Deshler, Nebraska

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Deshler, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Deshler Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Deshler Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Deshler Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Deshler Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Deshler, Nebraska

Comparing Deshler 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 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 6
Male Share of the Population 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 4 2
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Deshler Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Thayer
Standard Zip Codes 68340
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.14
Longitude -97.722

Deshler Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HEBRON
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 30.8 inches
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
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Deshler Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 879 100%
Male 415 47.2%
Female 464 52.8%
Under 18 197 22.4%
18+ 682 77.6%
65+ 264 30%
Median Age 44.4
Average Family Size 2.84
White 860 97.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.7%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 8 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 1.7%

Estimated Deshler Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 790
Growth -89
Growth % -10.1%

Deshler 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 64.9%
US/American 6.7%
English 6%
Irish 4.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
Danish 2.4%
Polish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Czech 1.4%
Norwegian 1.1%
Dutch 1%
Swedish 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
British 0.3%
European 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Deshler 879 $38,942
Byron 144 $36,875
Carleton 136 $39,375
Chester 294 $30,000
Davenport 339 $33,958
Hebron 1,565 $39,524
Ruskin 195 $31,250

Deshler Public Libraries

Deshler Public Library
Deshler, Nebraska
(402) 365-4107

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Deshler High Schools (2004)

Serves 157 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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