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People

Total Population 317
Male Share of the Population 52.1%
Female Share of the Population 47.9%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 188
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26%
Median Earnings25+ $31,042
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,393

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,750
% Above Poverty Level 87.1%
% Below Poverty Level 12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.6%
Median Gross Rent $563
Median House Value $51,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 12.3%

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

Cook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SE of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles S of Omaha, Nebraska
County Johnson
Standard Zip Codes 68329
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.509
Longitude -96.163

Cook 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 TECUMSEH
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station AUBURN 5 ESE
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Station VIRGINIA
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brock 147 $47,813
Johnson 318 $76,563
Sterling 470 $56,250
Syracuse 1,933 $63,750
Talmage 218 $32,000
Tecumseh 1,518 $49,250

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

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402-864-4171
Serves 116 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.1

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