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Loup City, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Loup City had a population of 980 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Loup City is located at latitude 41.2767 and longitude -98.9677 in Sherman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Loup City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sherman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,073 feet.

The City of Loup City (GNIS ID: 2395773) 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 City of Loup City is located within South Loup City Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sherman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Loup City 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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Loup City, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 980
Daytime Population: Workers 700
Daytime Population: Residents 511
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,211
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 968
Population in Familes 737
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 1,041
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $38,618
Average Household Income $59,799
Per Capita Income $28,096


Total Housing Units 574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 319 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $74,138
Average Home Value $99,688


Total Households 443
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 255
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 -0.67% -0.41%
Households -0.58% -0.41%
Families -0.43% -0.56%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Loup City, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Loup City 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 # 117 80th
Population Density # 217 63rd
Diversity Index # 427 27th
Median Household Income # 525 10th
Per Capita Income # 282 52nd

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