Statewide Claims to Fame

North Platte is 6th in Nebraska out of 29 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

North Platte is 6th in Nebraska out of 31 other cities in Retail sales per capita

North Platte is 6th in Nebraska out of 32 other cities in Retail sales

North Platte is 6th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Housing units

North Platte is 6th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Size in square miles

North Platte is 7th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Households

North Platte is 8th in Nebraska out of 32 other cities in Current population (2012)

North Platte is 10th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - White

North Platte is 11th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Residents 65 or older

North Platte is 11th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
North Platte Rank Nebraska US
Current population (2012) 24,592 8th 1,855,525 313,914,040
Size in square miles 13.2 6th 76,824.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,873.7 21st 23.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
North Platte Rank Nebraska US
Residents younger than 5 7.6% 12th 7.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.9% 17th 25.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.5% 11th 13.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
North Platte Rank Nebraska US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.4% 19th 90.3% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.5% 27th 27.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
North Platte Rank Nebraska US
Race - White 93.1% 10th 89.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.0% 19th 4.8% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 15th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 19th 2.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 22nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 20th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.8% 17th 9.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 88.0% 13th 81.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
North Platte Rank Nebraska US
Female residents 51.2% 14th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.0% 25th 6.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
North Platte Rank Nebraska US
Housing units 11,450 6th 801,185 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.7% 23rd 19.5% 25.9%
Households 10,666 7th 715,703 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.7% 17th 68.3% 66.1%
Home median value $101,300 16th $125,400 $186,200
People per household 2.2 28th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
North Platte Rank Nebraska US
Income per capita $24,492 12th $26,113 $27,915
Income per household $41,841 24th $50,695 $52,762
Income below poverty line 11.9% 21st 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
North Platte Rank Nebraska US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,948 11th 159,665 27,092,908
Retail sales $582,763 6th $26,486,612 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $24,233 6th $14,965 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $65,529 6th $2,685,580 $613,795,732

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