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People

Total Population 1,232
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 19.2%
Employed Population 16+ 515
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 60.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,114
% Above Poverty Level 95.6%
% Below Poverty Level 4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.6%
Median Gross Rent $472
Median House Value $93,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.5%
US/American 0%
English 4.5%
Irish 11.3%

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

Friend Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Saline
Standard Zip Codes 68359
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.653
Longitude -97.285

Friend 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 FAIRMONT
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
Station CRETE
Distance 17.8 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
Station LINCOLN AP
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaver Crossing 393 $58,958
Cordova 109 $56,000
Dorchester 525 $53,125
Exeter 624 $64,531
Goehner 89 $53,125
Milligan 343 $42,083

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

Friend Public Libraries

Library
Gilbert Public Library
628 SECOND STREET
Friend, Nebraska
(402) 947-5081

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Friend Hospitals

WARREN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
905 SECOND ST
(402) 947-2541
Emergency Service: Yes

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Friend High Schools

FRIEND HIGH SCHOOL
402-947-2781
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 164 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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