Clarkson, Nebraska

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Clarkson, Nebraska

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 4% trophy Clarkson Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Clarkson Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Clarkson, Nebraska

Comparing Clarkson 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 8
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 7
Working at Home 8 7
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Clarkson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles SW of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Colfax
Standard Zip Codes 68629
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.726
Longitude -97.121

Clarkson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station MADISON 2 W
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
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Clarkson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 685 100%
Male 317 46.3%
Female 368 53.7%
Under 18 167 24.4%
18+ 518 75.6%
65+ 179 26.1%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.95
White 679 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.7%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.3%

Estimated Clarkson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 680
Growth -5
Growth % -0.7%

Clarkson 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
Czech 44.5%
German 29.7%
English 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
Czechoslovakian 4.2%
US/American 3.5%
Polish 2.8%
Swedish 2.1%
Irish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
European 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clarkson 685 $36,094
Creston 215 $30,781
Dodge 700 $37,679
Howells 632 $40,000
Leigh 442 $40,481
Snyder 318 $37,917
Stanton 1,627 $42,717

Clarkson Public Libraries

Clarkson Public Library
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Clarkson High Schools (2004)

Serves 167 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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