According to data released by the US Census Bureau in August, Hall County’s population grew 7.3%, from 58,607 people in 2010 to 62,895 in 2020.
Along with the growth, there were also increases in Hall County’s Hispanic, black, and Asian populations, and a decrease in the total percentage of the county’s white population.
The number of people who identify as white in the county’s total population fell by 9.7%, or 4,711 people, from 82.6% in total in 2010 to 69.5% in 2020.
Hall County has remained one of the most diverse in Nebraska, ranking 87 out of 93 counties for total white population.
The county’s total Hispanic / Latino population grew by 5,528 people, or 40.5%, from 22.3% of the county’s population in 2010 to 30.5% in 2020.
Hall County’s black population also increased by 896 people, from 1.7% of the population in 2010 to 3.1% in 2020, an increase of 87.6%.
The county’s Asian population grew by 120, from 1% to 1.2% of the total population, an increase of 19.8%.
The numbers followed trends seen across Nebraska, the data showed.
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