Big Springs, Nebraska

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Big Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 143 miles E of Cheyenne, Wyoming (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado
County Deuel
Standard Zip Codes 69122
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.061
Longitude -102.073

Big Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 17.2 inches
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 41 F
Apr Temp 34 to 66 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 35 to 69 F
Annual Precip 17.2 inches
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 19 inches
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Big Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 418 100%
Male 197 47.1%
Female 221 52.9%
Under 18 87 20.8%
18+ 331 79.2%
65+ 115 27.5%
Median Age 46.4
Average Family Size 2.79
White 401 95.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.5%
Other 14 3.3%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 5.3%

Estimated Big Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 399
Growth -19
Growth % -4.5%

Big Springs 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 37.2%
Irish 9.9%
US/American 8.7%
English 8%
Swedish 8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
Danish 3.8%
European 3.5%
Welsh 3.2%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Czech 1.3%
Scottish 1%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Big Springs 418 $39,375
Brule 372 $34,063
Chappell 983 $44,659
Grant 1,225 $42,692
Lewellen 282 $30,417
Ogallala 4,930 $39,688
Venango 175 $29,688

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Big Springs Public Library
Big Springs, Nebraska
(308) 889-3482

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Big Springs High Schools (2004)

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Serves 90 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.9

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