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Hall County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Hall County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of USA NE
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
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Seat Grand Island
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

552 sq mi (1,430 km²)
546 sq mi (1,414 km²)
6 sq mi (16 km²), 1.06%
 - (2000)
 - Density

98/sq mi (38/km²)

Hall County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population was 53,534. Its county seat is Grand Island6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Hall County is represented by the prefix 8 (it had the eighth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

Geography Edit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,430 km² (552 sq mi). 1,415 km² (546 sq mi) of it is land and 15 km² (6 sq mi) of it is water. The total area is 1.06% water.

Hall County has the highest density of tornado activity in Nebraska, with 121 tornadoes per 1,000 square miles, about 4 times the state average.

Adjacent Counties Edit

Demographics Edit

Hall County
Population by decade

1860 - 116
1870 - 1,057
1880 - 8,572
1890 - 16,513
1900 - 17,206
1910 - 20,361
1920 - 23,720
1930 - 27,117
1940 - 27,523
1950 - 32,186
1960 - 35,757
1970 - 42,851
1980 - 47,690
1990 - 48,925
2000 - 53,534

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 53,534 people, 20,356 households, and 14,086 families residing in the county. The population density was 38/km² (98/sq mi). There were 21,574 housing units at an average density of 15/km² (40/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 88.67% White, 0.36% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 1.09% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 8.19% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. 14.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 20,356 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.90% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 25.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $36,972, and the median income for a family was $43,963. Males had a median income of $29,158 versus $20,576 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,386. 12.00% of the population and 9.20% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.50% of those under the age of 18 and 8.30% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Cities and villages Edit

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 40°52′N 98°30′W / 40.87, -98.50

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