Hitchcock County NE Information


Hitchcock County Subdivisions

Hitchcock County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,876
Population in Households 2,850
Population in Familes 2,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,307
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 831
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 966 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 520 (28.5%)
Median Home Value $67,523
Average Home Value $88,872


Median Household Income $39,628
Average Household Income $52,433
Per Capita Income $23,902
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.03%
Households 0.07% 0.14%
Families -0.04% 0.07%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hitchcock County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hitchcock County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 70 26th
Population Density1 # 68 28th
Diversity Index2 # 77 18th
Median Household Income # 85 10th
Per Capita Income # 77 18th

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