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Pender, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Pender had a population of 983 as of July 1, 2017. Pender ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pender is located at latitude 42.1106 and longitude -96.7115 in Thurston County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pender (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Thurston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,342 feet.

The Village of Pender (GNIS ID: 2399647) 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 Village of Pender is located within Township of Pender, a minor civil division (MCD) of Thurston County.

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


Total Population 983
Daytime Population: Workers 858
Daytime Population: Residents 453
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,311
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 952
Population in Familes 779
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 1,392
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $52,663
Average Household Income $78,180
Per Capita Income $34,947


Total Housing Units 497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 356 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $93,952
Average Home Value $141,292


Total Households 439
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 285
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 -0.26% -0.18%
Households -0.16% -0.09%
Families -0.29% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Pender, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pender 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 # 116 80th
Population Density # 124 79th
Diversity Index # 161 72nd
Median Household Income # 250 57th
Per Capita Income # 47 92nd

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