Alda, Nebraska

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Alda, Nebraska

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High Points

Alda strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Nebraska):

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Short Commute Times
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Top 13% Alda Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Alda, Nebraska

Comparing Alda to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Nebraska (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Racial Diversity 7 8
Age of the Population 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 5
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Affordability of Rents 5 3
People Living Alone 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Alda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hall
Standard Zip Codes 68810
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.871
Longitude -98.467

Alda Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25.8 inches
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Station KEARNEY 4 NE
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25.2 inches
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Alda Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 652 100%
Male 335 51.4%
Female 317 48.6%
Under 18 207 31.7%
18+ 445 68.3%
65+ 43 6.6%
Median Age 33
Average Family Size 3.2
White 623 95.6%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 19 2.9%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 46 7.1%

Estimated Alda Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 651
Growth -1
Growth % -0.2%

Alda Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 40.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.6%
Irish 10.3%
US/American 7.1%
Polish 6.6%
Danish 3.2%
English 3.2%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Dutch 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Czech 1.5%
Swedish 1.5%
Norwegian 1.1%
Latvian 0.9%
Scottish 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alda 652 $39,219
Cairo 790 $43,854
Doniphan 763 $42,917
Grand Island 42,940 $43,197
Phillips 336 $35,714
Shelton 1,140 $42,381
Wood River 1,204 $44,453
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