Blue Hill, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Blue Hill, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Blue Hill had a population of 853 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Blue Hill is located at latitude 40.333 and longitude -98.4484 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Hill (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Blue Hill, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 853
Daytime Population: Workers 422
Daytime Population: Residents 461
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 883
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 786
Population in Familes 636
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 1,167
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $44,902
Average Household Income $54,288
Per Capita Income $21,260


Total Housing Units 371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $133,574


Total Households 325
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 206
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 -1.27% -1.13%
Households -1.51% -1.33%
Families -1.39% -1.4%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

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, 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 # 135 77th
Population Density # 183 69th
Diversity Index # 292 50th
Median Household Income # 408 30th
Per Capita Income # 557 4th

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