Hitchcock County is located in south-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Trenton and the largest city is Culbertson. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hitchcockcounty.ne.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 2,901 and the 2010 census population was 2,908. The land area is 709.94 square miles and there are 4.1 persons per square mile.
97.9% of the population is White, 0.2% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 92.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $62,300, there are 1,366 households, an average of 2.07 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,554, the median household income is $39,702, and 15.5% of the persons in Hitchcock County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 304. Retail sales (in $1000) were unavailable, and sales per capita were unavailable. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 15.1%.
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