Bennington, Nebraska

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Bennington, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Bennington People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Bennington Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 9% Bennington Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 13% Bennington Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 15% Bennington College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Bennington, Nebraska

Comparing Bennington 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
Well-Paid Single Women 8 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 9
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Racial Diversity 5 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 2
Age of the Population 2 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 3
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 5
Working at Home 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 10
Affordability of Rents 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1

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Bennington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 13 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Douglas
Metro Area Omaha
Standard Zip Codes 68007
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.364
Longitude -96.157

Bennington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station OMAHA 9 NW
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches
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Bennington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 937 100%
Male 442 47.2%
Female 495 52.8%
Under 18 287 30.6%
18+ 650 69.4%
65+ 106 11.3%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 3.23
White 922 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.5%

Estimated Bennington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 913
Growth -24
Growth % -2.6%

Bennington 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 41.6%
US/American 17.1%
Irish 9.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Danish 6.3%
English 2.9%
Czech 2.6%
Swedish 1.9%
Norwegian 1.6%
Italian 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
Afghan 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bennington 937 $53,917
Boys Town 818 $51,944
Elkhorn 6,062 $76,206
Fort Calhoun 856 $57,679
Kennard 371 $50,625
Washington 126 $55,000
Waterloo 459 $55,156

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Bennington Public Library
Bennington, Nebraska
(402) 238-2201

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Bennington High Schools (2004)

Serves 274 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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