet.

The City of Holdrege (GNIS ID: 838058) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Holdrege: Holdredge.

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


Total Population 5,541
Population in Households 5,339
Population in Familes 4,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 202
Population Density2 1,411
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $47,364
Average Household Income $63,407
Per Capita Income $26,861


Total Housing Units 2,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,555 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 803 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $119,643
Average Home Value $139,598


Total Households 2,358
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,488
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.1% 0.13%
Households 0.04% 0.08%
Families -0.06% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.41%

Holdrege, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holdrege 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 121 79th
Diversity Index # 133 77th
Median Household Income # 379 35th
Per Capita Income # 367 37th

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