Axtell, Nebraska

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Axtell, Nebraska

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High Points

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

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College Educated Adults
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Top 7% Axtell College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Axtell, Nebraska

Comparing Axtell 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 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Racial Diversity 4 6
Age of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 10
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
Median Family Income 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 4
Working at Home 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 3 3


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

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Axtell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 131 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 175 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Kearney
Standard Zip Codes 68924
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.478
Longitude -99.126

Axtell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MINDEN
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 25.4 inches
Station KEARNEY 4 NE
Distance 18.6 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
Station OVERTON 3 W
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 68 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches
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Axtell Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 696 100%
Male 349 50.1%
Female 347 49.9%
Under 18 225 32.3%
18+ 471 67.7%
65+ 86 12.4%
Median Age 36.2
Average Family Size 3.15
White 688 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.6%

Estimated Axtell Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 708
Growth 12
Growth % 1.7%

Axtell 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 36.9%
Swedish 18.6%
Irish 7.8%
English 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
US/American 4.2%
Danish 3.7%
Norwegian 3.7%
Dutch 2.1%
Scottish 1.9%
Polish 1.9%
Italian 1.2%
Czech 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Swiss 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Iranian 0.7%
Northern European 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Axtell, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Keene (68924)
Mirage (68924)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Axtell 696 $41,750
Funk 204 $43,333
Hildreth 370 $37,361
Holdrege 5,636 $44,939
Kearney 27,431 $46,650
Minden 2,964 $47,356
Wilcox 360 $32,500

Axtell Public Libraries

Axtell Public Library
Axtell, Nebraska
(308) 743-2592

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Axtell High Schools (2004)

Serves 144 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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