Trenton, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Trenton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Trenton had a population of 547 as of July 1, 2016. Trenton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Trenton is located at latitude 40.1747 and longitude -101.0136 in Hitchcock County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hitchcock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,674 feet.

The Village of Trenton (GNIS ID: 2400002) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Trenton is located within Trenton Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hitchcock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trenton: Trail City.

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


Total Population 547
Population in Households 526
Population in Familes 376
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 947
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 260
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $67,788
Average Home Value $92,680


Median Household Income $33,420
Average Household Income $46,379
Per Capita Income $22,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.22%
Households -0.24% -0.15%
Families 0.59% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

Trenton, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 189 68th
Population Density1 # 247 57th
Diversity Index2 # 500 14th
Median Household Income # 557 4th
Per Capita Income # 531 9th

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