Thomas County NE Information

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Thomas County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Thomas County NE Housing Affordability Index is 220
State of Nebraska Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Thomas County NE Wealth Index is 80
State of Nebraska Wealth Index is 87
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 703 (100%)
Population in Households 701 (99.7%)
Population in Families 566 (80.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 1
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,669
Average Household Income $70,376
Per Capita Income $31,436
Wealth Index4 80

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (27.8%)
Median Home Value $110,185
Housing Affordability Index3 220
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 314
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 201
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.9% 0.81%
Households 0.83% 0.75%
Families 0.73% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

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Thomas County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomas County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 87 8th
Population Density # 86 9th
Diversity Index # 83 12th
Median Household Income # 37 61st
Per Capita Income # 12 88th

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