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People

Total Population 237
Male Share of the Population 45.6%
Female Share of the Population 54.4%
Senior Citizens 25.7%
Employed Population 16+ 117
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 65.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,833
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 18.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.8%
Median Gross Rent $375
Median House Value $46,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0%
English 14.3%
Irish 16.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Farnam Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 186 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 226 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dawson
Standard Zip Codes 69029
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.705
Longitude -100.214

Farnam Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CURTIS 3 NNE
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 38 F
Apr Temp 33 to 64 F
Jul Temp 60 to 90 F
Oct Temp 33 to 68 F
Annual Precip 20.1 inches
Station MEDICINE CREEK DAM
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 68 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Station OVERTON 3 W
Distance 33.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 68 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cozad 3,905 $50,972
Curtis 884 $70,625
Elwood 756 $60,074
Eustis 394 $62,500
Gothenburg 3,542 $68,107
Maywood 297 $55,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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