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Blue Hill, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Blue Hill had a population of 947 as of July 1, 2019. Blue Hill ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blue Hill is located at latitude 40.3325 and longitude -98.4487 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Hill 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.


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Blue Hill, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blue Hill, NE Housing Affordability Index is 177
State of Nebraska Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Blue Hill, NE Wealth Index is 52
State of Nebraska Wealth Index is 87
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 947 (100%)
Population in Households 879 (92.8%)
Population in Families 713 (75.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 68 ( 7.2%)
Population Density 1,283
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,210
Average Household Income $54,838
Per Capita Income $21,083
Wealth Index4 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 298 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $112,371
Housing Affordability Index3 177
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.13% -0.25%
Households 0.0% -0.33%
Families 0.14% -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

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, 2019 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 # 122 79th
Population Density # 148 75th
Diversity Index # 325 44th
Median Household Income # 516 11th
Per Capita Income # 560 4th

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