Am I Rural? – Report

Report produced by the Rural Health Information Hub on 12/05/21.

Report Address:
North Platte, NE *

Latitude: 41.13632
Longitude: -100.76333

Census Tract: 31111960200
(Based on 2019 boundaries)

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.

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 Eligibility
Program Rural?
CMS - Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program YES The Rural Health Clinics Program requires that your location be outside an Urbanized Area as defined by the U.S. Census. (Please note there are additional location requirements for RHCs.)

This location is not in an Urbanized Area.
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 FY22 grant cycle)
Common Rural Definitions
How Your Location is Defined
Census 2010, Percent Rural Information for Lincoln County
  • Percent of County Population that is Rural: 30.52
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs)
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: North Platte, NE Micro Area
  • CBSA ID: 35820
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) defined rural areas Lincoln County, NE has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) 2010
  • 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.
Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs) by census tract
  • 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) 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 Information for Lincoln County
  • Urban Influence Code: 8
  • UIC Description: Micropolitan not adjacent to a metro area
Urbanized Areas / Urban Clusters Considered urban - located within an Urbanized Area or Urban Cluster.
  • Urbanized Area/Cluster Name: North Platte, NE Urban Cluster
  • UA/UC Number: 63811
Shortage Designations

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