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Demographic Data

Demographic data is indispensable in developing an understanding of different communities.


  1. COMPREHENSIVE DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION for a specific city, town, or ZIP Code, simply browse or search different sections of the Nebraska Gazetteer. See
  2. A WITHIN STATE RANKED LIST of Nebraska cities & towns, Counties, or ZIP Codes, use the Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.
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Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Get boundary maps and recent demographic data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone.

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Within State Rankings

Using the Census Data Comparison Tool found here, you can rank the top (or bottom) 200 cities, Counties or ZIP Codes by:

  1. Population
  2. Population Density
  3. Diversity Index
  4. Median Household Income
  5. Housing Affordability Index
  6. Wealth Index

Note that when viewing the profile for any incorporated city, town village, Census Designated Place (CDP), county or ZIP Code, at the bottom of the individual profile for that location is data about how that area compares to its within state peers. Both the peer rank and percentile is included with every profile.

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National Rankings

Using the National Census Data Comparison Tool, you can rank the top (or bottom) 200 cities, counties or ZIP Codes in the U.S. for the five key demographic data items used for the within state rankings.


This gazetteer tracks the 40 types of Nebraska physical, cultural and historic features such as lakes, islands, bays, airports, harbors, hosptials, etc., recorded in the Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) maintained by US Geological Survey (USGS).

  1. BROWSE by Feature Types at the STATE level
  2. BROWSE by Feature Types at the COUNTY level
  3. SEARCH for specific featres by Type & Name using the form

Once you've selected a feature of interest, the feature location is marked on a searchable map and the page has links to driving directions, local area photos, hotels, and other nearby resources.

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