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Hamilton County Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Hamilton County is 9,098, which is 3.24% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Hamilton County population density is 16.63 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 23.99 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Hamilton County is white, which represent 97.45% of the total population. The average Hamilton County education level is about the same as the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 9,098. #31

Population Growth Since 2000, #30

Hamilton County

Population Density, #26

Hamilton County
16.63 per square mile
23.99 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:8,866 (97.45%, #37)
Black:39 (0.43%, #40)
Hispanic:229 (2.52%, #56)
Asian:14 (0.15%, #63)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):47 (0.52%, #30)
One Race, Other:49 (0.54%, see rank)
Two or More Races:83 (0.91%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

7,804 (85.78%) out of the total population of 9,098 reported first ancestry.

 Hamilton County% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.42%0.56%
Czech4534.98%, see rank4.81%0.47%
Danish4034.43%, see rank2.36%0.42%
Dutch2432.67%, see rank1.94%1.40%
English7418.14%, see rank8.30%8.02%
French1501.65%, see rank2.66%3.34%
German4,97554.68%, see rank37.84%15.03%
Greek30.03%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian130.14%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish1,17012.86%, see rank13.72%10.80%
Italian480.53%, see rank2.79%5.52%
Norwegian2202.42%, see rank2.03%1.42%
Polish2252.47%, see rank3.59%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian921.01%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish840.92%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish1491.64%, see rank1.30%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish6146.75%, see rank4.41%1.27%
Swiss240.26%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American3623.98%, see rank4.39%7.12%
Welsh260.29%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 4,545 (49.96%, see rank)
Females: 4,553 (50.04%, see rank)

Hamilton County
Male: 49.96%
Female: 50.04%
Male: 49.67%
Female: 50.33%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Hamilton County
42.80 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Hamilton County
40.80 years old
35.10 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Hamilton County
44.30 years old
37.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Hamilton County% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Under 5 years5065.56%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years6767.43%, see rank7.06%6.51%
10 to 14 years6547.19%, see rank6.83%6.59%
15 to 19 years6667.32%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years3924.31%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years9069.96%, see rank13.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,01511.16%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,39215.30%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,31214.42%, see rank12.20%12.29%
65 to 74 years8038.83%, see rank7.17%7.64%
75 to 84 5476.01%, see rank4.58%4.25%
85 years and over2292.52%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Hamilton CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population6,204, 100%1,205,229209,056,129
Less Than High School349, 5.63%, see rank9.48%13.67%
High School Graduate1,961, 31.61%, see rank27.83%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,355, 37.96%, see rank33.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,080, 17.41%, see rank19.56%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree459, 7.40%, see rank9.40%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.75, see rank13.7413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Hamilton County NebraskaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten33375.38%24.62%70.26%29.74%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,02790.65%, see rank9.35%, see rank87.51%12.49%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)67890.12%, see rank9.88%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College15977.36%, see rank22.64%, see rank79.70%20.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School6380.95%, see rank19.05%, see rank68.66%31.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Hamilton CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total Households3,564, 100%731,347116,211,092
Average Household Size2.51, see rank2.472.63
1 Person Households793, 22.25%, see rank28.72%27.57%
2 or More Person Households2,771, 77.75%, see rank71.28%72.43%
Family Households (Families)2,618, 73.46%, see rank65.05%66.22%
Average Family Size2.99, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family2,226, 62.46%, see rank50.89%48.42%
Nonfamily Households946, 26.54%, see rank34.95%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Hamilton County%NebraskaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total7,262see rank1,467,464252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over3,580100%, see rank722,917123,281,364
Never Married85423.85%, see rank32.45%35.77%
Married2,31764.72%, see rank55.59%52.04%
Widowed511.42%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced35810.00%, see rank9.51%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over3,682100%, see rank744,547129,692,771
Never Married65617.82%, see rank25.96%29.48%
Married2,36164.12%, see rank53.55%49.19%
Widowed2727.39%, see rank9.13%9.16%
Divorced39310.67%, see rank11.36%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Hamilton County%NebraskaU.S.
Native9,01499.08%, see rank93.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence7,01677.12%, see rank65.36%58.73%
Born in Different State1,89320.81%, see rank27.42%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1051.15%, see rank0.73%1.42%
Foreign Born840.92%, see rank6.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship530.58%, see rank2.30%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship310.34%, see rank4.19%7.09%
Born In Europe50.05%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia50.05%, see rank1.71%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.51%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America560.62%, see rank3.65%6.83%
Born In Northern America180.20%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Hamilton County%NebraskaU.S.
English3,46797.28%, see rank89.37%79.39%
Spanish571.60%, see rank6.44%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages401.12%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.37%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.69%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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