Callaway, Nebraska

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Callaway, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Callaway Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Callaway Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Callaway Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Callaway Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Callaway, Nebraska

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
College Educated Adults 5 3
Median Family Income 4 3
People Above Poverty 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Callaway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 173 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 207 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Custer
Standard Zip Codes 68825
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.291
Longitude -99.922

Callaway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station OCONTO
Distance 12.7 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
Station ANSELMO 2 SE
Distance 21.8 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
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 22.2 inches
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Callaway Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 637 100%
Male 277 43.5%
Female 360 56.5%
Under 18 145 22.8%
18+ 492 77.2%
65+ 194 30.5%
Median Age 48.1
Average Family Size 2.87
White 621 97.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 5 0.8%
Mixed Race 7 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.4%

Estimated Callaway Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 625
Growth -12
Growth % -1.9%

Callaway 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 40.9%
English 10.4%
US/American 10%
Irish 7.7%
Scotch-Irish 6.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
Dutch 3.2%
Danish 3%
Swedish 1.7%
Italian 1.7%
Polish 1.5%
Norwegian 1.3%
Welsh 1.3%
Pennsylvania German 1.3%
Czech 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Custer (68825)
Delight (68825)
Elim (68825)
Ryno (68825)
Triumph (68825)

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)
Callaway 637 $37,000
Anselmo 159 $40,417
Arnold 630 $35,875
Berwyn 134 $31,750
Broken Bow 3,491 $37,750
Merna 391 $36,406
Oconto 141 $34,167

Callaway Public Libraries

Nigel Sprouse Memorial Library
Callaway, Nebraska
(308) 836-2610

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Serves 137 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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