Stanton, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stanton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Stanton had a population of 1,447 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Stanton is located at latitude 41.948 and longitude -97.2123 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.

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


Total Population 1,447
Daytime Population: Workers 886
Daytime Population: Residents 783
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,669
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 1,447
Population in Familes 1,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 832
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $41,533
Average Household Income $51,483
Per Capita Income $21,579


Total Housing Units 730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 415 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $90,650
Average Home Value $102,174


Total Households 612
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 380
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 -1.18% -1.06%
Households -1.2% -1.1%
Families -1.5% -1.24%
Median Household Income   4.68%
Per Capita Income   3.74%

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, 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 # 80 86th
Population Density # 297 49th
Diversity Index # 158 74th
Median Household Income # 475 18th
Per Capita Income # 555 4th

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