Wheeler County NE Information


Wheeler County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 766
Daytime Population: Workers 541
Daytime Population: Residents 284
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 825
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 766
Population in Familes 632
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $43,600
Average Household Income $68,264
Per Capita Income $29,498


Total Housing Units 575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 (42.4%)
Median Home Value $95,098
Average Home Value $184,244


Total Households 331
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 221
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 -0.9% -1.2%
Households -0.77% -1.11%
Families -0.96% -1.21%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   4.0%


Wheeler County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheeler 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 # 85 10th
Population Density # 81 15th
Diversity Index # 87 6th
Median Household Income # 77 18th
Per Capita Income # 22 77th

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