Gothenburg is located close to the center of Nebraska. Gothenburg is between the Dawson, Custer, Lincoln county. Gothenburg has 3.59 square miles of land area and 0.05 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Gothenburg population is 3,555, which has shrunk 1.77% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Gothenburg median household income is $51,726 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 43.72% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.50% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Gothenburg median house value is $90,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.85% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 47.84% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Gothenburg is better than the state average in quality. The Gothenburg area code is 308.