Scotts Bluff County NE Information


Scotts Bluff County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 36,946
Daytime Population: Workers 19,740
Daytime Population: Residents 17,762
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,502
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 36,099
Population in Familes 28,790
Population in Group Qrtrs 847
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $44,581
Average Household Income $61,701
Per Capita Income $24,940


Total Housing Units 16,408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,592 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,160 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,656 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $116,395
Average Home Value $149,828


Total Households 14,752
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 9,479
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 -0.01% -0.35%
Households -0.16% -0.46%
Families -0.37% -0.59%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   2.88%


Scotts Bluff County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotts Bluff 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 # 7 94th
Population Density # 11 89th
Diversity Index # 8 92nd
Median Household Income # 73 23rd
Per Capita Income # 77 18th

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