Trenton, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Trenton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Trenton had a population of 583 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trenton: Trail City.

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


Total Population 583
Population in Households 562
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 1,010
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $33,708
Average Household Income $48,411
Per Capita Income $23,070


Total Housing Units 346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $73,134
Average Home Value $93,229


Total Households 276
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.49% -0.35%
Households 0.54% -0.36%
Families 1.13% -0.41%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

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, 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 # 185 68th
Population Density # 232 60th
Diversity Index # 512 12th
Median Household Income # 560 4th
Per Capita Income # 537 8th

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