Humphrey, Nebraska

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Humphrey, Nebraska

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Humphrey Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Humphrey Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 16% Humphrey People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 19% Humphrey Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Humphrey, Nebraska

Comparing Humphrey 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 10 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Racial Diversity 3 5
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 6 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 5
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Humphrey Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles NW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Platte
Standard Zip Codes 68642
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.691
Longitude -97.484

Humphrey Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MADISON 2 W
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station GENOA 2 W
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28 inches
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Humphrey Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 786 100%
Male 391 49.7%
Female 395 50.3%
Under 18 234 29.8%
18+ 552 70.2%
65+ 191 24.3%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 3.14
White 778 99%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Humphrey Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 768
Growth -18
Growth % -2.3%

Humphrey 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 71%
Polish 8%
Irish 7.7%
US/American 5.6%
English 2.8%
Czech 1.8%
Danish 0.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.7%
Austrian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Humphrey 786 $46,645
Creston 215 $30,781
Leigh 442 $40,481
Lindsay 276 $45,313
Madison 2,367 $40,733
Newman Grove 797 $39,653
Platte Center 359 $40,357

Humphrey Public Libraries

Humphrey Public Library
Humphrey, Nebraska
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Humphrey High Schools (2004)

Serves 120 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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