Hitchcock County NE Information


Hitchcock County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,879
Daytime Population: Workers 933
Daytime Population: Residents 1,484
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,417
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 2,853
Population in Familes 2,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $43,285
Average Household Income $55,043
Per Capita Income $24,947


Total Housing Units 1,778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 975 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 326 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 477 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $69,866
Average Home Value $90,641


Total Households 1,301
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 820
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 -0.14% -0.17%
Households 0.0% -0.08%
Families -0.22% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.69%


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, 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 # 70 26th
Population Density # 68 28th
Diversity Index # 78 17th
Median Household Income # 80 15th
Per Capita Income # 76 19th

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