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Blue Hill, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Blue Hill had a population of 841 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Blue Hill is located at latitude 40.333 and longitude -98.4484 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,975 feet.

The City of Blue Hill (GNIS ID: 2394202) 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 City of Blue Hill is located within Election District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

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

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


Total Population 841
Population in Households 773
Population in Familes 628
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 1,151
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 317
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $105,263
Average Home Value $131,413


Median Household Income $45,103
Average Household Income $51,936
Per Capita Income $20,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.7% -1.04%
Households -2.14% -1.29%
Families -1.92% -1.43%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

Blue Hill, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Hill 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 # 141 76th
Population Density1 # 184 68th
Diversity Index2 # 264 54th
Median Household Income # 372 36th
Per Capita Income # 560 4th

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