Blair, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Blair, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Blair had a population of 8,154 as of July 1, 2018. Blair 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 Blair is located at latitude 41.5416 and longitude -96.137 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blair (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,070 feet.

The City of Blair (GNIS ID: 2394184) 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.

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Blair, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,154
Population in Households 7,659
Population in Familes 6,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 495
Population Density2 1,480
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $58,981
Average Household Income $72,101
Per Capita Income $29,109


Total Housing Units 3,422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,010 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,175 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 236 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $179,934
Average Home Value $218,010


Total Households 3,186
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,055
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.25% 0.45%
Households 0.29% 0.5%
Families 0.3% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Blair, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blair to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 20 97th
Population Density # 109 81st
Diversity Index # 162 72nd
Median Household Income # 151 74th
Per Capita Income # 253 57th

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