Grant, Nebraska

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Grant, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Grant Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Grant Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Grant, Nebraska

Comparing Grant 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
Senior Citizens 10 9
Age of the Population 10 9
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Racial Diversity 3 4
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 8 8
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 6

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Grant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 159 miles E of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 181 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado
County Perkins
Standard Zip Codes 69140
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.841
Longitude -101.724

Grant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MADRID
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 89 F
Oct Temp 34 to 66 F
Annual Precip 20.4 inches
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 19 inches
Station WALLACE 2 W
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 67 F
Annual Precip 18.7 inches
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Grant Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,225 100%
Male 568 46.4%
Female 657 53.6%
Under 18 287 23.4%
18+ 938 76.6%
65+ 340 27.8%
Median Age 45.4
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,210 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 1.2%

Estimated Grant Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,145
Growth -80
Growth % -6.5%

Grant 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 43.6%
Irish 10.1%
US/American 6.5%
English 6.4%
Swedish 4.8%
Norwegian 4.8%
Danish 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Polish 2.1%
Czech 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Italian 1.2%
Finnish 1%
Welsh 0.8%
Belgian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Brandon (69140)

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)
Grant 1,225 $42,692
Brule 372 $34,063
Elsie 139 $50,625
Imperial 1,982 $42,414
Madrid 265 $42,000
Ogallala 4,930 $39,688
Venango 175 $29,688

Grant Public Libraries

Hastings Memorial Library
Grant, Nebraska
(308) 352-4894

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Grant Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(308) 352-7200
Emergency Service: Yes

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Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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