Living in North Platte, NE

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Updated: 2020-03-10

North Platte SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

North Platte, NE Crime Report

1,103
Total Crimes
4,639.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
80.64%
Above National Average

North Platte, NE Cost Of Living

83
North Platte's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

North Platte, Nebraska Info Snack

North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. It is located in the southwestern part of the state, along Interstate 80, at the confluence of the North and South Platte Rivers forming the Platte River. The population was 24,733 at the 2010 census.
Population
24,011
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
15.3%
Median Home
$115,500
Median Income
$49,622
Median Rent
$693

North Platte, NE Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for North Platte in Nebraska

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Map Of North Platte, NE

Population over time in North Platte

Year Population % Change
2017 24,011 -0.5%
2016 24,135 -0.7%
2015 24,311 -0.4%
2014 24,420 -0.5%
2013 24,532 -0.3%
2012 24,609 -0.3%
2011 24,695 -0.1%
2010 24,730 0.0%
2009 24,722 -
Crime/100k North Platte NE USA
Violent Crime 408.0 284.8 368.9
Murder 4.2 2.3 5.0
Robbery 46.3 39.2 86.2
Aggravated Assault 323.9 179.4 246.8
Property Crime 4231.5 2079.9 2199.5
Burglary 811.8 271.9 376.0
Larceny 3121.1 1555.3 1594.6
Car Theft 298.6 252.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in North Platte

White
86.4% (20,734)
African American
1.6% (393)
American Indian
0.3% (82)
Asian
0.3% (75)
Hawaiian
0.0% (8)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (171)
Hispanic
10.6% (2,548)
Race North Platte NE USA
White 86.4% 79.4% 61.1%
African American 1.6% 4.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 2.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.6% 10.7% 17.8%

Household Income For North Platte, Nebraska

Less than $10,000
9.8% (234,108)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (122,780)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.2% (245,103)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (273,966)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (329,859)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.2% (484,251)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (289,543)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.2% (292,520)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (77,883)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (51,082)
Income North Platte NE USA
Less than $10,000 9.8% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 4.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.2% 9.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 9.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.2% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 13.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.2% 15.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 5.1% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 4.5% 7.0%

Gender in North Platte

Female
51.1% (12,258)
Male
48.9% (11,753)
Gender North Platte NE USA
Female 51.1% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in North Platte for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (720)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,200)
High School / GED
30.0% (7,203)
Some College
27.0% (6,482)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (3,361)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (3,121)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,440)
Professional Degree
1.0% (240)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (240)
Education North Platte NE USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About North Platte

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

Gosh, I live in North Platte, and it does s**k. High crime, major drug problems, very high cost of living. Homes run from $100,000 to over $1,000,000. School system produces under educated kids. Can't figure how North Platte missed the boat.

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