Doniphan, Nebraska

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Doniphan, Nebraska

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 18% Doniphan Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Doniphan, Nebraska

Comparing Doniphan 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
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Senior Citizens 4 2
Age of the Population 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 9
Portion of People Married 7 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 5
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Doniphan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hall
Standard Zip Codes 68832
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.771
Longitude -98.369

Doniphan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HASTINGS 4 N
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25.8 inches
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
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Doniphan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 763 100%
Male 351 46%
Female 412 54%
Under 18 234 30.7%
18+ 529 69.3%
65+ 98 12.8%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.01
White 751 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 2.4%

Estimated Doniphan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 762
Growth -1
Growth % -0.1%

Doniphan 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 52.8%
Irish 8%
US/American 6.6%
English 4.6%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Polish 3.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
French Canadian 2.5%
Danish 2.5%
Swedish 2.3%
Czech 2%
Italian 2%
Greek 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Pennsylvania German 1.1%
Norwegian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Doniphan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

South Platte (68832)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Doniphan 763 $42,917
Alda 652 $39,219
Giltner 389 $45,179
Grand Island 42,940 $43,197
Phillips 336 $35,714
Trumbull 212 $46,042
Wood River 1,204 $44,453
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Doniphan High Schools (2004)

Serves 247 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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