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People

Total Population 502
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 27.1%
Employed Population 16+ 243
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 60.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.7%
Median Earnings25+ $25,446
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,375
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.1%
Median Gross Rent $300
Median House Value $42,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 12.7%

Nelson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 84 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Nuckolls
Standard Zip Codes 68961
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.201
Longitude -98.067

Nelson 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 SUPERIOR
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 28 inches
Station LOVEWELL DAM
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
Station HEBRON
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Davenport 258 $48,864
Edgar 482 $45,417
Hardy 146 $51,250
Lawrence 320 $43,750
Ruskin 98 $49,063
Superior 1,965 $50,125

Nelson Public Libraries

Library
Nelson Public Library
10 WEST 3RD STREET
Nelson, Nebraska
(402) 225-7111

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Nelson High Schools

LAWRENCE/NELSON SECONDARY SCH
402-225-3371
Serves 124 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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