Thomas County NE Information


Thomas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 672
Daytime Population: Workers 446
Daytime Population: Residents 262
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 708
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 670
Population in Familes 540
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $49,649
Average Household Income $73,342
Per Capita Income $32,984


Total Housing Units 428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $93,519
Average Home Value $213,616


Total Households 302
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 192
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 0.52% 0.5%
Households 0.51% 0.52%
Families 0.29% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   4.07%


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, 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 # 88 6th
Population Density # 88 6th
Diversity Index # 82 13th
Median Household Income # 44 54th
Per Capita Income # 4 97th

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