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The Village of Platte Center had a population of 325 as of July 1, 2017. Platte Center ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Platte Center is located at latitude 41.5374 and longitude -97.4885 in Platte County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Platte Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Platte County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,526 feet.

The Village of Platte Center (GNIS ID: 2399687) 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 Village of Platte Center is located within Township of Lost Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Platte County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Platte Center population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Platte Center, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 325
Daytime Population: Workers 65
Daytime Population: Residents 169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 234
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 325
Population in Familes 278
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,086
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $56,435
Average Household Income $59,653
Per Capita Income $23,893


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $115,385
Average Home Value $200,000


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 98
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 -0.46% -0.31%
Households -0.3% -0.29%
Families 0.72% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Platte Center, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Platte Center to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 271 53rd
Population Density # 203 65th
Diversity Index # 526 10th
Median Household Income # 168 71st
Per Capita Income # 495 15th

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