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People

Total Population 4,605
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 2,348
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,865
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.2%
Median Gross Rent $570
Median House Value $89,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 11.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ogallala Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 161 miles E of Cheyenne, Wyoming (center to center)
Nearest Large City 190 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado
County Keith
Standard Zip Codes 69153
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.128
Longitude -101.719

Ogallala 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 OGALLALA
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 65 F
Annual Precip 18.7 inches
Station KINGSLEY DAM
Distance 6.7 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 MADRID
Distance 21.2 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Roscoe (69153)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Big Springs 575 $52,039
Brule 376 $50,625
Grant 1,250 $66,250
Madrid 302 $66,563
Paxton 551 $58,056

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ogallala Public Libraries

Library
Goodall City Library
203 WEST A STREET
Ogallala, Nebraska
(308) 284-4354
Library Web Site

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Ogallala Hospitals

OGALLALA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
2601 NORTH SPRUCE ST
(308) 284-4011
Emergency Service: Yes

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Ogallala High Schools

OGALLALA HIGH SCHOOL
205 E 6TH ST
308-284-4029
Serves 422 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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