Hamilton County NE Information


Hamilton County Subdivisions

Hamilton County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,471
Daytime Population: Workers 4,139
Daytime Population: Residents 4,546
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,685
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 9,347
Population in Familes 7,943
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $57,504
Average Household Income $76,161
Per Capita Income $30,225


Total Housing Units 4,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,826 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 905 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 452 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $127,872
Average Home Value $167,109


Total Households 3,731
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,699
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.52%
Households 0.64% 0.6%
Families 0.48% 0.51%
Median Household Income   4.96%
Per Capita Income   3.83%


Hamilton County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 29 70th
Population Density # 26 73rd
Diversity Index # 54 43rd
Median Household Income # 9 91st
Per Capita Income # 14 86th

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