Stanton, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Stanton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Stanton had a population of 1,522 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Stanton is located at latitude 41.9503 and longitude -97.2239 in Stanton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stanton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,480 feet.

The City of Stanton (GNIS ID: 2395953) 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 Stanton is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Stanton County.

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


Total Population 1,522
Population in Households 1,522
Population in Familes 1,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 875
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $41,929
Average Household Income $55,213
Per Capita Income $23,113


Total Housing Units 730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $88,857
Average Home Value $105,393


Total Households 644
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 403
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 -0.43% -0.18%
Households -0.44% -0.22%
Families -0.61% -0.3%
Median Household Income   4.27%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Stanton, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton 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 # 78 87th
Population Density # 278 52nd
Diversity Index # 168 71st
Median Household Income # 489 16th
Per Capita Income # 533 8th

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