Hamilton County, Nebraska Population 2021

Hamilton County, Nebraska's estimated population is 9,452 with a growth rate of 0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hamilton County, Nebraska is the 29th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 9,127 and has seen a growth of 3.56% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20219,452640.68%
20209,388640.69%
20199,324640.69%
20189,260660.72%
20179,194360.39%
20169,158170.19%
20159,141390.43%
20149,102-20-0.22%
20139,122820.91%
20129,040-38-0.42%
20119,078-49-0.54%
20109,1272652.99%
19908,862-439-4.72%
19809,3014344.89%
19708,8671531.76%
19608,714-64-0.73%
19508,778-1,204-12.06%
19409,982-2,177-17.90%
193012,159-1,078-8.14%
192013,237-222-1.65%
191013,4591290.97%
190013,330-766-5.43%
189014,0965,82970.51%
18808,2678,1376259.23%
18701300.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.68%
County Website
Founded
1870
County Seat
2010 Population
9,127
Growth Since 2010
3.56%
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Hamilton County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,85696.10%
Two or More Races1441.56%
Some Other Race1421.54%
Asian330.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.18%
Black or African American170.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.07%
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Hamilton County, Nebraska Population by Race

Hamilton County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Hamilton County, Nebraska Median Age

41.9


Total

40.3


Male

43.3


Female

Hamilton County, Nebraska Adults

There are 7,031 adults, (1,798 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton County, Nebraska.

Hamilton County, Nebraska Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,640

50.35%

Male

4,575

49.65%

Hamilton County, Nebraska Population by Age

Hamilton County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hamilton County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All77%23%
Female64.3%35.7%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Male44%56%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hamilton County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7132.4577
Married2,3372.9488.1
Non Family9931.1458.6
Female2492.4464.3
Male1343.5944

2.86

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Hamilton County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade360.57%
9th to 12th Grade2754.35%
High School Graduate1,89429.97%
Some College1,72527.30%
Associates Degree81112.83%
Bachelors Degree1,08817.22%
Graduate Degree4907.75%
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Hamilton County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hamilton County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,0235,7811,526
Hispanic16410332
2+ Races96968
Other Race833915
Asian202020
Black125
Native American1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hamilton County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,522$51,424$28,137
Less Than 9th Grade$28,333$29,375$
High School Graduate$31,328$42,150$18,938
Some College$35,503$48,125$26,819
Bachelors Degree$48,561$62,583$35,625
Graduate Degree$64,701$69,375$63,342

$39,522

Average Earnings

$51,424

Average Male

$28,137

Average Female

Hamilton County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hamilton County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Hamilton County, Nebraska Language

97.40% of Hamilton County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

Hamilton County, Nebraska Language

Hamilton County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,5763534.12%
Hispanic32210131.37%
Other14110171.63%
Asian33824.24%
Islander66100.00%

5.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.50%

Male Poverty Rate

5.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Nebraska is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Nebraska is White, with 4.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.48%.

Hamilton County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.62%
High School5.14%
Some College2.47%
Bachelors or Greater0.64%

Hamilton County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.21%
Male Employed3.64%
Female Employed2.79%
Male Unemployed1.79%

Hamilton County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hamilton County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,210$78,414
Families$77,679$89,522
Married Families$86,226-
Non Families$31,900$45,479
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Income by Household Type

Hamilton County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hamilton County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Hamilton County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hamilton County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Hamilton County, Nebraska Marital Status

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676

Number of Veterans

646

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam260
Second Gulf War130
First Gulf War89
Korea79
World War II18

Hamilton County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74212
75+174
35 to 54144
18 to 3474
55 to 6472

Hamilton County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6449.50%
Hispanic1910.11%
Other Race1922.62%
2+ Races1312.62%

Hamilton County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Hamilton County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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3.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Hamilton County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Hamilton County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Hamilton County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.68%

Born in Hamilton County, Nebraska

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Hamilton County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 80.68% having been born in Nebraska. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hamilton County, Nebraska Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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