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People

Total Population 3,542
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,634
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,107
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $613
Median House Value $101,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 10.3%

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

Gothenburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 182 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 221 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dawson
Standard Zip Codes 69138
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.929
Longitude -100.16

Gothenburg 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 GOTHENBURG
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 22.2 inches
Station CURTIS 3 NNE
Distance 25.4 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 NORTH PLATTE RGNL AP
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 88 F
Oct Temp 34 to 66 F
Annual Precip 19.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brady 343 $55,938
Cozad 3,905 $50,972
Eustis 394 $62,500
Farnam 237 $55,833
Lexington 10,152 $48,216
Maxwell 283 $61,094

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

Gothenburg Public Libraries

Library
Gothenburg Public Library
1104 LAKE AVENUE
Gothenburg, Nebraska
(308) 537-2591

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Gothenburg Hospitals

GOTHENBURG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
910 20TH ST
(308) 537-3661
Emergency Service: Yes

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Gothenburg High Schools

GOTHENBURG SECONDARY SCHOOL
308-537-3651
Serves 368 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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