Oconto, Nebraska

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Oconto Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 163 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 199 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Custer
Standard Zip Codes 68860
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.141
Longitude -99.762

Oconto Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station OCONTO
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 35 F
Apr Temp 32 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 65 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Station OVERTON 3 W
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 68 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches
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Oconto Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 141 100%
Male 75 53.2%
Female 66 46.8%
Under 18 34 24.1%
18+ 107 75.9%
65+ 30 21.3%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 2.8
White 141 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 3.5%

Estimated Oconto Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 138
Growth -3
Growth % -2.1%

Oconto 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 50.4%
English 11.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
Czech 7%
Dutch 4.3%
Irish 3.5%
US/American 3.5%
Scottish 3.5%
Swedish 1.7%
Polish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Danish 1.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

East Custer (68860)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oconto 141 $34,167
Ansley 520 $30,000
Berwyn 134 $31,750
Broken Bow 3,491 $37,750
Callaway 637 $37,000
Cozad 4,163 $43,413
Sumner 237 $33,750

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