Creighton, Nebraska

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Creighton, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Creighton Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Creighton Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Creighton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Creighton, Nebraska

Comparing Creighton 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 9
Age of the Population 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Male Share of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 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
College Educated Adults 7 5
People Above Poverty 6 5
Median Family Income 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Creighton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles W of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 68729
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.466
Longitude -97.905

Creighton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station OSMOND
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.7 inches
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Creighton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,270 100%
Male 585 46.1%
Female 685 53.9%
Under 18 292 23%
18+ 978 77%
65+ 376 29.6%
Median Age 46
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,246 98.1%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 1.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Creighton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,187
Growth -83
Growth % -6.5%

Creighton 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 59.9%
Irish 7.3%
English 5.3%
Czech 5%
US/American 3.8%
Danish 3.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
Norwegian 1.7%
Polish 1.6%
Swedish 1.5%
Yugoslavian 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Welsh 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
Swiss 0.6%
Slavic 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Italian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
European 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Creighton 1,270 $38,667
Bloomfield 1,126 $36,705
Brunswick 179 $33,438
Osmond 796 $35,000
Plainview 1,353 $35,625
Verdigre 519 $30,208
Wausa 636 $36,477

Creighton Public Libraries

Creighton Public Library
Creighton, Nebraska
(402) 358-5115

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Creighton Hospitals

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P O BOX 186, 1503 MAIN ST
(402) 358-5700
Emergency Service: Yes

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Creighton High Schools (2004)

Serves 268 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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