Hitchcock County NE Information


Hitchcock County Subdivisions

Hitchcock County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,823
Population in Households 2,797
Population in Familes 2,242
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $39,708
Average Household Income $53,323
Per Capita Income $24,158


Total Housing Units 1,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 943 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 488 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $74,703
Average Home Value $97,455


Total Households 1,275
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 807
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.36% -0.69%
Households -0.24% -0.62%
Families -0.38% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.32%


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, 2018 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 # 77 18th
Median Household Income # 91 3rd
Per Capita Income # 83 12th

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