Humboldt, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Humboldt, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Humboldt had a population of 836 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Humboldt is located at latitude 40.1658 and longitude -95.9443 in Richardson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Humboldt (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richardson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The City of Humboldt (GNIS ID: 2394445) 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.

The City of Humboldt is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Richardson County.

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


Total Population 836
Population in Households 800
Population in Familes 624
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 627
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $46,199
Average Household Income $55,800
Per Capita Income $24,785


Total Housing Units 463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $49,632
Average Home Value $91,574


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 223
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 -0.58% -0.61%
Households -0.48% -0.49%
Families 0.56% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Humboldt, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Humboldt 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 # 141 76th
Population Density # 365 37th
Diversity Index # 418 28th
Median Household Income # 402 31st
Per Capita Income # 477 18th

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