Elmwood, Nebraska

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Elmwood, Nebraska

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High Points

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 8% Elmwood People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Elmwood, Nebraska

Comparing Elmwood 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Senior Citizens 7 4
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
People Above Poverty 8 9
Median Family Income 7 9
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 3 1
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 2


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

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Elmwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles E of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Cass
Metro Area Omaha
Standard Zip Codes 68349
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.841
Longitude -96.293

Elmwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
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Elmwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 668 100%
Male 325 48.7%
Female 343 51.3%
Under 18 200 29.9%
18+ 468 70.1%
65+ 115 17.2%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.2
White 662 99.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Elmwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 715
Growth 47
Growth % 7%

Elmwood 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 39.4%
English 15.1%
US/American 13.1%
Irish 7.8%
Danish 4.3%
Czechoslovakian 3.1%
Czech 2.7%
Norwegian 2.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Swedish 1.2%
Polish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
Italian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
European 0.8%
Scottish 0.6%
Belgian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
British 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elmwood 668 $46,875
Alvo 142 $50,208
Avoca 270 $44,167
Eagle 1,105 $48,947
Manley 191 $52,500
Murdock 269 $45,357
Weeping Water 1,103 $51,250

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Elmwood Public Library
Elmwood, Nebraska
(402) 994-4125

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