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City of Arapahoe


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Community Profile

According to the US Census, the population of Arapahoe was 1,206 people in 2018 (US Census, 2018). This makes Arapahoe the second highest populated community in Furnas County, Nebraska.

From 2010 to 2018, the population of Arapahoe has risen by 7%. The population was comprised of 54% female and 46% male in 2018 (US Census, 2018). The unemployment rate is 3.3% which is below the national average of 3.7%. 

Cost of Living in Arapahoe

  Arapahoe Nebraska
Overall 75.4 89.1
Grocery 92.8 94.9
Health 139.4 132.3
Housing 38.8 73.1
Utilities 98.2 95
Transportation 59.4 76.1
Misc. 95.2 98.68

*Sourced from bestplaces.net

Arapahoe Public Schools have a ~11:1 student to teacher ratio. 

You can view our complete community profile including numbers of employees in each sector and more population demographics on our LOIS Profile here. 

Check out how Arapahoe in the Southwest Region compares to similar areas in the Midwest according to the Rural Prosperity Nebraska Thriving Index (starting on page 66).