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Hamilton County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 9,310 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 9,403 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,613
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,120
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,634
Renter-occupied apartments: 830 (it was 869 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 544 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hamilton County: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.5%), Manufacturing (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hamilton County, NE (2019)
    • 8,74694.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3423.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 911.0%Two or more races
    • 340.4%Asian alone
    • 170.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 170.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 90.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 4,630  (49.7%)
Females: 4,680  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Hamilton County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,080 ($40,277 in 1999)
This county:

$66,080
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $530 (lower quartile is $394, upper quartile is $729)
This county:

$530
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $171,037 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$171,037
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,621 - $270,425
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,225
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $488

Institutionalized population: 122

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 47
  • Auto thefts: 4
Hamilton County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $243,800
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2016: 24 buildings, average cost: $298,500
  • 2017: 32 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2018: 37 buildings, average cost: $258,900
  • 2019: 31 buildings, average cost: $310,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Hamilton, NE residents
Average permit cost in Hamilton, NE
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,905 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,743 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Hamilton, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hamilton, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hamilton, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.6%
Hamilton County:

4.6%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 54.5% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.2 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 32.5 years old, American Indian residents: 37.9 years old, Asian residents: 59.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.8 years old, Other race residents: 29.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hamilton County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $622 a month.

Cities in this county include: Aurora, Hampton, Giltner, Phillips, Marquette, Overland, Hordville, Stockham.

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Berks County, Pennsylvania , Carbon County, Pennsylvania , Erie County, Ohio , Uintah County, Utah , Forest County, Pennsylvania , Kosciusko County, Indiana , Montour County, Pennsylvania .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Nebraska:

2.7%

Unemployment by year in Hamilton, NE
County total employment by year in Hamilton, NE
County average yearly wages by year in Hamilton, NE

Current college students: 264
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 109 (79.1% naturalized citizens)

Hamilton County:

1.2%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 32010 or later
  • 202000 to 2009
  • 471990 to 1999
  • 141980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.7%

Hamilton County marital status for males Hamilton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,651
  • One, attached: 69
  • Two: 105
  • 3 or 4: 40
  • 5 to 9: 99
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 to 49: 32
  • 50 or more: 56
  • Mobile homes: 129

Housing units in Hamilton County with a mortgage: 1,654 (19 second mortgage, 79 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,264

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hamilton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,95510
Evangelical Protestant1,79114
Catholic5912
Other2732
None3,514-
Hamilton County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Hamilton County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Hamilton County:

7.54 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hamilton County:

8.0%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

30.0%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Hamilton County:

Average size of farms: 577 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $261,744
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $314.19
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 39.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $218,466
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.94%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $158,065
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.38%
Corn for grain: 192239 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 629 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 94265 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 394% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 313.5 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 375.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 250.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 689.9 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4521, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 13, 2018 - April 18, 2018, FEMA Id: 4375, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2015 to June 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4225: June 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2014 to June 04, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4185: July 28, 2014, FEMA Id: 4185, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 19, 2011 to June 21, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4014: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4014, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2009 to June 26, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1853: July 31, 2009, FEMA Id: 1853, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1770: June 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1770, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hamilton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,031 (74.6%)
  • Carpooled: 302 (7.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 115 (2.8%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 282 (6.9%)
  • Worked at home: 321 (7.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (56%)
  • Japan (19%)
  • South Africa (9%)
  • India (5%)
  • Australia (5%)
  • Belgium (1%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hamilton County


  • German (45%)
  • American (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • Danish (3%)
  • Irish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
143 people in nursing homes
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Hamilton County, Nebraska in 2010:

  • 111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $77,401.

6.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.53% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($39,245 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($9,844 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

1.30%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hall County, NE  1.94% ($46,000 average AGI)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.18% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($36,824 average AGI)
1.78% relocated to other states ($8,798 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

1.78%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hall County, NE  1.62% ($45,328 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.88% ($58,303)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,699 (1,533 aged, 166 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 108 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Hamilton County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (30)
  • Unspecified dementia (12)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (11)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,820
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 791
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,923

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,056
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,077

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 21

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,310
  • Male householders: 2,032 (366 living alone), Female householders: 1,740 (505 living alone)
  • 2,351 spouses (2,349 opposite-sex spouses), 203 unmarried partners, (203 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,555 children (2,334 natural, 54 adopted, 168 stepchildren), 70 grandchildren, 42 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 0 foster children, 57 other relatives, 123 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 130

Size of family households: 1,514 2-persons, 503 3-persons, 346 4-persons, 252 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 906 1-person, 122 2-persons.

1,702 married couples with children.
348 single-parent households (145 men, 203 women).

97.2% of residents of Hamilton speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (83% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $55,905,000 ($5,895 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $604,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $21,565,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,953,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,372,000
Federal grants: $7,568,000
Federal procurement contracts: $509,000 ($13,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,939,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $108,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,922,000
Federal Government insurance: $75,797,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 603
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 464
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +37
Here +4 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hamilton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.01 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.7
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • 1072014 or later
  • 912010 to 2013
  • 3562000 to 2009
  • 3981990 to 1999
  • 3441980 to 1989
  • 7861970 to 1979
  • 2911960 to 1969
  • 4531950 to 1959
  • 1681940 to 1949
  • 1,1611939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • 31 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 2014 rooms
  • 3135 rooms
  • 4556 rooms
  • 3397 rooms
  • 5088 rooms
  • 1,0819+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • 81 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 1574 rooms
  • 1445 rooms
  • 1266 rooms
  • 1007 rooms
  • 1038 rooms
  • 959+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • 4no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 5072 bedrooms
  • 1,0353 bedrooms
  • 8584 bedrooms
  • 4845+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Nebraska
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1521 bedroom
  • 2452 bedrooms
  • 2853 bedrooms
  • 1314 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 26no vehicle
  • 5181 vehicle
  • 1,1782 vehicles
  • 7533 vehicles
  • 2814 vehicles
  • 1705+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 91no vehicle
  • 3231 vehicle
  • 2532 vehicles
  • 1363 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles

89.4% of Hamilton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Nebraska.

Hamilton County:

89.4%
State average:

84.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,517
  • Other state: 1,647
  • Northeast: 75
  • Midwest: 766
  • South: 281
  • West: 532
Year householders moved into unit in Hamilton County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hamilton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.4%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Electricity
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.7%Utility gas
  • 38.1%Electricity
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 51
Here:

5.2%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 38
Here:

6.9%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

24.2%
Nebraska:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Hamilton County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,824,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $313,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,406,000
    Regular Highways: $1,797,000
    Health - Other: $695,000
    Police Protection: $541,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $497,000
    Correctional Institutions: $477,000
    Financial Administration: $367,000
    Central Staff Services: $360,000
    Local Fire Protection: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $92,000
    General Public Buildings: $89,000
    Hospitals: $54,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
    Transit Utilities: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $204,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $189,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $128,000
    General Local Government Support: $74,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,715,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,060,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $497,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000
    General - Other: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,606,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,466,000
    General Local Government Support: $451,000
    Other: $50,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,652,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $463,000
    Death and Gift: $378,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,469,000

Hamilton County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,824,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $313,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,406,000
    Regular Highways: $1,797,000
    Health - Other: $695,000
    Police Protection: $541,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $497,000
    Correctional Institutions: $477,000
    Financial Administration: $367,000
    Central Staff Services: $360,000
    Local Fire Protection: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $92,000
    General Public Buildings: $89,000
    Hospitals: $54,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
    Transit Utilities: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $204,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $189,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $128,000
    General Local Government Support: $74,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,715,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,060,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $497,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000
    General - Other: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,606,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,466,000
    General Local Government Support: $451,000
    Other: $50,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,652,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $463,000
    Death and Gift: $378,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,469,000

Hamilton County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,824,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $313,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,406,000
    Regular Highways: $1,797,000
    Health - Other: $695,000
    Police Protection: $541,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $497,000
    Correctional Institutions: $477,000
    Financial Administration: $367,000
    Central Staff Services: $360,000
    Local Fire Protection: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $92,000
    General Public Buildings: $89,000
    Hospitals: $54,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
    Transit Utilities: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $204,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $189,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $128,000
    General Local Government Support: $74,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,715,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,060,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $497,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000
    General - Other: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,606,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,466,000
    General Local Government Support: $451,000
    Other: $50,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,652,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $463,000
    Death and Gift: $378,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,469,000

Hamilton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,824,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $313,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,406,000
    Regular Highways: $1,797,000
    Health - Other: $695,000
    Police Protection: $541,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $497,000
    Correctional Institutions: $477,000
    Financial Administration: $367,000
    Central Staff Services: $360,000
    Local Fire Protection: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $92,000
    General Public Buildings: $89,000
    Hospitals: $54,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
    Transit Utilities: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $204,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $189,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $128,000
    General Local Government Support: $74,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,715,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,060,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $497,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000
    General - Other: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,606,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,466,000
    General Local Government Support: $451,000
    Other: $50,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,652,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $463,000
    Death and Gift: $378,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,469,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 67
  • Number of aged recipients: 6
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 61
  • Number of recipients under 18: 12
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 41
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 14
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 32
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 25
Most common first names in Hamilton County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7978.5 years
Anna4386.2 years
Robert4272.8 years
Mary3882.1 years
William3777.8 years
Helen3584.7 years
Donald3475.1 years
George3379.6 years
Ruth2981.7 years
Charles2676.2 years
Most common last names in Hamilton County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson3883.4 years
Miller3276.6 years
Smith3181.7 years
Nelson3079.1 years
Andersen2879.5 years
Hansen2685.0 years
Jensen2580.7 years
Johnson2383.8 years
Oswald2380.4 years
Olson2079.5 years
Businesses in Hamilton County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Subway1