Arapahoe, Nebraska

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Arapahoe, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Arapahoe Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Arapahoe Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 19% Arapahoe Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Arapahoe, Nebraska

Comparing Arapahoe 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
Senior Citizens 10 9
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Racial Diversity 5 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 5 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Housing Recently Built 3 5

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Arapahoe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 173 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 217 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Furnas
Standard Zip Codes 68922
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.304
Longitude -99.9

Arapahoe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 42 F
Apr Temp 36 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 93 F
Oct Temp 38 to 73 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 68 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
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Arapahoe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,028 100%
Male 440 42.8%
Female 588 57.2%
Under 18 243 23.6%
18+ 785 76.4%
65+ 297 28.9%
Median Age 43.4
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,003 97.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 6 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 12 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.7%

Estimated Arapahoe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 954
Growth -74
Growth % -7.2%

Arapahoe 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 50.7%
US/American 12.8%
English 10%
Irish 8.1%
Swedish 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3.8%
Italian 1.5%
European 1.5%
Scottish 1.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.2%
Czech 1.1%
Danish 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Dutch 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Arapahoe 1,028 $36,750
Beaver City 641 $38,594
Cambridge 1,041 $37,500
Edison 154 $26,875
Holbrook 225 $30,875
Oxford 876 $40,875
Wilsonville 118 $37,500

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Arapahoe Public Library
Arapahoe, Nebraska
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Arapahoe High Schools (2004)

Serves 156 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

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