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People

Total Population 3,518
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,897
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 51.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,519
% Above Poverty Level 87.5%
% Below Poverty Level 12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.2%
Median Gross Rent $587
Median House Value $80,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 15.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Broken Bow Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 160 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 192 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Custer
Standard Zip Codes 68822
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.401
Longitude -99.638

Broken Bow Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BROKEN BOW 2 W
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 34 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 33 to 64 F
Annual Precip 23 inches
Station ANSELMO 2 SE
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 34 F
Apr Temp 32 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25 inches
Station OCONTO
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 35 F
Apr Temp 32 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 65 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anselmo 202 $58,750
Ansley 406 $50,469
Berwyn 89 $56,250
Callaway 644 $50,625
Merna 388 $52,500
Oconto 129 $58,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Broken Bow Public Libraries

Library
Broken Bow Public Library
626 SOUTH D STREET
Broken Bow, Nebraska
(308) 872-2927

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Broken Bow Hospitals

JENNIE M MELHAM MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
145 MEMORIAL DRIVE
(308) 872-6891
Emergency Service: Yes

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Broken Bow High Schools

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BROKEN BOW HIGH SCHOOL
1135 NORTH H ST
308-872-2475
Serves 283 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

SANDHILLS EDUC SERVICES COOP
308-872-5606
A Special Education School
Serves 24 students.

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