Bancroft, Nebraska

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Bancroft, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Bancroft Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Bancroft Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Bancroft Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Bancroft, Nebraska

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 4
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Bancroft Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles S of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Cuming
Standard Zip Codes 68004
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.012
Longitude -96.572

Bancroft Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station ONAWA 3 NW
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches
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Bancroft Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 520 100%
Male 257 49.4%
Female 263 50.6%
Under 18 150 28.8%
18+ 370 71.2%
65+ 135 26%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 3.04
White 508 97.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Bancroft Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 490
Growth -30
Growth % -5.8%

Bancroft 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 65.2%
US/American 5.3%
Irish 5.3%
English 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Swedish 3.5%
Norwegian 2.1%
Czech 1.6%
Polish 1.4%
Danish 1.4%
Dutch 1.2%
Greek 1%
Italian 0.8%
Swiss 0.4%
Russian 0.2%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bancroft 520 $36,667
Lyons 963 $35,625
Oakland 1,367 $42,938
Pender 1,148 $38,333
Rosalie 194 $30,625
Thurston 125 $41,875
Walthill 909 $29,500

Bancroft Public Libraries

Bancroft Public Library
Bancroft, Nebraska
(402) 648-3350

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Bancroft High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 113 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

Bancroft Colleges

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