De Witt, Nebraska

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High Points

De Witt 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 De Witt Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 6% De Witt Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% De Witt Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% De Witt Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 9% De Witt People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 15% De Witt Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 17% De Witt Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of De Witt, Nebraska

Comparing De Witt 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
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Age of the Population 7 5
Senior Citizens 5 3
Racial Diversity 4 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 10
Median Family Income 8 9
College Educated Adults 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 7
Working at Home 4 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 4
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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De Witt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Saline
Standard Zip Codes 68341
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.393
Longitude -96.922

De Witt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BEATRICE 1 N
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station CRETE
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Distance 24.4 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
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De Witt Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 572 100%
Male 287 50.2%
Female 285 49.8%
Under 18 141 24.7%
18+ 431 75.3%
65+ 89 15.6%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 2.87
White 564 98.6%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1%

Estimated De Witt Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 577
Growth 5
Growth % 0.9%

De Witt 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 55.3%
US/American 11.8%
Czech 8.5%
Irish 7.2%
English 5.6%
Dutch 2.9%
Polish 1.9%
Scottish 1.2%
Italian 1%
European 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
De Witt 572 $48,021
Beatrice 12,496 $42,472
Clatonia 275 $38,929
Hallam 276 $45,156
Pickrell 182 $54,375
Plymouth 477 $42,813
Wilber 1,761 $45,556

De Witt Public Libraries

Bob & Wauneta Burkley Lib. & Res. Ctr
De Witt, Nebraska
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