Hamilton County is located in south-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Aurora and the largest city is Aurora. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.hamilton.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,135 and the 2010 census population was 9,114. The land area is 542.88 square miles and there are 16.8 persons per square mile.
98.3% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 93.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 24.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $113,300, there are 3,488 households, an average of 2.56 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,715, the median household income is $56,065, and 10.1% of the persons in Hamilton County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,189. Retail sales (in $1000) were $101,126, and sales per capita were $10,863. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.1%.
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