Saunders County NE Information


Saunders County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,699
Daytime Population: Workers 5,948
Daytime Population: Residents 10,599
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,547
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 21,364
Population in Familes 18,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 335
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $63,327
Average Household Income $80,547
Per Capita Income $31,414


Total Housing Units 9,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,585 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,807 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,367 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $175,613
Average Home Value $219,643


Total Households 8,392
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 5,962
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 0.6% 0.61%
Households 0.59% 0.61%
Families 0.42% 0.5%
Median Household Income   4.31%
Per Capita Income   3.15%


Saunders County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saunders 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 # 15 85th
Population Density # 15 85th
Diversity Index # 63 33rd
Median Household Income # 5 96th
Per Capita Income # 9 91st

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