VACANT HOUSING UNITS1
Nebraska - Census Years 1950 to 2010      
  Total Housing Units
  1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
STATE 417,245 472,950 515,069 618,699 660,621 722,668 796,793
Urban2 192,610 253,334 309,172 389,863 433,846 494,195 NA
Rural 224,635 219,616 205,897 229,076 226,775 228,473 NA
  Vacant Units
  1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
STATE NA 39,502 38,170 47,299 58,258 56,484 75,663
Urban2 NA 13,245 17,243 23,584 25,662 28,007 NA
Rural NA 26,257 20,927 23,715 32,596 28,477 NA
  Percent Vacant
  1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
STATE NA 8.4 7.5 7.6 8.8 7.8 9.5
Urban2 NA 5.2 5.6 6.1 6.0 5.7 NA
Rural NA 19.6 10.3 10.4 14.0 12.5 NA
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2010 Census, 2011
1 Census numbers represent counts.
2 Definition of urban changed over time.
Last Updated: 05/11/15
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov