Am I Rural? – Report

Report produced by the Rural Health Information Hub on 02/25/24.

Location
Report Address:
North Platte, NE *

Latitude: 41.13632
Longitude: -100.76333

Census Tract:
    31111960200 (2010 & 2020)

County:
Lincoln County, NE

* Report is for a specific point in North Platte, NE. Results may not be the same for all points in North Platte, NE.

Common Rural Definitions
How Your Location is Defined
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs), 2023

Data Source: 2023 TIGER/Line, U.S. Census Bureau

  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: North Platte, NE Micro Area
  • CBSA ID: 35820
Urban Areas, 2020

Data Source: 2023 TIGER/Line, U.S. Census Bureau

Located within an Urban Area.
  • Urban Area Name: North Platte, NE Urban Area
  • UA Number: 63811
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) defined rural areas

Data Source: List provided by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

Lincoln County, NE has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) 2010

Data Source: Frontier and Remote Area Codes, Economic Research Service

  • FAR Level: 1
  • FAR Description: Areas where the majority of the population lives 60 minutes or more from Urbanized Areas (50,000 or more population). Note: Urbanized Areas and Urban Clusters are defined by the U.S. Census Bureau prior to the 2020 Census.
Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs)
by 2010 census tract

Data Source: Rural-Urban Commuting Area Codes, Economic Research Service

  • RUCA Code: 4.0
  • Primary Description: Micropolitan area core: primary flow within an Urban Cluster (UC) of 10,000 through 49,999 (large UC)
Rural Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCs) 2023

Data Source: Economic Research Service

RUCCs are assigned at the county level.

Information for Lincoln County

  • RUCC Code: 5
  • RUCC Description: Nonmetro - Urban population of 20,000 or more, not adjacent to a metro area
Urban Influence Codes (UICs) 2013

Data Source: Economic Research Service

Information for Lincoln County
  • Urban Influence Code: 8
  • UIC Description: Micropolitan not adjacent to a metro area
Census 2020, Percent Rural

Data Source: Urban and Rural, U.S. Census Bureau

Information for Lincoln County
  • Percent of County Population that is Rural: 31.99
Program Eligibility
The information provided by this service addresses only the rural aspect of a program's requirements. Your Am I Rural? report is not a guarantee of your rural status. Please check with the program contacts directly to verify your eligibility for specific federal programs.
Program Rural?
FORHP - Grant Programs YES This location is eligible for Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grant programs.

Lincoln County, NE has been designated by FORHP as rural. (For FY23 grant cycle)
CMS - Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program YES CMS interim guidance considers a location to meet the rural location requirement for the RHC program if it is outside of an urbanized area in the 2010 Census Bureau data OR if it is outside of an urban area in the 2020 Census Bureau data.
  • This location is outside of 2010 Urbanized Areas
Shortage Designations

For data sources and definitions, see the Rural Classifications help section.