Bassett, Nebraska

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Bassett, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Bassett Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Bassett Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Bassett Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Bassett Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Bassett, Nebraska

Comparing Bassett 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 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
Median Family Income 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 7
Working at Home 7 7
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 3 6

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Bassett Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 158 miles SW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 206 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Rock
Standard Zip Codes 68714
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.585
Longitude -99.537

Bassett Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 25 inches
Station ROSE 10 WNW
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 87 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
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Bassett Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 743 100%
Male 328 44.1%
Female 415 55.9%
Under 18 148 19.9%
18+ 595 80.1%
65+ 227 30.6%
Median Age 46.6
Average Family Size 2.8
White 730 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.7%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.7%

Estimated Bassett Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 660
Growth -83
Growth % -11.2%

Bassett 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 31.4%
US/American 11.5%
Irish 9.6%
English 8.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Swedish 5.5%
Norwegian 4.8%
Dutch 3.4%
Czech 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
French Canadian 2%
Danish 1.8%
Swiss 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Slovene 1.1%
Italian 0.9%
Croatian 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
European 0.7%
Russian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Icelander 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Rose (68714)

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)
Bassett 743 $32,778
Ainsworth 1,862 $38,214
Long Pine 341 $26,979
Springview 244 $26,389
Stuart 625 $38,500

Bassett Public Libraries

Rock County Public Library
Bassett, Nebraska
(402) 684-3800
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Bassett High Schools (2004)

Serves 93 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

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