SUMMARY OF SELECTED HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS
Nebraska - Census Years 1960 to 2000 and 2005        
Subject 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2005
All Housing Units 472,950 515,069 624,829 660,621 722,668 766,951
   Median number of rooms 5.1 5.1 5.3 5.5 5.7 5.7
   Percent in one-unit structures 85.2 79.7 79.7 74.9 74.8 76.2%
   Percent with all plumbing facilities 82.5 93.9 98.1 99.2 99.6 99.7%
Occupied Housing Units 433,448 473,721 571,400 602,363 666,184 695,592
   Median number of persons 2.8 2.5 2.3 2.2 NA 2.5
   Percent 1.01 or more persons per room 9.2 6.2 2.1 1.7 2.7 1.7%
   Percent occupied by non-white 2.1 2.3 4.2 5.1 NA NA
   Percent owner occupied 1 64.8 61.5 68.4 66.5 67.4 68.2%
   Percent mobile home 2 1.6 2.7 4.3 4.5 5.1 5.0%
   Owner occupied:  median value $9,400 $12,400 $38,000 $50,400 $88,000 $13,200
   Renter occupied:  median rent $67 $77 $170 $282 $491 $569
Sources: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census, May 2001, and May 2002, and 2005 American Community Survey, 2006
1 2005 figure is "specified owner-occupied" units divided  by sum of that number and the number of "specified renter-occupied units."
2 2005 figure is the total number of (occupied and vacant) mobile homes divided by total number of occupied units.
Last Updated: 11-Dec-06
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@ded.ne.gov