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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Washington County NE Housing Affordability Index is 134
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

Washington County NE Wealth Index is 109
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 21,522
Population in Households 21,006
Population in Families 17,926
Population in Group Qrtrs 516
Population Density 55
Diversity Index1 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,323
Average Household Income $91,050
Per Capita Income $35,241
Wealth Index3 109

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,978 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,345 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 539 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $233,222
Housing Affordability Index2 134
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,323
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 5,997
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.67% 0.62%
Households 0.76% 0.68%
Families 0.66% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

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Washington County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington 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 # 16 84th
Population Density # 9 91st
Diversity Index # 58 39th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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