Mead, Nebraska

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Mead, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Mead Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 7% Mead People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 8% Mead Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Mead, Nebraska

Comparing Mead 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
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Racial Diversity 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Age of the Population 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 8 10
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 6 5
Short Commute Times 6 2
Public Transportation Use 5 7


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

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Mead Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 28 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Saunders
Standard Zip Codes 68041
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.227
Longitude -96.487

Mead Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MEAD 6 S
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Station WAHOO
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches
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Mead Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 564 100%
Male 281 49.8%
Female 283 50.2%
Under 18 160 28.4%
18+ 404 71.6%
65+ 62 11%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.11
White 557 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.1%

Estimated Mead Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 623
Growth 59
Growth % 10.5%

Mead 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 43.1%
Swedish 11.8%
English 11.1%
Czech 8.9%
US/American 5.3%
Irish 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
Norwegian 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Czechoslovakian 2.2%
Italian 1.6%
Polish 1.1%
Scottish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Romanian 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mead 564 $51,354
Colon 138 $28,333
Ithaca 168 $31,667
Leshara 111 $55,625
Valley 1,788 $47,596
Wahoo 3,942 $46,094
Yutan 1,216 $52,273

Mead Public Libraries

Mead Public Library
Mead, Nebraska
(402) 624-6605

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Mead High Schools (2004)

Serves 153 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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