Richardson County NE Information


Richardson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,125
Daytime Population: Workers 3,190
Daytime Population: Residents 3,992
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,182
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 7,970
Population in Familes 6,185
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $43,097
Average Household Income $55,588
Per Capita Income $25,079


Total Housing Units 4,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,661 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 982 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 750 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $80,416
Average Home Value $124,117


Total Households 3,643
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,216
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% -0.56%
Households -0.28% -0.48%
Families -0.51% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Richardson County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richardson 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 # 36 62nd
Population Density # 30 69th
Diversity Index # 46 53rd
Median Household Income # 82 13th
Per Capita Income # 75 20th

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