Orchard, Nebraska

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Orchard Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles W of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Antelope
Standard Zip Codes 68764
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.335
Longitude -98.242

Orchard 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 EWING
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 33 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25 inches
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station O NEILL
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 23.9 inches
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Orchard Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 391 100%
Male 185 47.3%
Female 206 52.7%
Under 18 79 20.2%
18+ 312 79.8%
65+ 92 23.5%
Median Age 46.9
Average Family Size 2.68
White 391 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Orchard Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 359
Growth -32
Growth % -8.2%

Orchard 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 53%
US/American 13.8%
Swedish 7.3%
English 5.3%
Irish 3.6%
Czech 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Norwegian 2%
Nigerian 2%
Danish 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Swiss 0.8%
Belgian 0.8%
Scottish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Orchard 391 $29,063
Brunswick 179 $33,438
Clearwater 384 $36,538
Ewing 433 $35,000
Inman 148 $33,750
Neligh 1,651 $39,750
Page 157 $48,750

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Orchard Public Library
Orchard, Nebraska
(402) 893-4606

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Orchard High Schools (2004)

Serves 123 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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